Posts By John Mark Ivey

How does your salary compare to national averages? 2014 IT Salary Survey

What skills are in demand? Do training and certifications impact salary? Help us answer these questions and more by participating in our 2014 IT Skills and Salary Survey. Submit your survey response by October 18, 2013, and you will be entered into our random drawing for one of eight $250 American Express gift cards.

AFCEA’s TechNet Augusta 2013 On My Mind

Soon I’ll be headed down south to the fine state of Georgia to attend AFCEA’s TechNet Augusta 2013 government conference. My last government event was AFCEA West 2013 in San Diego, and I hope this trip will be as enlightening and useful. While looking forward to meeting with our customers from nearby Fort Gordon, IRead… Read more »

Why Network Administrator is the Hot IT Job of the Future

Are you at a crossroads professionally or looking to start training for a new job? If so, you might want to consider pursuing network administration as a career. Network administrators are responsible for maintaining computer hardware and software systems that make up a computer network, including maintaining and monitoring active data networks, converged infrastructure networks,Read… Read more »

What You Should Know About Cyber Heists

Our resident security expert and a retired Army JAG David Willson, JD, LLM, CISSP, Security+, shared this blog with us on cyber heists. A cyber heist is a robbery that occurs in cyberspace or on the Internet. Hackers usually compromise business networks with e-mail scams and phishing attacks. They also steal usernames, passwords, logon credentials,Read… Read more »

Military Orders Process vs. Project Management Methodology

I thought I’d share our blog by Dan Stober on “Military Orders Process vs. Project Management Methodology”. As a project manager, Dan served as a military officer and he identifies the parallels between the military decision-making process (MDMP), the orders production process, and project management doctrine prescribed by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Link toRead… Read more »

Seven Habits of Highly Secure People

Earlier this year I attended a workshop at AFCEA’s West13 conference lead by Jeff Moulton, principal research associate at the Georgia Tech Research Institute. He shared his “Seven Habits of Highly Secure People.” Moulton pointed out that as humans, we all function in different ways with different habits. “Everyone in this audience goes about theirRead… Read more »