Author: EC-Council When your business is connected to the Internet, LAN, or other methods, then the most crucial aspect for your business success and security is network security. A stable and secure network security system helps businesses from falling victim to data theft. It can protect your workstations from harmful spyware. No network is immune to attacks, but multiple layers of security in a network make […]

Lessons learned from a call center attack

Author: Liza Meak Howard County Maryland credits Cisco Talos and one of its partners for finding a quick fix. On August 11th2018, the 911 non-emergency call center in Howard County, Maryland was in crisis; not for the types of calls flooding into dispatchers, but simply for the sheer numbers. The center, which usually receives 300 […]

Big Data and Apache Hadoop Adoption

Author: Kerry Doyle Introduction Every data centre has unique hardware and software requirements that can pose significant management challenges to IT. Cloud utilization, virtualization, mobile device management, app development, security, and storage networking represent just a few of the management challenges facing IT today. Add to that the responsibility of providing the infrastructure for processing […]

Top Tech Trends and Predictions for 2019

Author: Global Knowledge What to expect in cloud, cybersecurity, networking and IT training What can tech professionals expect in 2019? We scanned the industry and asked our subject matter experts to weigh in on the top tech and IT training trends coming our way. From cybersecurity to hybrid clouds to skills gaps (sorry, they’re not going […]

Bridge Your Knowledge from ITIL v3 to ITIL 4

Author: Dan Stober Just think of all the new technologies and best practices that have emerged since ITIL® v3 was released in 2006. The IT landscape has changed. Agile, DevOps, cloud computing, software-defined networking—all these now need managing. Well, we’ve got good news for you: ITIL is upgrading. Version 4 of the industry standard for […]

How ITIL® Differentiates Problems and Incidents

Author:Barry Corless It’s a question we still get asked all the time, even in the new ITIL® 4 Foundation classes: How do you differentiate between incidents and problems? To address this issue and offer clarification, this article will identify the differences between incidents and problems, how they are related, and why it matters. What is an incident? […]

Build an IT Career with CompTIA Certifications

Author: Daniel Cummins Abstract CompTIA has become one of the most recognized and respected names in IT certifications, from the first A+ back in the 1990s to today with over a dozen vendor-neutral certifications covering a variety of topics. At first glance, it may seem daunting trying to figure out which certifications you should pursue […]

Top 10 Certifications with Staying Power

Introduction Author:John Hales By John Hales, Global Knowledge VMware instructor, A+, Network+, CTT+, MCSE, MCDBA, MOUS, MCT, VCP, VCAP, VCI, EMCSA IT is a very fast changing industry – what is hot today may be a tiny niche market in only a few years and lesser known things may turn out to be huge trends. […]

Top-Paying Certifications

Pursue these certifications if you want a top IT salary Author:Global Knowledge Each year, our annual list of top-paying IT certifications reflects shifting philosophies and tech trends greatly impacting IT departments around the United States. Based on survey responses from the Global Knowledge 2019 IT Skills and Salary Report (to be released later this year), […]

How to Become a Microsoft Certified Azure Developer Associate

What is the Azure Developer Associate certification? Author: Tom Tuttle Azure developers design and build cloud solutions such as applications and services. They participate in all phases of development, from solution design, to development and deployment, to testing and maintenance. They partner with cloud solution architects, cloud DBAs, cloud administrators, and clients to implement the […]