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How to Become a More Marketable Job Seeker in 2020

There's no denying that the job market is hot right now. During many recent months, there were more jobs available than there were people looking for work. In fields like information technology, there are growing talent shortages because all but a few people lack the needed IT skills for some positions that require specialized expertise. Employers are looking hard and [...]

How to Become a More Marketable Job Seeker in 2020

A Glimpse Into the Future of Cybersecurity Jobs

Computer cybersecurity is the effort to prevent computers in a home or workplace from being attacked by hackers and infiltrated with a virus, malware, or other destructive software. Most businesses now need help from cybersecurity professionals to protect their computer systems from cyberattack and to handle intrusions when they manage to break through. Cybercrimes cost companies $3 trillion in 2015 and [...]

A Glimpse Into the Future of Cybersecurity Jobs

Is a Help Desk Support Role Right for You?

Across the U.S., there are hundreds of thousands of help desk support positions that provide customer service and support to businesses and individuals using software and servers. Help desk support positions are some of the most common entry-level IT positions available, and the education required to get one of these positions varies from company to company. As of 2016, the [...]

Is a Help Desk Support Role Right for You?

Funding Your Future: Don’t Let Cost Get in the Way of Your Career

Information technology jobs are plentiful right now. Some areas are experiencing severe talent shortages, making it very difficult to find enough qualified people to fill positions. However, many IT jobs require at least some training. Taking courses isn't free, though, and you may not have money to put toward your education. Fortunately, there might be help available for you to [...]

Funding Your Future: Don’t Let Cost Get in the Way of Your Career

5 Key Takeaways from Computer World’s Top 100 Places to Work in IT List

Aflac offers full tuition reimbursement for employees who earn degrees related to their jobs. As an industry, IT is constantly changing and evolving. It's important for IT professionals to understand developments and trends in the industry, including how workplaces are changing and what is expected of them in these new environments. Here are some key takeaways from the [...]

5 Key Takeaways from Computer World’s Top 100 Places to Work in IT List

Top 7 Study Resources for the CompTIA A + Certification

Learning about networks and systems is part of the CompTIA A+ certification. CompTIA A+ certification is the foundational certification necessary to qualify for an entry-level or higher IT position with foundational IT skills like troubleshooting PCs and networks and making computer repairs. Passing a difficult exam is required, but study resources can help you prepare. Here are some [...]

Top 7 Study Resources for the CompTIA A + Certification

5 Things Businesses Need to Do to Improve Network Security

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 [...]

5 Things Businesses Need to Do to Improve Network Security

New Report Questions Security of Popular Password Managers

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 [...]

New Report Questions Security of Popular Password Managers

Why Triton is the World’s Most Dangerous Malware

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 [...]

Why Triton is the World’s Most Dangerous Malware

4 Advanced IT Certifications for 2019

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 [...]

4 Advanced IT Certifications for 2019