12 Free Cybersecurity Certifications for You

By Bob Weiss

I often get the question from people looking to move into a cybersecurity career, “Where should I start.”  The standard answer used to be, “Get an entry-level help desk position and work your way up to cybersecurity.”  But with the plethora of IT and cybersecurity university degree programs, technical college programs, and the critical need for cybersecurity professionals in government, business, ...

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Study Tips for CompTIA Cloud+ CV0-003 Exam

I passed another certification exam, this time for CompTIA’s Cloud+.  It was harder than I expected, but I passed with a score of 777 out of 900.

The test was all single answer multiple choice, with a few PICK TWO questions.

The first question was the only Performance Based Question (PBQ), and it involved reviewing the configuration of a network diagram.  I had to ...

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Study Tips for Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH v11)

I have recently recertified for Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH v11).  My existing certification was on CEH v7, which I took in 2006.  One of my training partners needed me to recertify on the current version so I would be qualified to teach the CEH class

I originally took CEH v7 back  in 2006.  CEH was my second certification, my first was Microsoft’s old-school ...

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CISSP and Security+ Cybersecurity Classes at RCTC Starting Soon

CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Exam Prep – NEW!

Accelerate your cybersecurity career with the world’s premier cybersecurity certification – the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). The CISSP certification was created to ensure professionals in computer security have standardized knowledge of the field. Earning the CISSP proves you have what it takes to effectively design, implement and manage ...

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Mnemonics and Tricks for Well-Known Port Numbers

This is a gift from LycanWolfe on reddit/r/CompTIAUsed with permission.

I struggled memorizing these and hope these tricks I used to get them to actually stay in my brain rather than memory dump after tests help you as well :). Try making your own mnemonics as I feel the process of making ways to remember helps it stick much faster and you’ll always remember the funny way you linked things up.

File Transfer Protocol – FTP: 20-21. ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Keeping PowerShell: Measures to Use and Embrace

Original release date: June 22, 2022

Cybersecurity authorities from the United States, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom have released a joint Cybersecurity Information Sheet (CIS) on PowerShell. The CIS provides recommendations for proper configuration and monitoring of PowerShell, as opposed to removing or disabling it entirely due to its ...

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