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Top 5 Tips for New Project Managers
Project Managers must be able to work with a variety of technical tools to assist with their day-to-day workflow and must also be able to lead teams with clear communication and composure. This adaptability—and years of PM experience—is what separates the highly effective Project Manager from the rest of the field. But what if you’re just starting out? The extensive set of required skills for successful Project Managers can be daunting. For that reason, we thought it wise to provide some guidance for those new PMs that are still trying to find their footing.
Q & A with CompTIA Product Manager, Teresa Sears
CompTIA’s A+ certification originally debuted in 1993 and since that time more than one million IT professionals have earned their A+ certification. To maintain its relevancy in the market place, CompTIA introduces major revisions with updated course content every 3 years. In doing so, A+ continues to offer the fundamental knowledge that many aspiring IT professionals require to advance in their careers.
How to Develop an Effective Employee Training Program
Successful employee training and development programs go beyond the standard new hire orientation. They aren’t sporadic courses that employees occasionally take as needed. It’s taking a strategic, organized, systematic approach to training that aligns individual growth with business goals.
6 Cybersecurity Precautions Companies Fail to Take
Guest Author: Shawn Stugart, Technical Instructor
The September 2017 Equifax breach is shaping up not only to be one of the largest in history (143 million private records exposed, or about 44 percent of US adults) but also the most potentially damaging since the data includes names, birth dates, Social Security numbers, and, in some cases, driver’s license and credit card numbers. In combination, this personally identifiable information could be used by identity thieves to open new lines of credit, apply for loans, file fraudulent tax returns, and more.
3 Reasons Why Businesses Are Choosing Microsoft Azure
According to Microsoft, "Azure is a growing collection of integrated cloud services—analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage, and web—for moving faster, achieving more, and saving money." Similar to Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure can be an extremely attractive service for any size business.
What is XaaS (Anything-as-a-Service)?
Three common cloud services are Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)—collectively known as (SPIaaS)—but more and more vendors are coming up with new ways of delivering traditional services via the cloud. These creative approaches have led to the concept of "anything" as a Service" or X-as-a-Service (XaaS), where the X represents an unknown value, just like it did in your middle school algebra classes.
XaaS, the essence of cloud computing, refers to an increasing number of services that are delivered via the Internet, rather than provided locally or on-site. Plus, analysts recently forecasted the global XaaS market to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 38.22% between 2016-2020.
What is a Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator?
Computer Investigation techniques are being used by police, government, and corporate entities globally, and many of them turn to EC-Council for the Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator CHFI Certification Program. Computer Security and Computer investigations are changing terms. More tools are invented daily for conducting Computer Investigations, be it computer crime, digital forensics, computer investigations, or even standard computer data recovery,
The tools and techniques covered in EC-Council’s CHFI program will prepare individuals to conduct computer investigations using groundbreaking digital forensics technologies.
The Importance of End-User Security Awareness
A single email can lead to a multi-million dollar breach in seconds, and the employee responsible may not even be aware of their mistake. The problem lies in the fact that too few employees know of the dangers of social engineering, much less how to detect it.
The CompTIA Security+ Security Certification Course
Security+ training provides an excellent introduction to the security field and is typically a better entry point than jumping right into an advanced security program. With Security+, you’ll build a solid foundation of knowledge that you can build on, which will help you advance your career in the months and years to come.
Linux Frequently Asked Questions
What is Linux?
Linux is an operating system installed on a computer. It is equivalent to Microsoft’s Windows Server or Apple’s Mac OSX. It can be used on an end-user’s workstation (ie. The receptionist or CEO’s computer) but is more commonly found as a server platform. It can host database services, web sites, file and print services, DNS, etc. Linux is particularly well known for being very flexible, very stable and very modular. This allows for a great many different deployment options.