Dan Goodman on Linux Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity with a Linux Operating System: What You Need to Know

By | Cybersecurity

 While most people have heard of the Equifax breach, most people out of the IT community don’t realize it was due to an unsecured open-sourced system. While 99% of cybersecurity hacks occur on Windows operating system, that doesn’t stop hackers from taking any opportunity to break into a system. How does cybersecurity work with an open-sourced operating system?   That’s…

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Network Security

30-Minutes to a Less Vulnerable Network: How to Start or Improve Your Vulnerability Management Program

By | Cybersecurity

By reading this blog post, you’ve been invited to StormWind Studio’s upcoming QuickCast: 30-minutes to a Less Vulnerable Network with Mike Vasquez. This QuickCast is exclusive to IT professionals.Vulnerability management is an essential element of creating a secure networking environment.  Join Mike Vasquez, Senior Technical Instructor at StormWind Studios, as we discuss vulnerability management and tools for companies of all…

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Network Security

Network Security Breaches: Your Employees Are Lazy

By | Cybersecurity

Network security password guidelines IT professionals have relied on for years are just plain wrong. You heard us: WRONG! Creating strong, complicated passwords and changing them frequently doesn’t protect organizations against cybersecurity breaches. This practice makes it easier for computers to hack and harder for humans to remember. If your users use irregular capitalization, special characters, and at least one…

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Raymond Lacoste on AWS Cost Savings

6 Tips to Save Your Organization Money with AWS

By | AWS, Tips and Tricks

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s largest, most robust cloud computing platform with over 70 offerings, a million of customers, $10 billion in annual revenue, and 40% of the cloud computing market share. AWS operates in 44 availability zones, 16 geographic regions, and serves customers like Reddit and Dropbox. While all the tech stats are exciting for IT, the…

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Just for Fun: Pennywise the Accidental IT Admin

By | Uncategorized

Being in IT can be terrifying. From security issues to demanding users, it’s all in a day’s work for admins. Now, what do you do when you have a company of monsters? Literally, live in the sewer monsters. The Late Late Show with James Corden shows what happens when a user mistakenly calls IT instead of I.T. And it’s exactly the thing…

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Ashley Hunt's Review of the PMBOK 6

PMP Book Review: PMBOK© 6th Edition and Agile Practice Guide©

By | Project Management

Ashley Hunt, Senior StormWind Studios PMP instructor, received her shiny, new PMBOK© 6th Edition and Agile Practice Guide in the mail and she’s got A LOT to tell our fans. As we’ve been announcing this is the first change in the PMBOK© since 2012, and will affect PMP© earners from here-on-out! The new edition was released yesterday after much anticipation from…

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