14 11, 2018

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
14 11, 2018

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
16 10, 2018

6 Tech Trends Worth Watching in 2019

Chatbots that use machine learning are increasingly being adopted by many companies. As 2018 begins to draw to a close, several tech trends have emerged that seem likely to dominate the coming year. Here are some tech trends that will be worth watching in 2019. 1. Machine learning True artificial intelligence is still a few years away from [...]

6 Tech Trends Worth Watching in 2019
16 10, 2018

5 Common IT Jobs and Their Salaries

Network administrators often have to figure out and fix problems in a company's network. IT jobs continue to be plentiful, with shortages in key areas like cybersecurity keeping recruiters busy looking for qualified talent to fill open positions. Here are some common IT jobs and their current typical salary ranges to give you an idea what you could [...]

5 Common IT Jobs and Their Salaries
4 09, 2018

5 Tips for Competing with Other Job Seekers

Doing your homework and paying attention to details can be ways to beat your competition in a job search.   You've honed your IT skills with education and hands-on experience, and now you're searching for a job—trying to find an employer who sees you as the best person for their open position. Job-searching involves a level of competition [...]

5 Tips for Competing with Other Job Seekers
4 09, 2018

Debunking 6 Common Job Search Myths

Don't let common myths keep you from a successful job search.   You've got new IT qualifications and you're ready to find your dream job in the field. Before you start looking, though, it's important to learn about and debunk common job search myths. 1. Resumes should only be one page. In the time of paper resumes, one [...]

Debunking 6 Common Job Search Myths
3 08, 2018

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?
3 08, 2018

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?
23 07, 2018

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?
23 07, 2018

I’ve Obtained my CompTIA Security+: What Are My Job Options?

You've recently obtained your CompTIA Security+ certificate. Congratulations! This foundational certification will open up a number of jobs in the IT field, and cybersecurity jobs are plentiful right now as there are fewer trained personnel than the number of jobs available.   Before you jump into the job market, however, you may want to consider getting additional certifications that could [...]

I’ve Obtained my CompTIA Security+: What Are My Job Options?