Phishing attacks can be prevented with proper employee training. As you train to help businesses determine their security needs, one essential priority is to show them how to improve their network security. It's crucial for you to know the best ways to protect customer or proprietary business information from falling into the wrong hands, mainly hackers and others [...]
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Many popular password managers are failing to protect the private information of individuals and businesses. More than 60 million individuals and 93,000 businesses rely on password managers like Dashlane, KeePass, and LastPass to store their passwords and apply them when needed. A new report by Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) shows that these popular password managers may have serious [...]
Hackers have come up with a new way to cause damage to oil, gas and other infrastructure businesses. TRITON malware came to the world's awareness in late 2018, with the first known attack coming in Saudi Arabia in 2017. This dangerous malware, also known as Trisis, targets safety systems of petrochemical and other plants in an attempt to [...]
IT certifications can open doors to more and better IT jobs. IT certifications can show employers that you have learned the necessary skills for a particular IT job. It is well-known that certifications are rigorous and require the holder to pass an exam in order to earn them. While certifications like CompTIA A+ and Microsoft Certified Network Associate [...]
Going directly to the hiring manager may be a way to get noticed instead of overlooked. You may have had the experience of applying for jobs online with a major company, only to not ever hear back from the company and be left wondering if anyone (any human) even saw your resume and application. Many medium and large [...]
Even a partial government shutdown couldn't slow January's new jobs rate of over 300,000 jobs added. Despite hundreds of thousands of workers being furloughed through almost the entire month of January as part of a partial government shutdown, the latest jobs report for January shows almost twice the expected growth in job creation. Over 300,000 new jobs were [...]
Making New Year's resolutions for your career can keep you moving forward in 2019. It's a new year -- what better time than now to reflect on your professional development? The year will pass whether you make and keep career resolutions or not; you might as well make some and get ahead at work this year. Here are some New [...]
Google+ suffered a data breach that affected all of its 52.5 users before an announcement it would shut down in 2019. Even as cybersecurity gets better and more IT professionals enter the field, large data breaches involving more than 100 million records continue to occur at record levels. The size of the breach is only one aspect of its seriousness; a breach [...]
Your resume for a tech job can get you noticed if you have the right components. There may be a lot of tech jobs out there right now, but companies and recruiters are still looking to hire the best staff they can get. Showcase your top-notch talent by using these tech resume best practices for your job search [...]
CompTIA CySA+ certification can prevent and respond effectively to data breaches. Cybersecurity is the area of IT with the most severe personnel shortages right now, but that doesn't mean that just anyone can get a cybersecurity job. These highly skilled positions require extensive knowledge and expertise in the area of cybersecurity, and the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) Certification [...]