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Investors put $100M into Mirantis
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

Mirantis says it will leverage $100 million in private funding to increase engineering resources for its Mirantis OpenStack d    [more]
Is it always best to certify in the latest release of Oracle?
Source: Certification Magazine

Recently I participated in a discussion about which release certification candidates just starting the Oracle DBA track should pursue. Robert Freeman, author of Oracle Database 12c New Features from Oracle Press and OCP: Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professional Study Guide: Exam 1Z0-063 from Sybex had started the thread with the assertion that, barring a ...The post Is it always best to certify in the latest release of Oracle? appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
CertStudent: Teacher and students earn certifications together
Source: Certification Magazine

 CertStudent  is a regular feature that profiles students of all ages who are pursuing certification at schools, in training programs, and on their own time (and own dime). Know an interesting  CertStudent ? Share the details with us at editor (at) certmag (dot) com. It’s fall, and fall means football season. Just as a high ...The post CertStudent: Teacher and students earn certifications together appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Make your mark with these top network administration certs
Source: Certification Magazine

This feature first appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of Certification Magazine. Network administration is a popular IT niche full of challenge and variety. An admin may install a new server on Monday, spend Tuesday eradicating security vulnerabilities, and get his Wednesday going by hunting down a network bottleneck. Some networks admins routinely juggle scary-long task ...The post Make your mark with these top network administration certs appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
CompTIA Security+ SYO-301 Study Resources
Source: Certification Magazine

Next in my series of CompTIA study guides is Security+ SYO-301. This is a pretty solid entry-level certification for IT professionals looking to get their feet wet in security. Along with a few other certs, this is a great entry on anyone’s resume. As with the other guides, this will be broken down by free and ...The post CompTIA Security+ SYO-301 Study Resources appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Microsoft will phase out Nokia name on its phones
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

  Earn Your Master's Degree in Information Assurance Take classes online or in-person from a school designated as a Center of Academic Excellence by the NSA and DHS. The curriculum is built based on NSA, ISACA, CISSP and (ISC)2 standards. Specialize in Cyber Security or Policy Management. Face new security challenge with confidence. Prepare yourself.   [more]
What to expect when you’re expecting … Windows 10
Source: Certification Magazine

  In an article penned for Certification Magazine last month, I spent some time speculating about the next version of Microsoft Windows, the beta release of which was due out Sept. 30. In that article, I pieced together all of the rumors and speculation to try to form a coherent picture of what this new version ...The post What to expect when you’re expecting … Windows 10 appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Gartner: Many employees secretly use personal devices at work
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

Four in 10 employees use personal mobile devices or computers at work, and about half say their bosses are unaware of their u    [more]
When possibilities are endless
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

Looking at the jobs she's held, it's apparent that Rachel Hopkins enjoys helping people.     [more]
Fast-track your IT career with these top network design certs
Source: Certification Magazine

This feature first appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of Certification Magazine. If you’re a network administrator looking to up your game (and your paycheck), then network design is a logical next step. If you’re already in this lucrative field, then congrats! And what are you doing to advance your career? In either case, adding a ...The post Fast-track your IT career with these top network design certs appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Build a line of defense with these network security tips
Source: Certification Magazine

This feature first appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of Certification Magazine. Criminals lurk in many of the Internet’s dark corners, scouting out victims and eager to pounce whenever they identify a network vulnerability. Organizations that fail to apply basic security controls to their networks face a multitude of risks from anonymous attackers, including theft of ...The post Build a line of defense with these network security tips appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Freescale touts Ethernet chipsets, software for cars
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

Freescale Semiconductor is touting automotive-grade Ethernet chipsets and software that utilize its i.MX 6Quad and i.MX 6Dual    [more]
CompTIA offers free tool to assess IT security needs
Source: Certification Magazine

Sometimes finding out about a cybersecurity vulnerability is like seeing a mouse in the kitchen. Before it happens, both businesses and home computer users tend to assume that their IT security is entirely shipshape. If you haven’t seen any problems, then why would you assume that problems exist, right? You only start asking questions after you ...The post CompTIA offers free tool to assess IT security needs appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
State bills supporting individual's right to online privacy
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

While the practice of hacking into an individual's account and posting personal images (including those of an explicit nature    [more]


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