Other Certifications

The Moral Questions Behind Certified Ethical Hacker

May 17, 2011
Certified Ethical Hackers

We’ve all watched the movies. Some computer geek typing feverishly at his keyboard… heartpounding… adrenaline pumping… and then… bingo!  He’s in. The audience gasps in unison as thatsame geek subverts the unbreakable security system, and hits pay dirt. He’s the hero now, in some strange way. A sort of anti-hero. And we all wanted to be […]

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IT Certification & New Year’s Resolutions

January 26, 2011
Earn Big With IT Certifications In 2011

The New Year represents fresh starts, making it an ideal time to try something new to improve our lives. Many people attempt to do this with resolutions; and perhaps you’ve made them in the past only to be disappointed with the results. The following are five reasons why you won’t be disappointed again, if you […]

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Preparing For MCITP Certification

December 13, 2010
Preparing For MCITP Certification

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) certification can be a golden goose ready to lay eggs. Average salary ranges anywhere from $77K to $82K… off the strength of the MCITP alone. Plus, it’s focused on burgeoning technologies, meaning it will only increase in value over time. Throw in some other lucrative certs (think CISSP or ITIL) […]

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Are IT Helpdesk Jobs Still In Demand?

November 19, 2010
IT Helpdesk Jobs Were The Foot In The Door Jobs

Help desk jobs are often thought of as great entry level gigs to dip your toe into the IT waters. The growth of computers and the internet exploded in the mid and late 90’s, and so did the need for workers to help fix computer problems. But with the dot-com bubble burst, a lot of […]

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Inside Software Engineering Jobs

November 17, 2010
An Inside Look At Working In Software Engineering

Despite the financial turbulence experienced in the Silicon Valley, software engineering is still a promising career path for those who are able to stand above the crowd of job-seekers. By obtaining outstanding educational credentials and the right software certifications, you can place yourself in that of pool of technical experts that are always in high […]

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Preparing For A Career As A Computer Network Technician

November 15, 2010
Computer Network Technician

For those interested in working with computers and fixing them, a career as a computer network technician may be a possibility. Computer network technicians build computer networks and keep them operating properly. They allow employees to work with common files and applications on the same network drive, send and receive e-mail and connect to the […]

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The Importance Of Ongoing IT Training

November 8, 2010
Feed Your Brain With Ongoing IT Training

No matter what your level of expertise is, ongoing support and training will always be needed when it comes to computers. With so many programs, operating systems and growing technologies, knowing everything is practically impossible. Discovering new methods on how to utilize computers or learning how to use a new program can enrich your mind […]

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The Daily Life Of A Database Administrator

November 3, 2010
The Daily Grind of the Database Administrator

Database administrators serve a critical role within an organization. They are responsible for keeping proprietary information safe and ensuring employees are productive with a continuous networking system. A database admin must also verify the accuracy of information within a company database. All of this and more guarantees that one day in the work life of […]

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Crystal Reports: How Businesses Get Down To Business

November 1, 2010
Businesses Use Crystal Reports to Get Business Done

There seems to be an indispensable “gold standard” application for just about every task that needs to be completed electronically. For gathering data and channeling it into easy-to-understand visual reports, that application has long been Crystal Reports. The program, developed by SAP, takes data from any number of sources (including XML files, MySQL and Microsoft […]

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The Top 3 Certifications For Security Professionals

October 28, 2010
Security Certifications Are A Growing Trend

Security certifications come in a wide variety of levels ranging from the entry level type to the advanced stage. Trying to narrow down the top three is at best an arduous process, bound to be controversial in many respects. However, there are certain criteria that can be used in order to help clarify this process. […]

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