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The Whole Story? Understanding the Causes of the Equifax Hack, Part 1
By James Stanger | September 21, 2017
I’ve become convinced that each major hack arrives with its own narrative that helps push the security industry along in one way or another.
7 Reasons to Work in IT
By Brett Hanley | September 18, 2017
If you’re looking to get into IT, you may be surprised at why people love it. Here are our top seven reasons to work in IT.
For Tech and Non-Tech, CompTIA Certs a Must at Clever Ducks
By Matthew Stern | September 15, 2017
At solution provider Clever Ducks in San Luis Obispo, Cal., all of the techs and most of the administrative staff hold at least one CompTIA certification. As a formalized part of the employee growth plan, President and Co-Founder Amy Kardel finds that certifications build not just skills, but overall excellence.
Learn and Earn with ChannelCon Online: the Cloud, the Edge and Resilient Networks
By Debra B. McCraw | September 13, 2017
Cybersecurity wove its way through many of the 2017 ChannelCon sessions, whether implicitly or not, and three Track4Techs sessions related to the cloud were no exception.
Employers Have Merged onto the Cybersecurity Pathway: Have You?
By James Stanger | September 11, 2017
The other day, I was asked if the IT industry has done a good job at identifying the skills necessary to succeed in cybersecurity. I couldn’t help but think of the difference between hiking up a well-maintained trail and an undocumented one.
Learn and Earn with ChannelCon Online: Securing IoT Devices
By Debra B. McCraw | September 08, 2017
Many sessions at ChannelCon 2017 focused on cybersecurity – identifying, analyzing, preventing and defending against attacks. Two Tools of the Trade sessions put on by CompTIA staff offered insight into the importance of cybersecurity in IoT, the cloud or any network.
Your Next Move: Help Desk Technician
By Pranita Sarangabany | September 06, 2017
If you like to solve technical issues and work with people, then help desk technician may be a good next step for you.
Learn and Earn with ChannelCon Online: Cybersecurity at the Help Desk
By Debra B. McCraw | September 01, 2017
The help desk role has become more sophisticated, and today's help desk workers need to serve as the first line of cybersecurity defense.
ITSM Frameworks Explained: Which Are Most Popular?
By Stephen Watts | August 30, 2017
IT service management (ITSM) consists of the activities, processes and policies that businesses and other organizations use for delivering IT services. While many of the best practices are beginning to spread to other departments, IT remains the dominant use-case for service management frameworks.
Talk Tech to Me: Become a Linux Foo Master with Piping and Redirection
By Jason W. Eckert | August 28, 2017
Our Linux guru, Jason Eckert, is back to “Talk Tech to Me” about Linux foo. Can your moves stand up when everyone is Linux foo fighting?
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