Here’s what’s wrong with one-size-fits-all education systems. From PinterestContinue Reading →
It has been my privilege and pleasure for the last two years of my IT career to be working as an Information Technology Instructor. Sometimes the groups I am teaching are already working in information technology, but are working on improving their skill set in areas such as cybersecurity. But the majority of my students have little or no IT experience, and are ...Continue Reading →
As cyber security and information technology professionals, and even as computer users, we find that we have to constantly be learning new things to stay current with the pace of technology. This often is an uncomfortable experience.Continue Reading →
Are you working in information technology, but your career has gone stagnant or your work become boring and repetitive? Are you graduating from high school and considering career paths. Are you in college earning a “computer science” degree and wondering if you will be writing code your whole life? Maybe you should consider a career in cybersecurity.
I was interested in security ...Continue Reading →
If you are a small business owner or manager, you have a target on your back. You face a special set of risks from cyber-crime exploits. Most often, you do not have the financial resources to afford a full time IT support employee. You do not have the budget for expensive Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), or Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems. You might not even have a firewall, or ...Continue Reading →
I found this list in a report from training company Global Knowledge and thought it was worth passing on. Not surprisingly, the big bucks are going to IT professionals with certifications and experience in hot, in-demand sectors such as cloud computing, project management, agile ...Continue Reading →
I will be giving this presentation for the second time at Joule. If you are curious about the Dark Web and would like to see what it is all about, sign up for this presentation here.
George Latimer Central Library –
Nicholson WIN Center 3rd Floor
90 W 4th Street Saint Paul, MN 55102
I am scheduled to speak at the Elevate for Success meeting of the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce, next Wednesday, December 19th, 8 am to 9:30 am. This free event is held at Rush Creek Golf Club, 7801 County Road 101 N, Maple Grove, Minnesota 55311. Click the link above to register.Continue Reading →
As an information technology educator, and cybersecurity trainer, speaker and blogger, I am often asked how to get into a cybersecurity career, or how difficult is it to get into a cybersecurity career. Here’s what I can tell you.
You will almost in all cases need to start your cybersecurity career in a general information technology role, and work in that capacity for three ...Continue Reading →
A little blood, sweat, and tears, study, and practice, and amazingly enough you passed the exam and earned your certification. There used to be a time when a certification was good for life, but these days a certificate is usually valid for only three years. The good news is that you can maintain your certification with some additional effort on your part.
The theory behind ...Continue Reading →