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June 30, 2020 | Stewart Dunlop

Expanding Your Cybersecurity Skills when You Are No Longer a Beginner

It’s easy to find resources for getting started with cybersecurity — but far harder to find ones designed for people who are already working as cybersecurity professionals. To help, we’ve collected some great options for advancing your skills. Taking advanced training courses All too often,...
August 11, 2020 | Adam Turner

Top Certifications to Begin and Advance Your Tech Career

Even as unemployment rates reach into the double digits, IT is still hiring. Indeed, because tech is a vital part of nearly every successful business, IT remains one of the most stable career paths. Nevertheless, now is the time to beef up your skills in case your company starts to...
September 1, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

How to Pass the Security+ Exam: Tips to Get the Cert on Your First Attempt

Like most other tests for professional certification, the CompTIA Security+ exam is not easy to pass. But meeting this challenge will pay off handsomely: you will stand out among other IT security professionals because the certification demonstrates you know how to respond to security incidents and...
March 28, 2020 | Mary Kyle

Top CompTIA Security+ Boot Camps, Online Training, and Free Courses

The CompTIA Security+ certification is often the first credential obtained by rising cybersecurity professionals. This vendor-neutral certification is offered by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). Although the credential is considered entry-level, the Security+ exam is...
April 15, 2019 | Mary Kyle

CompTIA Security+ vs. SSCP, CISSP, GSEC, CCNA, CEH

The field of cybersecurity is one of the hottest tickets in IT, with a 28 percent growth rate projected between 2016 and 2026. With such popularity comes no shortage of certification vendors seeking to convince aspiring security professionals that their credential is the best one to speed them on...
March 28, 2019 | Kayla Matthews

CompTIA Security+ sy0-401 vs. sy0-501: What to Know when Renewing Your sy0-401

As cybersecurity becomes a more pressing concern in almost every industry, the demand for qualified information security professionals is growing. But pushing ahead in a cybersecurity field often means getting certified. While there are many different certifications available, many cybersecurity...
March 22, 2019 | Mary Kyle

5 Best CompTIA Security+ Study Guides

The CompTIA Security+ is highly valued by IT professionals and employers alike. This vendor-neutral certification is part of CompTIA’s “Core” family of certifications and one of its top credentials in terms of popularity. Together, the Security+, A+ and Network+ credentials make up what my...
April 16, 2019 | Mary Kyle

Is CompTIA Security+ Worth It? A Salary Perspective

IT security is expected to grow 28 percent between 2016 and 2026, making this field an attractive career option. Many professionals turn to certifications to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Today, we take a closer look at the CompTIA Security+ certification and ask the question –...
March 18, 2019 | Kayla Matthews

What Is CompTIA Security+?

Cybersecurity is an increasingly pressing concern for organizations across all sectors. If you're looking to further your career in cybersecurity or switch into a more security-centric role, the CompTIA Security+ certification might be perfect for you. In this blog, you’ll find a detailed answer...
October 20, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Getting Ready: CompTIA Security+ Practice Exam Questions

CompTIA Security+ Certification in a Nutshell CompTIA Security+ is a globally recognized certification that validates the foundational skills and knowledge needed to perform core security functions. The Security+ is vendor-neutral and not role-specific, so it fits well in a range of...
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