The year 2017 proved to be a milestone for information security with more breaches, bigger losses, more coverage, and more jobs and opportunities for IT and programming professionals. According to a Cyber Seek report by the end of 2017, the number of Cybersecurity job openings in the USA stands at just over 285,000. Predictions say that this will continue in the year 2018 as well. Let’s check out the top three Cybersecurity certification for the year 2018:

CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional Certification

ISC2 CISSP certification is an advanced-level credential 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. The CISSP certification focuses on areas like Asset security, Security operations, Security engineering, Security and risk management, and Software development security.

CISM: Certified Information Security Manager Certification

ISACA CISM certification is a globally-recognized, expert-level credential designed for IS and IT professionals to develop and manage an information security program. The certification focuses on areas like Information Security Governance, Information Security Incident Management, Information Risk Management and Compliance, Information Security Program Development and Management.

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst

CompTIA‘s CSA+ certification is a vendor and technology neutral exam designed for IT security analysts, vulnerability analysts, or threat intelligence analysts to configure and use threat detection tools; perform data analysis; and interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats, and risks to an organization with the end goal of securing and protecting applications and systems within an organization.s

uCertify offers courses for all three certification exams. The courses will help you pass the exam in your first attempt by imparting the required skills. The certification will enhance your career prospects that will help you scale the pinnacle of success.

Before going for CISSP certification, let’s explore the reasons you should go for this certification and the impact this certification would have on your career.

First Things First: What Is CISSP?

CISSP stands for Certified Information Systems
Security Professional. The credential is administered by ISC2. This certification is an advanced-level credential ideal for the IT security professionals with a minimum of four years of professional experience in the field of information security. The certification focuses on Access Control, Telecommunications and Network Security, Information Security Governance and Risk Management, Software Development Security, Cryptography, and many more.

The Reasons For The CISSP Certification

  1.   Immense Popularity

The CISSP credential is an admired certification for most professionals and is highly respected by a majority of large, global companies like Google, P&G, IBM, and many more. The CISSP certification demonstrates an individual’s working knowledge of information security and commitment to their profession. In 2017, there are 111,000 certified professionals worldwide, and two-thirds of them are from the USA.

  1. Career Prospects And Salaries

CISSP certification offers many career prospects and a high salary for the certified professionals. The average salary for the CISSP certified professionals is USD 121,729. The average salary for the CISSP certified professionals is as follows:

  • Security Engineer: USD 131,020
  • Security Architect, IT: USD 153,811
  • Information Security Officer: USD 140,874
  • Information Security Analyst: USD 116,694
  • Information Security Manager: USD 139,677
  1. Catapult your career

Information security is a critical aspect of any organization and with a CISSP credential, you may find their job evolving into something even bigger. Here are some threats that a CISSP certified professional combats:

  • Phishing Attacks: A fake web page is created mimicking real page to gather sensitive user information.
  • Close-in Attacks: Stealing data in close physical adjacency.
  • Exploit Attacks: Zero-day attack existing vulnerability in code exploited.

Check out the CISSP certification courses offered by uCertify. The courses fulfill all the three reasons and provide the complete coverage of exam objectives. So, get yourself enrolled in the courses for passing the certification exam in your attempt.

 

Pass the PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam by PMP: Project Management Professional v6 course and performance-based labs. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any textbook, course & training. The course and labs focus on the objectives covered in the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam and provide skills required for Project Management.

