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10 Holiday Gift Ideas for that Cyber-Geek

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 11, 2017 11:08:11 AM / by Madeline Sita posted in IT Security, online shopping, Hackers, IT training, cybersecurity

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T-minus two weeks until Christmas! It's time to get those last minute gifts. No idea where to start? Don't panic! We've come up with some outside-the-usual-gift-box ideas for that IT geek and hacker in your life.

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Mission Accomplished - How Students Succeed in Information Technology

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 4, 2017 11:01:19 AM / by Madeline Sita posted in CompTIA, Comptia Security+, IT Certification, IT Security, cybersecurity, IT training, cyber security certifications, information technology career, comptia a+ training

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Need a career change? Not sure if you're cut out for the information technology (IT) industry? It's normal to be apprehensive. However, don't let your doubts stand in between you and your dreams! TrainACE connected with a couple of students from different backgrounds to show that success comes in many ways. See how they overcame their obstacles to earn IT Training certifications. If they can do it, so can you!

 

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5 Best Entry-Level IT Certifications

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 13, 2017 10:03:54 AM / by Jeff Rinehard posted in Comptia Security+, Comptia security+ certification, Entry-level IT, career change, CCNA, CCENT, CCNA training, CCENT training, IT Certification, IT training, IT Security, comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training

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In today’s fast paced and highly connected IT industry, seeking out the most relevant and useful career insight into the industry can seem like an intimidating task, especially when innovation in the tech field can change the name of the game overnight.

Most newcomers getting started in Information Technology have little to no experience but are desperately seeking the right IT and computer training. The catch 22 is that most hiring managers will only consider candidates who have the proper IT experience. So, what's the best way to get your foot in the door? Certifications. It’s really just that simple! If you are new to IT and want to break into the field but can't find a good way to do it, certifications are the best place to start.

Here are the five best entry-level IT certifications for newcomers:

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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 cybersecurity, CompTIA, IT Security, IT training, CompTIA CSA+, IT Certification

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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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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, cyber security training, IT training, Microsoft, Networking, Project Management, CompTIA

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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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The Ever-Essential Java Programming Language

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 8, 2013 4:25:24 AM / by Ryan Corey posted in IT training, java, Uncategorized

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Through no fault of its own, the Java programming language, when it was first developed, failed to reach its intended goal. Sun Microsystems, then a leading maker of workstations, had in mind a language that would be adopted by cable companies for interactive TV. In 1991, however, the cable companies were not quite ready for what Sun had in mind.

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A Video on What the CEH Certification Training with TrainACE will do for Your Career – Jobs, Salary, Facts and Figures

[fa icon="calendar'] May 30, 2013 9:43:12 AM / by Ryan Corey posted in advanced security, average salary, career change, ceh, CEH jobs, CEH training, certified ethical hacker, computer training, EC-Council, hacking, information assurance, information technology career, IT training, Online Training, penetration testing, security training, Cisco, cybersecurity

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Most people who are looking in to taking the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification training with us want to know a few key points. The CEH certification is arguably the leading baseline penetration testing certification on the market. Our CEH training class prepares people for a career in the field by offering more hands-on training than any other competitor’s class out there. The class also has a pass rate on the certification exam OVER 99% (yes that’s correct, in the last year, about 550 people took the CEH with us and only 5 failed the exam).  As you probably know, we offer classroom based training as well as online options, both are extremely effective.

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The Most Common Jobs for People Who Hold the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Certification

[fa icon="calendar'] May 20, 2013 3:45:05 AM / by Ryan Corey posted in advanced ethical hacking, advanced penetration testing, certified ethical hacker, EC-Council, hacking, information assurance, IT training, security training, Cisco, cybersecurity

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The term "hacker" is often associated with illegal online activity. However, there are hackers who perform 100 percent legal services, which are based on evaluating the information infrastructures of companies. For those who hold the Certified Ethical Hacker certification from the EC-Council, there are several jobs to consider that come with attractive compensation. Some of the most common jobs for hackers holding the CEH certification include computer forensics, incidence response, penetration testing and security analysis. Penetration testing is the most common job for new hackers, but some later advance to become engineers or take on a wider variety of tasks.

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Online Learning - A Fast Growing Force in Education

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 7, 2012 11:44:51 AM / by Ryan Corey posted in computer training, IT training, online, Online Training

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From the earliest days of the computer, long before the World Wide Web became a pervasive part of our lives, the role of this new machine was not restricted to government or business applications. The idea of the computer as educational tool was already up for serious discussion in the 1960s, some two decades before the “personal computer” began its conquest of the desktop.

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