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Get an IT Boost from the CompTIA Plus Conference

CompTIA Plus is a jam-packed, one-day IT power-up. You can participate in online presentations by top tech thinkers, network with other professionals, and even win prizes, all without leaving your desk.

2018 Is Coming: What Are Your Certification Plans?

The New Year is just around the corner. It's time to start thinking about acquiring and maintaining your certs for 2018. Here are some reminders and tips to help you cross all your Ts and dot all your Is.

Massive Cyber Monday Blowout: Everything Is Free!

It's the biggest online shopping day of the year, and there are so many deals it's hard to know where to look next. That's why we're keeping it simple here at GoCertify, where everything has been marked down 100 percent.

Give Thanks for IT by Giving Back to IT

Happy Thanksgiving to all! If you find yourself grateful to have a flourishing IT career, then please consider giving back to the tech profession and tech communities around the globe. Here are some ideas about how.

Happy Thanksgiving (with pie!) from Your Friends at GoCertify

GoCertify is taking Thursday off in observance of Thanksgiving. But we didn't want to leave you with nothing: Have some pie!

SDN is the Future of IT Networking

Software Defined Networking (SDN) is a revolutionary approach to IT networking that is rapidly becoming the preferred style of managing networks. Here's what you need to know to stay ahead of the curve.

Transcender (Powered by Kaplan IT Training) Has 8570 Covered

The Department of Defense has a list of security certs required for employees and contractors. Transcender has the most comprehensive set of matching practice exams around.

The Energy Sector Needs Security Professionals

Looking for a place to put your certified cybersecurity skills to good use? U.S. energy production and distribution facilities (as well as similar operations in other countries) are eager to meet with you.

CyberSeek Paints Picture of Cybersecurity Skills Gap

If an ordinary picture is worth a thousand words, then the data-driven and readily comprehensible visuals generated by CyberSeek have quite a wordy tale to tell about cybersecurity employment in the United States.

The Wild West Wisdom and Potential Perils of Hacking Back

Frustrated and fearful, some corporations are quietly attempting to give hackers and other cybercriminals a taste of their own medicine. Cathartic as it may be, however, getting even could cause more problems than it solves.

U.S. Employment: October Gains Wipe Out Bad September

Excellent October numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that, while the U.S. economy isn't yet operating at full steam, it is moving closer to what's needed for sustained economic growth.

Happy Halloween from Your Friends at GoCertify

'Tis the season for spooky stuff! Before heading out to go trick-or-treating or participate in other festive holiday revels, test your historical knowledge of All Hallows Eve!

CompTIA Survey Reveals Contented IT Workers

CompTIA checks in with working tech professionals and finds improved job satisfaction. All is not quiet, however, on the information technology (IT) front, with key worries causing concern for some.

CompTIA's Security Cert Ladder and the 'Future' of Cybersecurity

Tech industry association CompTIA has been building up its security certification portfolio for years. Now it has a new "ladder" to help aspiring cybersecurity professionals ascend.

Seven Top Healthcare IT Certifications

Demand for trained and skilled healthcare IT professionals is pushing the envelope around the globe. These top certifications will help you transition to a high-paying career in a growing field.

CompTIA CSA+ Approved by U.S. Department of Defense

CompTIA's new Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CSA+) credential has been given a thumbs-up seal of approval by the United States Department of Defense, adding to CompTIA's already impressive breadth of coverage of federal IT job roles.