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  • Industry Insights
    What Can You Do as a Systems Analyst?

    What does a systems analyst do? We examine this vital IT role, and look at the skills, education and certifications you’ll need to prepare to pursue this occupation.

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    Electronics Technician: Job Overview

    What does an electronics technician do? Explore the typical duties, work environment and skills required, and how you can pursue this important career.

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    32 Cyber Security Terms You Should Know

    Discover the meanings and methodologies behind 32 cyber security terms that help us understand today’s threats and safeguards in modern information security.

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    AI vs. Machine Learning: What's the Difference?

    How are artificial intelligence and machine learning related? Learn about the AI vs. machine learning connection, and machine learning’s real-world applications.

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    How to Get into Cyber Security

    Want to get into cyber security? Learn the basics of this exciting career path. Discover necessary credentials, education requirements and explore job titles.

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    Is Cyber Security a Good Career Choice?

    Is cyber security a good career? Explore some of the top careers in the industry, the skills you’ll need to pursue them and some cyber security trends for 2024.

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  • Healthcare
    The Importance of Cyber Security in Healthcare

    Safeguarding sensitive patient information is the primary drive behind healthcare cyber security. Explore healthcare’s common cyber challenges and their impacts.

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    What Do Computer Network Support Specialists Do?

    Computer network support specialists play a vital role in maintaining information systems and supporting the users who need access to those networks.

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    AI Trends to Watch For

    Discover the top AI trends to watch in artificial intelligence, including multimodal and open-source AI.

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    What is an Engineering Technologist?

    See what an Engineering Technologist professional does. Learn job roles, skills and the type of work to expect in the engineering technology field.

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    Understanding the Role of IT Director

    Explore the responsibilities of the IT Director, the projected job growth and some of the education and skills required for this management role.

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    Grey Hat Hacker: What You Need to Know

    Discover the cyber security role played by the grey hat hacker and how their tactics differ from others who resolve security flaws in information networks.

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    How to Learn AI

    If you’re interested in a career in artificial intelligence, discover how to learn AI, industry-related job growth and the steps you might take to enter the field.

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    The Emerging Role of AI in Higher Education

    Explore the use of AI in higher education, including how AI can help universities streamline operations, optimize recruiting and personalize student learning.

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    Why is Cyber Security Important?

    Why is cyber security important and how does cybercrime impact our society? Discover this and the different types of cyber security used by businesses today.

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    What is Generative AI? An Overview

    What is generative AI, how does it work and what are the benefits of this burgeoning technology? Explore more.

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    What is a DDoS Attack?

    What is a DDoS attack? Learn how Distributed Denial of Service attacks work and how networks can detect them, mitigate their effects and defend against them.

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    Ready for a Career in Cyber Security Management?

    If you are preparing to pursue a career in cyber security management, explore the education, skills and experience required for this information security role.

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    How to Become a Software Engineer

    Explore what software engineers do and how to become a software engineer by examining the education, skills and qualifications required for this IT role.

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    What is Computer Programming?

    Explore the essential role computer programming plays in software development and the information technology field as a whole.

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  • Industry Insights
    10 Best Practices for Cyber Security Risk Management

    Best practices in cyber security risk management can help organizations safeguard sensitive customer information and intellectual property against cyberattacks.

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    What is Computer Engineering? An Overview

    Combining electrical engineering with computer science, computer engineering relies heavily on testing and research.

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    Software Developer Certifications and Professional Associations

    Learn about software developer certifications and professional associations that can help you prepare for a career in software development.

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    What Can You Do With a Computer Information Systems Degree?

    Computer information systems professionals are invaluable in the workforce. See what is possible with a degree in the computer information systems field.

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  • Industry Insights
    What Is Spear Phishing?

    What is spear phishing? Cybercriminals use this attack to gain access to data networks. Find out how spear phishing attacks work and how to defend against them.

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  • Professional Development
    Pursuing a CISA Certification: What to Consider

    CISA certification validates the skills of experienced cyber security professionals who safeguard an organization’s information technology and business systems.

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  • Industry Insights
    National Cyber Security Awareness Month

    October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Learn how you can protect yourself and your organization against cybercrime.

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  • Technology
    Computer Information Systems vs. Computer Science

    What’s the difference between computer information systems vs. computer science? We’ll outline the education and skills required to pursue careers in these fields.

