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ACU and Infosec Pioneer Innovation: College Credit for CompTIA Certifications

In a ground-breaking collaboration at the intersection of industry training and academia, Abilene Christian University (ACU) and Cengage Group announce an industry-first initiative to award college course credit for certification through Infosec Institute’s boot camps from CompTIA, a globally recognized organization that offers professionals trusted credentials that validate their career experience. This innovative partnership will … Continued
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Top Jobs For 2024

As 2024 gets underway, the possibilities can seem endless for those looking to make a change or new start in their career. Whether you’re looking to transition from one field to another or seeking alternative ways to get promoted at work, finding the right next job can be challenging especially as technical expertise, qualifications, and … Continued

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The Popularity of Cybersecurity Degrees

Let’s face it. We live in a digital age where your name, address, date of birth, social security number, photos, and financial information are currently floating in a virtual cloud. Today, over 60% of all corporate data and 65% of personal data is stored in clouds—through systems like Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, and DropBox—around the … Continued

Five Books Every MSIT Student Should Read

As the world becomes more reliant on information and technology, so does the need for accurate information specialists dedicated to helping organizations stay up-to-date on what’s new in the world of programming, data science, networking, and cybersecurity. And in such a rapidly evolving career space like information technology, you must stay informed on changing trends … Continued

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The Growing Need for Cybersecurity Professionals

Technology is an integral part of our everyday lives and the rate at which individuals all over the world rely on it continues to grow. While the tech world expands, the threat of data breaches and cyberattacks increases, putting crucial personal and professional information in jeopardy. Because of this, the demand for highly trained cybersecurity … Continued

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Faculty Spotlight: Joe Feliciano

Meet Dr. Joe Feliciano, Program Director for ACU Online’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Administration and Master of Science in Information Technology. Read more to learn about how the programs were designed, as well as Dr. Feliciano’s goals for training aspiring tech professionals.  From tech to teaching Joe was born in New York where … Continued

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What You Need to Excel in the Information Technology Field

When someone decides to pursue a career in the information technology field, they have the chance to work with a variety of different types of technology that impact the daily lives of people and businesses everywhere. These in-demand fields can present a wealth of opportunities for people interested in these career paths. Anyone who wants … Continued

Cybersecurity Skills

How to Obtain In-Demand Cybersecurity Skills

Cyberattacks make headlines every day. These breaches affect huge populations and cause hundreds of millions in financial damages. The notorious 2017 Equifax breach, for example, is believed to have impacted over 143 million victims, resulting in a settlement of $700 million and untold damage to the credit reporting agency’s reputation. Desperate to avoid such devastation, … Continued