ILT – Instructor Led Training. Why? In a recent article I shared the concept of mastery, the ability to creatively contribute to a field of endeavor. With the preponderance of do-it-yourself books (who reads books anymore?) and videos (the answers for all questions may be found on YouTube), who needs instructor led content? You do. … Continue reading Mastery: ILT Instructor Led Training – 7 Reasons Why?
If you are an employer, do you want to hire someone with a degree and a credential, or someone who can perform the job, wants to build a career and drives to make a real contribution? If you are an employee or candidate, do you merely want to spend 90 to 240 minutes gaining a … Continue reading On the Topic of Mastery
Both our students and our sales staff regularly ask about CompTIA’s Continuing Education Program, so I thought I would set the record straight. You can acquire essential details directly through CompTIA, although they do not provide the history and details about which many inquire. Having taught CompTIA certification courses for the past 9 years, and … Continue reading CompTIA Continuing Education Program
Frequently I find myself asking students in my Network+ or Cisco CCNA classes to divulge their favorite resource to use when they want to determine their external (publicly accessible) IP address. Here are some of the more popular answers: whatismyip.com Or ipchicken.com. Or perhaps even better, the ipmonkey.com: I did not include the actual IP … Continue reading How to extract your outside IP address-without a chicken or a monkey
If you are new to the world of networking, perhaps considering putting in the effort to achieve Network + certification, you may wish you were more comfortable with IPv6. If you are already an IPv6 guru, this may be child’s play for you. Yet it turns out that if you are already comfortable with IPv4, … Continue reading How to get more comfortable with IPv6
CompTIA Instructor Steve Fullmer describes the importance of getting Security+ Certified. Security is no longer about the “haves” and the “have nots” a small group of people who are trying to take advantage of your possessions and intellectual property (IP). In the book ‘Tribal Leadership’ by Dave Logan, John King, Halee Fischer-Wright, they discuss the stages of … Continue reading CompTIA Security+ What Motivates People to Take Your Intellectual Property?
After receiving yet another reference to the DoYouRemember? web site, and a question about my ability to identify a Commodore 64 workstation sitting in a co-worker’s office, I have decided to defend my age. (Please stop baiting my memory … one day I actually will start forgetting details … and blaming the problem on random … Continue reading CompTIA Series: A Technology Timeline
For many IT professionals, Security+ is their first exposure to planning facility security. Comprehensive, layered security is always the best solution. With unlimited resources you can place cameras everywhere, key or card access systems at every door, signage throughout a facility, frequent training and user education, security guards, secured guest and public meeting areas, or … Continue reading CompTIA Security+ An Approach Toward Physical Security
In this CompTIA Network + training video, instructor Mark Jacob demonstrates how to use a standard Windows Command Prompt to manipulate routing tables. Transcription: I want to show you something from what you will learn in the labs of this course such as manipulating routing tables. If you’re new to the environment you may be … Continue reading How to Change Routing Tables with a Windows Command Prompt – From the CompTIA Network + Course
The CompTIA certification series continues to evolve. The entry level Strata exam has been displaced by CompTIA IT Fundamentals as entry level certification requirements increase in breadth and complexity. The CompTIA A+ 900 series objectives introduced in December 2015 include more than 350 industry acronyms with which the exam candidate must become familiar. The exam utilizes … Continue reading CompTIA Series: A+ 900 Acronyms