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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

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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+

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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, Cybersecurity, Jobs, 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, CEH, Cisco, CISSP, CompTIA Security+, Cybersecurity

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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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Job Salaries with a CompTIA Security+ Certification in the D.C. Area

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 14, 2015 10:32:39 AM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in Cisco, CompTIA, CompTIA Security+

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Why You Should Become CISM Certified

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 25, 2015 11:14:36 AM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in Cisco, CISM

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In a connected world, there is a clear need for professionals who have the knowledge and skills to keep information safe and secure. Individuals who work in the fields of Information Security and Information Technology understand the importance of maintaining the integrity of data and information. With an extra credential, IS and IT professionals can elevate their educations while advancing their careers. The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification is a clear benefit to people who work in the technology sector and are eager to demonstrate their value to employers.

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Ethical Hacker Job Opportunities

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 19, 2015 11:30:20 AM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in Salary, CEH, Cisco

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As technology innovation accelerates and becomes increasingly sophisticated, grows at an exponential rate, and there are continually new and exciting devices and gadgets hitting the market. While these advancements in society have largely offered us a tremendous level of convenience, there are always a few bad apples in every barrel, and some people use technology to their own benefit at the expense of innocent victims. The demand for qualified personnel to assess the security of computer systems is at an all-time high in the Washington, DC area, and you have a lot to gain by obtaining a Certified Ethical Hacker certification. There are five lucrative areas in the field worth consideration.

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The Do's and Don'ts of Passwords

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 5, 2015 2:17:38 PM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in Cisco, Cybersecurity, Uncategorized

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Take a moment to think about the array of passwords you have created overtime. It’s very likely that you have so many passwords that you can’t possibly remember them all, or on the reverse side, you could be someone who uses the same password for all of your login credentials. Either way your passwords could be putting your online security at risk. These days, just about every system that stores data requires a password. It is the first barrier between a hacker and sensitive information. When creating passwords, there are several rules you should follow in order to keep stored information secure. Here are a few helpful do's and don'ts for proper password management.

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The Easiest Ways to Make Your Public Wi-Fi Connection Safer

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 15, 2015 2:27:01 PM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in Cisco, Cybersecurity

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If you think public Wi-Fi is 100% safe, your personal information is already at risk of being stolen. Whenever you connect to a public wireless router, you’re sharing the same network as others even if it is password protected. It’s relatively simple for someone to see what you’re doing and take your data if they’re connected to the network you’re on. Fortunately, you can take some steps to safeguard your personal information.

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5 Cyber Security Guidelines for Vacationers

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 26, 2015 10:28:43 AM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in Cisco, Cybersecurity, Hacking, mobile security

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It's that time of year...vacation season! Residents across the Washington, D.C. metro area are traveling to the many beaches and resorts just a day trip away! For most people, smart phones, tablets, and laptops play a huge role in everyday life, and even more so for those in the technology industry. Nonetheless, summer vacation is no excuse for travelers to neglect their cyber security. In fact, data thieves are more likely to strike when you are most relaxed and in places where people tend to let their guard down.

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