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June 2nd, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Where are you in your security journey? As a cybersecurity practitioner for the past quarter century, this is a question asked of many in the managed services provider community. The answer to the question varies. Some believe they have reached cybersecurity nirvana—that they are experts taking a - Read More
June 1st, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
This article is part of an IT Career News series called Your Next Move. These articles take an inside look at the roles related to CompTIA certifications. Each article will include the responsibilities, qualifications, related job titles and salary range for the role. As you consider the next move - Read More
May 31st, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Corey Kirkendoll isn’t one to sit on the bench, he’d rather be in the game. The CEO of 5K Technical Services, a Plano, Texas-based MSP, is always willing to pitch in, and that drive is only one of the factors that led to his selection to serve as the chair of the Managed Services Committee. - Read More
May 29th, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
My daughter made an interesting observation about social media yesterday. We were talking about how TikTok is currently for "younger" people while Facebook is more for "older" people. But someday, TikTok will be for old people - because all those smarty-pants kids are going to grow up!My daughter's - Read More
May 27th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Remote work opportunities are the new normal. They provide IT pros with incredible perks, especially in the technology industry – and people are taking advantage of new and innovative opportunities to earn income outside of an office setting. With the rise of remote work due to the pandemic, it’s - Read More
May 27th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 Post from MicrosoftOn April 24, 2022, a privilege escalation hacking tool, KrbRelayUp, was publicly disclosed on GitHub by security researcher Mor Davidovich. KrbRelayUp is a wrapper that can streamline the use of some features in Rubeus, KrbRelay, SCMUACBypass, PowerMad/SharpMad, Whisker, and - Read More
May 26th, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
The National Society of IT Service Providers has a new Vendor Partner Program!Channel Vendors: Please Join Us - Literally.Amy Babinchak (NSITSP Board President) and I are hosting an online meeting for all IT Channel Vendors to learn about the NSITSP Vendor Partner Program.Please join us to learn - Read More
May 26th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Unsurprisingly, I get asked “What is Web3?” a lot these days along with "What happened to blockchain?," "What is the metaverse?," and "Are NFTs legit?" Before we answer these questions, let me pose another one: Why should you care about any of it? There are several possible - Read More
May 26th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
NIST has published NIST Internal Report (NIST IR) 8403, Blockchain for Access Control Systems. Protecting system resources against unauthorized access is the primary objective of an access control system. As information systems rapidly evolve, the need for advanced access control mechanisms that - Read More
May 25th, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Our industry is under attack on several fronts - and your clients know it!Yesterday, I attended a meeting of the California Society of Association Executives - Cal SAE, a part of the American Society of Association Executives. I went as Executive Director of the National Society of IT Service - Read More