Category Archives: Comptia

FC0-U11 CompTIA Strata Fundamentals of PC Functionality Exam

QUESTION 1 You are working with a team that will be bringing in new computers to a sales department at a company. The sales team would like to keep not only their old files, but system settings as well on … Continue reading

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How to get a job in financial IT

IT practitioners with the right mindset — analytical and dogged — will find themselves welcome in the resurgent financial services industry. It’s been a rough few years for people seeking work in the finance industry. Its growth-by-acquisition strategy over the … Continue reading

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Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak expounds on his hacking shenanigans and online mischief

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak expounds on his hacking shenanigans and online mischief In keynote at ASIS Conference, Wozniak shares jokes, monkeyshines played on family, friends Chicago — In his keynote address at a security conference today, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak … Continue reading

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Technology Link to Business Success Grows Stronger, New CompTIA Study Finds

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., May 15, 2013 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The role of information technology (IT) in setting strategic priorities and achieving business success is growing for companies around the world, according to new research released today by CompTIA, the non-profit … Continue reading

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CompTIA CTP+ certification is your ticket to a career in convergence

Are you looking for your next career opportunity? Depending on your skills and experience, the rapidly growing world of converged voice, video and data networking might be right for you. There are good job opportunities with vendors and value-added resellers … Continue reading

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JK0-019 CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam (JK0-019)

QUESTION 1 Sandy, the network administrator, has funding to do a major upgrade of the company’s LAN. This upgrade is currently in the planning stage, and Sandy still needs to determine the network requirements, bottlenecks, and any future upgrades in … Continue reading

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Coming together on convergence

CompTIA working on developing a vendor-neutral convergence certification In another sign that IP telephony is becoming mainstream, the Computing Technology Industry Association is developing a convergence certification to validate professionals’ skills and capabilities using this technology. CompTIA, a trade association … Continue reading

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Top Rated External Hard Drives

So you have finally made a decision to buy one of external hard drives as a backup option for your laptop or computer. This can be a good decision for you because you are making backing up your computer data … Continue reading

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Mobile data growth accelerating worldwide, led by smartphone users

Cisco report: Users, carriers relying on Wi-Fi; tiered plans key to managing growth Mobile traffic globally is soaring, and its rate of growth is accelerating, spurred by a surge in smartphones and tablets, as well as 4G connections. The average … Continue reading

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The 4 leading causes of data security breakdowns

The 4 leading causes of data security breakdowns This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter’s approach. A string of high-profile data breaches in … Continue reading

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Mobile Devices in the new CompTIA A+ exams (Part 2 of 2)

Well, it’s been two weeks since I introduced you to the Mobile Devices domain in the new A+ 220-802 exam. In that post, I gave information on the first two objectives in the Mobile Devices domain. In this post, I … Continue reading

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A USB Hard Drive That Asks For Your PIN Before Allowing Access

          Here’s a hard drive that comes with a secure PIN (personal identification number) access that bars anyone who’s not authorised. Taking hard drives along for storage and portability needs has become a necessity these days. … Continue reading

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CompTIA Lifetime Certification Change Creates Controversy

CompTIA faces backlash from technology certification holders after informing those with supposedly lifetime A+, Network+ and Security+ certifications that they would have to retroactively pay for renewals. CompTIA has since retracted the changes for anyone who receives one of those … Continue reading

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How to Get Your Arms Around Big Data

How to Get Your Arms Around Big Data As solution providers’ customers increasingly employ business intelligence tools, dealing with “big data” is becoming a greater challenge. It’s an ideal opportunity for solution providers, as many business execs are unfamiliar with … Continue reading

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Big Data Sales Opportunities for Partners Getting Bigger

For channel partners moving into big data, not only are you right about the sales opportunities, you’re very right, according to a recent CompTIA research study of 935 IT and business executives. Nearly two in three of the study’s participants … Continue reading

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