Many people start their IT career with an A+ certification. Naturally, people have a lot of questions about it. Here’s some common ones we receive- and some helpful answers.
Cloud competition is heating up as off-site security comes to rival on-prem deployments, connections become more robust and advanced features become commonplace. As noted by data from Gartner, however, there’s clear frontrunner: Amazon.
You’ve got your eye on a new IT course.Maybe it’s something entry-level like CompTIA A+ or Security+, or perhaps you’re looking to specialize with Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH), Certified Information Systems Security Professional Training and Certification (CISSP) or Project Management Professional (PMP) training.
There’s no question that you’ve got the drive, you’ve done the research, and you know the business benefits. You’re ready.
Except … You’ve got to ask the boss. How do you get them to say yes? More importantly — how do you get them to pay for it?
We’ve got you covered: Here are five tips to help lower your stress and boost your chances when it’s time to ask for training.
Security professionals are in high demand as companies look to protect critical assets and frustrate attacker efforts. The result? Along with cybersecurity job postings, the variety and volume of certifications are also on the rise. From delivering generalized systems defense to deploying specific IT controls to meeting essential compliance requirements, there’s no shortage of infosec training opportunities for interested technology staff.
According to Cyber Seek, there are currently 60,178 cybersecurity job openings across the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV). To put that in perspective the three largest US states combined (Alaska, California, and Texas) have only 1,788 more cybersecurity job openings, so the DMV is where it's at … if you want a career in the cybersecurity industry.
IT experts are in demand as companies deal with growing networks and expanding malware threats. But with supply falling behind, it’s tough for organizations to find best-fit candidates — especially for cybersecurity roles.
The Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) certification is one of the most popular IT certifications available. With a focus on service delivery best practices, ITIL helps technology professionals better align IT environments with fundamental business purpose while broadening their career prospects.
IT certifications are now an integral part of long-term career success. While companies still prioritize traditional four-year degrees and require hands-on industry experience for infosec professionals, organizations also recognize the value of cybersecurity certifications — reputable and accredited courses that demonstrate competence and confidence in specific areas of information security.
Project management professionals (PMPs) are in-demand, with PMP-certified staff earning more than $110,000 annually. But what exactly is PMP certification? How do you get started? What are your career options? And what type of jobs are available in your area?