The course covers the following areas of Project Management:

  • Creating the Project Charter
  • Developing the Project Scope Development
  • Creating the Project Schedule
  • Developing the Project Budget and Communicating the Plan
  • Risk Planning
  • Planning the Project Resources
  • Developing the Project Team
  • Conducting Procurements and Sharing Information
  • Measuring and Controlling Project Performance
  • Controlling Work Results
  • Closing the Project and Applying Project Responsibilities

The course offers the following resources:

  • 81+ Quizzes
  • 14+ Lessons
  • 75+ Flashcards
  • 239+ Exercises
  • 2+ Full-length Tests
  • 100+ Pre-assessments
  • 200+ Post assessments
  • 62+ Performance-based labs

About The Exam

PMP certification is industry-recognized, vendor-neutral credential designed for project managers. PMP certification recognizes the competence of an individual to perform in the role of a project manager, especially experience in leading and directing projects. As the demand for skilled project managers has increased, candidates who hold the PMP credential are well positioned to provide the professional skills necessary to lead project teams and achieve successful project results. PMP certification exam focuses on the five aspects of Project Management:

  1. Initiating
  2. Planning
  3. Executing
  4. Monitoring
  5. Controlling
  6. Closing

So, gear up to be a PMP certified professional with uCertify’s PMP: Project Management Professional v6 course and performance-based labs.

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uCertify is offering the course for CIW Database Design Specialist certification. 1D0-541 Database Design Specialist course and live-labs are one of them. The live-lab is a real computer equipment, networked together and conveniently accessible over the Internet using virtualization. The course and live-labs cover the objectives of the 1D0-541 exam. Live-labs are the unique feature offered by uCertify that provide you the real-world experience and enabled with auto-grading. The areas covered in the course are:

  • Normalization
  • Relational Algebra
  • Database Planning
  • Introduction to Database
  • Logical Database Design
  • Physical Database Design
  • Structured Query Language
  • Relational Database Fundamentals
  • Transactions and Database Security
  • Overview of Database Design Methodology

The course comes with the following resources:

  • 7+ Live-labs
  • 13+ Lessons
  • 460+ Quizzes
  • 62+ Flashcards
  • 282+ Exercises
  • 4+ Full-length Tests
  • 50+ Pre-assessments
  • 82+ Post assessments

About The Exam

The CIW Database Design Specialist course is an introductory vendor-neutral training for individuals planning to pursue product-focused database specialization. This exam covers various aspects of DB2, Oracle Database 11g, MS SQL, and MySQL. The exam objectives are as follows:

  • Data Models
  • Data Dictionaries
  • Relational Integrity
  • Database Languages  
  • Data Control Language
  • Data Definition Language
  • Data Manipulation Language
  • Retrieving Data from Relations
  • Creating statements using DDL
  • Forming commands using DML
  • Entities and Data Relationships
  • Using DCL to control the access

This certification offers the average salary of USD 71,382 and has many career prospects such as:

  • Enterprise developers
  • IT managers/directors
  • Application developers
  • Software programmers
  • Web development professionals

Grab the chance of getting the Database Design Specialist certification by passing the 1D0-541 exam with uCertify courses and labs.

Abraham Andresen has over 15+ years of experience in IT domain. He holds expertise in Networking, Network Security, Network Administration, Troubleshooting, and many more. He has earned 19 IT certifications namely: CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Server+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA A+, CCNA, CISSP, CCNP, SSCP, Windows Mobile Support Specialist, MCSE: Windows Server 2003 track, Microsoft Windows 7 Desktop Administrator, CEH, Cisco Certified Network Associate: Security, Blackberry Support Specialist, ITIL v3 Foundations, CREW Electronic Warfare Specialist, JNCIA, Certified White Hat Hacker (Advanced), Manager Development Course, Network Administrator Development Course.

He recently accessed our CompTIA Network+ course and has provided the following feedback that we are more than happy to share:

“I was granted the pleasure to review the Network + training curriculum offered by uCertify. As a Network Engineer and a Network + certified professional I can say with complete certainty that this training will prepare anyone willing to put in the effort for the CompTIA Network+ exam. The training documentation was deep and thorough, yet surprisingly easy to read.”

