Security skills need to be deep and wide to mitigate critical risks

Businesses recognize security as a growing imperative, but many remain on the defensive, fighting cyber threats with dated tactics and training, according to CompTIA. Companies need to adopt proactive measures to identify weak links before they are exploited; broaden the security skills of their technology professionals; and implement top to bottom security training throughout the … Read more

Highest paying certifications, skills in demand revealed

Global Knowledge surveyed 14,000 IT and business professionals worldwide, and confirmed that individuals and organizations benefit from IT certification. Participants identified increased productivity and earning potential, fewer skills gaps and faster troubleshooting as benefits of certification. The majority of IT decision-makers indicated that the cost of certification is recouped through increased productivity, faster troubleshooting and … Read more

70+ Cyber Security Micro-Courses and Certifications To Boost Your IT Career

With the evolving hacking events around us, cyber-security skills are in high demand across all organizations and industries, because a shortage of skilled cyber security practitioners could leave an organization vulnerable to cyber attacks. But knowledge alone is not sufficient, ‘certification as eligibility’ also matters, which shows employers that you are serious about your career … Read more

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst certification to include behavioral analytics

CompTIA unveiled a vendor-neutral certification, CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+), that brings behavioral analytics to the forefront of assessing cyber threats. The CompTIA CSA+ certification will offer broad-spectrum validation of knowledge and skills required to configure and use cyber-threat detection tools, perform data analysis and interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats and risks to an … Read more