Keeping Your Certifications

Getting certified in an information technology, networking, cybersecurity, or other professional credential is hard work.  Nobody wants to have to do them over.  Hopefully you are earning the Continuing Education Units (CEU or CPE) you need to maintain your certification status.  Industry certifications are typically good for three years.  To keep them in force, every certificate you achieve comes with continuing education ...

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Choosing Your Certification Training Path

Are you pursuing a certification in cybersecurity, information technology, or any other professional certification?  Or are you making training arrangements for your employees?  Picking a training method that works for you is possibly one of the most important decisions you can make.  Today’s article will cover your options, and some of the positives and negatives of the available options.

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Weekend Update

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


CISA Releases Telework Essentials Toolkit

Original release date: September 30, 2020

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released the Telework Essentials Toolkit, a comprehensive resource of telework best practices. The Toolkit provides three personalized modules for executive leaders, IT professionals, and teleworkers. Each module outlines distinctive security considerations appropriate for their ...

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Weekend Update

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


September Special Events

September is a busy time for me, there are a wedding anniversary, and three birthdays in my family in the first week.  Then there are a panoply of other special events.  At least they are special enough to be recognized in this weblog.  Here they are.  Please celebrate responsibly.  Or not.  But have some fun, we all ...

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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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