11 Jan 2021

Why You Should Get a Cybersecurity Certification Instead of a Degree

Why You Should Get a Cybersecurity Certification Instead of a Degree

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.

 

Author: Ellis Fitch
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9 Dec 2020

How to Hire for Technical Positions When You Aren't Technical

How to Hire for Technical Positions When You Aren't Technical

You’re good at what you do, but what do you do when you need to hire someone who is really good at something you know nothing about? This will happen to every good company and every hiring manager at some point, and you need to be ready!

Author: Ellis Fitch
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24 Nov 2020

A How-To of 4 of Excel’s Most Important Functions

A How-To of 4 of Excel’s Most Important Functions

Microsoft Excel is one of the most powerful tools in the business world, but it’s also one of the most confusing for those who don’t use Excel extensively or have a certification in using it. 
Here are some of the most common how-to Excel questions we get. And if you want finally become the Excel guru you’ve always wished to be, check out our Excel certification courses.

Author: Ellis Fitch
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17 Nov 2020

Why You Shouldn’t Wait Until COVID is Over to Nurture Professional Development

Why You Shouldn’t Wait Until COVID is Over to Nurture Professional Development

With all of the changes the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the workplace, you might think that it’s not a good time to take those leadership and development courses, or that you’ll wait to get your employees that sort of training. That's the exact wrong idea.

 

Author: Ellis Fitch
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9 Nov 2020

The Veteran’s Guide to Cybersecurity Certifications

The Veteran’s Guide to Cybersecurity Certifications

Leaving military service is a big transition for most U.S. military personnel. Becoming a civilian means reassessing education, deciding a career path to pursue, and then working your way back up the ladder.

Cybersecurity is an excellent option for many U.S. veterans. Not only is the IT security field rapidly growing, but it’s a field that pays well, with a median salary of $99k. Plus, veterans may have an advantage over civilians, as they were likely trained in military security procedures and are well-versed in tackling issues systematically. Plus, veterans might already have security clearance, which can make getting federal-level jobs easier to get and shorten onboarding time.  

Author: Ellis Fitch
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5 Nov 2020

4 Training Courses to Provide for Your Employees — and Why

4 Training Courses to Provide for Your Employees — and Why

Businesses large and small found themselves trying to do a lot more with much less in 2020. You have likely seen major budget impacts one or some of your items like benefits, hiring, technology, or departmental budgets. But here’s something your company should strongly consider spending money on: Technical training for your employees.

Author: Ellis Fitch
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26 Oct 2020

How to Grow Your Cybersecurity Career with an A+ certification

How to Grow Your Cybersecurity Career with an A+ certification

A CompTIA A+ certification is a great way to grow or establish your career in cybersecurity. Learn all about what the A+ certification is, the reasons to get certified and the benefits of doing so, andcourse material and prerequisites.

Author: Ellis Fitch
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19 Oct 2020

Windows 10 vs. Windows 8: Major Differences Plus the Latest Updates

Windows 10 vs. Windows 8: Major Differences Plus the Latest Updates

Remember back when Microsoft released Windows 8 and people were … less than pleased? Thankfully, Microsoft released Windows 10 in 2015 and has continued to update its versions. The latest version, which was released in May 2020, continues to build upon the improvements of Windows 10.

Author: Anonym
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5 Oct 2020

How to Manage Your Company’s Cybersecurity in a Changed Digital Landscape

How to Manage Your Company’s Cybersecurity in a Changed Digital Landscape

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.

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6 Mar 2017

The Value of Big Data Skills and Certifications

The Value of Big Data Skills and Certifications

Big data has been an IT buzzword for years, but what does it really mean? The simplest definition is perhaps that it encompasses the concepts and practices related to dealing with information at vast scale. Think of what it is like to manage a database of insurance information or a collection of electronic health records: The scope of such tasks...

Author: Anonym
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