Most kids begin to surf on the Internet in grade school. The adventure of meeting new friends is very appealing as they are at an age when friends are very important to them. The stress often called peer pressure is very dangerous for kids since it will cause them to do things that can hurt them as the use of drugs and alcohol in non Internet related kids activities has proven. To keep your kids safe while surfing on the Internet insist that they do not give their (more…)
Archive for August, 2011
One of the best ways to help teenagers learn and practice Internet security is to bring up the topic of Internet safety with them. Communication is an effective way to help teenagers use the Internet safely. Parents or other responsible adults should talk with teenagers about online reputation and sexting, online bullying and cyber security. Teens should also be made aware of the safe use of smart phones and cell phones when accessing the Internet, email (more…)
Many IT professionals looking to enter the expanding security sector will need to get certified first. The reasons for certification are many and will depend largely on what the individual wants from his or her career. There are some common benefits though.
A security certification will allow any perspective employers to be able to quickly see that you are capable of filing their needs. Certification can only be had by passing an exam. This exam is made by industry professionals. Receiving the certification means you are qualified to (more…)
The importance of education, has led to the companies and potential employers putting different values on degrees and certifications. Even, if they are ranked the same in educational terms the title of your degree seems to have the loudest voice in that conversation.
It is not impossible, for you to get a job in the IT industry without a degree or certification in an IT related field, just that the chances are lower than a person with even less experience, but with an IT certificate obtaining that same position.
One of the biggest reasons why companies seem to favor IT (more…)