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Launch Your Cybersecurity Career in 8 Steps
By CompTIA | May 08, 2018
Cybersecurity is an increasingly relevant field and a great career choice for IT professionals. Here are eight tips to help you find your perfect cybersecurity job role and launch your cybersecurity career.
Your Next Move: Security Administrator
By Jennifer Sherwood | May 07, 2018
If you like being in the know about everything, being a security administrator could be a good fit for you. The security administrator is the protector of the system. They see everything that is happening and monitor activity to prevent attacks and stay secure against threats.
Applying Your Linux Skills to macOS: An Introduction
By Jason W. Eckert | May 04, 2018
Since nearly all of the concepts, commands and files are identical between UNIX and Linux, anyone who is CompTIA Linux+ certified could easily administer a UNIX system. In the job market, this means that CompTIA Linux+ certification is seen as a valid skills benchmark for jobs that require UNIX knowledge.
Get into Cybersecurity with CompTIA Security+
By CompTIA | May 03, 2018
The demands of a career in cybersecurity are changing fast. And CompTIA Security+ is changing to meet them. As the foundational IT certification in the CompTIA Cybersecurity Career Pathway, CompTIA Security+ serves as a springboard for cybersecurity careers.
A Blockchain Manifesto? A Report from the RSA 2018 Blockchain Focus Group
By James Stanger | May 02, 2018
A couple of weeks ago, Stephen Schneiter, Chris Hodson and myself led a two-hour hands-on discussion about blockchain applications and their weaknesses at RSA 2018 in San Francisco. We gathered more than 120 folks in a room, gave a demo of a private Ethereum blockchain and then discussed specific problems in applied blockchain security.
James Stanger in the News: Talking Bug Bounty Programs to Address Vulnerability Management Needs
By James Stanger | May 01, 2018
James Stanger chimes in about bug bounty programs and what they offer.
Hacking for Good: A Conversation with White Hat Hacker Alex Heid
By Debra B. McCraw | April 30, 2018
During RSA 2018, IT Career News sat down with Alex Heid, white hat hacker and chief research officer of SecurirtyScorecard, to learn more about ethical hacking and how IT pros can get into the field.
It Pays to Stay Current: Why You Shouldn’t Let Your Certification Expire
By Amy L. Hamblin | April 27, 2018
For an IT career with longevity, it pays to keep your IT certification up to date. Database Administrator David McKay recently learned the hard way that certification is only as good as it is current.
You Can Do IT: Changing Careers Isn’t Just a Myth
By Jennifer Sherwood | April 25, 2018
When you spend 40 or more hours a week somewhere, you should enjoy what you do, at least somewhat. Whether you no longer find your job stimulating, you need a lifestyle change or you’re struggling to find a fit with your current aspirations, the end result is the same: a change is in the air. Here are a few stories of people who were also in that place and found a new career in IT.
5 Ways CompTIA Cloud+ Increases Your Earning Potential
By Amy L. Hamblin | April 23, 2018
As demand for all things cloud increases, so do the salaries. Here are the top-paying cloud computing skills validated by CompTIA Cloud+.
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