What is the CISSP?

The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is an industry-leading information security certification designed to accredit a holistic understanding of information security and the ways to protect an organization against various types of breaches. The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)¬≤ originally created the certification in 1992 but its popularity rose in the early […]

June 12, 2017 | Ashley Wheeler | Views: 464

Average CompTIA Security+ Salary in the DC-MD-VA Metro Area [2017]

Security+ Certified IT Pros Earn $79,571 in the DMV According to PayScale, CompTIA’s Security+ certification¬†is earning IT professionals in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC more than their counterparts in virtually every other state in the US. It makes sense seeing as this entry-level security certification is among the few IT certifications listed on the DoD […]

May 17, 2017 | Ashley Wheeler | Views: 781

New Ransomware is up 172% – How You Prevent it

Photo Credit: ordenador-ransomware via portal gda cc According to TrendMicro, they saw a “172% increase in new ransomware families [in] 2016“. Even ransomware creators pitch it for sale as Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS). The threat of ransomware is real and ignoring it could lead to serious problems. Numerous IT courses include content specific to security risks such […]

December 12, 2016 | Guest Blog | Views: 2063

ITIL Foundation Terms and Concepts You Need to Know

ITIL, or Information Technology Infrastructure Library, is a collection of best practices in IT service management with the ability to be implemented in a variety of businesses. It is the most widely embraced IT service management method guidelines for this very reason. ITIL Foundation is the basic ITIL certification level. The concepts, terms, and definitions […]

December 9, 2016 | Hannah Brandon | Views: 2619

PMP Exam Review: The 7 Steps of Project Time Management

Photo Credit: Void of Time via Cam Evans cc We are constantly under scrutiny to work efficiently. We are told that working efficiently is a key to success. However, do you ever undergo training for managing time efficiently? Most of us have learned from experience this is one of those ideals that are preached, but […]

November 2, 2016 | Frank Pickel | Views: 1968