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The 8 most in-demand IT security certifications

High-profile security breaches have highlighted the need for skilled security professionals. The most recent IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index from research and analysis firm Foote Partners confirms that IT pros holding security...

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Tech experts rake in the cash by teaching online

As online education platforms proliferate, some IT pros are making bank by teaching online. Just beware negative reviews from students

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Waste of time or wise investment? Two sides of user security training

Cynics say no amount of security training can prevent users from slipping up and bulletproof defenses are the only answer

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8 free sites that teach you how to program

Want to learn to code, but aren't interested in paying pricey fees? Here are eight great websites that will teach you how to program on your own time, from the comfort of your own home and for free.

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IT job demand remains steady, but H-1B questions linger

The IT market slumped somewhat across May and June, but H-1B visa controversies are getting attention and action

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The midyear state of the IT job market

The tech market is booming and that's good news for today's tech workers

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IT hiring rebounds from its winter slump

With more than 14,000 IT jobs added in May, hiring heads upward again, but questions about the H-1B program grow more heated

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How to hire for personality and train for skills

Even in a tight IT labor market, finding talent with the right technology skillsets probably isn't your biggest challenge. What's much more difficult is finding talent with the right personality fit

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Learn data science and more with new and improved MOOCs

With recent enhancements, you can now get a truly useful education from Coursera and its ilk -- in data science, machine learning, and many other subjects

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Get real about user security training

Do you despair that users will never learn to avoid stupid security mistakes that compromise your organization? Maybe you're not spending enough time and effort on training

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Wanted: Greater diversity in tech -- but how?

Tech giants like Google and Intel are investing millions in new efforts to attract and retain women and minorities in their workforces

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5 ways your company can defuse a social media crisis

When an employee is caught in the crosshairs of a social media mishap, businesses need to tread carefully

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3 key focuses for a successful Windows admin career

Microsoft-centric IT pros can remain in the thick of the jobs action by digging deep into these three areas

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8 free online courses to grow your tech skills

The cost of learning just got cheaper with these eight free ways to grow your technology skill set

Good news: Computer science graduates will be ready for the cloud

More and more colleges and universities are preparing students for a world beyond on-premises IT systems

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Lazy training puts your company at risk

Few companies take training seriously, and as a result their employees are not as smart or productive as they should be

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16 of the hottest IT skills for 2015

Here are specific skills that will add the most value for your career advancement in the new year

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Court OKs IT worker lawsuit over student visa work program

Federal judge refuses to dismiss suit challenging the OPT program, which President Obama is seeking to expand

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