You may have heard the expression, "Knowledge is power" and, if not, you've heard it now!People around the world come to Cybrary for IT/cybersecurity training and tools that help them gain knowledge and ultimately, power - power they apply and leverage to change their lives and circumstances. And with more than 1.4 million users, Cybrarians' lives and circumstances are infinitely unique and cover a phenomenal spectrum of skills, passions and pursuits.If your life is ripe for change, welcome to the club! This post will share a selection of hidden (and not-so-hidden) gems on the site that support your journey. First, here are a few stories from Cybrarians and contributors who've expanded their horizons and the horizons of others:Security+ Certification Success by Cybrary Member @aer9480Cyber Feminist Hacker and New Course Contributor: Magda Lilia CHELLY“My Cybrary Story” – Ryan W.My Journey: CCNA and SECURITY+Why I Started a Cyber Security Internship Program
Additionally, there are a lot of good personal stories found on the Forums, so be sure to check them out.
Next, here's a list of free tools (not including the free courses and micro courses) that are great knowledge expanders:
Free User-Submitted Content
Finally, here's a list of "How to Pass" posts written by my friend, Olivia. They provide great info to help you pass those ever-important certification exams:How To Pass: Security+ Practice TestHow to Pass: CEH Practice ExamHow to Pass: CompTIA A+ Practice TestHow to Pass: CCNA Practice TestHow to Pass: Network+ Practice TestHow to Pass: CISSP Practice Exam
As we round the bend on a new year, harness your will to expand your knowledge and grow your power. In the coming months, spend a little more time on Cybrary, a welcoming and ever-expanding platform, to be the best you can be in your pursuit of IT/cybersecurity skills.