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5 Security Certifications That Will Boost Your IT Career

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If you have been on the fence about whether or not a security certification would benefit your IT career, the short answer is – yes. Putting in the time and effort to earn an in-demand certification can significantly boost your salary. Also, it may open doors to a wealth of new opportunities.

So, how do you choose which one is right for you? The primary factors in deciding which security certification to pursue should all be tied to specific career goals, the job market you’re wanting to be in, and your personal goals.

According to the most recent salary and job data, there are five certifications worth your time and effort. They are: Continue reading 5 Security Certifications That Will Boost Your IT Career

What is going on over at Microsoft? AZ – 100, 101, and 103 explained

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Last September, at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Microsoft showcased several new role-based certifications. As an early adopter, I naturally was excited to learn about the new certifications and began researching and preparing to take the AZ-100 and AZ-101 certification exams. I have already sat and passed the AZ-100 exam, and I have begun preparing to teach a course to help people earn the new Azure Administrator role. Well, if you haven’t read the new yet, surprise! Microsoft has just released information stating that both of the exams will be retiring as of May 1, 2019. This comes only a few short months after their debut! So, whether or not you have already passed, or started studying and planning to take the exams, take a breath. Let’s discuss what this change means for you.

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The ITIL® 4 Foundation Exam is Now Available

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The ITIL® 4 Foundation exam is available today, February 28th, 2019, from PeopleCert. As with all ITIL® certification exams, in order to qualify to take the exam, a candidate must complete accredited training from an authorized provider prior to taking the exam. The ITIL® 4 Foundation exam is available today and accredited training is available now from ITProTV. Learn on-demand from ITIL edutainer Jo Peacock; the pass rate for ITIL® training courses she has taught is 98%. 

Not sure what’s new with ITIL® 4 or whether or not you need to re-certify if you hold an ITIL® level 3 certification? Let’s take a deep dive.

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