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Career Training Is Your Path to Success — Here’s Why

IT career training can lead to a high-paying tech career. After high school, there are several main paths students typically take. Many students choose to go to a four-year college. The average cost of college is around $30,000 per year or about $120,000 for a four-year degree. It also takes four years to graduate. That's a long time. [...]

Career Training Is Your Path to Success — Here’s Why

The Top 9 Job Boards for IT Professionals in 2019

IT jobs can be found on many job boards. One place to find IT job openings is by browsing job boards for listings for which you may be qualified. Certainly, big-name job boards that most people will recognize are prime locations for tech job listings, but there are many others just for tech that also have valuable offerings. [...]

The Top 9 Job Boards for IT Professionals in 2019

Job vs. Career: What Are the Differences?

Having a job is more about getting a paycheck than about satisfaction or commitment. The need to work and earn a paycheck is nearly universal. However, there can be a big difference between a job that does nothing more than providing that paycheck and a satisfying career that gives so much more. Let's explore the differences between a [...]

Job vs. Career: What Are the Differences?

5 Tech Resume Best Practices for 2019

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 [...]

5 Tech Resume Best Practices for 2019

A Quick Guide to the CompTIA CySA Certification

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 [...]

A Quick Guide to the CompTIA CySA Certification

New Report Highlights the Top Cybersecurity Risks to U.S. Businesses

Data breaches often happen because of employee error and carelessness about following security protocols. The top cybersecurity risk to U.S. businesses is not what most people might think. It isn't hackers that cause the most data breaches, although they may take advantage of lapses. According to a new study, it turns out that the top cybersecurity risk to [...]

New Report Highlights the Top Cybersecurity Risks to U.S. Businesses

Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure: Examining a Growing Need

Software vulnerabilities could lead to bringing down all or part of the power grid in a cyber attack. The internet is now used for almost every major infrastructure system throughout the world. The power grid, water systems, hospitals, and even smart devices like home security systems and baby monitors are now networked together in ways that could make [...]

Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure: Examining a Growing Need

Where Can I Find Entry-Level IT Jobs?

Computer technician is one entry-level job available in the IT field.   As you get trained in the IT field, you may want to find an entry-level IT job to gain experience and hands-on learning opportunities. Some entry-level IT jobs can be had with little or no training after high school, while others require a degree, but not [...]

Where Can I Find Entry-Level IT Jobs?

Which Certifications Do I Need to Become a Network Administrator?

Installing and configuring networks are some of the tasks most common for network administrators.   Network administrators are typically responsible for maintaining a company's computer network, both hardware and software. In larger companies, they may take care of networking components as part of a team while in smaller companies they may be the sole administrator for a network [...]

Which Certifications Do I Need to Become a Network Administrator?

How AI Will Impact the Cybersecurity Field?

Using AI technology to handle cybersecurity can help accomplish more with the same resources. Artificial intelligence (AI) is the use of machine learning to automatically modify programming so that it works better, without the programmer's intervention. AI is still being developed, but has begun to be used in many areas of computing, including digital assistants like Siri and [...]

How AI Will Impact the Cybersecurity Field?