Cybersecurity training a must for IT professionals

Cybersecurity is becoming a top business priority as more companies transfer their data to the cloud, leverage the Internet of Things to optimize their operations and adopt bring-your-own-device policies. As a result, IT professionals will need to advance their knowledge in cybersecurity, especially within the realm of cloud computing.   In response to a greater…

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7 IT Security Certifications Employers are Looking for in 2015

The importance of reliable cybersecurity solutions has only been increasing in recent years, and with high-profile data breaches occurring so frequently, a growing number of companies are making greater security investments and pushing to hire the best IT security professionals available. According to the most recent IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index released by research…

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Cisco Targeting Enterprise Security Market

In response to increasing cases of cybersecurity attacks, enterprises are placing greater emphasis on specific expertise, and the industry’s overall share of IT is growing. Cisco is jumping on the trend with plans to expand its share of enterprise security spend. According to USB analyst Amitabh Passi, Cisco plans to increase its security market share from…

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Cybersecurity Training a Must for IT Professionals

Cybersecurity is becoming a top business priority as more companies transfer their data to the cloud, leverage the Internet of Things to optimize their operations and adopt bring-your-own-device policies. As a result, IT professionals will need to advance their knowledge in cybersecurity, especially within the realm of cloud computing. In response to a greater number…

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The Cybersecurity Domino Effect

Due to the fact that so many networks are now interconnected in the business world, focusing solely on one organization’s security will do no good in the long run. Instead, experts have to look closely at every interdependent company within the chain to ensure the safety of data for just one. If even one company…

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The Importance Of End-User Security Awareness

A single email can lead to a multi-million dollar breach in seconds, and the employee responsible may not even be aware of their mistake. The problem lies in the fact that too few employees know of the dangers of social engineering, much less how to detect it. Even with millions spent on security infrastructure, all…

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Cybersecurity Professionals: Build Or Buy?

The U.S. Department of Labor expects employment of “Information Security Analysts” to grow by 37% from 2012 to 2022, or more than twice the rate of all “Computer Occupations,” which are themselves expected to grow 60% more than “All Occupations.” In other words, if you are an information security analyst, or studying to be one, you are…

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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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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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