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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
May 25th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
From his home office in the small town of Cumberland, Maryland, David Pierre, senior associate, application security at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), enjoys the full-time work-from-home lifestyle. Each day, he utilizes his expertise to ensure that the enterprise’s applications are properly hardened - Read More
May 25th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
What do Cisco CCNA Security, Cisco CCNP Security, CEH, ISA, Infosec CISSP, Amazon AWS Certified Security and ISACA CRISC have in common? They are all part of the large grouping of cybersecurity certifications currently available. Each of these certifications is valuable and serves a valid purpose. - Read More
May 24th, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Class - Highly Successful Project Management for Small Business - Based on the book Project Management in Small BusinessTaught By: Karl Palachuk, author and coach- Five Tuesdays - May 31st - June 28th- All classes start a 9:00 AM PacificRegister Now - Only $299*Not project should EVER:- Be late- Be - Read More
May 24th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Inflation is placing increased stress on both businesses and consumers, leaving organizations in a tough bind—how do you balance employees demanding pay increases above historical levels with maintaining enough cash flow and margin to pay higher bills?In this video, Rex Frank, vice president of - Read More
May 23rd, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
We seem to see the same metro areas again and again on the annual CompTIA Tech Town Index – and 2021 is no exception. After all, the top 10 ranking cities have been a part of the index since its inception in 2018. One of the reasons for this is our own criteria. For example, CompTIA looks at - Read More
May 22nd, 2022 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
Join me for a special 2-part MSP Helpdesk Efficiency Improvement event Thursday, May 26th. First, we’ll deep-dive into the most effective ways to simplify and reduce the time, cost, and complexity of delivering your - Read More
May 21st, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 CISA has issued Emergency Directive (ED) 22-03 and released a Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) in response to active and expected exploitation of multiple vulnerabilities in the following VMware products: VMware Workspace ONE Access (Access), VMware Identity Manager (vIDM), VMware vRealize Automation - Read More