Mobile apps finding new uses in the business world

The value of employee engagement has grown significantly in the past few years as a growing number of business leaders continue to find new ways to bolster workplace productivity. In the industrial age, daily accomplishment was much more tangible – it could be estimated through work at the assembly line. However, in the digital age,…

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How To Help Prevent A Data Breach

A recent study by CompTIA cited human error as the most common cause of information security breaches, with some 80% of respondents believing this human error was caused by a lack of security knowledge, training, or failure to follow security procedures. Look beyond IT security when assessing your company’s data breach risks. To eliminate threats throughout…

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The CompTIA Security+ Certification Course

Security+ training provides an excellent introduction to the security field and is typically a better entry point than jumping right into an advanced security program. With Security+, you’ll build a solid foundation of knowledge that you can build on, which will help you advance your career in the months and years to come. The CompTIA…

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Heightened connections create new opportunities for tech hires

Of all the hopelessly square phrases used to describe the Internet, “the information superhighway” is actually the most accurate. Like an infrastructure built out of roads, the Internet creates more opportunities the faster it is. By accelerating the pace at which data goes through broadband cables, we create more tech jobs. This is because fast…

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CCNA certification considered one of the best networking distinctions

Cisco has been helping businesses stay connected for years. There are countless organizations out there today that run on Cisco systems, and as such they require professionals on staff that are skilled in maintaining these networks. This means that those IT employment hopefuls who are Cisco Certified Network Associates are natural front-runners during the application…

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Earning Professional Development Units (PDUs) from New Horizons

  PMP PDUs As part of PMI®’s Continuing Certification Requirements (CRR) program, a PMP® holder needs to earn 60 PDUs per three-year cycle. Luckily, New Horizons is a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.), offering both official PMI courses, as well as other qualifying courses. The PMP certification cycle lasts three years. During this time, you must…

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What is a Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator?

Computer hacking forensic investigation is the process of detecting hacking attacks and properly extracting evidence to report the crime and conduct audits to prevent future attacks. Computer crime in today’s cyber world is on the rise. Computer Investigation techniques are being used by police, government and corporate entities globally and many of them turn to…

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The Path To A Cisco Cybersecurity Specialist Certification

It’s no longer a question of if, but when malicious cyber activity will occur at your organization. The new Securing Cisco Networks with Threat Detection Analysis (SCYBER) course discusses how to guard your infrastructure to ensure that when a system is breached, the damage, both to you and your customers, is minimized. Achieving Cisco Cybersecurity…

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Top Information Security Certifications For 2015

If you are a CIO, information systems engineer, or entry level IT administration professional, the potential offered in certification has never been better. By training in an IT security certification program, technical professionals receive the education and specialized skills they require to design, maintain, analyze, and govern core IT enterprise systems infrastructure. For IT network…

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Become A Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Businesses Need Certified Ethical Hackers It should be no surprise amid the constant barrage of headlines about cyber-security incidents that the number and cost of breaches is on the rise. Security incidents cost businesses an average of $2.7 million each year, according to a survey by PwC. Despite the burgeoning threat, information security is an…

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Information Security Professionals Are Running Scarce

High Demand, Low Supply of Cybersecurity Experts As the world moves further into the digital age, it only makes sense that cybercrime is on the rise. A number of major organizations have found themselves at the center of controversy after failing to adequately protect customer information. As a result, there is a growing segment of…

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New Cisco Certifications Offer Advance Understanding of Cloud and IoE

Cisco has announced new certifications in its career portfolio to assist business professionals in developing the competencies needed to succeed in the age of the Internet of Everything (IoE). IoE is the idea of adding intelligence and connectivity to almost all devices in order to exchange data between object and manufacturer. As this trend becomes more prevalent,…

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