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How to Remain Calm, Cool and Collected While Taking a Certification Exam

Don't fear the reaper, or your next certification exam. By following a few simple steps before, during and after your test, you can be primed to succeed.

ISACA Aims to Recruit More Women into Careers in Cybersecurity

Women are as scarce in cybersecurity as they tend to be across most of the IT realm. ISACA wants to help speed the process of change.

Cisco Unveils New Cloud and IoT Certifications

Responding to market growth opportunities and customer demand, physician Cisco launched three new certifications this week. The Cloud arena gained both CCNA and CCNP certs, while the Internet of Things gained a CCNA.

More than Just Database: A Beginner's Guide to Oracle Certification

Having an Oracle certification can be your ticket to secure future in IT. And with nearly 300 certs to choose from, anesthetist you have a lot of options. Which one is right for you?

Cybersecurity in the Workplace: How You Can Make a Difference

Don't be the weakest link. One of the most important ways that any IT organization can protect itself from cybercrime is to have a proactive, security conscious workforce.

Burnish Your Web Development Cred by Becoming an Acquia Grand Master

You don't have to know sixteen levels of karate or go on a quest for a lost ring of power to become a grand master. Just grab a fistful of web development certs from Acquia.

The Mission of Community Colleges and the Role of IT Certification

When you pause to consider that the chief mandate for most community colleges is to prepare students to enter the workforce with relevant, thumb usable job skills, story is it any wonder that so many of their IT offerings involve certification in some form or fashion?

Get with the Program: Why C Should Be Your First (If Not Only) Computer Language

In many ways, the C programming language is the granddaddy of them all. And while there are many other languages currently available, it's still worth learning to code in C. (Something that certification can help with!)

What to Expect When You're Expecting CompTIA's New Server+ Exam

CompTIA is preparing to launch the newest iteration of its Server+ credential either late this year or in 2016. Aaron Axline has taken the beta version of the new exam and tells readers what to be on the lookout for.

Java Certification Could Boost Your Web Development Career

Take your web development career to the next level (and stay ahead of the security curve that afflicts one of the world's most exploitable web tools) with a new Java 8 credential.

Even More Ways to Study Effectively for a Certification Exam

There are even more ways to successfully study for a certification exam than those ennumerated earlier this week. Ed Tittel takes the baton from Aaron Axline with further recommendations and a popular (and free) e-book on the subject.

Help GoCertify Meet More of Our Neighbors and You Could Win a Kindle Fire

Want to add a 16 GB 7-inch Kindle Fire to your array of personal technology? (Watch movies! Play games! Browse the latest articles on GoCertify!) Help us expand our reach and we'll put your name in our hat.

How to Study Effectively for a Certification Exam

There are many different ways to study for your next certification exam. There are study techniques that will serve you well, price however, no matter what specific approach you find most effective.

MeasureUp Goes Mobile with Array of Certification Practice Exams

Lots of busy IT pros have to make room for certification preparation wherever they can. MeasureUp is using mobile technology to deliver practice tests anytime, try anywhere that you can get a connection.

The Shockwave Flash Plugin Hates Your Browser and What to Do About That

Thoughts on web browser plugins, instability and certification after waking up in the middle of the night. One man's struggle to settle the hash of Adobe's Shockwave Flash.

April Employment Figures Signal "Back to the Swamps!"

The employment numbers for April are here, but economy watchdogs probably wish that they weren't. After an uptick at the end of last year, the U.S. economy is sliding back into incremental slow growth mode.