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Talk Tech to Me: Help and Parameters in PowerShell Scripts
By Donald Jacobs | January 22, 2018
It is easy to write a script today and know exactly what it should do and how it works. But like most people, I am busy, and over time, I forget the details of what the script does and how it does it. That’s why it’s important to add documentation to your scripts while you are working on them.
Introducing CompTIA Stackable Certifications
By Teresa Sears | January 19, 2018
From badging and micro-credentials to nanodegrees and e-portfolios, plenty of ink has been spilled on the idea of stackable credentials, a catchphrase that refers to a sequence of credentials earned over time to build up an individual’s qualifications.
Artificial Intelligence: Not Just for Sci-Fi Anymore
By Seth Robinson | January 17, 2018
One of the major themes building in the technology space has been the threat of artificial intelligence (AI) taking over all the jobs. Thanks to Terminator and Ex Machina, people imagine AI as a sentient force that will soon outperform humans (and possibly even turn evil). In reality, AI has some limitations that aren’t well understood, and it is poised to drive economic growth rather than create social chaos.
10 Things to Watch for from CompTIA in 2018
By Debra B. McCraw | January 12, 2018
It’s a new year, and CompTIA has a lot of exciting things planned, not only with certifications, but also with events, research and the CompTIA Association of IT Professionals (AITP).
CompTIA Core Skills Certifications Lay the Foundation for IT Success
By Debra B. McCraw | January 11, 2018
No matter what IT role you aspire to, there’s a foundational set of skills that will set you up for success, and those skills are validated by CompTIA’s core skills certifications: CompTIA IT Fundamentals, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+.
A New Year Cybersecurity Two-Fer: Meltdown and Spectre
By James Stanger | January 08, 2018
The new year has started with a major cybersecurity two-fer. First on the hit parade is the Meltdown flaw, which affects almost any device that contains an Intel CPU made since 1995. The second flaw is known as Spectre. It’s a more difficult flaw to exploit, but it affects all modern CPUs – not just those made by Intel.
3 Keys to Cybersecurity: Knowledge, Awareness, Follow-Through
By Emily Matzelle | January 05, 2018
With a background in network administration and security totaling more than 20 years, four CompTIA certifications and years of computer security study under his belt, Paul Yoder jumped at the chance to start his own security program from scratch at El Camino Community College. But, as he would soon discover, the task would encompass more than creating policies and procedures. It would take a true hands-on, grassroots effort to push info security to the top of the priority list.
The CompTIA Career Pathways:
IT Careers Are Made Here
By Debra B. McCraw | January 03, 2018
IT offers numerous opportunities for career growth, but it can be tough to decide which step to take next. To help you better understand which certifications can help you reach the next level in your career, CompTIA introduces its career pathways.
James Stanger in the News: Cloud Orchestration of IT Automated Services
By James Stanger | December 31, 2017
Automation and orchestration are two different but related tasks that allow efficient workflow of any traditional business activities. James Stanger gives a detailed description about cloud orchestration and how to get started.
CompTIA IT Career News Greatest Hits: Our 10 Most-Read Articles of 2017
By Debra B. McCraw | December 20, 2017
CompTIA IT Career News covered a wide range of topics this year, but it’s clear what was most important to you by the following list of our 10 most-read blog posts for 2017. We’re counting down a la Casey Kasem (or Ryan Seacrest), from number 10 to number 1, so you can catch up on what was most popular among IT pros in 2017.
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