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What's Next: Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018

Posted by Madeline Sita on Dec 28, 2017 12:18:56 PM

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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Topics: cybersecurity, information technology career, IT Security, advanced security, cyber security certifications, Cisco

Increase your Demand: Top 5 Reasons to Get CCNA Certified

Posted by Jeff Rinehard on Jun 8, 2017 9:00:00 AM

There are very few industries in the world that have seen the kind of growth that we find in IT, and it continues to grow at an extraordinary rate. If you're currently in the IT field or thinking about making a move, you'll find an extremely rewarding career and lucrative salary. You’ll also find that the IT field is pretty competitive. One of the best way to set yourself apart from the crowd is with the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. This certification is the perfect way to acquire a strong foundation for your career, and not to mention, most employers will be looking for this. But, you want to know exactly why you need this certification, right?

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Topics: CCNA training, CCNA, IT Certification, cisco certified network associate, Cisco

IT Training and Cyber Security Training in Northern Virginia

Posted by Ariana Ciancio on Mar 2, 2016 10:06:24 AM

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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Topics: Cisco, cyber security training, IT training, Microsoft, Networking, Project Management, CompTIA

Network Administrator Job Outlook in Washington, DC

Posted by Ariana Ciancio on Feb 10, 2016 3:05:49 PM

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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Topics: certifications, Cisco, jobs, network administrator, Networking, average salary, CompTIA

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

Posted by Ariana Ciancio on Dec 14, 2015 10:34:29 AM

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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Topics: ceh, ceh exam, CEH training, ceh v9, EC-Council, Cisco

Cyber Monday Online Shopping Tips

Posted by Ariana Ciancio on Nov 25, 2015 2:46:46 PM

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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Topics: cyber monday, online safety, online shopping, online shopping tips, Cisco

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

Posted by Ariana Ciancio on Nov 18, 2015 11:23:48 AM

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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Topics: cissp certification, cissp jobs, CISSP training, Cisco

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

Posted by Ariana Ciancio on Nov 3, 2015 3:57:14 PM

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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Topics: Comptia Security+, helpdesk jobs in DC, helpdesk jobs in virginia, jobs at hewlett-packard enterprise, Cisco

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

Posted by Ryan Corey on Oct 21, 2015 3:09:55 PM

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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Topics: cyber security jobs, maryland, Cisco, cybersecurity

Information Security Certification Path After Security+

Posted by Ariana Ciancio on Sep 29, 2015 11:41:39 AM

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Topics: CASP, CASP training, ceh, CEH training, cissp, CISSP training, Comptia Security+, information security, Cisco