Maintaining Your Certification

Congratulations! You passed your CompTIA certification exam and now you join those that are working to advance their careers by demonstrating and maintaining their technical skills. One of your next steps should be maintaining that certification. Your first step should be to make sure that CompTIA knows your mailing address. They will be sending you […]

Linux Troubleshooting Methodology

Studying for the CompTIA Linux+ 005 exam I came across a well known and well used (at least by me) topic; troubleshooting. Identify – What is the trouble? Scope – What is the extent of the trouble? One use? One computer? One network? One distro? Probable Cause – What is most likely causing the trouble? […]

So much for UEFI security.

I read reporting in Ars this morning about the Kaspersky identified CosmicStrand UEFI rootkit. As a nerd and tech instructor my hope has always been that with the move away from BIOS based computers to UEFI everyone would be more secure. After all one of the main features of UEFI was to be able to […]