Based on technology utilization forecasts, customer feedback and 2015 certification exam completions, Microsoft has compiled the following list of Technology Certifications that IT Pro’s should consider in 2016.Read More
Microsoft Official Courses (MOC) On-Demand combines video, reading, hands-on labs and knowledge checks in a self-paced format to help experienced IT Professionals and Developers build skills on Microsoft technologies as schedules allow — all at once or five minutes at a time.
EC-Council will begin charging an $80/year certification maintenance fee in 2016 for all individuals holding existing (or achieving new) EC-Council certifications, such as Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI). The fee will go into effect on January 1, 2016 and should be paid via the cert holders ASPEN account.
To offset the maintenance fee, any individual that is certified or recertified on or after January 1, 2016 is eligible to receive one free certification exam voucher upon completion of the applicable EC-Council Continuing Education (ECE) cycle. This free voucher ranges in value from $125 – $650 USD. Plus … if you redeem the voucher and pass the exam, you won’t need to worry about accumulating the required 120 CPE for the next 3 years!Read More
(Written by Kasama Kasemvudhi/Centriq Training)
Certified Ethical Hacker v9 Here to Save the Day
As a network admin, you know you have been killing yourself to optimize your environment. Also, you try your very best to balance overall usability and security. However, after rolling everything out, implementing all the useful tips from your friends, following every painstaking detail learned from whitepapers, investing so much effort and money working with multiple vendors to construct an ideal heterogeneous ecosystem where everything is converged and everyone (else) is contented, you still lay awake at night apprehensively predicting how your network would go down because its security posture has never been thoroughly tested. Thankfully, you could ease up a bit now because CEH v9 IS HERE TO SAVE THE DAY!Read More
In addition to using Cisco Learning Credits (CLC’s) to purchase training, you are now able to redeem these credits for certification exam vouchers.Read More
If you’re in IT in Kansas City, you’ve probably heard that there is a tech talent shortage here. KCnext – The Technology Council of Greater Kansas City estimates that there are over 2,000 open technology positions in Kansas City today. That’s why they sponsored a series of IT Workforce Summits earlier this year to explore ideas for adding tech talent to keep KC at the forefront of the technology industry. Of course, the Royals weren’t the “can’t do anything wrong” World Champions then, so no one suggested the idea of WWRD – What Would the Royals Do? But now…
The EC Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) program is the core of the most desired information security training system any information security professional will ever want to be in. The CEH, is the first part of a 3 part EC-Council Information Security Track which helps you master hacking technologies. You will become a hacker, but an ethical one!Read More
Moving from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 doesn’t have to be a struggle. A painless migration can be achieved as long as you and your team are up-to-speed on the differences between versions.
Here’s a quick guide on the training that can make this process easier. Ask yourself a few questions:Read More
(Written by Bob Reinch/Centriq Training)
Here’s a hypothetical: You have two cars. One is an older, reliable vehicle, but it needs a little service, probably could use new brakes and new tires. You also have a brand new, shiny set of wheels sitting in the driveway, just begging to be taken out for a spin. You could keep throwing money into the older car while the new one just sits. The old one can get you from point a to point b just fine, but it still needs some maintenance… and in the end you know you are going to be driving the new car anyway.Read More