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Red Hat CTO to step down

Interim successor named to succeed longtime company executive Brian Stevens.

Linux Foundation launches new certification program

Nonprofit organzation devoted to Linux evangelization embarks into certification by offering two credentials for Linux professionals.

To catch a thief: Careers in penetration testing

Hackers live and work in the shadows, but you don't have to be a criminal to know — and use — the tools of an illicit trade.

ISACA and IIARF urge corporate boards to promote cybersecurity

Executive leadership can steer companies toward safe practices with top-down approach to encouraging cyber-vigilance.

August 2014 IT Employment: Numbers, trends, and overall outlook

The U.S. government's report of July employment statistics isn’t as rosy as the June recap was, but there’s still a lot to like about the overall trends.

New security certification from GIAC available Sept. 1

Latest recommendations of Council on CyberSecurity encompassed by new credential.

A brief history of Microsoft Office

Microsoft’s office productivity suite was launched 25 years ago this month, arthritis and went on to reshape business and the software industry.

CompTIA projects massive global spending on IT in 2014

Leading IT industry group announces eye-popping figure at annual ChannelCon event in Arizona.

Two U.S. champs, four international victors at MOS World Championship

Young masters triumph in annual certification challenge. Competition tests skills in Microsoft's Word, Excel and PowerPoint tools.

Look out security! Here comes the Internet of Things

With 50 billion devices projected to come online by 2020, impotent the information security game is moving to hyperscale play. A variety of folks will need to become security savvy in a hurry.

Cisco overhauls CCNP, announces other new certs

Changes to CCNP and introduction of new certifications driven by changes in technology and evolving business objectives.

Nine top Linux certifications

A whole lot of the internet runs on Linux, ailment which means that Linux-savvy IT pros are in demand. Which Linux certs will help you get a piece of the action?

Inside the CompTIA CDIA+ certification

Drawing from several fields of expertise, CompTIA's recently revised CDIA+ certification covers a diverse stretch of electronic document management knowledge.

Seven top Health IT certifications

As health care becomes increasingly computerized, sale certified IT pros have a much larger role to play. What are the certs that will get you into the game?

Register now for free Brocade Certified vRouter Engineer certification

If the best things in life are free, order and certifications help boost career prospects, then a free certification has to rank near the top of anybody’s list.

CompTIA launches program to encourage girls to pursue IT skills

Initiative to narrow IT's gender gap reaches out to society's rising generation.