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  • Industry Insights
    8 Types of Cyber Security Threats

    Check out our rundown of 8 types of common cyber security threats and how you can defend yourself and your organization against them.

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  • Technology
    What is Computer Information Systems (CIS)?

    You may have heard of computer information systems (CIS) and wondered what it is, and perhaps how to get a job in the field. DeVry University explores the answers.

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    Cyber Security Certification Path

    Explore how a cyber security certification path can help prepare you for success by building and verifying your information security skills.

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  • Technology
    What Is the Difference Between Computer Forensics and Cyber Security?

    Learn the differences of computer forensics vs cyber security, which functions they perform and how their practice keeps data and technology safe.

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  • Technology
    What is Computer Networking?

    Learn about the different types of computer networks, connected devices, and how these communicate with each other to drive the technology we use today.

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  • Technology
    What is Cloud Computing? An Overview

    Have you ever wondered what cloud computing really means and how it impacts your life? Understand the cloud with DeVry University.

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  • Technology
    Is a Computer Networking Certificate Worth It?

    Wondering if an undergraduate computer networking certificate is worth it? Find out how earning one can help you begin a career in technology or cyber security.

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  • Technology
    What Does a Network Administrator Do?

    Learn what a network administrator does and find out how they differ from system administrators. Get a glimpse into their day-to-day job duties and required skills.

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  • Technology
    What is Cloud Computing? An Overview

    Have you ever wondered what cloud computing really means and how it impacts your life? Understand the cloud with DeVry University.

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    What is Computer Forensics?

    Learn what computer forensics is and how it differs from cyber security. Find out how these professionals help solve cases, prosecute criminals and recover lost data.

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  • Technology
    What Does a Software Developer Do?

    What does a software developer do? Discover some of the technical and soft skills required to prepare to pursue this career path.

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  • Technology
    What is the Internet of Things?

    Find out what the Internet of Things is and learn its definition. Discover both home and industrial usage examples of IoT.

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  • Technology
    What is Network and Communications Management?

    If you’re looking for a career in the exciting field of network & communications management, DeVry University has some information you may need.

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  • Technology
    What Is an Electrical Engineering Technician?

    Electrical engineering technicians (EETs) help engineers handle electrical infrastructures and develop electronics equipment. Learn more about this role.

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  • Technology
    What is Software Engineering?

    What is software engineering? What kinds of careers are available and how can you learn software engineering? DeVry university answers these questions & more.

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  • Technology
    What Is Database Management?

    Learn about what database management is, how different data management systems function and explore how DeVry can help you get started in this exciting field.

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  • Industry Insights
    What is IT Infrastructure Management?

    What is IT Infrastructure Management? Explore the duties and responsibilities, education requirements and job outlook for this vital job.

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  • Technology
    Understanding the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Role in 2023

    Explore the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) role in today’s cybersecurity environment, and how to work with these essential professionals.

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  • Technology
    Azure vs. AWS: Comparing Cloud Computing Services

    Compare cloud computing services Azure vs. AWS and learn about the education and certifications needed to help you prepare to pursue a cloud computing career.

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  • Technology
    Cybersecurity Awareness: How to Stay Safe Online

    Cyber security awareness: Protect personal and business information, networks and critical data systems against cyberattacks by following these basic tips.

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  • Technology
    13 Web Developer Skills You Should Have

    These 13 web developer skills include many of the technical, programming, SEO and interpersonal abilities that every web developer needs for career success.

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  • Technology
    Skills Every Cybersecurity Professional Needs

    Cyber security professionals use a variety of technical, workplace and interpersonal skills daily. Pursue this dynamic and exciting career today.

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  • Technology
    15 Entry-Level Tech Jobs You Can Pursue with a Certificate

    Discover 15 entry-level jobs in the fast-paced field of information technology and the undergraduate tech certificate programs that can help you pursue one.

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  • Technology
    15 Tech Jobs Without Coding

    These 15 tech jobs without coding requirements show that you don’t have to learn to write code to pursue a career in information technology.

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  • Technology
    9 Reasons Why You Should Learn Python

    Learning the computer programming language Python can help both experienced and aspiring IT professionals and web developers pursue new career opportunities.

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  • Business
    What Does a Project Manager Do?

    What does a project manager do? Explore the education, certifications and job titles associated with project management and how to pursue this career path.

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  • Technology
    What is Ethical Hacking?

    Read here to learn how ethical hacking helps cyber security professionals resolve vulnerabilities before malicious hackers can exploit them.

