Introducing Cert Week

Welcome to the first edition of Cert Week.  For the last several years, I have been teaching professional certification classes in Information Technology, Networking, and Cybersecurity.  Many of my posts are targeted at students preparing for a certification exam,  I recently decided to create a dedicated feature page on certification topics and I am calling it Cert Week.

This posting will be similar to Weekend Update, which appears Saturdays.  We started Weekend Update on July 15 2017.  Friday Phish Fry was started next, appearing on Fridays since April 10 2020.  And now Cert Week

This feature will appear weekly on Wednesdays.  Some weeks may be a collection of certification stories from other sources, similar to Weekend Update.  Some Wednesdays we will be featuring an article on a specific certification topic.  Some weeks we will do a report on an updated certification exam.  Right now this is a work in progress, but I am sure this column will find its own voice eventually.  Here we go

I just subscribed to the StationX Weekly newsletter, where this article came from.  If you are studying for any certification exams, you need to add this newsletter to your reading list.  Great study aids.

🅰️ CompTIA A+ Performance Based Questions: Your Top Guide

A+ certification exams consist of different question types, including performance-based questions. In this article, we explain what these questions are and how to approach them. Whether you’re just getting started or are looking to ace the exam, this is your go-to guide.

Here is the StationX Blog.

And from Reddit/r/CompTIA

Posted by u/howtonetwork_com

Free CySA+ Practice Exam

I just put a free exam up. It’s for the new 003 exam.  Hope it helps.

Regards, Paul Browning



About the Author:

I am a cybersecurity and IT instructor, cybersecurity analyst, pen-tester, trainer, and speaker. I am an owner of the WyzCo Group Inc. In addition to consulting on security products and services, I also conduct security audits, compliance audits, vulnerability assessments and penetration tests. I also teach Cybersecurity Awareness Training classes. I work as an information technology and cybersecurity instructor for several training and certification organizations. I have worked in corporate, military, government, and workforce development training environments I am a frequent speaker at professional conferences such as the Minnesota Bloggers Conference, Secure360 Security Conference in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, the (ISC)2 World Congress 2016, and the ISSA International Conference 2017, and many local community organizations, including Chambers of Commerce, SCORE, and several school districts. I have been blogging on cybersecurity since 2006 at

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