Going into cybersecurity is a solid career choice; it’s a field with lots of openings that pays well and is interesting work. So you’re sold on going into cybersecurity — should you get a formal college degree, or should you go through certifications instead?
Of course, there is not a one-size-fits-all answer to this question, but we’d like to share with you the reasons you should get a certification in cybersecurity instead of a formal degree.
COVID-19 hasn’t made things easier for businesses, many of which have been forced to pivot their workforce to remote work. That means that employees who may not have secure home WiFi networks, or who might use their work computers for personal purposes like online schooling to securely access the company network from home, are on the front lines of keeping their employer secure. It is important to take the neccesasry measures and precausions to ensure that your business and employees are safe in the changed digital landscape.
Are you ready for an increasingly competitive IT job market?
Ever since the internet revolution, the tech industry has been growing by leaps and bounds. There's a lot of money in this sector, and workers are doing everything they can to get their hands on some. Of course, this rush to the top has created quite a lot of competition...
Security is always a front-and-center concern
Security is always a front-and-center concern when talking about cloud computing. Although moving your software and infrastructure off premises and into a service provider's data center confers numerous advantages in convenience and cost, it lessens your direct control over your IT resources. For this reason, many admins still worry about how safe their data really is...
Tech professionals need to possess
CompTIA certificates are some of the most essential distinctions that tech professionals need to possess. While experience and skill are more often than not tantamount to doing well on the job, certification from CompTIA will help people to get their foot in the door. This is because of CompTIA's recognition as one of the basic building blocks of an IT career.
National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Recognizing the importance of cybersecurity awareness, the U.S. federal government has designated October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). NCSAM is a collaborative effort between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its public and private partners to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and individual cyber hygiene. View the infographic from StaySafeOnline.org- Powered by: The National Cyber Security Alliance.
There aren't enough good guys
Hacker's aren't just a fringe threat a small portion of the population has to deal with anymore. They're a very real problem that both countries and companies must defend themselves against. In order to fight back against them, it's vital to recognize why they're often so successful, so let's dive into the reasons why hackers currently have the upper hand.
High demand jobs and skills right now
While all jobs serve some kind of purpose – the position wouldn't be paid anything if it wasn't valuable – some careers are simply more useful than others. This is especially true in the IT world, where the intense complexity of modern technology has forced certain workers to specialize to an incredible degree.
Awards and Honors
Conshohocken, PA, August 8, 2016– New Horizons Computer Learning Centers has been awarded the Outstanding Partner Award in the Platinum Partner Category by CompTIA, the leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications in the world.
CompTIA’s partnership awards, presented at the annual CompTIA Partner Summit, recognize partners who have demonstrated a commitment to collaborating with CompTIA throughout...
A hot button issue within the world
Big data analytics has become a hot button issue within the world of enterprise IT. We are most certainly living in the information age, and yet many companies are still figuring out what to do with all of the data they create and collect. While the world may still be in the early stages of analytical technology development...