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What is a LAN and Four Other Types of Area Networks

Article | March 05, 2021

Learn about the five types of area networks.

Five Advantages of Designing with AWS

White Paper | March 03, 2021

Advancing your knowledge of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud can be life-changing.

Layer 2 Device Overview

Video | Feb. 24, 2021

An quick fundamental overview of layer two devices.   To learn more about this and similar topics, enroll in our exclusive Understanding Networking Fundamentals course.    

Why Continuous Education for Cybersecurity Professionals is a Must

Article | Feb. 23, 2021

Cybersecurity is one of the most important fields of work in our world today. It’s an ever-changing discipline that requires ongoing education and adaptability, even for cybersecurity experts.

A Complete Guide : How to Become a CompTIA Security+ Certified Professional

White Paper | Feb. 19, 2021

This guide provides an overview of the Security+ certification, including who the certification is for, how to earn and maintain it, the positive impact that it will have on your career, and options for advancement following your Security+ certification.

Security+ SY0-601 Study Guide

White Paper | Feb. 19, 2021

The Security+ certification is a common component of a cybersecurity professional’s resume, which would leave a gap if it is not present. Learn about the new material that will be present on the SY0-601 Security+ exam.

What Separates a Good Cloud Engineer from a Great One

Article | Feb. 16, 2021

The cloud has been around for over a decade, but great cloud engineers are in short supply. What sets a great cloud engineer apart from simply a good one? Experience plays a big part, and the general expectation seems to be that you will become great by putting in your time. However, the truth is that to be a great cloud engineer you do not just slowly grow into your role. You actively aim for ways to improve both your skills and your approach to using technology. Here are three examples of what great cloud engineers do to be highly successful.

5 Tips for Passing Your Security+ Exam

Article | Feb. 15, 2021

The field of cybersecurity is growing, and it is no wonder. Global Knowledge’s 2020 IT Skills and Salary Report confirms the value of security experts, with those functioning in the Cybersecurity/IT Security field in the U.S. reporting an average annual wage of $153,655. Here’s an exclusive Security+ certification profile.

In the Time of COVID-19, Create a Ready-for-anything Workforce

Article | Feb. 15, 2021

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on businesses. Cost-cutting efforts have resulted in organizations having to do more with less. Safety protocols and social distancing guidelines have meant that more employees are working from home. The reality of remote workers and the access, reliability, and security issues that they create are at the forefront of the challenges facing IT departments.

Palo Alto Networks - Firewall Essentials

Webinar – Recorded | Feb. 09, 2021

Using Palo Alto Networks, PAN-OS, enterprises can build an IT Security Platform capable of delivering protection against all stages of the Cyber-Attack Lifecycle. From Reconnaissance to Act on Objective, the PAN-OS Single-Pass Parallel Processing (SP3) engine combines efficient throughput with maximum data protection. This recorded webinar will describe how the SP3 Architecture can increase network traffic visibility and enable you to control your environment. View the slide deck>

Trends in Cybersecurity

Webinar – Recorded | Feb. 03, 2021

Organizations and individuals are threatened with ever-growing cyber threats and must be prepared to address them. The more we are connected to networks, the more suspectable we are to attacks, therefore enterprises must stay current applying various cybersecurity measures and maintaining awareness of cybersecurity trends. View the slide deck>    

Build your foundational knowledge of Data & AI with Azure

Webinar – Recorded | Jan. 26, 2021

Explore how Azure provides easy-to-use services to help you get started with building Data and AI solutions. Learn about many areas of AI, including machine learning, and how many modern applications and services depend on predictive machine learning models. We will also talk about the fundamentals of database concepts in a cloud environment and how to build your foundational knowledge of cloud data services within Azure.

Value of AWS Certified Staff, Popular Cross-certifications and AWS Certs Pursued by Age Group

Article | Jan. 25, 2021

The IT Skills and Salary Report covers a lot in the published report, and that’s only the surface. Here are four snippets of AWS data that weren't included in the published report.

