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Emmett Dulaney

Test your knowledge of PowerShell scripting

PowerShell is a simple scripting language that has been available — mostly, though not exclusively, with Microsoft operating systems — for many years. Questions regarding basic knowledge of ...

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A brief history of cloud computing

It is difficult to find a networking-, security-, or even basic computing-related certification exam today that does not include one or more questions related to the cloud. Every exam candidate needs to ...

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Test your knowledge of Nmap topics

The most popular vulnerability scanner and information-gathering networking tool in the cybersecurity realm is arguably Nmap, the network mapper. Open source, free, and command-line based ...

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Make yourself an effective IT certification mentor

In the October 2021 issue of Certification Magazine, we took a look at mentoring programs and how they can be helpful for IT workers who need assistance in their pursuit of IT certifications ...

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Test your knowledge of NIST Special Publication 800-53

A large number of security-related certification exams require knowledge of NIST Special Publication 800-53 and its subsequent revisions/additions. This tome — formally titled …

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Test yourself on NIST definitions

When it comes to proposing standards and defining the language involved, few institutions compare in scale and scope to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) …

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Test your knowledge of (ISC)² CISSP certification topics, Part 2

Effective May 1, 2021, the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) credential from (ISC)² was updated. In the previous installment of this two-part series, we looked at …

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Test your knowledge of (ISC)² CISSP certification topics, Part 1

One of the most valued vendor-neutral security certifications today is the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) credential offered by cybersecurity professional …

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A mentor can assist your certification or career advancement goals

Several years ago, the term “mentoring” saw a spike in popularity. Some of that was because within the realm of human resources and organizational behavior, there is always a phrase …

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Test your knowledge of professional interviewing guidelines

Quite often, if you work at an organization long enough, then you start getting looped in on visits with potential employees and asked to participate in interviewing them. While this is particularly …

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