uCertify has released Systems Security Certified Practitioner Study Guide which provides hands-on expertise in (ISC)² SSCP exam. This course covers all the domains of (ISC)² SSCP exam and includes topics such as access controls; security operations and administration; risk identification, monitoring and analysis; cryptography; network and communications security; and so on.

The SSCP exam is an entry-level security exam sponsored by International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc., or (ISC)². It is considered by many to be a stepping stone on the path of earning the (ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Practitioner (CISSP). (ISC)² describes the person with the SSCP certification as the person doing the hands-on work or the enforcer that everyone is going to for answers. The exam is still focused on understanding key security concepts. The career prospects of an (ISC)² SSCP certified is vast and it includes a career as a security analyst, systems engineer, security administrator, database administrator, systems/network analyst, network security engineer, security consultant/specialist, systems/network administrator.

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uCertify has recently updated IC3 GS5 Computing Fundamentals course and has added labs in it. It will help you gain hands-on expertise in IC3 GS5 Exam 1. IC3 GS5 Computing Fundamentals labs are versatile, simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. The course and lab provide complete coverage of computing fundamentals exam and include topics such as understanding operating systems, hardware, software; cloud computing; networking and the mobile device; and so on.

IC3 Global Standard 5 (GS5) is the newest addition to the IC3 Digital Literacy program. Like its predecessors, the GS5 certification is comprised of three exams: Computing Fundamentals, Living Online, and Key Applications. IC3 GS5 Computing Fundamentals exam covers a foundational understanding of computing and includes understanding and use of computer hardware, software, and operating systems. Two new topics have been added to this exam: cloud computing and mobile device.

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Social Media Practices and Search Engine Optimization (SEO), are the strategies that have their main focus on making an attractive brand identity, which helps in persuading the customers to buy their products. There is, but a need to understand that social media depends on high-quality contents, so work done towards effective SEO can increase the impact of social media practices. Let’s see the five social media practices that provide a boost to SEO:

  • Use Social Media Posts: This method opens up a medium for direct viewers to the posts. The posts can be of any article, or a video or even news articles, but using contents on social media always brings a positive impact on searches and offers a great boost to SEO strategies.
  • Boost External Links To The Site: You can use link building and strengthen such links through social media. Link building is one of the most important aspects of search rankings and strengthening links through social media enhances the efficiency of SEO campaigns.
  • Expand The Number Of Followers On Social Media: A company’s social media followers have a great impact on search engine rankings. Any brand with a number of likes and shares on social media is more likely to take top search engine result pages. However, it is important to mention here that fake followers do not have much influence on social media or SEO practices.
  • Promote Sharing On Social Media For Brand Awareness: Increasing the awareness and the popularity of a brand is very important for boosting the SEO strategies. Promoting social sharing is one of the credible methods of increasing brand awareness and stepping up SEO campaigns in the process. It results in increasing popularity of your brand among consumers, which has a positive effect on SEO.
  • Optimize Social Media Posts: Boosting and optimizing social media posts locally, is one of the significant ways a company can gain popularity among its consumers. It also provides important benefits to the search engine optimization strategies of any business or company.

We can see how effective social media can be in stepping up SEO campaign. Along with these, balance in the work profile is important for creating a successful campaign. So, try out the above-mentioned points to boost up SEO.


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You can prepare for MS Word 2016 exam with uCertify’s recently updated Microsoft Word 2016 course and labs. Designed for information workers, the course and labs focus on the expertise required for passing MS Word 2016 exam.

uCertify has updated its Microsoft Word 2016 course and labs by adding practice questions which will help in getting a better learning outcome and better exam preparation. The course and lab have been designed in an interactive way which makes it less monotonous. It will help you in gaining:

  • the basic knowledge of the Word environment
  • the skill to deliver tasks without any help
  • the candidates in demonstrating the correct application of the basic features of Word 2016.

So, gear-up for uCertify’s updated MS Word 2016 course and labs to enhance your career prospects as editor, data analyst, office specialist and so on.