Overview of Microsoft SQL Server and High Availability Options

Webinar – Recorded | Jan. 19, 2021

This webinar begins with a general introduction to Microsoft SQL Server editions and versions. We will then highlight several scalability features of SQL Server. Next we will look at the High Availability Options of SQL Server. Finally we will look at Azure SQL deployment and Availability solutions. View the slide deck>

4 Mistakes Cloud Engineers Can't Afford to Make in their Jobs

Article | Jan. 18, 2021

Systems engineers are the men and women responsible for keeping your applications running and databases responsive, and while the cloud has removed much of their responsibilities regarding hardware, their jobs are by no means easy. Lack of attention to details is always a factor in most mistakes, but these issues stem from misperception and a lack of understanding regarding the cloud itself.

8 Specializations that Define Successful Cybersecurity Organizations

Article | Jan. 15, 2021

Cybersecurity has matured into a complex and diverse set of functions. Each of these functional specializations represent different roles requiring different knowledge, skills, and abilities.

What Are Common Mistakes in Cloud Security?

Webinar – Recorded | Jan. 15, 2021

Cloud and virtualization technologies have spawned a whole ecosystem of applications. But like any powerful technology, they can be used for bad as well as good. This session reviews the top 10 most common mistakes made in cloud and virtualization security.

Why It’s Critical to Apply the Risk Management Framework to Your IT Modernization Plan

Webinar – Recorded | Jan. 15, 2021

Watch this recorded webinar to understand the basics of the Risk Management Framework (prescribed by NIST Standards) and how to begin to apply it.  

Overview of the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager Architecture

Webinar – Recorded | Jan. 12, 2021

This webinar will provide a high level overview of Microsoft SCCM 2012R2 and the new features available. You will learn day-to-day management tasks, including how to query data, manage applications, hardware and software inventory and software updates by using Configuration Manager. View the slide deck>

10 Things Managers Can Do To Improve Security

Article | Jan. 11, 2021

It is everyone’s job, not solely cybersecurity professionals, to consider how their work affects security.

18 IT and Business Certifications Worth Having

Article | Jan. 11, 2021

Here are 18 certification options, in no particular order, that are worth your effort based on site searches, feedback from subject matter experts and data in the Global Knowledge 2019 IT Skills and Salary Report.

6 Things IT Professionals Can Learn from the Film “Groundhog Day”

Article | Jan. 08, 2021

Aside from plenty of laughs, “Groundhog Day” delivers powerful messages about change, love and being a good person. Phil is unable to break the time loop until he totally changes who he is. Unless you’re as selfish and heartless as Phil, by making incremental changes over time you’ll bring success to your life and career.

How to Deal with Six Types of Difficult Coworkers

White Paper | Jan. 06, 2021

It’s inevitable. At some point in your career, you’ll find yourself working alongside individuals who fall into the general category of “Difficult People.” The effects these people can have on an organization vary greatly but usually involve many problems for the team. This white paper describes some of the more common types of difficult people and provides you with tips on how to handle them.

The Tools and Techniques Useful in Quality Planning, Assurance and Control

White Paper | Jan. 06, 2021

When creating products, providing services and achieving results, consistency is the goal of quality management. This white paper gives you a basic overview of the tools and techniques you need for quality planning and quality assurance. Learn which resources help you to evaluate programs, prioritize objectives or discover problem areas. Featured within this white paper are Kaoru Ishikawa’s seven quality tools which include flowcharts, histograms and cause-and-effect diagrams. 

Three Steps to Ensure the Success of Your IT Projects

White Paper | Jan. 06, 2021

Projects are often complex, made up of a large number of moving pieces. This brings numerous challenges. By using the three key steps mentioned in this white paper, your projects will run more smoothly from start to finish.

5 Numbers to Know in the 2020 IT Skills and Salary Report

Article | Dec. 30, 2020

Here are five date points from the 2020 IT Skills and Salary Report that illustrate important trends in professional development, skills gaps, hiring and top-paying certifications.

10 Weak Points of Administrative Security

Article | Dec. 18, 2020

Organizations rely on administrators to do a lot. If you’re admin reading this, you know this far too well.