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  • Technology
    What Does a Cybersecurity Analyst Do?

    What does a cyber security analyst do? Explore this growing occupation, and discover what skills you need to pursue a career in this field.

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  • Technology
    What Is Malicious Code?

    What is malicious code? Find out how cybercriminals use malicious code for attacks and how you can keep your data safe.

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  • Technology
    What is Spyware?

    What is spyware? Learn how hackers use spyware to commit cybercrime, and what methods cyber security professionals use to fight back.

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  • Technology
    How Can an MBA Help in IT Careers?

    How can an MBA help in IT Careers? Find out how advancing in your education with an MBA can help you in technology and IT career fields.

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  • Technology
    MBA for Technology Professionals

    Learn about the value of an MBA for technology professionals. Discover MBA programs that teach tech skills and see the use of an MBA for tech jobs.

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  • Technology
    What-is-the-difference-between-engineering-and-engineering-technology

    Learn how engineering technology differs from engineering and see how a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Technology can help you build your future.

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  • Technology
    What is Engineering Technology?

    What is engineering technology? Learn more about the skills you can develop and jobs you can pursue with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Technology.

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  • Business
    How Do Online Classes Work?

    How do online classes work? What are the benefits of online classes? Find the answers to these questions and learn more about online courses from DeVry.

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  • Technology
    Is Cyber Security Hard to Learn?

    Is cyber security hard? Find out if the exciting field of cyber security is for you. Learn about the skills, experience and degrees needed to get started.

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  • Technology
    Cybersecurity Tips for Online Shopping

    Protect your credit card and personal information from scammers during online purchases. Use these cybersecurity tips to shop safely and securely online.

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  • Industry Insights
    How to Become a Cyber Security Analyst

    Learn how to become a Cyber Security Analyst. Discover the skills and education requirements needed for a Cyber Security Analyst career.

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  • Technology
    15 Cyber Security Trends Expected in 2024

    In the world of technology, things are constantly changing and updating. What's new in the world of cyber security? Check out these cyber security trends.

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  • Technology
    Cyber Security Jobs and Careers

    Learn about Cyber Security jobs and careers. Discover the types of jobs that may be available when starting a cyber security career after earning your degree.

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  • Technology
    How to Earn an Associate Degree Online Fast

    Learn how to earn an associate degree online fast. Some degrees can be earned in as little as 16 months with full-time, year-round enrollment and no breaks.

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  • Business
    College Degree Levels

    Explore the different college degree levels in order, and discover the different types of degree programs available at DeVry University.

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  • Technology
    What Does a Renewable Energy Engineer Do?

    Learn what renewable energy engineers do to help the environment. Find out more about how this profession is leading the charge against climate change.

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  • Technology
    Coding Resources for Kids|

    Young learners of all ages are exploring the world of coding. Learn more about different resources available for kids to learn and practice this new skill.

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  • Technology
    Where to Work with an Engineering Technology Degree?

    Find out where you can work with an engineering technology degree and learn the differences between engineering technology and the related field of engineering.

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  • Technology
    A Constant Threat: The Impact of Cyber Hacks [Infographic]

    Learn about cyber security, common types of cyber hacks and some of the common threats affecting businesses in this infographic by DeVry University.

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  • Technology
    Healthcare Management Technology & Health Insurance

    Learn more about the latest trends in healthcare management technology and how DeVry can help you prepare to enter the dynamic field of healthcare.

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  • Business
    How to Freelance: 4 Tips Direct from Freelancers

    Thinking about how to freelance and where to start? Here are steps freelancers have learned by experience on launching a freelance career.

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  • Technology
    Effective Network Architecture Strategy

    Read this to learn about how organizations can incorporate effective network infrastructure to manage data, communications and connectivity.

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  • Business
    "Restart Your Goals: Transfer Student Scholarship, Transfer Credits and More"

    Make restarting your degree more affordable with DeVry's Future-Ready Transfer Scholarship, qualifying transfer credits and stackable programs. Learn more.

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  • Technology
    Testing Network and Communication Systems

    Testing configurations for network systems is essential for a successful implementation. Learn why network testing is important for speed and reliability.

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  • Technology
    What is Cloud Computing? How to Pursue a Career in this Field

    Cloud computing is the on-demand delivery of computer resources over the Internet. Learn more about this emerging technology and pursuing a career in the field.

