July 25, 2015Like

The 8 Most In-Demand Security Certifications Right Now

1. Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP/CISSP) The cert, built with help from the U.S. National Security Agency, has increased in market value of about 36.4 percent over Q4 2014. Get started with yours here. 2. EC-Council Licensed Penetration Tester The EC-Council certification teaches information security professionals to conduct real life penetration tests by utilizing EC-Council’s published penetration testing methodology.Read More
July 7, 2015Like

The Current State Of The IT Industry

How do tech workers feel about their careers? Computerworld’s 29th annual IT Salary survey found the answer to this question and many more. We’ve brought you the highlights so you can compare your vision with that of 4,800 IT professionals. More people are getting raises and compensation spiked heavily this year. It’s been a few years in the making, butRead More
June 12, 2015Like

The Top 5 Announcements From Apple WWDC

If you’re like us, you didn’t get a chance to fly to SF and take part in WWDC this year. Well…here’s a quick roundup of what we all missed. 1. Apple Music The highly anticipated Apple Music has all the necessary features, such as streaming your favorite artists, watching music videos and exclusive clips in HD, and listening to curatedRead More
June 2, 2015Like

The Most Popular IT Certifications and Their Salaries

It’s a simple fact that when IT techs, system admins, and even managers are looking for a pay boost, certifications are the way to play. The 2015 Salary Guide showcases the most popular certification paths as well as their salary jumps. Get your June started right with a vision of your true potential. Certification Mean Salary Median Salary CompTIA $73,963Read More
May 19, 2015Like

The Best IT Salaries By Function

If you’re in IT, odds are you work in one of these five functional areas: IT security, help desk, system operations, systems engineering or network engineering. We’ve spilled the beans on the average salaries of these positions so you can size up your checks against the norm. Within each area we also are showing what the management hierarchy is makingRead More

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