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What's Next: Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 28, 2017 12:18:56 PM / by Madeline Sita posted in advanced security, Cisco, cybersecurity, information technology career, cyber security certifications, IT Security

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It's safe to say 2017 has been full of activity in the world of cybersecurity. What about 2018? Will there be an increase in cyber attacks? New and more sophisticated methods of attack? What about even more devastating data breach impacts? The answer is probably all of the above. There are countless predictions out there and we all THINK we have a hunch, but nevertheless it's hard to gage what will happen, until it happens. Here are three general predictions that I've gathered...

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Increase your Demand: Top 5 Benefits of CCNA Certification

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 8, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by The TrainACE Team posted in CCNA, Cisco, IT Certification

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The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification is an important credential for IT professionals to have because it’s the first step to pursuing other, more advanced Cisco certifications. It will provide you with the foundational understanding of core technology concepts, and it looks great on a resume. But those are not the only reasons you should consider getting a CCNA certification – there are many others. Here are five of the best.

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IT Training and Cyber Security Training in Northern Virginia

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 2, 2016 10:06:24 AM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in Cisco, CompTIA, cyber security training, IT training, Microsoft, Networking, Project Management

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Did you know that TrainACE and our Advanced Security branch offers IT training and Cyber Security training in Northern Virginia? TrainACE has a computer training facility located out of Loudoun County in Ashburn, Virginia. The Ashburn location offers our full catalog of courses and delivers the same high-quality training with unbeatable prices that we have been providing to our students at the Greenbelt, Maryland location since 2001.

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Network Administrator Job Outlook in Washington, DC

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 10, 2016 3:05:49 PM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in average salary, certifications, Cisco, CompTIA, jobs, network administrator, Networking

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Did you know that a job as a Network Administrator is ranked #8 in the U.S. News and World Report's Best Technology Jobs of 2016 and the demand is expected to grow by 8% between 2014 and 2024?

As a Network Administrator you can expect a career that allows upward mobility and comes with a good salary. According to Indeed, Network Administrators can expect an impressive pay rate in Washington, DC, which is 25% above the national average. So is a job as a Network Administrator right for you? Keep reading to find out more about this profession.

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EC-Council CEH v9 Exam- What’s Changed since v8?

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 14, 2015 10:34:29 AM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in ceh, ceh exam, CEH training, ceh v9, Cisco, EC-Council

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Cyber-attacks are becoming exceedingly more sophisticated and challenging to solve each and every day. The cyber security industry is growing rapidly and security professionals are in demand (now more than ever) to defend organizations against complex hacking attempts. The Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) is a sought after certification for security professionals and CEH training is the most advanced ethical hacking course on the market. EC-Council has recently released a new Certified Ethical Hacker certification: CEH v9 to ensure that security pros stay up to date and trained on the most current security domains in the cyber security and IT industry.

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Cyber Monday Online Shopping Tips

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 25, 2015 2:46:46 PM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in Cisco, cyber monday, online safety, online shopping, online shopping tips

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday are fast approaching this year. With so many shops rolling out amazing Black Friday deals online and then offering even more deals on Cyber Monday, many people don't even need to leave their house to do their Christmas shopping anymore. If you are one of the thousands of people trying to save yourself the headache of fighting the masses this year, you'll want to take some extra precautions to make sure your credit card and bank account information stay safe this holiday shopping season. Below are seven tips to help you guard yourself against scams and too-good-to-be-true offers.

1. Be Aware of Fake Emails

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Career Outlook with a CISSP Certification in DC, Maryland and Virginia

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 18, 2015 11:23:48 AM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in Cisco, cissp certification, cissp jobs, CISSP training

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Do you want to validate your years of experience in information security, prove your technical knowledge and skills to develop a security program, and set yourself apart in your job search? The CISSP certification will do just that.

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Help Desk Jobs with Security+ Certification in the D.C. Metro Area!

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 3, 2015 3:57:14 PM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in Cisco, Comptia Security+, helpdesk jobs in DC, helpdesk jobs in virginia, jobs at hewlett-packard enterprise

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Are you a DC, Maryland or Virginia resident looking for an IT job in your area? You've come to the right place! Take a look at these recent job openings. Make sure to check TrainACE's Blog periodically for updates!

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Maryland’s Cyber Security Job Market is Growing Fast & In Danger??

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 21, 2015 3:09:55 PM / by Ryan Corey posted in Cisco, cyber security jobs, cybersecurity, maryland

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The cyber security job market globally is the fastest growing job market in the world currently. Where as IT was seen as the gem of job markets for many years (and it is still among the best), cyber security is outpacing it in growth by more than four times. Cyber security is outpacing the overall job market by more than twelve times. So yes, it’s the next wave of growth.

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Information Security Certification Path After Security+

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 29, 2015 11:41:39 AM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in CASP, CASP training, ceh, CEH training, Cisco, cissp, CISSP training, Comptia Security+, information security

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As an entry-level certification for information security jobs, Security+ will get your foot in the door for a promising career. But why stop there? If you are looking to advance your information security career, you should treat the Security+ certification as just a first step on the job path. In order to be more marketable as an experienced security professional as well as more valuable to current employers, consider advancing your proficiency in information security with additional training and certifications! The following options will validate your further expertise of information security and can increase the chances of promotion opportunities and salary increases! If information security is an industry worth pursuing to you, then keep reading to learn how to make the most out of your career!

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