Creating IT Futures shares information on cybersecurity and cyber-defense, plus news about new grads and alumni


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Cybersecurity is a top concern for companies across all industries in today's economy. Who will take on the positions needed to thwart cyber crime? How can you get into cybertechnology as a career? Creating IT Futures and CompTIA provide resources and insight on this timely topic.

October 2018

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The Future of Cyber-Defense is Teen Technologists

The menace of cybercrime looms over business operations of all kinds in this country. Where will U.S. companies find the analytics talent to fill these roles? We believe that tweens and teens should become a focal point in this area. Their optimal mix of hard technical skills and relationship acumen are well suited for today’s fast-paced, continually evolving cybersecurity environment.

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Cybersecurity Jobs: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

Cybersecurity is constantly evolving and growing – and there are more than 300,000 current U.S. job openings in cybersecurity that need talented IT pros like yourself. Learn about the different types of cybersecurity jobs and salaries and how to start your cybersecurity career.

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‘Where Are They Now?’ Catches Up With Rachel Hopkins

Rachel credits her IT-Ready experience with launching her rewarding career in technology. See where Rachel is today!

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Keep the Diverse in IT

During IT-Ready's fifth annual IT-Ready employer breakfast, more than 60 hiring managers in the Twin Cities discussed how to retain diverse employees in the tech workforce.

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IT-Ready Delivers Second Cohort of Software Testers to Twin Cities Workforce

Our second cohort of IT-Ready QA graduates are ready to launch their careers as software testers in the Twin Cities.

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Build Your Brand

During the Blacks in Technology Conference, attendees gathered tips on how to build their own personal brands through volunteering, hard work and networking.


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The IT Workforce Charity of CompTIA

Creating IT Futures, a 501(c)(3) charity, was established in 1998 by CompTIA, the global IT industry association, as a way to help people improve their lives through IT careers.


Our Mission

We help populations that are under-represented in IT and individuals who are lacking in opportunity to prepare for, secure and be successful in IT careers.

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