I lost my job two weeks ago today.
I didn’t lose my job because I hated what I was doing, I loved what I was doing. I didn’t lose my job because I wasn’t making great money, my job paid great. I didn’t lose my job because I wasn’t good at it, I love what I do and it's a great career. Cyber Security is awesome.
I lost my job because I wanted to do something else (Bigger than me).
I had a student come to me today and ask - "What is the better for my IT Security Career?" - Here is my response.
The difference between the SY0-401 and SY0-501 there is about a 25% overall change in content. The new exam focuses more on:
The main exam objectives have been re-ordered and re-named to better reflect instructional design organization as well as the changing emphasis of industry cybersecurity trends.
The Cisco Champion Program is a group of people who are passionate about Cisco and enjoy sharing their knowledge, expertise, and thoughts across the social web and with Cisco. We are honored to be 1 of just over 250 Cisco Champions for 2018.
Cisco Champions are regarded as experts in Cisco products and technologies by their peers and actively share in technical forums, communities, user groups, social media and speaking engagements across the social web, IRL and with Cisco. The program has been running for more than 4 years and each year open nominations are held to find and select the best candidates from around the world.
Mentoring Youth Through Technology (MYTT) is a nonprofit designed to inspire, educate and mentor youth through technology.
I am IT Training is so excited and honored to say we support and work with MYTT students. The MYTT mission is so important to ensure our youth are job ready and competitive for tomorrow workplace. Their mission is to propel youth to thrive in a technology driven world. They are doing the work of preparing the Next Generation for STEM.
Some quick facts about what they have already accomplished: