Failing an exam can feel like a punch to the gut. You’ve worked hard, studied harder, and given up your free time only to fall short. If you find yourself in this difficult position, don’t worry! It’s more common than you think, even for seasoned IT professionals. Each exam costs $200-$400 depending on the test […]
Christopher Jaskoski is a recent graduate of LeaderQuest and we couldn’t be more proud of his amazing success in the IT field. Chris served in the Army for eight years as a combat engineer stationed at Ft Lewis and Ft Carson. He was deployed to Iraq in 2010, Afghanistan in 2012, and Kuwait in 2015. […]
It’s no secret that cyber security is an ever-growing concern. In 2016 alone, the National Crime Agency reported over 2.46 million cyber attacks. As demand for cyber IT specialists skyrockets, ensuring professionals have the necessary skills has been a challenge. That’s where the CASP exam and certification comes in. Designed to test enterprise cyber security […]
If you’re interested in starting an IT career, you’ve come to the right place. LeaderQuest offers IT training that can help you quickly get the credentials you need to get hired! Our programs prepare you to earn the most important IT certifications for a fraction of the time and money of a college course in […]
In the Fall of 2016, Marcus was on a plane flying back from Germany and trying to get all his ducks in a row to finish his cyber security training. Marcus was serving in the military, where he was doing network analysis. His goal was to finish his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, and then […]
Sometimes, it can be difficult to get a foothold in the industry you want even if you have the right experience. This is especially true for immigrants, who face unique challenges when they look for work. Certification can help to legitimize the experience that you already have, vastly increasing your chances of getting an interview […]
What’s a day in the life of an information security analyst really like? This was the question on my mind when I interviewed Jason Thompson, who works as a Data Systems Security Specialist at one of the three largest banks in the US. Read on to find out how he got into the industry, what he does all day, and his advice for those who’re interested in cyber security.
LeaderQuest is committed to helping veterans transition into the civilian workforce. We’re very proud of the work of our Community Engagement Manager, Aaron Kiewicz. In Colorado Springs, Aaron serves the veteran population as an aide and a confidant on behalf of LeaderQuest. His mission is to create effective bonds with veterans and support them as […]
Advertising on the internet is changing. It’s becoming more focused, which is good and bad. When it helps sellers and buyers come together, it can be a good thing. But when the results include malicious software, it’s a bad thing for everybody. Read on to learn about how internet ads can be hijacked by attackers.