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Emmett Dulaney

PK0-005 Preview: Examining Changes to CompTIA's Project+ Exam, Part 2

As we discussed last month, CompTIA has made some significant changes to the content of the Project+ exam as they migrate from PK0-004 (currently available) to PK0-005 (coming soon). This month ...

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PK0-005 Preview: Examining Changes to CompTIA's Project+ Exam, Part 1

The history of tech industry association CompTIA's project management certification exam is an interesting one. At times, it has had “IT” in the title, and at times it has not; at times, it has focused ...

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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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