Hard and Soft Skills for IT Jobs

Having the technical abilities required for a job is an important part of getting hired, but so is possessing valuable soft skills. The combination of a person’s hard and soft skills are often what gets them chosen over another qualified candidate. Being able to demonstrate relevant capabilities during an interview can help land a job,…

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Global ITSM Market Expected to Grow

Complex IT demands, including cloud computing and bring-your-own-device policies at companies, are fueling tremendous growth in the global IT services market. According to TechNavio’s analysts, the global IT service management market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7.3 percent between 2012 and 2016. From ITSM to Cloud Service Management One factor…

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New Horizons Named Winner of the IAMCP Community Partner of the Year – US Region by the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers today announced that it is the recipient of the IAMCP Community Partner Award – US Region by the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP). This year, IAMCP launched a brand new Awards program for its members. Through this program, the IAMCP recognizes its own Association members for the outstanding,…

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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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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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Cyber Attacks & New Info Security Strategies

Cybersecurity Requires a New Mindset Security management professional Ernie Hayden recently described how attitudes toward security have shifted over the past decade. Previously, IT training focused on educating professionals about firewalls and protecting the network perimeter. Now—Hayden explained in an interview with TechTarget—that perimeter has disappeared because company data is being accessed on laptops, mobile devices and…

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The importance of CompTIA underscores value of certifications

If there is one thing that’s certain about IT professions, it’s that they’re a constant process. Technology is always changing, and paying attention to one’s qualifications is vitally important. Because certifications evolve with the times, people may have to “re-up” every once in a while to make sure they understand how certifications may be different from…

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A Useful Stepping Stone to Cisco Certification

If you’re thinking of getting Cisco-certified but find the task daunting, you might consider getting a Network+, Security+, or other CompTIA certification as a stepping stone. CompTIA certifications are considerably easier than Cisco certifications, so you can get an early success under your belt in as little as a few weeks. According to Cisco, people…

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The CompTIA Security+ Certification Course

CompTIA Security+ 2011 Objectives 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…

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A Useful Stepping Stone to Cisco Certification

If you’re thinking of getting Cisco-certified but find the task daunting, you might consider getting a Network+, Security+, or other CompTIA certification as a stepping stone. CompTIA certifications are considerably easier than Cisco certifications, so you can get an early success under your belt in as little as a few weeks. According to Cisco, people…

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