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MCITP Titles Get ANSI Stamp

American National Standards Institute give accreditation to two of Microsoft's new-generation Professional=level admin certifications pass muster, get ANSI accreditation.

Outsourcing's Impact on Network Security Debated

Information security is always a concern in any outsourcing arrangement, but just how much of a concern is still the subject of debate.

Report: Microsoft Key to IT Jobs Growth

A Microsoft-sponsored IDC study predicted relatively healthy employment prospects for skilled IT labor over the next four years.

Homeland Security To Hire 1,000 IT Pros

The Department of Homeland Security will hire up to 1,000 additional people to work in cybersecurity jobs over the next three years.

Georgia Tech Moves Unemployed IT Pros into Teaching Jobs

The College of Computing at Georgia Tech is looking to shift unemployed technology professionals into teaching careers.

Microsoft's Shareholders Get Executive Pay Vote

Microsoft is instituting a "say-on-pay" policy that will let its shareholders vote on compensation for Microsoft's senior executives.

Gov't Agencies Need More IT Workers

Federal agencies will need to hire over 270,000 new employees for mission-critical jobs over the next three years, including more than 11,000 IT pros.

Survey: When It Comes to Exec IT Salaries, Mainframes Pull Big Bucks

Top IT managers who work with mainframes can expect to earn significantly more than other IT executives, according to the latest salary survey by ESJ.com.

New MCITP Title for W7

At WPC, Microsoft introduced a new Professional-level certification for Windows 7 that adds a twist, with a requirement that candidates pass one of two hardware-based exams from the Help Desk Institute.

IT Hiring Steady but Salaries Down, Surveys Report

Given today's tight economy and growing unemployment figures, some of the latest news on the IT staffing front -- which could see a tiny rise in IT hiring -- is welcome news.

Sinofsky Promoted to Windows Division President

Microsoft on Wednesday announced personnel changes to its Windows Division leadership, beginning with a promotion of Steven Sinofsky to president of that division.

Forrester: Worst May Be Over for IT Market

IT purchasing has been so bad recently that things have got to be looking up.

Survey: IT Salaries Getting Pinched in 2009

The general economic downturn is leaving its mark on IT salaries, according to an independent study released on Monday.

Microsoft Offers Free Training to Virginians

Virginia's governor has announced that the state is partnering with Microsoft to offer free technology training and skills certification to residents.

Microsoft Debuts Virtualized Windows Exam

The Microsoft Learning group introduced its first virtual lab-based MCP exam this week.

Turning In Your Homework

There are as many ways to do things with PowerShell cmdlets as there are ways to skin a cat.

Microsoft Cuts More Employees, Not Done Yet

Microsoft laid off an undisclosed number of employees today as part of a cost-cutting plan that was initiated back in January.

UAC Under Control

UAC not so snarky in Windows 7. Plus, .NET exploit; Internet dangers; hiring hackers.

Beta in May: Windows 7, Configuring Exam

Microsoft Learning to put Exam 70-680 through the proverbial wringer from May 5-18.

IT Is Hiring, But Just Barely

According to IT staffing specialist Robert Half Technology, a net 2 percent of CIOs anticipate adding IT staff in the coming quarter, compared to a net 8 percent increase in Q1.

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