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uCertify has updated its IC3 GS5 Living Online Course with 31+ performance based labs. Performance-based labs are versatile – labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. IC3 GS5 Living Online course and performance-based labs provide complete coverage of the IC3 GS5 exam 3 and include topics such as using the Internet, understanding networking and its most important concepts, communicating online, searching the world wide web and so on. It will help you gain hands-on experience in Certiport IC3-GS5 Living Online exam.

IC3 Global Standard 5 (GS5) is the newest addition to the IC3 Digital Literacy program. Like the previous exams, the GS5 certification is comprised of three exams: Computing Fundamentals, Living Online, and Key Applications. Living Online exam covers skills required for working in the Internet or networked environment and maximizes your education, collaboration, communication and social interaction in a safe and moral way.

So, gear up to pass IC3 GS5 exam 3 with uCertify and enhance your career prospects as IT Manager, Project Manager, Computer Trainer, Office Administrator.


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Want to know which IT certifications will enhance your job profile and will take your tech career a step forward? Here, we have brought the top five IT certifications to boost up your career:

1. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA): CCNA certification validates a professional’s expertise in configuring, operating, and troubleshooting medium-level routed and switched networks. It also includes the validation and application of connections through distant sites using WAN.

Certification process: To become a CCNA certified, you need to pass a 90-minutes exam consisting of about 50-60 questions. The question format for this exam is multiple-choice, single-answer, drag and drop, fill in the blank and so on. The test costs around USD 295.

Job titles: Network engineer, network administrator, and systems administrator.

2. CompTIA A+: CompTIA A+ certification is an industrially recognized vendor-neutral certification designed to ensure knowledge and skills for entry-level IT professionals to configure, install, and maintain devices, PCs and software for end users, assemble components based on customer requirements, and so on.

Certification process: To become A+ certified, professionals have to pass two exams: 220-901 and 220-902. The question format for this exam is multiple choice and performance-based. The exam cost is approximately USD 200.

Job titles: In-home support specialist, desktop support technician, and help desk technician.

3. Network+: Network+ is a globally recognized credential designed to ensure technical knowledge required for foundation-level IT network practitioners to troubleshoot, manage, install, maintain, operate and configure basic network infrastructure, basic design principles, describe networking technologies, and adhere to wiring standards and use testing tools.

Certification process: To become a Network+ certified, professionals need to pass a 90-minutes exam consisting of 90 questions. The exam costs around USD 285.

Job titles: Helpdesk technician, information technology specialist, and information technology technician.

4. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP): ISC2 CISSP is an advanced-level certification designed to ensure skills and knowledge required for IT security professionals to engineer, implement, manage, and design the overall information security program to protect organizations from growing sophisticated attacks.

Certification process: The CISSP certification exam includes eight topics. It contains 250 questions which have to be completed in six hours. The exam cost is around USD 600.

Most common job titles: Information technology auditor, security analyst, information security analyst, and so on.

5. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE): Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certification is designed to ensure proficiency and skills to use Windows Server, System Center, and other Microsoft technologies. The MCSE exam validates your ability to design systems and complex solutions, solve difficult problems requiring innovative resolutions, build and deploy, as well as operate, maintain and optimize Microsoft-based systems.

Certification process: The exam has a five-step process that contains various question formats such as multiple choice, drag-and-drop, and simulation problems. The exam costs around USD 150 regardless of the specialization.

Job titles: Systems administrator, field systems technician, and systems engineer.

So, what are you waiting for? Earning one of these top IT certifications will enhance your IT career and increase the job proficiency. Start your preparation now!


uCertify has updated its Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Course and Labs with 140 test prep questions covering all the topics and objectives for the better testing of the candidate’s knowledge in PowerPoint 2016. It will help gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

The Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 labs are versatile – labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. PowerPoint 2016 course and lab covers all the objectives of Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 exam, which includes creating presentation, inserting, formatting, modifying, ordering and grouping slides, modifying handouts and notes, changing presentation options and views, configuring a presentation and a slide show; inserting and formatting tables, charts, SmartArt graphics and managing media; applying slide transitions, animating slide content and setting timings for transitions and animations; merging content from multiple presentations and finalizing presentations.

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