Best Programming Languages for Cybersecurity Professionals

Do you find your cybersecurity career is limited by your inability to program?  Few of the cybersecurity professionals I know personally know how to program, with the exception of those who work in a programming environment.  If you are considering learning to program, what languages are best for a cybersecurity career?  Do you need more than one? Where is the best place to start?

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Stages of a Career in Technology and Cybersecurity – Part 1

As it happens I have had a wonderful 20 year career in Information technology and cybersecurity, and the career continues with new adventures.   While thinking about my IT career, I came to see it as a succession of steps.

For people just starting an IT or cybersecurity career, especially students in high school and college, your teachers and professors will place a lot of emphasis on planning your career and work ...

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Learning How to Install, Configure, Maintain, and Repair a Computer

Today I am continuing the thread I started last week about breaking into information technology and cybersecurity as a career.  Let’s begin at the beginning.  No matter where you end up in your career, you can expect to start in an entry level position in a repair center, help desk, or desk side support team.  To be qualified for this position you need to know how to install, configure, maintain, and ...

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How to Get Experience

One of the persistent questions I am asked, as an instructor, is a variation of:   “Every job I apply for wants experience, how do I get experience without a job?”  The flip side of that question comes from IT managers, and sounds like:  “We see too many candidates with computer degrees that lack any hands on computer experience or working knowledge of computers or networking.”

The problem is most college degree ...

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Certification Testing During the Pandemic

As an instructor of information technology and cybersecurity certification prep classes, my students have all expressed concern about taking the certification exam.  Ideally, a student reads the text, takes the classes, uses a good practice exam for testing preparation, and when it all comes together, schedules an exam, takes and passes the exam.  There is a perfect moment when test taking is ...

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IP Addressing and Subnetting for Certification Students

If you are an information technology or cybersecurity professional, and you are planning to study for and take a networking certification such as CompTIA’s Network+ or Cisco’s CCENT, CCNA, or CCNP, then you will need to know and understand IP addressing, subnetting, and supernetting inside and out.  When I was studying for the CCNA years ago, I put together a set of subnetting spreadsheets, and eventually shared it on my ...

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Joule U . STARTUP Cram Day HOW TO STARTUP + SUSTAIN YOUR BUSINESS

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