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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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Are cookies about to crumble? Change is coming to online tracking

Over the holiday season, I indulged in a lot of treats. My favorite? A chocolate chip cookie — well, let’s be honest, I love all cookies. What does this have to do with a technology article? Have ...

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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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Developing digital forensics skills with no-cost learning resources

Careers that involve digital forensics have been the common focus of articles in Certification Magazine and on CertMag.com. Some examples of this trend include the …

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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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Six trends that will drive technology development in 2022 — and beyond

When I first wrote a “top trends” article for Certification Magazine heading into 2020, the world was our oyster. There were so many exciting technologies and trends …

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Set some IT goals — and follow through

It’s that time of year when many set career development goals to achieve over the course of a few months or a year or more. Following through with goals, however, can …

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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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Should you be looking to the stars (and Starlink) for the future of internet delivery?

At a Macquarie Group virtual technology conference held in June 2021, Gwynne Shotwell …

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Make time to get certified

Professional certification is a demanding endeavour for full-time information technology (IT) professionals. It requires time, effort, and resources to prepare for entry-level and advanced ...

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