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Why is the CISSP Certification Important?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 12, 2022 1:12:04 PM / by Paul Ricketts

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The Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) certification is a credential that was introduced by the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2, which is a non-profit organization specializing in training and certifications for cybersecurity professionals. The CISSP certification was created to validate information security knowledge and skills of security practices and principles. There are currently about 150,000 information security professionals who hold this credential.

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After CompTIA Security Plus, Which Training is Good?

[fa icon="calendar'] May 31, 2022 1:11:00 PM / by Paul Ricketts

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The CompTIA Security+ certification proves that you have the foundational knowledge for beginning cybersecurity roles. It’s a certification that serves as a stepping stone toward more advanced credentials and cybersecurity positions. Security+ provides the skills needed for jobs like systems administrators, security administrators, network administrators, and junior IT auditors.

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What is CompTIA A+ Certification?

[fa icon="calendar'] May 24, 2022 8:36:46 AM / by Paul Ricketts

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Are you thinking about starting a career in information technology? Or are you already working in IT and ready to start earning some professional certifications? If so, the CompTIA A+ certification should definitely be on your radar.

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How TrainACE Helps You Pass the CompTIA A+ and Network+ Exams

[fa icon="calendar'] May 13, 2022 4:25:50 PM / by Alexandra Ducane

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There are a ton of great reasons to work in the IT industry. With more openings than skilled people to fill them, IT and Cybersecurity roles offer the potential for an engaging career with excellent salaries. But to qualify for those roles, you need professional IT certifications, which can be challenging, particularly if you are new to the industry.

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The 12 Most In-Demand Tech Jobs for 2022

[fa icon="calendar'] May 3, 2022 3:43:57 PM / by Paul Ricketts

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Employment growth in the computer and information technology industry is expected to increase by 13% during the 2020s. It’s predicted that almost 700,000 new jobs will be added, making the demand for technology professionals even higher than it is currently. That demand, which is greater for technology jobs than any other occupations, stems from the need for cloud computing, collecting and storing big data, and cybersecurity professionals.

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The 14 Most Valuable IT Certifications Today

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 28, 2022 3:32:11 PM / by Paul Ricketts

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Information technology (IT) certifications come with certain benefits. Not only are they a valuable way to increase skills, but for many IT professionals, they provide an advantage in the job market. Recruiters, HR managers, and other hiring personnel often look at professional credentials on resumes first when filling IT positions. And it’s not just in hiring that having certifications will give you an edge. It’s also in earning potential. Certified employees typically earn higher salaries than their uncertified counterparts. In the IT world, that means a lot because some of the highest paying jobs are in this industry.

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Why take CySA+ Certification in Maryland?

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 22, 2022 1:55:44 PM / by John Eberle posted in CompTIA, Cybersecurity, CySA+

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So, you've gained IT experience and your foundational certifications such as CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+, and you're trying to decide your next step in advancing your IT career. For most people following a cybersecurity career path CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification is the next logical step.

But what is CySA+ and why should you take it?

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How to build an IT Career with a strong foundation

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 19, 2022 4:51:05 PM / by Wilhemina Rias-Martin posted in CompTIA, A+

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When it comes to building a long-lasting and successful career, there are few industries that offer the exciting opportunities and financial rewards available in Information Technology (IT). But as with all good things, those rewards take time and experience to attain. To succeed in the IT world, you need experience and certifications.

While you can build a technology career without certifications, you will find it much slower and much harder. So, why are certifications so important, and where do you start? In this article, we’ll dive into CompTIA’s A+ certification and how it can help you create a strong foundation from which to build a successful IT career.

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What You Need to Know Before Taking Azure Administrator Certification

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 5, 2022 9:47:04 AM / by John Eberle posted in Microsoft, Azure

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As one of TrainACE’s top instructors, Azure administration is just one of John Eberle’s specializations. With years of industry experience, he has tracked the evolution of Microsoft's administrative tools with the eye of an expert practitioner -  from early Windows versions to the latest cloud technologies. In his latest blog he discusses Azure Administration certification prerequisites and offers advice on preparing for the exam.

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How Hard is the CySA+ Exam?

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 4, 2021 11:05:09 AM / by John Eberle posted in CompTIA, CySA+

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Cybersecurity skills are at a premium in the Washington DC region. IT professionals with the ability to assess the cyber threat landscape are in demand. CompTIA’s CySA+ Certification demonstrates you are ready to take on higher levels of responsibility in the industry. Still, before you commit to training, you want to know how hard is the CySA+ exam, and can I do it?

Learn more about CySA+ and what is expected in the exam.

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