Posts tagged "government"

What is CCSP Certification?

Cloud computing is an information technology paradigm that offers an innovative business model for enterprises to adopt IT services without prior investment. Although cloud computing has various advantages, enterprises hesitate to accept it because of the security challenges and issues associated with it. Security issues are major stumbling blocks to the progress of cloud computing. […]

January 23, 2018 | Hannah Brandon | Views: 1490


When CompTIA announced in 2017 that they would be releasing an new intermediate-level credential for cybersecurity professionals the industry rejoiced. No one knew that within a year the certification would be adopted to the DoD 8570.01M mandate or that it would go through an acronym change. So why did the acronym change from CSA+ to […]

January 22, 2018 | Hannah Brandon | Views: 2658

What is CSSLP Certification?

Today, cybersecurity threats are emerging with increasing frequency. In addition to network intrusions, various other types of attacks, such as advanced persistent threats, are being launched by malicious parties every day. Software threats and vulnerabilities have grave security implications for individuals as well as organizations. When developing a software application, software developers inadvertently leave loopholes […]

January 13, 2018 | Hannah Brandon | Views: 1758

8570.01M Update: CySA+ Officially Added To Baseline Certs

When CompTIA’s Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification was released in February 2017, many who follow the Department of Defense Directive 8570.01M had the same question. “Will the CySA+ certification become an 8570 cert?” We now know that YES, with the October 8570.01M update; CySA+ is now an official baseline certification for the IA Workforce Improvement Program […]

October 24, 2017 | Hannah Brandon | Views: 1794

DoD 8140: How Does It Affect You?

In August 2015, the Department of Defense signed into effect DoD 8140 Cyberspace Workforce Management Policy. This directive immediately replaced the DoD 8570 directive, or did it? DoD 8140: The Breakdown DoD 8140 has been in effect for the better part of two years. However, the Department of Defense has yet to create a manual […]

July 17, 2017 | Hannah Brandon | Views: 2491