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The New CompTIA A+

 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.

Top 20 Technical & Application Courses of 2018

Top 20 Technical & Application Courses of 2018

2018 is nearly in the rearview mirror and it has been another great year at New Horizons. In 2018 we delivered over 12,000 classes to students in all formats, including: Private Group Training, Instructor Led Training (ILT), and Online LIVE classes (OLL).

Top 20 Technical & Application Courses of 2017

Top 20 Technical & Application Courses of 2017

The New Year is often a time when many businesses and their employees begin to think about ways to introduce formal learning solutions into their development plans. New Horizons offers a large selection of courses to help students further their knowledge and proficiency of software and other areas of technology. 

In 2017 we provided almost 14,000 classes to students in all formats, including: Private Group Training, Instructor Led Training (ILT), and Online LIVE classes (OLL).

The CompTIA Security+ Certification Course

The CompTIA Security+ Security Certification Course

Security+ training provides an excellent introduction to the security field and is typically a better entry point than jumping right into an advanced security program. With Security+, you’ll build a solid foundation of knowledge that you can build on, which will help you advance your career in the months and years to come.

8 Study & Exam Tips for Adult Learners

8 Study & Exam Tips for Adult Learners

For adult learners like me, it's been a long time since we've had to face a formal exam. However, for nearly every IT certification, one must pass the associated exam. For example, if you are seeking any CompTIA certification, such as A+, Network+ or Security+, you guessed it—there will be an exam to earn the credential.

6 Surprising Facts about CompTIA Certified Employees

6 Surprising Facts about CompTIA Certified Employees

In an ever-changing IT industry, the skills IT professionals need to do their job well are constantly evolving, and adding certifications to your business can be a critical component of success. According to CompTIA, “Organizations increasingly view certifications as an indicator of the qualification of their applicants when looking for the right candidate to fill their open positions.” In fact, 91% of hiring managers today believe that IT certifications are valuable in validating expertise, according to CompTIA’s Employer Perceptions of IT Training and Certification study.

CompTIA's Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) Certification

CompTIA's Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) Certification

In February 2017, CompTIA released its latest certification course and exam: CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+). This certification is an international vendor-neutral cybersecurity certification that applies behavioral analytics to improve the overall state of IT. This latest certification from CompTIA follows their record of having exams that challenge and validate skills that combat cybersecurity threats.

Is CompTIA Cloud Certification Right for You?

Is CompTIA Cloud Certification Right for You?

Businesses are pursuing a cloud strategy for many reasons, such as cost savings, agility or enabling new business opportunities, and decision makers from various areas are likely to inquire about CompTIA’s cloud solutions.

10 Real-World Skills You Will Learn in the CompTIA Linux+ Course

10 Real-World Skills You Will Learn in the CompTIA Linux+ Course

According to CompTIA, the leading association representing the international technology community, there are at least three reasons why an IT Professional would want to become Linux+ certified:

Strengthen Your Workforce with CompTIA Network+ Certification

Strengthen Your Workforce with CompTIA Network+ Certification

CompTIA Network+ is a vendor neutral networking certification that is trusted around the world. It validates the essential knowledge and skills needed to confidently design, configure, manage, and troubleshoot any wired and wireless networks.

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