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February 8th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The principle of least privilege is a basic cybersecurity tenet. The idea is to provide as little access to a resource as possible while still allowing a successful transaction. Such a transaction might be accessing a file, managing a service, administering a system like Active Directory, running - Read More
February 7th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
In a previous blog, we demonstrated why the timing is right for the metaverse. Now, let’s explore three real-life use cases where virtual reality (VR) training is already happening today. There are some common threads across these educational use cases, but there’s also a great deal of the “art of - Read More
February 7th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
IT pros must actively acquire new skills to keep up with evolving technology. These in-demand skills will keep you competitive and functioning well in your IT career, regardless of what the future holds. 23 IT Skills to Learn in 2023 As an IT professional, this is a time for you to level up your - Read More
February 6th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Being categorized as a technology company used to be relatively straight forward. Companies that produced hardware, created software or were in the business of fixing said hardware or software, were tech companies. As technology has become woven into the fabric of all organizations, those lines - Read More
February 3rd, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The vi editor (pronounced vee-eye) is a common tool on Unix-based systems. The modern version is vi-Improved or Vim (pronounced "vim"). This tutorial covers how to get started using this powerful and standard text editor.For those new to command-line environments, Vim can be a bit terrifying. It's - Read More
February 3rd, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Ethics certainly creates a buzz in the business world. Ethical issues such as how we treat others, use information, engage with employees, manage resources, approach sustainability, and impact the world around us all affect how we view companies. In fact, the inappropriate treatment of people and - Read More
February 2nd, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
If you’ve ever been part of a good brainstorm session, you understand what it feels like when the group knows they’re on to something. The energy levels increase, the chatter gets louder and innovative ideas are born. It’s a great feeling and it’s part of what makes the CompTIA Communities & - Read More
February 2nd, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
2023 is prime time to get your head in the cloud. You can do this by earning at least one of the best cloud computing certifications out there. But why cloud computing? For starters, it pays really well. We’ll dive into this more later in the article, but know that certified cloud computing - Read More
February 1st, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Professionals across the board, in IT and other departments, are managing more projects than ever before, and having project management skills helps them to streamline processes and ensure they’re crossing all the T’s and dotting all the I’s. But for someone whose primary role is not project - Read More
January 31st, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Skillsoft has released its annual report of the most popular IT certifications worldwide. According to the report, 91% of information technology professionals have at least one certification. In fact, respondents hold an average of four certifications in their field, with 41% of these earned in the - Read More