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IT Modernization Presents Opportunities, Risks for Industry Pros

IT Modernization Presents Opportunities, Risks for Industry Pros SLIDESHOW

January 30, 2017 11:36 AM
IT professionals increasingly are finding that changing times aren’t always the best of times, according to new data from IT modernization company Vision Solutions. In a global survey of nearly 1,600 IT professionals, Vision Solutions discovered the biggest challenges and opportunities affecting respondents in the ever-changing tech landscape. It found...
Trustwave Report Shows Enterprises Can't Hire Enough Security Staff

Trustwave Report Shows Enterprises Can't Hire Enough Security Staff SLIDESHOW

January 20, 2017 10:37 AM
While security challenges often seem limitless, the resources that organizations have on hand to combat them are not. Security firm Trustwave issued a new report on Jan. 18 looking at the state of IT resources and staffing challenges titled, "Money, Minds and the Masses." The report is based on a survey of 147 IT security professionals, conducted by...
Data Engineer Certification

Google Launches Professional Data Engineer Certification Program

October 11, 2016 11:35 AM
Google officials say the certification will validate an individual's readiness to help companies extract value from business data.
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Enterprises Struggle to Hire, Retain Cyber-Security Pros, Survey Finds

October 05, 2016 8:21 PM
Nearly half of all companies surveyed have difficulty recruiting cyber-security workers, but aren’t training or offering career options to current employees.
Microsoft, LinkedIn

Microsoft Offers Office Training on LinkedIn Learning

September 26, 2016 3:15 PM
Workers can now sharpen their Office skills on LinkedIn Learning, a new learning platform based on Lynda.com.
Linux security course

Linux Foundation Offering New Online Security Course

August 18, 2016 8:25 PM
The Linux Foundation's new online Linux security training program will cover a broad range of topics, from application security to network security. The course is geared toward professionals who are already running Linux systems.
IT Security Skills Shortage Means Higher Salaries, More Risks

IT Security Skills Shortage Means Higher Salaries, More Risks SLIDESHOW

August 15, 2016 11:54 AM
As security threats continue to mount against organizations of all sizes around the world, demand for skilled cyber-security IT professionals has grown to the point that it far outstrips the available talent supply. To gauge the size and impact of the cyber-security skills shortage, Intel Security worked with the Center for Strategic and International...
Microsoft, IT training

Microsoft Tackles IT Skills Gap With Online Learning Program

July 14, 2016 3:00 PM
Beginning with data science, the software giant aims to help close the IT skills gap with its new Microsoft Professional Degree program.
contractors

Future of Work Study Finds a Work in Progress

July 02, 2016 8:20 AM
A Future of Work study found businesses are very much still figuring out how to treat contractors. Its conclusion: A "social contract" is in order.
security pros

Cisco Creates $10 Million Cybersecurity Scholarship Program

June 15, 2016 6:10 AM
The scholarship program and improved certifications are aimed at growing the number of skilled cyber-security experts, officials say.

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