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How to Learn AI
By: Happi Yvan
March 5, 2021

Artificial Intelligence is one of the fastest-growing fields alongside its friend Cybersecurity. The immense data available, structured and unstructured, and the need for machines to understand, process, and use data effectively with little to no effort provided by humans accelerates the need for AI practitioners and experts. Interest and investment in AI emerged rapidly when machine learning was successfully applied ...

Course Review: Network Troubleshooting and Tools
By: Hugh Shepherd
March 5, 2021

Course: Network Troubleshooting and Tools Instructor: Jeff Brown Network Troubleshooting and Tools is a great course to learn the basics of network troubleshooting quickly and some common tools. The instructor covers troubleshooting techniques using command-line tools in a Windows environment to identify network problems in this course. Additionally, the course explains how to verify local network configurations and test ...

Cryptocurrency Scams and Security Basics
By: Gabriel Schram
March 3, 2021

Recent developments have seen cryptocurrency reaching closer to mainstream financial markets. With the rise of crypto’s legitimate reputation, an increased number of people seek to take advantage of the opportunity. Investors want to become rich, payment companies want to draw a larger clientele, and retailers want to offer more payment options. However, a lack of full understanding of how cryptocurrency ...

IT Asset Discovery Tools
By: Nihad Hassan
March 2, 2021

Digital transformations and an increasing reliance on Information Technology (IT) are prevalent across most industries. Computing devices have become an essential business tool. For instance, computers are used in an organization's operations, such as product/service creation, marketing, administration, finance, HR, communications, and data tracking and storage. Indeed, no one can imagine a world without computers! A medium-sized enterprise can have ...

Web Cookie Tracking Explained
By: Gabriel Schram
March 2, 2021

Cookies are small files containing uniquely identifiable data for web users. They are typically used to identify an individual's computer as it relates to a specified network. Cookies are established when a user connects to a network server. The unique identifiers stored in cookies help servers render more specific data to those accessing the network. Cookies are strong utilities ...

7 Things Every MSSP Needs to Train and Develop Employees
By: Tatianna Harris
March 2, 2021

What should a workforce development platform include for MSSPs and security teams? The workforce is the single most important asset any organization will ever have. Logically, that means retaining and developing it should be a top priority. For Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs), building and retaining a highly motivated and engaged workforce comes with unique challenges. Long hours, combined with the need ...

8 Free Cybrary Courses to Help Achieve Your Cybersecurity Goals
By: Tatianna Harris
March 1, 2021

March Free Courses Launch Today! It's March...again. It comes every year, and it's usually by this time the "new year, new me" craze has completely worn off. There are so many aspects of life that have changed in last 12 months, but one thing we hope remains is dedicating time to develop your skills through training. As many resolutions become ...

How To Get Started With Cisco DevNet
By: Makeia Jackson
March 1, 2021

What is Cisco DevNet? Cisco DevNet is a program for anyone who wants to learn, write, develop, and integrate code with Cisco technologies, APIs, and SDKs. The platform includes the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud, networking, data center, collaboration, analytics, automation software, security, open-source, mobility, and customer experience technologies. DevNet provides learning paths and tracks that include labs, sandbox environments, ...

Digital Transformation In Healthcare: Top 5 Trends In 2021
By: Nihad Hassan
February 26, 2021

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has witnessed an accelerated shift towards adopting digital technologies in all work areas, and the healthcare sector was not an exception. IT role in supporting business operations has become vital in a society that is increasingly dependent on digital. Organizations in all industries are under tremendous pressure to digitalize their services ...

Auto IMEI Changing Phone - The Untraceable Phone
By: payloadartist
February 26, 2021

What is IMEI? IMEI stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity. It is a unique identifier, or serial number, which is linked to a smartphone (and mobile phones). It is usually 15 digits long and allows devices to be tracked and located should they be stolen or used in criminal activity. In other words, an IMEI number can let one’s device ...