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Kick start your prep for CIW Social Media Strategist certification exam with  Social Media Strategist course offered by uCertify. CIW Social Media Strategist course is designed for web designers, Internet consultants, IT professionals, marketing professionals, web and graphic artists, and business professionals. The course explains about business uses of social media; identify strategies and tactics for creating and using folksonomies, and the lot more. The course covers the objectives of the 1D0-623 exam. The course covers the following topics:

  • Social Media Platforms
  • Social Media Advertising
  • Reports and Optimization
  • Introduction to Social Media
  • Using Social Media in Business
  • Developing Social Media Strategy
  • Presentations and Business Blogs
  • Creating a Social Media Campaign
  • Social Media Metrics and Analytics
  • Risk, Reputation, and Crisis Response

The course comes with the following Resources:

  • 10+ Lessons
  • 227+ Quizzes
  • 184+ Flashcards
  • 3+ Full-length Tests
  • 55+ Pre-assessments
  • 55+ Post assessments

About The Exam

The CIW Social Media Strategist course is the fourth course in the CIW Web and Mobile Design series certification, which prepares you to take the CIW Social Media Strategist exam. The exam validates your expertise in the following areas:

  • Creating successful social media campaign
  • Discussing crowdsourcing and crowd shaping strategies
  • Describing the types of tools used in social media analytics
  • Explaining the types of content that can be used in a social media campaign
  • Tracking virtual and brick-and-mortar business using social media and Web technologies
  • Explaining about types of communication links that can exist with businesses using social media
  • Performing a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) analysis based on a social media audit
  • Describing what social media optimization (SMO) is and how it fits into the social media strategy planning cycle

So, get yourself enrolled in the uCertify interactive course and start your prep for becoming a Social Media Strategist.

 

Start your prep for CompTIA Security+ certification exam with uCertify CompTIA Security+ Study Guide Exam SY0-501 Seventh Edition course. The course provides you the hands-on expertise on all the topics covered in the exam. The course comes with the interactive lessons and much more resources that can make you an expert in managing and applying Security policies and principles. The areas covered by the course are:

  • Cryptography
  • Managing Risk
  • Securing The Cloud
  • Security Administration
  • Wireless Network Threats
  • Identify and Access Management
  • Social Engineering and other Foes
  • Host, Data, and Application Theory
  • Monitoring and Diagnosing Networks
  • Understanding Devices and Infrastructure
  • Disaster Recovery and Incident Response

The course comes with the following learning resources:

  • 13+ Lessons
  • 121+ Quizzes
  • 225+ Exercises
  • 265+ Flashcards
  • 2+ Full-length Tests
  • 90+ Pre-assessments
  • 90+ Post assessments

 

About The Exam

CompTIA Security+ is a standalone certification from CompTIA with the exam code SY0-501. CompTIA Security+ is an entry-level, international, vendor-neutral credential designed for IT security professionals to identify risk, participate in risk mitigation activities, provide infrastructure, information, operational, and application security. The SY0-501 is an advanced version of the SY0-401 exam. The certification exam provides you the substantial earning potential and offers you an average salary of USD 86,000 per year. The domains covered in the exam are:

  • Risk Management
  • Cryptography and PKI
  • Technologies and Tools
  • Architecture and Design
  • Identify and Access Management
  • Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities

The career prospects after getting the certification are as follows:

  • Security Specialist/Administrator
  • Security Consultant
  • Security or Systems Administrator
  • Network Administrator

Hurry up! Check out the uCertify course and pass the certification exam in your first attempt.

 

uCertify offers courses on Microsoft MOS certifications. So, start your prep for this certification with Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016. The course covers the objectives of the 77-729 exam and provides you the knowledge of latest advancements added in the PowerPoint 2016. PowerPoint is a basic but an important skill. The areas covered by the course are:

  • Mastery Builders
  • Customizing a Slide Show
  • Customizing Design Templates
  • Collaborating on a Presentation
  • Working With Media and Animations
  • Modifying Object in your Presentation
  • Developing a PowerPoint Presentation
  • Securing and Distributing a Presentation
  • Performing Advanced Text Editing Operations
  • Adding Tables and Charts to your presentation
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016 Exam 77-722
  • Adding Graphical Elements to your Presentation
  • Adding SmartArt and Math Equations to a presentation

