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Six top SANS GIAC Cybersecurity Certifications

If you're looking for advanced cybersecurity knowledge, then a credential from the SANS Institute's GIAC program may provide exactly what you need for your IT security career.

AXELOS Makes Move to Increase Agility of PRINCE2

AXELOS, medicine the joint venture between Capita and the British government that manages business and IT best practices initially developed by U.K. public officials, has turned over a new leaf for its PRINCE2 methodology.

Keeping Up with Changes to the VMware Certification Program

The VMware certification program has undergone significant changes lately, but they’re all good for current or future credential holders. Let's take a look at what's new, and what you can do to get a leg up.

HTML5 Will Be Taking Over the Web ... Very Soon (Eventually? Never?)

The future of web development is out there. To what extent that future involves HTML5, viagra however, is still something of an open question.

The New Certification You Really Should Be Able to Get from CompTIA

Is the leading IT industry association looking for something new? Aaron Axline has a bright idea for a much-needed certification and he's ready for the good folks at CompTIA to take the ball and run with it.

DevOps: You Can Make a Boatload of Money Doing ... Something

There's a lot of money in the emerging, somewhat vaguely defined field of DevOps. You can get a nice-sized annual salary if you can, um, figure out what skills you need.

Many U.S. States Have IT Academy Partnerships

North Carolina recently announced the striking success of its statewide Microsoft IT Academy program, generic sale begun in 2010. Ed Tittel wonders: How many other states are similarly engaged?

Eat, Sleep, Code; Repeat x90 Days; Emerge Refreshed

What do a longtime programming veteran, diagnosis a new father with a master’s degree in electrical engineering seeking a career change, and a freshly-minted East Carolina University computer science graduate have in common?

Edge of Tomorrow: Microsoft's New Web Browser is Coming Soon

Microsoft is aiming to leap out to the leading edge of web browsing with the new browser that will ship with most (though not all) editions of the forthcoming Windows 10.

GoCertify Makes You Another Offer You Can't Refuse

OK, refuse us if you must. But we'd really like your help, and we're willing to reward you handsomely. Help us get to know more of you, and you could win an Apple Watch Sport.

Who's Working in Big Data Nowadays?

What does the Big Data workforce look like, anesthetist as presently constituted? Ed Tittel visits CertMag.com to peruse data about Big Data employment from the recent Spring Edition of Certification Magazine.

Data Center Professional: Get Inside a Data Center Without an Impossible Mission

What will you find inside a data center? How about a career? As the Big Data wave picks up speed, there's a growing need for IT pros who know the ins and outs of a data center.

Common Network Attacks and How to Defend Against Them

Information security is a top-priority concern for businesses, sale organizations and governments. Improving the security of your network is a vital corporate infrastructure undertaking.

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After a Step or Two Backward, Employment Numbers Resume Forward March

U.S. employment numbers showed signs of economic life in May after a lackluster first quarter. The early 2015 employment trajectory included a shockingly low jobs count increase in March and a dismally flat April.

New CompTIA Committee Tackles Timely Challenge of Promoting Cybersecurity Readiness

As hackers increasingly become the vanguard of crime in the information age, ed governments, viagra sale businesses and other organizations are racing to keep up. Now CompTIA is making a concerted effort to join the fight.

Free IPv6 Certification, Tunnel Brokering and the Takeover by Our Robot Overlords in 3, 2 ...

The future of the internet is IPv6. (And also appliances that are much smarter than any of us suspect.) What could be better than a certification that will get you up to speed, medicine free of charge?