IT Training and Cyber Security Training in Northern Virginia

Did you know that TrainACE and our Advanced Security branch offers IT training and Cyber Security training in Northern Virginia? TrainACE has a computer training facility located out of Loudoun County in Ashburn, Virginia. The Ashburn location offers our full catalog of courses and delivers the same high-quality training with unbeatable […]

Job Salaries with a MCSA Certification in the D.C. Area

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) is in high demand in the Washington DC area! With an MCSA certification you are able to prove to employers that you have mastered the Microsoft core platform skills, and this competence will give you a leg up against the competition in the job market! Impressive […]

Microsoft Windows Security Essentials

As the OS of choice for many businesses, Microsoft Windows houses the sensitive data of banks, hospitals and corporations. In fact, as one of the most prevalently used operating systems out there, malware authors have an affinity for attacking anything Windows—it’s their go-to playground.  In order to properly defend Windows […]

Security & Hacking Vulnerabilities in Windows 8

When Windows 8 debuted, it brought along a completely new interface, updated platform, and transformed user experience. But Windows 8 also brought along something that wasn’t intended to be included in its debut—that being a host of security vulnerabilities and threats. Since its release, users and security researchers have reported […]

The Increased Role of Active Directory in the New MCSA Certification

IT professionals preparing for the new MCSA certification will find a stronger emphasis on Active Directory. Microsoft Active Directory, or AD, is a database management system that can be replicated across logical network partitions called domains. The AD stores configuration information such as user login credentials and contains objects representing […]

The Role the Cloud Plays in the New Microsoft MCSE Curriculum

Microsoft has retooled its MCSE certification for IT professionals to include a major focus on the cloud. The company made the changes in response to the growing movement of IT resources to cloud-based solutions. According to Microsoft-sponsored research, cloud computing may create 14 million jobs and generate 1.1 trillion in […]

Assessing the Changes to the New MCSE Certification

Microsoft recently announced its plan to reintroduce the MCSE and MCSA certifications, which address the evolution of technology toward cloud computing. Many IT professionals are already aware of the MCITP certification that resulted from the Microsoft Server 2008 upgrade, but it appears the company tossed the four-year-old certification. With the […]