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Following My Cybersecurity Career Dreams One IT Certification at a Time
By Heather Macchi | October 12, 2018
Heather Macchi didn’t exactly know what career she wanted to pursue but found herself working for an IT company. This exposure to technology paired with a passion for problem solving and a desire to continue learning led her from sales to IT.
Moving from the Defender’s Dilemma: A New Perspective on Pen Testing
By James Stanger | October 10, 2018
The “act like a hacker to stop the hacker” approach just really doesn’t work. Neither does the "quarterly compliance" pen test. You need to turn your attention away from fear-based defender’s dilemma thinking to a proactive, more useful approach: focusing on the attacker’s dilemma.
Video: When and What Cert to Take – Planning for IT Learning | CompTIA Certs
By CompTIA | October 10, 2018
Thinking about getting IT certified is the first step to becoming a more competitive and competent worker or jumping into an IT career. The next three steps include exploring IT learning materials, deciding when to get IT certified and choosing the right certification for you.
Protecting Your Digital Castle: How to Build a Secure Home Network
By Stephen Schneiter | October 08, 2018
As more and more devices are connected to the internet, that opens our homes up to virtual intruders who can listen in or steal our data. But there are simple precautions anyone can take to build a secure home network.
Your Next Move: Security Architect
By Jessica Frank | October 05, 2018
As you move up the cybersecurity career ladder, you can remain immersed in hands-on cybersecurity or move into more of a policy and governance role. If you’re looking for big-picture thinking and want to design security systems for an organization, a job as a security architect might be for you.
Don’t Become Comfortably Numb: Get To Know Your Cyber Tools
By Stephen Schneiter | October 04, 2018
We can get too comfortable with the sense of security from a multitude of vendor tools, that unfortunately we can miss the breach. Learn more about how we should command control of the devices to provide information that is specific to our network’s needs not just a compliance check mark.
Get into Cybersecurity: Your Developer Experience Can Get You a Cybersecurity Job
By Eileen Ristau Tauchman | October 03, 2018
Your experience as a software developer has given you the skills that employers of cybersecurity pros are looking for. See what cybersecurity career paths may be available to you and how the skills you already have can get you there.
Video: Why Get IT Certified? A CompTIA A+ Certification Story
By CompTIA | October 02, 2018
Building a solid skill set in IT may help you become more competent in a non-technical role. CompTIA intern Pranita Sarangabany learned this firsthand and decided to set herself up for career success by pursuing an IT certification.
Cybersecurity Jobs: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know
By Eileen Ristau Tauchman | October 01, 2018
Learn about the different types of cybersecurity jobs and salaries and how to start your cybersecurity career.
Are You Red Team or Blue Team? How Your Skills Fit into a Cybersecurity Career
By Eileen Ristau Tauchman | September 28, 2018
With all the hacking, phishing scams and unethical cyber behavior these days, we’re all on Team Cybersecurity. But did you know that there are two sides of that team? Read more to see if your skills match up to a red or blue team cybersecurity career.
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