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Why now is the right time to start working in cybersecurity

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IT Security in Today’s Environment

If the constant, news about ransomware attacks and security breaches is not enough to highlight the critical importance of cybersecurity roles today, nothing will. The world is full of bad actors intent on doing harm to businesses, governments, and individuals. Only good actors, intent on thwarting these insidious and damaging intruders, can stand in the way. Cybersecurity is both a noble profession and a greenfield of opportunities for individuals seeking to do good, to frustrate those who seek digital upheavals, and to help commerce and government-operated unimpeded by enemy attacks. Add to this the ever-increasing salaries and benefits for skilled IT security professionals and one finds a wholly “secure” career path, pun intended.

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5 Easy Steps to Break into the IT Field

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So, you’ve been considering it for a while, and you’ve decided to take that leap of faith and break into the IT field. Great! Information technology is an ever-evolving field with numerous specializations that are in very high demand. According to research from Fosster, the top 10 most in-demand IT jobs all have salaries in the 6-figure range. So, as the title promises, below you’ll find 5 easy steps to help you break into the IT field.

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CompTIA training for Mobile Devices

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Mobile devices have evolved from an employee’s personal phone to a critical tool for the ever-moving employee. Sometimes, it may be a company-issued device, but more often, companies are turning to a “bring your own device,” or BYOD model. With 87% of companies relying on their employees using personal devices to access business applications (Syntonic), it’s often up to the IT team to offer support on whatever device the employee chooses to use. But how can IT teams be expected to support devices made by a myriad of manufacturers running varied operating systems they can’t control?

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