CompTIA certifications are highly rated and sought-after thanks to the high curriculum standards. They have become a necessity in the field of information technology. Certified IT specialists have confidence in their ability to effectively assist Linux users, perform system maintenance tasks, and configure Linux workstations. Many individuals use the CompTIA Linux+ as a foundation towards advanced courses.
Uncle Sam is looking for a few good hackers.
The U.S. federal government is fighting a cyberwar against those who infiltrate secure networks, steal data and use their computer skills for nefarious purposes. It's a war that doesn't involve munitions, hand-to-hand combat or air cover. It involves strategic espionage, clandestine operations and a group of highly trained professionals known as certified ethical hackers.
Competency is defined as the ability to successfully complete your job. Core competencies are a collection of essential skills for a particular position. For information technology contractors who work with the federal government, being proficient in certain core competencies can lead to high-paying, long-term assignments.
The Department of Defense (DoD) directive 8570 was created for the purpose of providing guidance for the training and certification of DoD workers who are in charge of information assurance functions and reporting metrics. The directive's main influence falls on the individuals and agencies who have access to DoD information systems, but ever since its inception, the 8570 standard has represented a skill set whose certification is greatly regarded in the IT world.
Americans are dying for a paycheck. Not just figuratively, either. They are literally working themselves to death. And, in the process, they're slowly strangling productivity and profits.
According to the Mayo Clinic, stress leads to a long list of physical and emotional issues --headaches, fatigue, sleep problems, anxiety, and feelings of being overwhelmed. None of which are good for your employees or your bottom line.