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New CSA+ a Boon to Cybersecurity Professionals

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CSA+ and You

As someone who has had his identity stolen, I’m a big fan of cybersecurity. Please don’t accuse me of physically abusing a deceased equine. I know I’ve written on this topic a number of times before, but it’s important. Besides, beating a dead horse is an idiom that means “to continue in an endeavor that is a waste of time since the outcome has already been decided.” The outcome of the cybersecurity war is still very much in question.

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Defense Optional in NBA All-Star Games, Vital in Real Life

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Steph Hits the Deck

In these turbulent times, a company without well trained security professionals is like the 2017 NBA All-Star Game — an onslaught of attackers and zero defense.

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A Presidents Day Salute

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Presidents Day

The IT Insights blog is taking the day off, in honor of Presidents Day. We will be back on Wednesday, Feb. 22. We do have a "Hail to the chief!" kind of of holiday salute, however, to all of our friends and associates in IT certification. Check out this incredible deal: In honor of "Honest Abe" — whose 208th birthday was two days before Valentines Day — and all of his presidential brethren, you can get the first month of any our top-caliber certification and training courses for just $5.

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Where IT's at: Cybersecurity

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Security Expert in Training

Hey, remember the data breach, announced last year, that compromised 500 million user Yahoo! user accounts? Remember how Yahoo! followed that up by announcing a second, separate incident that involved 1 billion compromised accounts? In case either of those slipped your mind, on Wednesday Yahoo! announced that they “may have” experienced yet another data breach. Naturally enough, perhaps, Yahoo! laid these nefarious deeds at the doorstep of state-sponsored hackers. They didn’t name any particular countries, but cybersecurity experts are pointing the finger of blame at either China or Russia.

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Savvy About Savings (and Sweets!)

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Valentine's Day Candy

The chocolates have been opened — and mostly eaten. The rose petals have begun their quick decline from beautiful red to brown. Romantic comedies have taken back their largely neglected place on the DVD shelf for another year. Valentine’s Day has come and gone again.

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