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Spy Game: The Emerging Cybersecurity Realm of Threat Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is watching. Data gathered and analyzed by machines is becoming an invaluable asset in the ongoing fight against cybercrime and cybercriminals.

Global Perspective: The Growth of IT in Africa

Though some African nations are behind the leading edge of technology in many respects, medicine the IT scene in Africa is evolving rapidly. What factors now in play will shape its IT future?

Microsoft Official Courses (MOC) Now Online and On-Demand

Microsoft certification candidates in search of training can now go through various partners to sign up for online on-demand training for many of the company’s current Microsoft Official Course (MOC) offerings.

Weekend Warrior: Get ITIL Certified in a Single Weekend

Looking for a mental challenge? Why not get a certification? With a little planning and some diligent study, cough you can polish off the first level of ITIL certification in a single weekend.

Tech Tip: Seeking Employment in the Silicon Slopes

Looking for work? The Silicon Slopes near Salt Lake City in Utah are a hotbed of IT employment. What do you need to know to settle into this emerging IT hub?

edX, MOOCs and the Reinvention of Online Education

The proliferation of online education platform edX is reshaping the world of training and education. This week, generic Microsoft revealed two more ways that certification and training are being revolutionized.

Inside the CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician Certification

As with many other IT niches, there's a strong demand for trained IT professionals in the healthcare industry. If you're interested, then CompTIA has a path for you to follow.

The Five Best Cisco Certs for Networking Newcomers

Cisco is perhaps the most important firm in the IT networking realm. The right Cisco certification can prepare you even for networking jobs that don't directly involve Cisco technology.

Job Numbers Pop Back Into 'Normal Growth' Range

There's reason for cautious optimism with the release of U.S. job numbers for June. The ship is still taking on water in a few spots, but we may not be sinking anymore.

Beyond Facebook and Twitter: Six Social Media Tools to Boost Your IT

Everyone knows about the Big Three of social media for professionals: Facebook, ampoule Twitter and LinkedIn. There are plenty of other tools out there, however, that can help you succeed in IT.

A Patriotic Fourth of July Quiz

How much do you know about the Founding Fathers of the United States of America? GoCertify celebrates the anniversary of American independence with a special dose of historical trivia.

How Does CompTIA's Project+ Compare to PMI's PMP?

How does CompTIA's project management certification, Project+, stack up when viewed alongside the globally popular Project Management Professional (PMP) credential offered by PMI?

Microsoft on Microsoft: How the Software Titan Uses Its Own Tech

A new Microsoft report explores and explains how the company uses its own OSes, help platforms, and technologies. Further coverage is provided via a series of Microsoft Virtual Academy courses.

Six New Cybersecurity Certs that Address Hotly Demanded Skills

The constantly changing cybersecurity landscape requires continual adaptation by certification organizations and IT professionals alike. These six certs are can help you keep pace.

ITCC Advocates for Wider Adoption of Digital Badges

It's clear from observing the many benefits of using digital badges that badging is a vital element of the future of IT certification. Despite clear advantages, however, the pace of badging has been slow.

Assessing the Global Knowledge IT Skills and Salary Report

The Global Knowledge IT Skills and Salary Report has been a regular feature of the IT training and certification landscape for nearly a decade. What is there to learn from the 2016 version?