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Will a CompTIA Security+ Certification Help You Find a Job?

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 28, 2019 2:36:08 PM / by Paul Ricketts posted in CompTIA, Cybersecurity, Security+

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Some of the best and most popular certifications in the IT industry are CompTIA certifications. But what can you do when you are starting out and have just passed the CompTIA Security+ exam? With the Security+ credential, but limited experience in information security, it may seem like you have to get other certifications in order to find a good job. But that isn’t the case. You can find great entry-level security jobs that you qualify for when you have a Security Plus certification.

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7 Roles CompTIA Security+ Training Can Prepare You For

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 26, 2018 3:53:51 PM / by Paul Ricketts posted in CompTIA, Cybersecurity, Security+

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Looking for a challenge? Think you have what it takes to be an information security professional? CompTIA's Security+ is the industry standard when it comes to cybersecurity certifications!

The internet is a continually-changing environment where digital threats evolve and seek to erode, compromise and destroy networked systems or even steal essential and sensitive information from these systems. The need to further enhance network security has never been higher, with the demand for people qualified to fill in gaps within organizations at an all-time high.

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Security+ Training: SY0-401 vs SY0-501 - What’s the Difference?

[fa icon="calendar'] May 19, 2018 9:30:41 AM / by Paul Ricketts posted in CompTIA, Cybersecurity, Security+

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The CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 exam is officially slated to be replaced by Security+ SY0-501 exam on July 31, 2018. Initially released in October 2017, SY0-501 reflects the continuing evolution in the cybersecurity environment. We are pleased to announce that TrainACE is adopting this new version of Security+ in its training schedules.

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6 Benefits of a Combined CompTIA A+/Network+ Certification Class

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 19, 2018 4:54:41 PM / by Paul Ricketts posted in CompTIA, Network+, Getting Started in IT, A+

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If you’ve been searching for a job in IT you will have undoubtedly come across a lot of information regarding the CompTIA series of IT Certifications. The CompTIA A+ and Network+ in particular, are foundational to getting started in IT, whether you are a graduate looking for that first job or a computer enthusiast who wants to jump from an unrelated job into the IT Industry. Of course, you can take both of the Certifications separately but there are several reasons to consider taking them as a combined class.

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How to Get a Job In IT With CompTIA A+ Training

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 6, 2018 9:41:43 AM / by Paul Ricketts posted in CompTIA, Jobs, Getting Started in IT, A+

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You made the decision to jump feet first into a new IT career. You heard all about the high salaries, the career growth opportunities, and the cool code and hardware you'll get to work with. But after that initial excitement, you sat down to plan out your job search strategy and you drew a blank. Where on earth do you start?

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CompTIA A+ and Network+ Features at TrainACE Open House

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 2, 2018 11:26:50 AM / by Paul Ricketts posted in CompTIA, Network+, Getting Started in IT, A+

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CompTIA A+ and Network+ certification training was top of the agenda for many attendees of our Career-Changer Open House earlier this week. On hand to talk in more depth about our classes were TrainACE Instructors Rita Whitfield, Rico Cody and John Oyeleke. Held at our headquarters in Greenbelt, MD, attendees enjoyed pizza, cookies, and soda, whilst they learned more about our training classes from some of our most engaging instructors.

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Using CompTIA A+ and Network+ to Break Into IT

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 5, 2018 10:18:27 AM / by Paul Ricketts posted in CompTIA, Network+, Getting Started in IT, A+

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For years you have dedicated yourself to a traditional trade - electrical contractor, plumbing, HVAC installation, roofing - all honorable and highly skilled jobs, but for any number of reasons you find yourself looking to change careers. Bad boss, bad pay, bad work/life balance, you name it, everyone has a breaking point. Maybe a fresh start in Information Technology is just the change of careers you are looking for.

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How To Succeed in an IT Career

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 4, 2017 11:01:19 AM / by Madeline Sita posted in CompTIA, Security+, A+

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Are you feeling stuck in your current job and considering a career change? If you've thought getting in an IT career but are having some doubts, it's normal to be apprehensive. But don't let your doubts stand between you and your dreams! 

To help you understand how you can succeed in an IT career, TrainACE connected with a couple of our students from different backgrounds to show that success comes in many ways.

Learn about their challenges and how they were able to succeed in their IT careers through training and commitment. If they can do it, so can you!

 

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CompTIA's New Security+ Exam: SYO-501

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 23, 2017 12:00:00 PM / by Madeline Sita posted in CompTIA, Cybersecurity, Security+

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The lucrative world of Information Technology is dynamic and developing constantly. With some of the highest job growth projections of any industry, there has never been a better time to get certified and start a new career path in this industry. So you are probably asking yourself, where do I begin?

 

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A Job in Security Leads to Job Security

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 5, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by The TrainACE Team posted in CompTIA, Cybersecurity, A+

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In the fairly recent past, the places that information technology (IT) professionals could find careers were limited to security firms, government agencies, and the occasional jobs in mainstream organizations. Today though, as technology continues to advance, the need for cybersecurity professionals keeps growing to keep up. However, there is a huge shortage of security professionals to fulfill the need.

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