How to Use MPLS Ping and Traceroute

Article | Dec. 17, 2020

With Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) as popular as it is in the provider space and private MPLS clouds for larger enterprise, we needed some tools to help troubleshoot and maintain these networks. With the providers in mind, the normal ping or traceroute may not be enough.

What’s the Difference Between Hubs, Switches & Bridges?

Article | Dec. 17, 2020

The key difference between hubs, switches and bridges is that hubs operate at Layer 1 of the OSI model, while bridges and switches work with MAC addresses at Layer 2 of the OSI model.

What Separates a Good Cloud Architect from a Great One?

Article | Dec. 16, 2020

Let's start with defining the job of a cloud architect. You are responsible for planning, designing, migrating, and implementing cloud-based infrastructures, but the effectiveness of these specialists is not guaranteed.

4 Mistakes Cloud Architects Can’t Afford to Make in Their Jobs

Article | Dec. 15, 2020

These mistakes can be resume-updating events if you are not careful. Take the time to learn the skills of a cloud architect and both your career and your employer will benefit.

Can One VLAN Reach Another Without a Router or OSI Layer 3 Device?

Article | Dec. 15, 2020

Early one morning, an engineer end user discovered that the Engineer servers were unreachable, and he didn’t know if he could reach the Internet. The administrator investigated the user’s PC with the IPCONFIG /ALL command and verified that the PC was a DHCP client, but it had received an address from the Accounting DHCP server, not the Engineering DHCP server.

Does a MAC Address Mean Apple Invented It?

Article | Dec. 15, 2020

While Apple has created many fine things, they were yet to be created themselves when Xerox PARC scientists created Media Access Control addresses. These MAC addresses are 48 bits or 6 bytes long, so they are also known as MAC-48 or EUI-48. EUI stands for Extended Unique Identifier. It is written in hexadecimal characters as shown below:

FLOGI, PLOGI, and PRLI

Article | Dec. 15, 2020

When you connect your server or storage, it will send a Fabric login (FLOGI) request. This FLOGI request serves two purposes: Fibre Channel ID is the WWPN connection to this port from the FLOGI server Exchange buffer credits with the switch To better understand the first function, it is exactly the same if I rewrite it as, “request an IP address for a MAC address from the DHCP server”.

From Foundation to Finish Line: Get Your Head in the Microsoft Azure Cloud

Webinar – Recorded | Dec. 08, 2020

Join this exciting journey through the Microsoft cloud. We will discuss how companies have implemented Azure and other Microsoft cloud services and solutions. We will also address hesitations companies may have as they consider cloud technologies. In addition, we will explore practical tips about how to begin or continue your journey as you implement cloud solutions.

10 Ways to Test Your Network’s Defenses

Article | Dec. 04, 2020

Hackers are looking for your company’s network. Unless you are offline and have no internet connectivity, the company network is discoverable.

10 Steps to Improve Your Job Position as a Cybersecurity or IT Professional

Article | Nov. 30, 2020

Finding the right job may not always be that easy. For IT and cybersecurity professionals who are searching for a new job, or would just like to hang onto their current one, there are steps you can take to improve your job position. Whether you’re looking to get better at your job or advance up the ranks of your organization, these tips are aimed at you!

Do These Seven Things to Safeguard Your Computer and Network Going into 2021

Article | Nov. 30, 2020

With 2021 quickly approaching, you need to be ready for existing and new threats. If you want to secure your system from hackers, then you need to think like them. In 2020, we saw attacks on many companies such as Twitter, Experian South Africa, British Airlines, DigitalOcean, etc. These companies have trained security teams, but hackers continue to find ways exploit vulnerabilities.

Advantages of Using SonicWALL Route-Based VPN Instead of Site-to-Site VPN

Article | Nov. 19, 2020

There are several advantages to implementing a route-based VPN (a.k.a. tunnel interface VPN) instead of a site-to-site one. Learn more.

DevOps: the leading choice for high velocity business

Webinar – Recorded | Nov. 10, 2020

In this 1-hour webinar, you will learn more about the current DevOps market landscape and how to lead a conversation with the C-suite about how to sustain high-velocity businesses with DevOps training and certifications across three key success factors: Culture, Practices & Automation. View slide deck>