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June 28, 2013  2:16 PM

New Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance Architect Cert Getting Underway

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

GRC is shorthand for IT Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance -- an important and increasingly necessary area for IT specialization, particularly for those who aspire to climb into management ranks in the field. France-based multinational Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

June 26, 2013  2:26 PM

“Born to Learn” Post Addresses Impact of Upcoming Windows 8.1 on Cert Exams

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The Born to Learn blog is Microsoft Learning's official mouthpiece for all kinds of interesting and useful updates and information about its certification credentials and exams. Just yesterday Erika Cravens posted an item entitled "   Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


June 25, 2013  6:49 PM

Information Security Finally Gains Objective Measure of Practical Skills and Knowledge Through Serious Assessment Tool

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I’m bemused. A long, long time ago in another life, I studied anthropology at Princeton and the University of Texas at Austin: at the latter school, I had a “near-PhD experience” in that subject, in fact. After talking with some principals at TeleCommunication Systems (


June 24, 2013  2:03 PM

ISC-Squared Jumps Into Forensic Certs with CCFP

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The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium is usually known as (ISC)2, pronounced "ISC-squared." They are pretty well-known as the source for the ever-popular Certified...


June 22, 2013  9:57 PM

A Modest Request to the MS IT Academy (ITA)

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

I just got through writing a couple of articles about Microsoft Certifications and higher education -- one will show up on TechTarget soon, and the other one on Tom's IT Pro when its turn for release comes up -- and came to some very interesting realizations. First, let me give credit where credit...


June 21, 2013  1:19 PM

Linux Essentials: A Kinder, Gentler Entry-Level Linux Cert?

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I just read an interesting interview with Robb Tracy, author of the LPI Linux Essentials Certification All-in-One Exam Guide (McGraw-Hill, 2013, ISBN: 9780071811019, $31.01 Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


June 19, 2013  1:25 PM

“IT Certification Watch” is Back!

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For over a decade, one of my favorite sources of IT certification news and info has been Anne Martinez' excellent GoCertify.com website. In addition, she has published a great monthly newsletter called "IT Certification Watch" over most of that interval as well. But last fall, I noticed that the...


June 9, 2013  3:55 AM

What’s Up with Java, Really?

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Last week I wrote a short blog post for my old friend and colleague, Anne Martinez, that appears on GoCertify.com under the title "Java Certifications --...

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June 5, 2013  3:59 PM

Developing New Skills and Knowledge to Advance Your Career

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I'm a pretty regular blogger these days. In addition to this three-times-a-week venue, I also blog about IT certification topics for Tom's IT Pro...


June 3, 2013  3:24 PM

Cert Exam Training Tips & More Cert Exam Training Tips From MCT Sasa Kranjac

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Over the past couple of weeks, Veronica Sopher from Microsoft Learning has published a pair of very interesting blog posts on Born to Learn. Entitled " Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


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