IT & InfoSec Troubleshooting Tools

IT & InfoSec Troubleshooting Tools

Troubleshooting Tools Are Important I covered the basic troubleshooting methodology here. In this article we will cover some basic IT & InfoSec troubleshooting tools. There are some basic command line commands that everyone should be familiar with, and they include Ping, traceroute/tracert, ipconfig/ifconfig, netstat and Nslookup. These tools should be in every IT and Infosec […]

Back up on Facebook, but…

Facebook is still a mess Spammers are still all over Facebook. I don’t consider myself a spammer. I write content and put links to my content on other groups. More importantly I engage with people, ask questions and answer theirs. Spammers just throw up their links and go away. Facebook has automated rules I was […]

Network Penetration Tester track

eLearnSecurity Network Penetration Tester Track

eLearnSecurity Network Penetration Tester Track eLearnSecurity is a very diverse training site. They have many different course to choose from, but they have just released training paths. I have highlighted the path for penetration testers. Each course offering comes in three flavors called Barebone, Full, and Elite. The Barebone option will always be just the […]

IT & InfoSec Interview Questions

IT & InfoSec Interview Questions: Basic Troubleshooting

IT & InfoSec Interview Questions part 3 Troubleshooting is the most important skill anyone in any technical profession.  No matter what the job you are interviewing for is, they all require the ability to figure out problems.  At some point in your job everyday there will be problems that need to be solved.  It can […]

IT and InfoSec interview questions

IT and InfoSec interview questions: Basic networking terms

IT and InfoSec interview questions: part two Of all of the IT and InfoSec interview questions I’ve been asked, networking terminology is very important. I have been asked about the TCP 3-way handshake, common ports and protocols, and the basics of access control lists in almost every interview. These concepts come up even in interviews […]

infosec certification goals

What should your infosec certification goals be?

Setting infosec certification goals: A lot of people new to the field don’t know much about certifications.  I see a lot of questions surrounding what certs are good for this cyber security, or what should my focus be for penetration testing.  I always recommend that people start with the basics.  It is important to build […]

IT and InfoSec interview questions

Common IT and InfoSec interview questions: DNS basics

Every interview I have been on IT and InfoSec interview questions can range from basic questions to advanced questions.  Something that I have been asked on every single interview was how does DNS work.  It is usually phrased like how do you get from your computer to the website you are on. DNS stands for […]

Three more tips to help you get ready for interviews

An interview doesn’t have to turn into a panic attack So you’ve done your research, you’ve learned about the company and what they are looking for. Now it is time for the interviews, how do you prepare for that? If you practice talking through answers to questions you will get through it. Many people forget […]

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