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Landing A Lucrative Cyber Security Career: Five Tips To Boost Your Chances

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 19, 2018 9:21:14 AM / by Paul Ricketts posted in Cybersecurity, Jobs

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Cyber security is a growing field, with more than 350,000 open positions in the United States alone. What’s more, cyber and information security professionals often enjoy above-average salaries, autonomy and upward career mobility.

But how do you make the shift from front-line or mid-corporate IT to grab a lucrative cyber security career? Here are five tips to boost your chances of landing the job.

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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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Visual Guide to Getting Started in Information Technology

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 18, 2017 11:54:39 AM / by Madeline Sita posted in Cybersecurity, Jobs

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Career paths are not always as straightforward as they seem. There are going to be those people fortunate enough to find what they're looking for in their first job and build a career from that point. For many though, the process of learning and self-discovery takes much longer and sends them down paths they never anticipated or allows them to find passion through different means than they had pictured. This is very accurate in the mysterious world of information technology (IT).

Just because you graduated college as a history major doesn't mean you can't pursue a career in IT, right?  If you want career change, and IT looks attractive to you, follow this infographic for some direction! Then for more helpful tips on breaking into IT check out our Getting Started in IT guide

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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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The CISO Role: Top Salary for Top Security

[fa icon="calendar'] May 11, 2017 12:22:41 PM / by The TrainACE Team posted in Salary, Cybersecurity, CISO

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Due to the advancement of technology, as well as the advancement of cyber criminals, cybersecurity professionals are more in demand than ever. There are many different roles that professionals in the information technology (IT) industry can take on, from entry-level through senior-level, and many require certifications for credentials. One such IT position is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), a leadership role that more and more organizations are looking to fill.

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CompTIA CySA+ : What it means to the Cybersecurity field

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 10, 2017 10:42:49 AM / by Jeff Rinehard posted in CompTIA, Cybersecurity, CySA+

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Nowadays organizations experience malware attacks, system intrusions, DDOS attacks and countless other threats coming at them from every corner of the web. This is an ongoing assault that has profoundly transformed how organizations need to approach cybersecurity.

The rapid increase in volume and the growing intricacy of threats means that if organizations want to stay secure they need look at the responsibility in a different way. The way to do this is with understanding the data and well-trained and perceptive employees who know what they’re looking at, interpret it correctly and apply it properly.

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Top 5 Highest Paying Cybersecurity Certifications

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 6, 2017 9:49:21 AM / by The TrainACE Team posted in CEH, CISM, CISSP, Cybersecurity, CISA

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As you advance your IT career, there are certain certifications that will give you higher earning potential. The cybersecurity field is in need of qualified IT security professionals – there are more jobs than candidates for them right now. And the demand continues to grow as cyber criminals get smarter and bolder. With so many IT cybersecurity certifications available, it’s hard to know which ones are going to help you earn a better living than others. Help combat cyber criminals and earn a healthy salary at the same time with the certifications that top our list.

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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, Cybersecurity, 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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