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A+ 901 Transcender Practice Test Question Preview
By: Olivia
August 13, 2017

Transcender has been providing CompTIA certification training products for over a decade. Their award-winning suite of test prep solutions includes quality CompTIA certification practice exams and handy flashcards for some of the most popular CompTIA certification exams on the market. Their CompTIA training works through realistic exam simulations and powerful study aids, and their training products allow you to learn ...

Career Opportunities After SAP Course and Certification
By: michaelwarne
August 13, 2017

You have invested time and money into obtaining your Systems Applications and Products certification (also referred to as SAP certification .) Now, you must decide which career path to travel or business opportunity to explore. Which career opportunities are available for SAP-certified professionals? Identify a Specific Department First Due to the broad range of fields covered by systems ...

How to Become an Incident Responder
By: strainer
August 12, 2017

It's often thought that after acquiring expensive and famous IT security certifications, you can be an Incident Responder right away. Even when someone has graduated with the highest honor, and a medal as big as a Viking’s plate, from the top 10 IT security universities in the world could not easily get into it. To become one in my ...

Project+ Transcender Practice Test Question Preview
By: Olivia
August 11, 2017

Each practice test on our site was designed to prepare you for the version of the certification exam described. So for the Project+ exam, their practice test questions map to the PK0-003 exam, currently offered by CompTIA. According to Transcender, “ CompTIA Project+ covers the business and technical project management skills needed to successfully manage business projects. It emphasizes getting ...

UNM4SK3D: CIA, MalwareTech, and Self-Driving Cars
By: Olivia
August 11, 2017

#wikileaks  You didn't think Wikileaks was going to stop anytime soon, did you? The latest, 20th leak discloses the details of 'CouchPotato,' a remote tool used to secretly collect RTSP/H.264 video streams. In a guide that dates back to February 14, 2014,  'CouchPotato' is described as a tool that allows for "a RTSP/H.264 video stream to be collected either ...

Cyber Fact: Passphrases
By: Olivia
August 10, 2017

According to statistics from SecurityIntelligence, “For small and midsized organizations (SMBs), 60% of employees use the exact same password for everything they access. Meanwhile, 63% of confirmed data breaches leverage a weak, default or stolen password.” Passphrases vs. Passwords A password is a string of characters used to verify the identity of a ...

Insider Threats Are the Greatest Risk to Your Data
By: superv3k900
August 10, 2017

Insider Threats Are the Greatest Risk to Your Data — Here’s How to Stop Them Stephen Voorhees, CISSP, Veriato Most companies have already hunkered down to prevent hackers from stealing proprietary data. Their security teams have almost certainly installed powerful firewalls. Some companies may have acquired robust security systems to protect themselves against ...

SOC Analyst: Interview Preparation
By: Olivia
August 9, 2017

 A few weeks ago, I was talking with a Cybrarian who had an upcoming interview for a SOC Analyst position and wanted some advice on how to best prepare. Aside from the general ‘interview success’ tips I knew offhand, I couldn’t provide much advice tailored to that role. So, I decided to do some research (as I ...

Tequila – The First Latin American Computer Forensic’s Operative System
By: andresBello
August 9, 2017

Hello and cheers from Colombia, my dear Cybrarians  😊 In the world of digital forensics science, there have been created several sorts of tools focused on the analysis of media devices and a help to conduct investigations related to security incidents. The community of people which are involved in these tasks ...

CASP Transcender Practice Test Question Preview
By: Olivia
August 9, 2017

We've been asked whether or not courses alone are enough to pass certification exams. While the videos in our courses provide valuable insight into the material covered on the exam, the questions included in the Transcender material (which are the same products as those offered on the Transcender site, just sold at a discounted price on Cybrary) are mapped directly ...