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  • Technology
    Cyber Security Jobs You May Pursue with a Cyber Security Certificate

    Interested in a career in cyber security? Keep reading to learn about what cyber security jobs you can pursue with a cyber security certificate.

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    What is Cyber Security? How to Get Started in This Trending Career Field

    Learn what cyber security is and discover the various ways that cyber security professionals keep people, property and information safe from threats.

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  • DeVry Updates
    Embedded and Stackable Credentials: An Innovative Approach to Learning

    Interested in growing your resume? Embedded & stackable credentials in higher education can help. Read about this unique approach to lifelong learning at DeVry.

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    The Importance of Women in the Tech Industry

    Learn about some of the many ways women in the tech industry can add value to the industry as a whole and to the companies who employ them.

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    Technical Skills for Today’s Job Market| DeVry University

    As technical skills become more in-demand, DeVry prepares students to pursue their goals with certificates in Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things (IoT).

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    Web App vs Mobile App - What's the Difference?

    Learn the difference between web app vs mobile app development and find out how you can start your education to pursue this exciting career field.

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  • Healthcare
    What is Health Information Technology?

    What is health information technology and is it the right field for you? Learn more about the job tasks, goals and education requirements for this profession.

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  • Technology
    What is a Programming Language?

    What is a programming language and which one should you learn? Find answers to these questions along with how to prepare for a career as a computer programmer.

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  • Technology
    8 Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs

    Starting a small business? Get advice for entrepreneurs from DeVry alum Alek Pirkhalo who leveraged his business skills to start a successful IT company.

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  • Technology
    Networking & Programming Certificate Programs

    Join the dynamic technology field with DeVry's new certificate programs. Learn about the online computer networking certificate and programming certificate.

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  • Technology
    Leveraging Technology for Tomorrow’s Workforce

    Leveraging technology can be critical to a company’s success. Learn how agile development practices can aid your company and how to build skills in this area.

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  • Industry Insights
    "Get to Know the Internet of Things: Definition, Applications and More"

    We are well into the IoT era. Find the internet of things definition, learn about IoT services and their application in healthcare and education, and more.

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  • Technology
    "Internet of Things: Definition, Applications & More"

    We are well into the IoT era. Find the internet of things definition, learn about IoT services and their application in healthcare and education, and more.

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  • Technology
    What Is Software Development? Take a Look Inside This Growing Field

    What is software development? Learn about this growing field and take a look at software development trends, career paths and training programs.

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  • DeVry Updates
    DeVry's Latest Undergrad Programs Designed to Boost Core Skills

    Explore DeVry's new undergrad programs and concentrations - including certificate programs and associate concentrations designed to help boost core skills.

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  • Industry Insights
    The Impact of Technology on Business

    The evolution of technology has disrupted and revolutionized the way businesses operate. Learn about the impact of technology on business with this infographic.

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  • Technology
    Python Programming Language: The Basics

    The Python programming language is a widely used coding language that forms the basis of many web applications. Learn about Python programming basics today.

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  • Industry Insights
    7 Things You Didn’t Know About Engineering Technology

    Are you considering an Engineering Technology degree or career? Learn about the seven things you’ll want to know to help plan your future.

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    Engineering Technology: Your Top Questions—Answered

    Get answers to the most commonly asked questions about Engineering Technology from DeVry's engineering experts in this informative FAQ.

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  • Professional Development
    6 Things You Didn't Know About Cyber Security Jobs

    Want to find a medical billing and coding internship? Read this article for some tips that can help you get started in order to gain valuable experience.

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  • Technology
    The Take-Home Internet of Things at DeVry

    DeVry's IoT Kit puts real-world hardware in the hands of our students. Learn more about what's in the kit and how it fits into our technology curriculum.

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  • Business
    Tech Is Driving Business in All Industries | DeVry

    Nowadays workers need a firm grasp on technology and a willingness to adapt as it changes. Here are some of the ways tech is supporting and driving business.

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  • Technology
    5 Career Tips for Women in Technology

    Interested in the tech field but not sure where to start? DeVry alum Blanca Leon-Carter shares five career tips for women in technology.

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  • Industry Insights
    What Is Machine Learning?

    What is machine learning and how is it related to artificial intelligence? Explore the algorithms, applications and benefits of this data science discipline.

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  • Technology
    How to Earn the CISSP Certification for Cyber Security

    Explore the benefits of CISSP Certification for experienced cyber security professionals. Find out how to earn the credential and what’s on the CISSP exam.

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