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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

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

This Bold Move May be the Key to More Job Opportunities

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 [...]

This Bold Move May be the Key to More Job Opportunities

The State of the Job Market in 2019

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 [...]

The State of the Job Market in 2019

5 New Years’ Resolutions for Career Success

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 [...]

5 New Years’ Resolutions for Career Success

The 7 Biggest Data Breaches of 2018

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 [...]

The 7 Biggest Data Breaches of 2018

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

Building a PC from Scratch

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Build your own good quality (used) computer and take home at no charge. Monitor, keyboard, and mouse not included.