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The 11 biggest issues IT faces today

From securing IoT to retraining IT talent to finding new revenue streams, CIOs have more than their share of concerns keeping them up at night.

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What is a supply chain attack? Why you should be wary of third-party providers

The weak link in your enterprise security might lie with partners and suppliers. Here’s how to understand and mitigate that risk.

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7 master data management certifications that will pay off

Individuals with expertise in master data management (MDM) are essential to helping organizations get the most out of their data and comply with regulations. Here are the MDM certifications that will give your career an edge.

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7 business analyst certifications to advance your analytics career

Business analysts blend data skills and business acumen to the benefit of analytics-driven organizations. Here are seven noteworthy certs to help you get ahead as a business analyst.

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Fear and loathing defending ICS security at DoE's CyberForce Competition

Defending critical infrastructure from determined attackers is not an easy task, CSO reporter J.M. Porup learned competing in the Department of Energy's CyberForce Competition 2018, a cyber security training initiative.

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What is CGEIT? A certification for seasoned IT governance professionals

CGEIT is a vendor-neutral certification designed for IT professionals responsible for managing IT enterprise governance to validate their skills in the field.

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ServiceNow certification guide: Mastering ITSM

ServiceNow offers technical management support to large IT operations, with a focus on the help desk and ITSM. Its three certification paths will help validate your skills with this rising IT platform.

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Learn to play defense by hacking these broken web apps

OWASP's Broken Web Applications Project makes it easy to learn how to hack web applications--a critical skill for web application developers playing defense, junior penetration testers, and security-curious management.

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CAPM certification guide: Certified Associate Project Manager exam explained

The Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) certification is a great starting point for those new to project management and wanting to accelerate their career. Here is everything you need to know about this certification.

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12 certifications for enterprise architects

Enterprise architect is a vital, growing role for aligning IT strategy with business goals. Whether you’re interested in cloud, applications, software or systems, an enterprise architecture certification can boost your career.

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Employee engagement: 10 best practices for improving your culture

A culture of engagement can improve business productivity and employee retention. CIOs and experts share tips on keeping your staff engaged.

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CSM certification guide: Certified ScrumMaster exam explained

The Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certification sets the standard for establishing Scrum theory, developing practical applications and rules, and leading teams and stakeholders through the development process.

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10 must-have skills for ITSM pros

If you work in IT service management, these are the 10 skills you’ll need in order to be successful in the years ahead.

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7 signs you're suffering from burnout — and what to do about it

When you absolutely, positively no longer give a damn about your work, it's time to stop and recharge. Your soul, colleagues and family will thank you.

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The 10 best coding bootcamps

Looking to hire programmers? Some of the best talent comes from coding bootcamps. Here are the 10 best U.S.-based and/or online bootcamps to get you started.

Salesforce certification guide: Your path to a lucrative career

Salesforce certification is a great way to get ahead by proving your skills on one of the hottest CRM platforms today. Our guide to the most valuable technical Salesforce certifications will help choose the best Salesforce...

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10 best entry-level IT certifications to launch your career

IT certifications can verify your knowledge in different skillsets, boost your pay and set you apart from other entry-level candidates. Here are 10 entry-level certifications worth pursuing.

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CMMI certifications: A complete guide

The CMMI institute offers certifications for individuals, appraisers and instructors, but you’ll have to start at the associate level and work your way up.

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