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Why now is the right time to start working in cybersecurity

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IT Security in Today’s Environment

If the constant, news about ransomware attacks and security breaches is not enough to highlight the critical importance of cybersecurity roles today, nothing will. The world is full of bad actors intent on doing harm to businesses, governments, and individuals. Only good actors, intent on thwarting these insidious and damaging intruders, can stand in the way. Cybersecurity is both a noble profession and a greenfield of opportunities for individuals seeking to do good, to frustrate those who seek digital upheavals, and to help commerce and government-operated unimpeded by enemy attacks. Add to this the ever-increasing salaries and benefits for skilled IT security professionals and one finds a wholly “secure” career path, pun intended.

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ITProFile: Brian Mooney, Owner (Onsite and Remote System Repair)

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ITProFiles is an opportunity for you to connect with fellow members. Meet Brian:

What was the last ITProTV course you watched?

How has ITProTV helped you in your career?

  • Yes

Tell us about your career/what you do. 

  • Currently I do onsite and remote system repair

One of ITProTV’s values is facing challenges with optimism. How did you face challenges with optimism? (tell us a crazy “on the job” story)!

  • I was hired to service a server room the business’s network was running very slow. When I walked in the cables were everywhere looked like a spiders web.

What’s your dream computer setup?

  • Microsoft surface book. Fastest CPU and the most RAM it can handle complete with all photography programs available.

Who is your favorite Edutainer? 

About ITProFiles: ITProFiles was created to recognize the wonderful people that work behind the scenes, and may go unnoticed to some. We’re here to say: ITProTV notices you!

CompTIA training for Mobile Devices

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Mobile devices have evolved from an employee’s personal phone to a critical tool for the ever-moving employee. Sometimes, it may be a company-issued device, but more often, companies are turning to a “bring your own device,” or BYOD model. With 87% of companies relying on their employees using personal devices to access business applications (Syntonic), it’s often up to the IT team to offer support on whatever device the employee chooses to use. But how can IT teams be expected to support devices made by a myriad of manufacturers running varied operating systems they can’t control?

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