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Enemy at the Cyber Security Gates
Eamonn Gormley
As the world increasingly becomes a hotbed of hacking and intrigue, more attention than ever is being drawn to the competence of IT security staff. Governments are taking effective action by focusing on the qualifications of IT security personnel who are now on the front lines of international commerce and are increasingly important in military environments. CASP certification, recognized by Dell, HP, and even the US Department of Defense, is the qualification seasoned IT professionals would consider for their career advancement.
Securing a Career Path in Cyber Security
Eamonn Gormley
While consumers have become accustomed to the convenience of online retailing and it is unlikely that such data breaches will spell the death of e-commerce and a complete return to exclusive bricks-and-mortar business, data security has never been more important. The expense of settling lawsuits is inconvenient and can affect the bottom line in the short term, but the damage to a company’s reputation is longer lasting. Companies therefore have a considerable incentive to invest in putting verifiable procedures in place to keep customer data safe ...
A Gateway to a Career in Computer Hardware
Eamonn Gormley
While an aspiring hardware engineer can conceivably put on their résumé that they have built a PC, prospective employers are more convinced by concrete qualifications and credentials that are recognized by the industry. The CompTIA A+ certification has therefore become something of a rite of passage for entry-level computer technicians…
IT Certification Essential for Maintenance of Valuable Skills
Eamonn Gormley
It is in the interests of large technology firms that they ensure the existence of an educated user base with sufficient skills. To that end, companies have formed consortia such as CompTIA which manages the certification and testing of candidates, and accredits training centers and study materials. Subject areas include cloud computing, IT security, Linux administration, mobile app security, networking technologies, server troubleshooting, and storage administration…
Networking Certification in a Connected World
Eamonn Gormley
Because of the explosion in popularity of tablets and smart phones, we have come to think of modern networked computing as a wireless affair. However all data traveling through the internet has to pass through physical cables, switches, and routers at some point…Installing and maintaining all of this equipment is a skilled, complex, and essential job. Not everyone is qualified to perform this work, but those who are will be handsomely compensated, with six-figure salaries not uncommon...