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The Top 9 Jobs in Cybersecurity and What You Need to Get One
By Eileen Ristau Tauchman | August 10, 2018
Interested in a career in cybersecurity? Find out more about the top nine cybersecurity job titles in the United States as told by Cyberseek, and understand what education, certifications and skills you need to start a career in cybersecurity.
How Does CompTIA PenTest+ Compare to CEH? An Apples-to-Apples Comparison
By Patrick Lane | August 08, 2018
With all the cybersecurity certifications on the market, we are often asked, “How does CompTIA PenTest+ compare to other penetration testing certifications?” To answer this question, we’ve identified three key points for an apples-to-apples comparison of CompTIA PenTest+ to EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification.
What IT Certifications Will Make You the Most Money?
By Emily Matzelle | August 06, 2018
We know that IT certifications matter. But, it’s always nice to have some third-party validation. The recently released 2018 IT Skills and Salary Report by Global Knowledge serves that validation up on a silver platter with its ranking of the top 20 highest-paying certifications.
IT Pro Webinar: Penetration Testing for the New World
By CompTIA | August 06, 2018
CompTIA is hosting a live webinar on modern penetration testing on August 21 at 11 a.m. Central Time.
Vendor-Neutral Skills in a Vendor-Specific World: IBM Includes CompTIA CySA+ in New SOC Analyst Certification
By Patrick Lane | August 06, 2018
SOC analysts who use – or want to use – IBM SIEM tools can now validate their skills with a combination of CompTIA and IBM certifications.
ChannelCon IT Pro Track Day 2 Dives Deep into Cybersecurity
By Debra B. McCraw | August 03, 2018
You can’t avoid cybersecurity in the IT world, and ChannelCon 2018 is no exception. On Thursday, August 2, the IT Pro Track powered by AITP focused on cybersecurity, with four sessions that all touched on internet of things (IoT) devices, endpoints and red team versus blue team.
IoT Takes the Spotlight in ChannelCon Future Trends Sessions
By Debra B. McCraw | August 02, 2018
ChannelCon 2018 Future Trends sessions offer unique insights on the latest technologies impacting the IT industry. On Wednesday, August 1, two sessions dove into the internet of things (IoT).
The Hunt for the Meaning of the Red Team: A Lesson from a Fun Old Movie
By James Stanger | July 30, 2018
Cybersecurity analysts spend a great amount of time configuring and customizing sophisticated tools and programs so that they can help identify attacks in progress. But blue team folks can’t do their job well unless they have someone to help fine-tune their approaches and equipment.
Not All Heroes Wear Capes: 5 Ways to Better Protect Data
By Michelle Lange | July 25, 2018
Data breaches make headlines, but the people working behind the scenes to ensure a breach doesn’t happen are the real heroes. Using big data to hunt down threats and adding transparency to your routine are important pieces to the puzzle, just as essential as obtaining the cybersecurity software that matches your needs.
From the Help Desk to the C-Suite with CompTIA A+
By Matthew Stern | July 23, 2018
As a chief information security officer, Chris Hodson deals with some of the most advanced concepts in cybersecurity, both on the levels of technology and compliance. But like everyone, he started with the basics. And he sees the CompTIA A+ certification as being as important as ever for anyone in IT.
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