New Way of Thinking “IT”

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The industry skill base is shifting towards a new idea of enterprise IT, but are we still thinking “Old IT”? Organizations are moving to the cloud with a traditional IT mindset, and its costing more than it should. Moving to the cloud, in general, has lots of immediate benefits including scalability, availability, and automating tasks …

Comptia CySA + Review

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I recently sat for the Comptia CySA+ exam, and was pleasantly surprised at the technical material covered. What is it? Comptia started offering a new certification in June of 2017 that focuses on Blue Team/defensive information security and incident response.  The CySA+ was recently recognized by the DOD to cover the Cyber Security Provider (CSSP) …

How I Passed the CISSP

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I recently passed the examination in March 2018.  This entire experience has helped me understand security at a foundation level, and I expect this knowledge to greatly benefit my career. The CISSP or Certified Information Systems Security Professional is an information security certification that has had many mixed opinions in the security community.  This mixed …