If you’ve had your eye on the Certification Magazine Twitter feed this week, then it won’t surprise you to hear that our team recently attended the fourth annual TestOut Conference, held this year at Solitude Mountain Resort, nestled amid the heavily forested summits east of Salt Lake City, Utah. TestOut is a global certification company …Read Article
Gradually, imperceptibly, beneath your very fingers on the keyboard, the internet is becoming something different. Many users may never even notice the change, especially since it’s not intended to effect what you see so much as what goes on beneath the surface that lets you see it. Since 1997, the internet has hummed along on …Read Article
This feature first appeared in the Spring 2014 issue of Certification Magazine.
Among the skills sought for work in penetration testing — the branch of cybersecurity in which gifted “ethical hackers” attempt to strengthen network or website security by finding and exploiting weaknesses — are excellence in programming, deep familiarity with operating systems, knowledge of computer …Read Article
A favorite question among certification candidates is the one about the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow: How much money will I make after I finish this certification? There are several factors that determine salary, of course, but a good certification can be a strong argument for someone seeking a raise or bonus. …Read Article
Whether it’s marching band, or debate squad, or cheerleading camp, or varsity athletics, kids in high school like to compete. Sure, it looks good on college applications, and parents and teachers like to encourage students to excel. For those who really catch the vision, however, for the ones who stay the course and take daylong …Read Article
CertStudent is a regular feature that profiles students of all ages who are pursuing certification at schools, in training programs, and on their own time (and own dime). Know an interesting CertStudent ? Let us know at editor (at) certmag (dot) com.
This week’s CertStudent is 16-year-old Kasey Sanchez, who attends Passaic County Technical Institute …Read Article
Welcome to the start of something new at CertMag. People get certified at lots of different stages in life. And once a person starts down a certification path, one thing typically leads to another. There’s always another cert beyond the horizon. One group that intrigues us, however, is what you might call certification’s all-rookie squad. …Read Article
A favorite question among certification candidates is the one about the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow: How much money will I make after I finish this certification? There are several factors that determine salary, of course, but a good certification can be a strong argument for someone seeking a raise or …Read Article
This feature, by Breanna Olaveson and Cody Clark, first appeared in the Winter 2014 edition of Certification Magazine.
Johnny Carrera didn’t set out to become a magician, or even just a teacher. But he has pulled off something magical in a decade of teaching IT skills to kids at Holmes High School, a …Read Article