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    Dear Certmag: Build Experience to Enter the IT Space

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    I have a bachelor’s degree in multiple subjects and I want to get into the IT world. What type of certificates will land me a job as an entry-level network security administrator? What will increase my chances, as I have zero experience?

    -Mike

    Answer 1:

    To get into network security administration or any higher-level …

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    Would a graduate-level course in project management meet the academic requirements equivalent to “23 contact hours of formal project management education?”

    Full question: I completed an MBA program from Bradford University in 2006. Now I would like to sit for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam at a testing center in London. Would a graduate-level course in project management meet the academic requirements equivalent to “23 contact hours of formal project management education?” Asked by …

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    Dear Certmag: How much is my cert worth?

    Question:

    I recently earned a certification in e-discovery from Kroll Ontrack, which is my firm’s primary vendor for this need. My review is coming up, and I was wondering what this certification is worth to my firm? I typically get the same percentage raise every year, but [now I have this certification, and] my position …

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    Dear Certmag: Vendor-Neutral Certs Not the Best Option for Network Design

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    I have been a network technician for about two years, and I have the A+, Network+, Security+, Project+, CIW Site Designer and the MCP. My question is, if I want to work my way into network design, should I try to get the CCDA/CCDP certification or go with a vendor-neutral certification? If the answer …

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    Spread the Knowledge: Becoming an IT Trainer

    There are a number of questions you may want to ask yourself before becoming an IT trainer.

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    Analyzing the Societal Effects of YouTube

    Online video is an explosive new medium, and YouTube has proven to be dominant in this arena.

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