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  • Your Next Move: Cloud Architect

    Mar 18, 2019, 12:19 PM by Jessica Frank
    If you like to be at the forefront of technology and want to design and implement your own ideas, then becoming a cloud architect may be in your future. Learn what it takes to get there and the bright outlook for this IT job.
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  • Your Next Move: Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst

    Jan 25, 2019, 15:54 PM by Jessica Frank
    If you are good in a crisis and have the drive to scope out technological crimes and cyber incidents, then being a security operations center (SOC) analyst could be the right job for you.
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  • Your Next Move: Technical Support Specialist

    Jan 2, 2019, 18:22 PM by Jessica Frank
    When a technological problem occurs in an organization, it can halt everyday tasks and pull attention away from business that needs to be done. Technical support specialists take care of these hiccups so business can be accomplished as usual.
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  • Your Next Move: Security Architect

    Oct 5, 2018, 14:46 PM by Jessica Frank
    As you move up the cybersecurity career ladder, you can remain immersed in hands-on cybersecurity or move into more of a policy and governance role. If you’re looking for big-picture thinking and want to design security systems for an organization, a job as a security architect might be for you.
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  • Your Next Move: Business Analyst

    Aug 17, 2018, 16:08 PM by Pranita Sarangabany
    Businesses are constantly looking for ways to improve how they leverage technology. Luckily, business analysts help companies align IT resources with business goals
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  • Your Next Move: Web Administrator

    Jun 15, 2018, 19:34 PM by Pranita Sarangabany
    Do you love the intersection of design and programming? If so, web administration may be for you. Web administrators use their technical background to code and their creative side to design stunning websites. Read more to see if web admin is right for you!
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  • Your Next Move: Security Administrator

    May 7, 2018, 19:47 PM by Jennifer Sherwood
    If you like being in the know about everything, being a security administrator could be a good fit for you. The security administrator is the protector of the system. They see everything that is happening and monitor activity to prevent attacks and stay secure against threats.
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  • Your Next Move: Systems Engineer

    Apr 13, 2018, 17:35 PM by Jen Sherwood
    If you like computer software and designing solutions for specific problems, a career as a systems engineer could be for you.
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  • Your Next Move: Network Engineer

    Mar 19, 2018, 14:56 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    Some of us look at the big picture of how networks help us do our jobs, and others look at the details in the connections and data transfers. Network engineers need to see both when they design the systems that keep the world connected. If you’re creative and detail oriented, a career in network engineering could be for you.
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  • Your Next Move: Network Support Specialist

    Mar 12, 2018, 15:34 PM by Jennifer Sherwood
    Who do you call when you have a problem? Ghostbusters? Not quite! When you have a computer problem, you call tech support, which works hand in hand with the network support specialist.
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  • Your Next Move: Systems Analyst

    Mar 6, 2018, 21:04 PM by Jennifer Sherwood
    Is your motto work smarter not harder? Then a career as a systems analyst is right up your alley. Systems analysts work to make everything run smoother and more efficiently.
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  • Is Your Head in the Cloud? 5 Cloud Jobs to Check Out

    Feb 21, 2018, 17:28 PM by Jennifer Sherwood
    There is no denying that cloud computing and cloud technology are growing. Cloud systems are becoming the norm, with physical ones slowly being phased out. As this industry develops, so do the job opportunities. And the best part is that there’s a fit for everyone. Here are five cloud jobs that should be on your radar.
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  • Your Next Move: Cloud Engineer

    Feb 16, 2018, 15:21 PM by Jennifer Sherwood
    With the rise of smart devices and interconnected everything, cloud technology and careers are skyrocketing. If you like to think creatively, stay on top of current technology and be interconnected; cloud engineering could be in your future.
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  • Your Next Move: Cybersecurity Engineer

    Nov 20, 2017, 17:10 PM by Jennifer Sherwood
    Want to feel like you’re defending a castle? A career as a cybersecurity engineer could be for you! It’s one of those essential roles that keeps things running smoothly.
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  • Your Next Move: Penetration Tester

    Oct 20, 2017, 12:24 PM by Brianna White
    Penetration testers are security experts who act like bad guys to identify weaknesses in a network. These weaknesses, also called vulnerabilities, must be managed properly to avoid compromise.
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