Network+ and Security+ Classes are Available from RCTC in January

Network+ and Security+ Certification Classes at Rochester Community and Technical College

Are you planning to prepare for CompTIA’s Security+ or Network+ certification next year?  Then check out these course offerings

Jan 25th-May 10th
16 Week Program
Tuesday Evenings

Registration Fee: $1999
(must be paid in full at time of registration)
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Tips for Refinancing Your Student Loans

Student loan refinancing rates start at 1.87 percent APR. Here are some tips, in form of questions that you should consider before refinancing your student loans.

Refinancing your student debt can be a good idea. You might be able to get a lower interest rate on your student loans, cut your monthly payments, or otherwise renegotiate the conditions of your loan.

However, as with ...

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Its A Software-Defined Virtualized World

One of the trends that I am seeing, at least as it applies to the curriculum used in most cybersecurity certifications, such as the CISSP, CASP+, and CySA+, is that technology is moving to a software-defined, virtualized everything.  The latest issue of the Internet Protocol Journal, Volume 24, Issue 2, July 2021 has an interesting article titled Network Functions Virtualization. Reading the article made me think back to the topics I’d been teaching about Software-Defined Networking, which involves splitting traditional router functions into the ...

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Checklist for home security: how to keep your home safe from break-ins

by Natalie Glen

There are numerous efficient techniques to keep intruders out of your home. We’ll go over some techniques and tricks that would-be intruders don’t want you to know in this article. Continue reading to ensure the safety of your home and family.

All entrance points should be secured.

The windows and doors to your home are the most susceptible ...

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Weekend Update

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

7 expert tips on recruiting cybersecurity pros

HR and recruiting experts offer unique ways to find and hire cybersecurity talent.  This is an excellent article about what is right and what is wrong in current cybersecurity hiring practices.

Poison packages – “Supply Chain Risks” user hits Python community with 4000 fake modules

To this “researcher”, ...

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Preparing for a CISSP Certification Bootcamp

Attending a CISSP certification bootcamp should be the final step in your preparation for taking and passing this highly sought and often required cybersecurity certification exam.  How should you prepare for the bootcamp itself?

I teach about three CISSP bootcamps a month.  A bootcamp is a full time, eight hour per day, 5 or 6 day exam cram experience.  It is drinking from ...

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