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What Certifications Do I Need For Cybersecurity

By: Garrett Wilson
November 25, 2020
Cybersecurity vacancies continue to outpace qualified applicants as companies look to shore up network, application, and infrastructure defense. While companies are willing to "reskill" internal staff and look beyond traditional four-year degrees to find best-fit candidates, evolving compliance and regulatory expectations mean they're also on the hook to be choosy about who they hire. What's the result? Interest and ability ...

Best Order For Azure Certifications

By: Garrett Wilson
November 25, 2020
Step-by-Step: Unpacking the Ideal Order of Azure Certifications The right Azure certifications can boost IT earning potential and allow technology professionals the freedom to carve out their unique career paths. But with a growing roster of Microsoft cloud computing designations, how do IT experts choose which to tackle first, which ones can wait, and which ones require knowledge from previous ...

Google Dorks: An Easy Way of Hacking

By: fr4nc1stein
November 24, 2020
The Google Search Engine finds answers to our questions, which is helpful in our daily lives. You can search for your school assignments, reports, presentations, and more. Before I start the tutorial on using use Google Dorks in Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking, I'm going to share a definition of Google Dork queries that I saw on techtarget.com: *A Google Dork ...
Want to be part of cloud security, but you are not sure how to start it? I have gone through an amazing certificate preparation course on Cybrary. It's AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies. This is a certification provided by Microsoft Azure. On passing the certification exam, you earn the Azure security engineer credentials certificate. Cloud security has become a key ...

How To Learn Artificial Intelligence From Scratch

By: Pierluigi Riti
November 23, 2020
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the main computer science fields that will yield staggering future generations improvements. At the moment, nearly every area where information technology is used has improved from strides toward AI. This brings the question, what does it take to learn AI?? This article provides a guide for someone interested in a path that leads to ...

The Most Important Cybersecurity Certifications

By: Garrett Wilson
November 23, 2020
In the Know: The Most Sought-After Cybersecurity Certifications Cybersecurity is indisputably important for organizations. From the multinational enterprise deploying advanced anti-malware technology and stopping sophisticated threats to the American SMB to protect staff and customers' privacy with robust detection and infection controls, it's no exaggeration to say that lacking cybersecurity substantially increases the overall risk... This protective priority for IT security ...

Websites Where You Can Learn Python For Free

By: vipinpatel
November 23, 2020
Python is one of the most popular programming languages right now. According to Indeed, the average Python developer salary in the US in 2020 is $118,762 per year, which grew by 15% over the last four years. Many companies are shifting to Python programming to build web applications, analyze data, and automate operations because of its flexibility and short learning curve. ...

7 Types of Hackers You Should Know

By: GrayHat4Life
November 23, 2020
The term computer hacking is generally used to refer to one or more persons who break into secure computer systems for malicious purposes. However, this definition is not completely accurate. Many organizations employ hackers to test their computer network defenses' effectiveness and discover any security vulnerabilities or flaws in their IT systems and installed applications. Those people are legally authorized ...
This blog was originally posted on cisco.com but has been reposted with permission by author. How do security programs prioritize their investment, resources, and effort? In the upcoming #SecurityOutcomes Study, Cisco used the NIST Cybersecurity Framework to understand this. Read more on this blog: I love it when data surprises me. In cybersecurity, we’re good at researching how things can ...

Web Scraping Tools

By: Nihad Hassan
November 20, 2020
Data has become the driving force in today's information age that leads organizations' focus in all industries. Being able to collect and analyze data from the web plays a vital role in any organization's success. Today, even the smallest startup companies generate data. Any business that owns a website, has a social media presence, or accepts electronic payments from customers collects ...