You’ve heard the term. Security awareness training, also known as end-user security awareness training, is steadily growing as an industry standard for companies. But, what is it exactly? And, why does it matter?
Security awareness training is the official company proctored process for educating employees about computer security. This includes policies, procedures, and hands-on training on best practices for utilizing company technology and exercising due diligence on the company network. It’s pretty important. According to IBM’s 2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index, 25% of all security breaches are caused by employees. And, you’re losing time and money because of it.
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In October, the ITProTV crew attended Microsoft Ignite where Microsoft unveiled future initiatives, cool new features, and most importantly to us and ITProTV members, new role-based Azure certification paths. If you’re a certified Microsoft professional and you’re starting to sweat a little bit after reading the last sentence, don’t fret. Here’s what’s new.
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The tech industry is exploding, and opportunities in tech are growing faster than any other job market. For people who are already in the tech field, now is an excellent time to move up the career ladder ― but for some, that might mean going back to school, and few can stand to devote years to gain an advanced degree, especially if they aren’t looking to jump ship on their current career path.
Fortunately, tech is one of those rare fields where formal education isn’t always necessary. In fact, some of the biggest movers and shakers in tech ― Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, etc. ― never even graduated with a bachelor’s degree. To improve your skills and knowledge without wasting time in a classroom, you can try any of these resume-boosting tricks to excelling in tech.
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