When Stranger Things first came out on Netflix, it felt like everyone in the world was talking about it. It was easy to get caught up in the story, either as a horror fan, a sci-fi fan, or just someone who enjoyed the 1980s nostalgia. One of the most iconic elements of the show was when Winona Ryder’s character Joyce used a string of holiday lights to communicate with her missing son, Will.
This year for Halloween, ITProTV’s own IT guy, Nate Copeland, decided to rig up an homage to the show. Instead of talking to kids in the upsidedown, our lights talk to an Arduino. That means, with a little code, we could make them spell out whatever we want, like ITProTV. And we figured, why not pass what we learned on to our members so they could create their own versions at home?
Check out this video for the quick DIY tutorial:
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Intro to CompTIA Security+ Certification
The industry-wide benchmark of cybersecurity certifications, the CompTIA Security+ certification, covers six core fundamental security areas, including:
- Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities
- Technologies and Tools
- Architecture and Design
- Identity and Access Management
- Risk Management
- Cryptography and PKI
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At a glance, it may seem like the CASP and CISSP certifications are very similar, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. While these two certifications cover much of the same ground, they are not interchangeable. There are some important differences to be aware of before you begin the process of earning either certification, from what the exams cover to what you can expect post-certification.
The two exams have different exam objectives and different career paths. Let’s take a deeper dive:
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