CompTIA PenTest+ PT0-001 VS CompTIA PenTest+ PT0-002

Employers can verify that the candidate has IT certifications. These certifications also show that the candidate has the necessary skills for the job. Cyber security certifications are becoming increasingly popular because it is an important function of any organization. CompTIA PenTest+ certification is a validation of intermediate-level penetration testing skills and knowledge. It is vendor-neutral and internationally recognised. This certification […]

CompTIA CySA+ Domain 5 Compliance and Assessment

CYSA+ Domains: Management of Threat and Vulnerability Software and Systems Security Security Operations and Monitoring Incident Response Compliance & Assessment This blog will focus on the fifth domain of CySA+, Compliance and Assessments. Three important concepts will be explained in this domain: Data privacy and protection are vital. Security concepts to support organizations’ risk mitigation Critical are policies, frameworks, procedures, […]

CompTIA CySA+ Domain 4: Incident Response

What happens if an attack occurs within an organization? They don’t usually know they are being targeted and therefore do not take any action. The most common reaction to being targeted is panic. It is very similar to being mugged. It is crucial to be able to detect and respond quickly to cybersecurity incidents and events when reputation, income, or […]

CompTIA CySA+ Domain 3. Security Operations and Monitoring

It is crucial to understand what is happening behind the scenes in your company’s network and computer systems when it comes to security. This information provides valuable insights into the threats that you face and the information you need in order to quickly and efficiently address security issues as they arise. It is vital to be proactive when it comes […]

CompTIA CySA+ 2: Software and Systems Security

Information Technology (IT), has seen a dramatic transformation in the past few years. It has opened up new opportunities for businesses and changed the way we live our lives. Most businesses have well-oiled systems for developing, releasing, maintaining and updating software and systems. However, security is a key component of software development due to the increasing risks and concerns associated […]

AWS adds cloud back-end for mobile apps

Among the many announcements made at the re:Invent conference last week by Amazon Web Services Inc. was a preview for its new mobile hub that allows you to build, test, and monitor mobile apps that use Amazon cloud services. Basically, with the AWS Mobile Hub, now in beta, AWS is catching up to competitors in the Mobile-Back-End-as-a-Service (MBaaS) arena. The […]

AWS adds another SAP-Optimized EEC2 Instance

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), has added another X1 instance to its SAP HANA-optimized Elastic Compute Cloud Cloud (EC2) instances. Monday’s announcement of the x1.16xlarge was the smaller of the two X1 instances. This instance has 976 GiB memory and supports up to 64 virtual CPUs. It is half the size the x1.32xlarge that AWS launched in May. Other specs […]

AWS Adds Amplify Libraries to Create iOS and Android Mobile Apps Amazon Web Services has expanded its Amplify functionality — cloud tools/services that allow you to create mobile/web apps — by adding new iOS and Android libraries. AWS Amplify, which was introduced in 2018, provides mobile development services via cloud-based back-ends. It has three components:

Amplify Libraries: Open-source libraries and UI components to add cloud-powered functionality Amplify: An interactive toolchain that creates and manages a back-end to apps. Amplify Console is an AWS service that hosts full-stack, serverless web applications AWS stated in a May 27 blog that Amplify iOS and Amplify Android included libraries and tools (CLI Toolchain and IDE Helpers) that allow mobile […]

AWS adds 5 more sizes to the X1e Instance family

Amazon Web Services (AWS), is offering five smaller instances of its largest Elastic Compute cloud (EC2) instance. This week, the company announced an expansion of its X1e instance group. This brings the total number EC2 instances for memory-intensive applications to six. The x1e.32xlarge, which was launched in September, is the largest. The x1e.32xlarge was billed as AWS’ largest cloud-native instance, […]

AWS Launches Open Distro for Elasticsearch to Address Open Source Controversy

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), launched Open Distro for Elasticsearch to address the conflict between cloud operators, and the creators open-source projects whose code is used for cloud-for-pay services. AWS was under fire when it announced January’s Amazon DocumentDB service with “MongoDB compatibleity.” Some observers were critical of MongoDB Inc. which created the database and offers it as a proprietary […]