New Training: Systems Monitoring Tools & Techniques

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SPOTO trainer Trevor Sullivan demonstrates how to use the right tools to extract and make sense of your infrastructure health information. This is the new DevOps training. A network technician who doesn’t know systems monitoring is like pilots who don’t know their instruments or racecar drivers who don’t have a tachometer (that’s the RPM gauge).…

New Training: Security Threats and Attacks and Vulnerabilities. In this intermediate 70-video training, SPOTO trainer Keith Barker teaches security technicians how to recognize, compare and contrast various types of cybersecurity vulnerabilities, threats, and indicators that are associated with network attacks. This training is a key first step on your path to CompTIA Security+ certification. If you don’t understand how attacks work or the unique vulnerabilities of your network, you can’t keep it safe. You can now learn about social engineering techniques, various types of attacks, as well as network vulnerabilities. This Security Threats Attacks and Vulnerabilities training draws from the first five CompTIA Security+ certification exam objectives. It will prepare you in a broadest manner. This series teaches eight skills: Become a security expert. SPOTO Cybersecurity Training Start training. Social Engineering Techniques Cyber Attack Techniques Network Attacks Threat Actors Intelligence Sources Vulnerabilities Security Risks Techniques Used In Security Assessments Penetration Test Techniques Although this training does not lead to certification, it is still useful skills training for security professionals who are looking to learn basic security concepts. This training covers: Introduction to Network Attacks Identifying an Email Threat Intelligence Sources Malicious Code or Script Execution OSSTMM. It also includes: 70 minutes of training. Watch a video: SPOTO’s blog has more security concepts related content: Futuristic Security Tools Now Enhance your IT Security Resume in 7 Steps. What Infosec will look like in 2024. Start learning basic security concepts today. Download

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New Training: Redis Essentials

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SPOTO trainer Trevor Sullivan teaches you how to set up, manage and scale Redis deployments for in-memory caching, and sub-millisecond response time. This complete Redis training is available. Redis is not required for every cloud administrator to be able to use it. You might be able to use Redis to store data in a way…

How do I manage my day?

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(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. Ever wonder how others manage it all? I thought I would share my daily routine so you can see how I do it. It’s Friday. The morning When the toddlers awaken, I wake up at 5.30am. Before I get out of bed, I check my…

How I managed multiple projects while still leaving the office on time.

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(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. Watch my webinar on the 3 essential skills you need for managing multiple projects. Learn the skills that you need to manage all your work. My sponsor said, “There’s another project that I’m just waiting for to hear about.” I silently groaned. I was already…

How I do it: Stakeholder communication

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(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. Communication is around 80% of my job. Although I don’t claim to be able to do everything perfectly every time, I have developed a few solid methods that work in almost all situations over the years. Today, I will share with you how I communicate…

How I do it: Engaging stakeholders

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(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. When I took my first course in project management, I was taught about managing stakeholders. Today, the terminology has changed. I can credit Patrick Mayfield, who was on a panel debate in 2011 with me, for pointing out that “engaging” is a better term. It…