The LO-77-729 course offers the following learning resources:

  • 21+ Lessons
  • 106+ Quizzes
  • 109+ Flashcards
  • 2+ Full-length Tests
  • 33+ Pre-assessments
  • 33+ Post assessments

 

About The Exam

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 2016 certification exams introduce a new performance-based format for improved testing of a candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities using the MOS 2016 programs. Successful candidates will have a fundamental understanding of the PowerPoint environment and demonstrate the correct application of PowerPoint 2016. Candidates create, edit, and enhance presentations and Slideshows. The exam measures your skills in the following tasks:

  • Managing Multiple Presentations
  • Creating and Managing presentations
  • Applying Transitions and Animations
  • Inserting Tables, Charts, Media, and SmartArt
  • Inserting and Formatting Texts, Images, and Shapes

The certification exam offers the following career opportunities:

  • Editor
  • Data Analyst
  • Office Professional

What are you waiting for? Get yourself enrolled in the latest uCertify course for passing the certification exam on your first attempt.

 

Want to become an expert in Computer Security? Then uCertify is the right destination for you. The Computer Security Fundamentals labs provide you the hands-on experience of the real world scenarios. This contains 20+ performance-based labs. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any textbook, course & training. The labs are so versatile and cover all the aspects of computer security. Some of the areas covered by the labs are:

  • Malware
  • Encryption
  • Cyber Detective
  • Security Policies
  • Introduction to Forensics
  • Denial of Service Attacks
  • Networks and the Internet
  • Computer Security Technology
  • Cyber Stalking, Fraud, and Abuse
  • Cyber Terrorism and Information Warfare
  • Network Scanning and Vulnerability Scanning

Computer security is a key skill demanded by most of the industries these days. Computer security is a very broad term that covers topics from identifying threats to removing them. The field is of growing importance due to the increasing reliance on computer systems and the Internet, wireless networks such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, the growth of “smart” devices, including smartphones, televisions and tiny devices as part of the Internet of Things.

The average salary offered after getting this certification is USD 82,000. The certification offers many job opportunities like:

  • Cloud Architect
  • Cyber Security Manager
  • Cyber Security Consultant
  • Cyber Security Operations Analyst

So, start learning with uCertify labs today and enhance your career prospects.

uCertify is offering courses for CompTIA A+ certification exam. The courses contain interactive lessons and labs. CompTIA A+ 220-901 Lab contains 84+ performance-based labs. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any textbook, course & training. The labs are versatile and easy to explore and learn and gives you real exam experience. The lab covers the aspects of A+ certification exam in a very efficient way. The lab covers the objectives of CompTIA A+ 220-901 exam that includes networking, hardware, mobile devices, hardware and network troubleshooting. The course covers the following areas:

  • Display Devices
  • Custom Configuration
  • Introduction to TCP/IP
  • Understanding Laptops
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Peripherals and Expansions
  • Understanding Mobile Devices
  • Installing and Configuring Printers
  • Storage Devices and Power Supplies
  • Hardware and Network Troubleshooting
  • Motherboards, Processors, and Memory

About The Exam

CompTIA A+ certification is a globally recognized industry supported credential. This certification is a comprehensive and vendor-neutral credential that validates your foundation skills of the most common hardware and software technologies in business and the skills necessary to support complex IT infrastructures. The objectives of the exam are:

  • Hardware
  • Networking
  • Mobile Devices
  • Apply troubleshooting skills
  • Provide appropriate customer support
  • Hardware and Network Troubleshooting
  • Understand the basics of networking and security/forensics
  • Install, configure and maintain devices, PCs, and software for end users
  • Understand the basics of virtualization, desktop imaging, and deployment

The certification provides you substantial earning potential. The career prospects for the certification exam:

  • IT ​Support Technician
  • Field Service ​Technician
  • IT Support ​Administrator
  • Technical Support Specialist

Get yourself enrolled in uCertify labs for the brand new way of understanding the concepts required to pass the certification exam.