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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Web Development & Structured Query Language (SQL)

SQL Training and Web Development The world is going increasingly mobile. According to ZDNet contributor Matt Baxter-Reynolds, the mobile Web is dying, and native apps have taken over as the preferred means of Web connection for countless Internet users. In addition, according to Robert Half Technology’s 2014 IT Salary Guide, web developers will be one of the most in-demand…

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Top 10 Features of SQL Server 2014

The Power of Microsoft SQL Server 2014 As your business grows, so do the demands you place on the databases that help run your organization. Whether for inventory, online sales transactions, or customer management, a slow-performing or unavailable database can create bottlenecks in the way your employees do their jobs—and cause your customers to take…

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Microsoft SQL Server Goes Version Neutral

The Next Wave of SQL Server After January 5, 2014, Microsoft’s 10774, 10775, 10776, 10777 and 10778 SQL Server courses will be retired and replaced with the version-neutral 20461 through 20467 courses. Microsoft’s 20461 through 20467 courses are designed for students who are interested in learning SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014. They cover the new features in SQL Server 2014,…

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IT Trends Expected for 2014, 2015 & Beyond

Ten Information Technology Trends for 2014 & Beyond The pace of change in IT today is greater than ever. And it’s been said that the changes we’re due to see in 2014 and beyond start with the way people think. Perhaps this means that a lot of the transformation taking place is due to the…

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IT Security Spending to Exceed $70 Billion in 2014

By the End of the Year, IT Security Spending will Exceed $70 Billion A recent study from Gartner found that global security spending will top $71 billion by the end of the year, increasing almost 8% from 2013. The report also projected that, by the end of 2015, spending on information security will rise another…

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October 2014: National Cyber Security Awareness Month

National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2014 October 2014 marks the 11th Annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center. According to the Department of Homeland Security, “National Cyber Security Awareness Month is designed to…

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4 Key Benefits of Desktop Virtualization

Desktop Virtualization Can Help Solve Business Problems Desktop virtualization is an increasingly important technology for many organizations. As businesses face restrictive budgets, uncertain funding, demands for BYOD  strategies and pressures to collaborate over a dispersed workforce, desktop virtualization allows companies to provide a simple, cost-effective and secure way for employees to access applications and resources…

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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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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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Why Consider the Cisco CCNA Security Certification?

The Cisco CCNA Security Certification The Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security) is an associate or foundation-level Cisco certification. Credential holders possess skills necessary to protect network security, including developing a security infrastructure, recognizing and mitigating security threats, and ensuring availability of network data and devices. The CCNA Security credential is recognized by the…

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Become a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Businesses Need Certified Ethical Hackers All cyber-attacks inflict losses. Period. A study by the Ponemon Institute last year found that cyber-attacks cost 56 U.S. companies an average of $8.9 million annually, ranging from $1.4 million to $46 million. The companies reported an average of over 100 cyber-attacks per week, a 42% increase from the previous…

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