Security

CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 IT Training Course Released by QuickCert

September 12, 2014
CompTIA Security+ New Release

CompTIA Security+ with Cloud Computing, BYOD and SCADA Portland, OR – QuickCert Online IT Training (quickcert.com) recently announced the release of its newest online technology training module for the CompTIA Security+ Certification exam SY0-401. In this video training course, students will learn the knowledge and skills needed to protect businesses from the theft or destruction […]

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White, Black, or Grey Hat Hacker?

November 18, 2013
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In a video interview by a USA Today reporter – Byron Acohido spoke with Marc Maiffret – BeyondTrust’s CTO, talking about the bounty Maiffret paid a Palestinian man for hacking into Marc Zuckerberg’s Facebook page. He positioned the man as a white hat “vulnerability researcher” and paid him $13,000. This may seem like a black […]

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Cyber Security Careers On the Rise in Washington, DC Metro

November 11, 2013
Cyber Security Careers Hot in Washington D.C. Metro Area - QuickCert IT Training

The Washington, D.C. metro is easily the region with the greatest opportunity for Cyber Security Jobs. Between defense leaders warning of a ʻCyber Pearl Harborʼ and the White House recently stepping in with a Cyber Security Executive Order, the challenges and opportunities are diverse. Recently, the Washington Post reported that U.S. Cyber Command would be […]

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Cyber Security Careers are Bigger in Texas

November 8, 2013
Cyber Security Career Big in Texas - QuickCert IT Training

  Not everything is bigger in Texas – a low cost of living is one of the key reasons San Antonio and other Texas cities rise to the top of the ʻbest places to live and workʼ lists. In Forbesʼ recently-released best cities for good jobs report, Texas was home to five of the top […]

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Utah is a Hotbed For Cyber Security Careers – Certified Ethical Hacker Certifications A Must Have

November 4, 2013
Cyber Security Careers Hot in Utah - QuickCert IT Training

Whatʼs the best kept secret in Cyber Security? Utah, if you talk to some cleared professionals. Far from the intensity of the Washington metro and away from the high- cost of living of California, Salt Lake City has slowly emerged as a technology hub, as well as the home to a growing number of cleared […]

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Cyber Security Careers Hot in Colorado Springs

October 15, 2013
Cyber Security Careers On the Rise in Colorado Springs | QuickCert

Colorado Springs is quickly becoming a home for CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker graduates! Coloradoʼs robust defense industry powers cyber jobs in the region. Located just 65 miles from the state capitol of Denver, Colorado Springs is home to four military installations, including Fort Carson, Peterson Air Force Base, the United States Air Force Academy, […]

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Certified Ethical Hacker – Does a Department of Defense Career await you?

October 11, 2013
Certified Ethical Hacker Training from QuickCert IT Training

What if you needed to learn how to be a robber before you learned how to become a security guard? The guards take a class where they don black masks and smash through a glass case to appropriate jewels, or stick-up a bank and zip away. Once they’ve demonstrated their mastery of the challenges, and […]

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Cybersecurity In The Age Of Mobility

September 8, 2011
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The world of cyber security is always changing and evolving with new threats and vulnerabilities appearing daily. The spreading popularity of mobile devices has directly led to drastic changes in the types of threats and security risks encountered by IT professions. While user education is still a solid foundation for any security program or policy, […]

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The Moral Questions Behind Certified Ethical Hacker

May 17, 2011
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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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The Hot Target: Network Security Jobs

April 19, 2011
Network Security Jobs Are On The Rise

Network security is a hot new frontier in the IT industry. As computer networks grow larger and host more and more sensitive data, there is a greater need than ever to secure those networks and protect the confidential data. In addition to this, news stories abound about companies suffering from embarrassing breaches at the hands […]

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