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10 reasons why phishing attacks are nastier than ever

10 reasons why phishing attacks are nastier than ever

Forget Nigerian princes -- today’s spearphishing is sophisticated business, fooling even the most seasoned security pros

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Comments about new STEM rule flood federal inbox

The U.S. government is trying to expand the amount of time a foreign STEM student can work on a student visa

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Are your IT certifications killing your career?

There's no shortage of ways to advance your career or earnings potential. Racking up a bunch of certifications is one of them -- but be careful it doesn't have the opposite effect

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13 top coding bootcamps for Web developers

Here’s a look at 13 popular Web development bootcamps in 13 cities across the U.S., including tuition and job assistance details


The most important security question to ask users

You have several options for improving corporate security, but user education is a crucial measure, and it all comes down to one point


Your guide to top tech conferences

This searchable directory of technology conferences makes it easy to find events coming to a convention center near you

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5 tech skills that never go out of style

Hadoop, Ruby on Rails, Python, and JavaScript are the new hot, but chances are you have golden oldies running behind the scenes. Here are the top 5 legacy skills still crucial to your organization's success

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7 things every new programmer should know

Veteran software developers share the lessons they’ve learned over the years about how to successfully navigate the professional coding business

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How to fix the tech talent shortage

There is a frightening shortage of IT skills in the United States today. Why is the shortage of skilled developers so threatening? Because failure to capitalize on digital trends and transform can result in lost competitive...

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Top 10 technology schools

Interested in going to one of the best colleges or universities to study technology? Here are the top 10 schools known for their computer science and engineering programs.

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Three months, one degree, $100K salary: Is this the future of IT training?

Crash courses in coding may be a launchpad for careers, but can they deliver developers that really get it?

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Free course: Learn basic Cisco networking

In partnership with tech training provider PluralSight, Network World offers a free online course on CCNA routing and VLANs

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8 free tools that teach kids how to code

It’s never too soon to teach kids to code. After all, they are already growing up surrounded by technology and are naturals when it comes to tablets, smartphones and computers. Here are eight websites and apps you can use to get your...

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Free course: "JavaScript: The Good Parts"

In partnership with tech training provider Pluralsight, ITworld is offering a free online JavaScript course by Douglas Crockford, author of "JavaScript: The Good Parts" and Senior JavaScript Architect at PayPal

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The worst thing about tech bubbles isn't what you may think

Sure, stock prices can dive, but the longer-term problem is what the bubble does to computer science college enrollments

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The 8 most in-demand IT security certifications

The most recent IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index from research and analysis firm Foote Partners confirms that IT pros holding security certifications can expect premium pay

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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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