Pros and Cons of Online Learning As a training and workforce development company, we often get asked why organizations should train their employees with us online instead of using the traditional method, in person, in a classroom. I am the head of professional training programs and a self-proclaimed learning guy. I enjoy the opportunity to […]
Cyber’s Marketing Problem Why aren’t young people interested in cybersecurity? As we roll into 2019 and are hit with countless articles about the cybersecurity job and skills gap, it’s a real wonder why millennials aren’t flocking to this field.
Financing Your Professional Education in Cybersecurity and IT For many of us, the learning process doesn’t end with a diploma, but instead is a continuous life journey. Thanks to evolving technology, a fluctuating job market and the general pursuit of happiness, there are always new skills and valuable knowledge to attain to stay sharp and […]
The 12 Certs of Christmas We’re smack in the middle of the holiday season with only 12 days left until Christmas. Rather than overload you with lords-a-leaping or swans-a-swimming (enjoy having the song stuck in your head!), we decided to bring you 12 certifications to consider through the holidays and into the New Year. Whether […]
How Israel Closed The Cybersecurity Skills Gap We talk a lot about how the cybersecurity talent shortage, in the United States and around the world, is increasingly dire…with little hope of it improving anytime soon. We talk about the fragmented cybersecurity training landscape in America, the lack of standardization in job roles, the unprepared university […]
You Studied, But Didn’t Pass the CISSP Exam. Originally posted 10/20/2016 – Updated 11/15/2018 The CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) certification from (ISC)² has been one of the most popular and in-demand cybersecurity certifications in the years following its original introduction in 1994. At the time of this posting, (ISC)² reports active membership of over 138,000 […]
My Experience with a Remote Proctored Cybersecurity Exam Test-takin’ is a-changin’ I remember my first cert exam. Sporting my lucky sweatpants I drove 40 minutes to the closest testing center to enter a beige, over-air conditioned, over-crowded computer lab that smelled like the inside of an old gym bag.
Hack the Vote: Vulnerabilities in Today’s Voting Infrastructure As November approaches, it’s hard to ignore the constant buzz of stories surrounding the midterm elections. Political parties, media, and celebrities alike are going to great lengths to urge potential voters to get to the polls this year. But woven into those empowering pleas are also warnings […]
Alternative Pathways to a Career in Cybersecurity By Rodney Petersen, Director of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity, National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce
The CISSP Certification is an Excellent Investment This blog post was originally published on August 26, 2016, but has been updated for additional content and accuracy.