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According to CertNexus, the leading Internet of Things (IoT) certification provider, 82 percent of organizations plan to adopt some form of the IoT within the next two years. But 47% of those same businesses don’t have the skills needed to truly benefit from IoT deployment.
4 Growing Cybersecurity Threats in 2019
Regardless of your industry, awareness and prevention of cybersecurity threats must be a priority. New industries, born from advances in technology, merely serve as new opportunities for cyber-criminals. Here are 4 growing cybersecurity threats that organizations everywhere need to be aware of.
3 Cyber Trends That Are Still Relevant in 2019
Cyber attack methods don't disappear overnight. Hackers and cyber-criminals will continue to use proven methods that get them the results they are looking for. Here are 3 cybersecurity trends that continue to be an issue for organizations everywhere.
Cybersecurity Webinars this October from New Horizons
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), which is an annual campaign to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. NCSAM aims to engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives, while providing tools and resources needed to stay safe online, and increase the resiliency of the Nation in the event of a cyber incident. Here are several must-attend cybersecurity webinars taking place this October at New Horizons.
Microsoft Software Assurance Training Voucher (SATV) - Update
Microsoft is updating Software Assurance benefits beginning in February 2020 to ensure Software Assurance stays relevant and useful to customers. With this change in direction, some Software Assurance benefits will be retired or changed to eliminate redundancies and better align Software Assurance benefits across Microsoft’s products and services portfolio. The changes made also simplify benefit redemptions and replace outdated implementation mechanisms. While each customer experience is unique, all customers can benefit from the ability to optimize their business performance through Software Assurance.
Everything You Need to Know About Cisco’s New CCNA
Cisco first introduced the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification in 1998. Since that time thousands of IT Networking professionals have reaped the benefits that Cisco certification can offer. The CCNA continues to serve as a differentiator for individuals beginning their careers as networking professionals. To maintain relevance in the marketplace, and to adjust to the ever-changing IT landscape, Cisco has dramatically changed the scope of the CCNA for 2020.
Calling All Leaders: Start a Book Club
Three years ago, I attended our annual International Conference. One of the breakout sessions had a speaker whose name unfortunately I cannot remember. He discussed, however, how he utilized a “book club” to help develop his company’s culture, which stayed with me. He explained the details of how to implement a book club, citing examples of books to read and including basic guidelines for everyone to follow.
Top 5 Tips for New Project Managers
Project Managers must be able to work with a variety of technical tools to assist with their day-to-day workflow and must also be able to lead teams with clear communication and composure. This adaptability—and years of PM experience—is what separates the highly effective Project Manager from the rest of the field. But what if you’re just starting out? The extensive set of required skills for successful Project Managers can be daunting. For that reason, we thought it wise to provide some guidance for those new PMs that are still trying to find their footing.
The Growing IT Skills Gap
The IT skills gap is growing. In 2019 and beyond, employing skilled IT workers will be a key factor separating successful companies from the ones that fall behind. The demand for advanced skills in programming, app development and data analysis is on the rise. Emerging technologies like machine learning and AI are poised to generate at least 133 million new roles by 2022, according to the World Economic Forum.
Q & A with CompTIA Product Manager, Teresa Sears
CompTIA’s A+ certification originally debuted in 1993 and since that time more than one million IT professionals have earned their A+ certification. To maintain its relevancy in the market place, CompTIA introduces major revisions with updated course content every 3 years. In doing so, A+ continues to offer the fundamental knowledge that many aspiring IT professionals require to advance in their careers.