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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+.
The Experts Weigh In: Key Takeaways from RSA 2018
By Debra B. McCraw | April 20, 2018
RSA is one of the largest cybersecurity conferences in the world, with hundreds of sessions and thousands of exhibitors across a full week. Because of this, everyone has a unique experience and takes away different things. IT Career News spoke with a few cybersecurity experts to hear more about their key takeaways and a-ha moments from this year’s event.
Knowledge Is Power: Slaying the Cloud Beasts
By Debra B. McCraw | April 18, 2018
Tech is constantly evolving, and IT pros need to be agile, open to and ready for change. Michael Farnum overcame his preconceived ideas about the cloud and learned to embrace it personally and professionally.
Collaboration and Cybersecurity Culture in the Spotlight at RSA 2018
By Debra B. McCraw | April 17, 2018
More than 50,000 cybersecurity professionals have gathered in San Francisco for the RSA Conference this week. The theme of the show, Now Matters, highlights the urgency and pressure felt in cybersecurity today.
Your Next Move: Systems Engineer
By Jen Sherwood | April 13, 2018
If you like computer software and designing solutions for specific problems, a career as a systems engineer could be for you.
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