Monthly Archives: August 2011

CompTIA A-Plus Training Programs Examined

Training for your CompTIA A+ has four specialist sections – you’ll need exam certification in 2 different areas to be seen as competent in A+. For this reason, the majority of colleges restrict their A+ to just two of the … Continue reading

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Field Service Technician

The Field Technician II is responsible for troubleshooting and resolving user support requests and incidents for customers of NSPI*s managed services. The technician may field incidents via phone, email, or ticket escalations from a central service desk – and will … Continue reading

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Talent wars: Are your IT staffers being poached?

Competitors — and now cloud providers — are poaching your best IT staffers and job candidates. Computerworld – Dan Herrington says his first inkling of a brewing IT talent war came early this spring, when he noticed that “college kids … Continue reading

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Talent wars: Are your IT staffers being poached?

Competitors — and now cloud providers — are poaching your best IT staffers and job candidates. Computerworld – Dan Herrington says his first inkling of a brewing IT talent war came early this spring, when he noticed that “college kids … Continue reading

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Microsoft Windows Vista Client Configuration Study Guide: Exam 70-620

Offering a full coverage of all exam objectives in a systematic approach, so you can be confident that you’re getting the instruction you need to take Microsoft’s new MCITP exam (70-620), this book is packed with practical guidance and hands-on … Continue reading

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Browsing and Privacy: How to Not Get Tracked

All modern browsers have built-in tools and add-ons to protect users from having their Web behavior tracked. But regardless, some sites still find ways to track you. Here are tips for taking matters into your own hands.CIO — If you’re … Continue reading

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CompTIA A+ 220-702: 4.1 – Resolving Malware Issues

Viruses and malware can cripple a computer and cause significant downtime while the system is cleaned. In this video, you’ll learn how to identify malware, quarantine a computer, remediate the infected system, maintain anti-virus software, and much more.     … Continue reading

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Inspector Gadgets: Windows 7 Gadgets for Monitoring Your PC

It’s been nearly two years since Windows 7 was released, and yet there are still some features that Windows 7 users may not be taking full advantage of — such as desktop gadgets. Similar to the Mac’s Dashboard Widgets, Windows … Continue reading

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Upgrading From the MCSE

MCSE is absolutely a great certification to have on your Curriculum Vitae. It demonstrates to employers that you know how to practically design and implement infrastructure for Windows Server 2003 and 2000 for business solutions. If you have already taken … Continue reading

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Security rundown for week ending Aug. 19

Debate over wisdom of firewalls, passwords and SSL — plus, Anonymous strikes again And speaking of anonymity and disruption in the more sinister sense of the words, this week didn’t go by without the shadowy hacker group Anonymous yet again … Continue reading

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Important IT cert news that you can’t miss out

As a 1-Stop IT Certification Solution Provider, Upcert wants to let you know an important news about CompTIA certification: “As of January 1, 2011, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+ certifications are no longer valid for lifetime as before. … Continue reading

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After 30 years, IBM says PC going way of vacuum tube and typewriter

Post-PC era? Microsoft says no While that sounds pretty vague, Dean notes that IBM has boosted its profit margins since selling off its PC division with a strategy of exiting commodity businesses and “expanding in higher-value markets.” One example: IBM’s … Continue reading

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Microsoft IE9 RC Arrives With Improved Privacy, Security Features

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate has a number of enhancements aimed at improving privacy and security controls. Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate arrived Feb. 10 with privacy and malware protections built in to protect users. Best comptia A+ … Continue reading

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9 tips to manage your files better

You work with documents, presentations, graphics, and other files all day—and chances are, you have a lot of them. That means it takes some time to find the documents you need. Even if it’s just a couple of minutes here … Continue reading

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9 tips: How to photograph holidays and special occasions

The problem with most photos taken during the holidays or other special celebrations is that they don’t capture the special feeling of the season or event. That’s why most holiday, anniversary, birthday, and graduation pictures an seem so average.                    … Continue reading

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