Tag: training

All about hping

The hping is a network tool used to send custom ICMP/UDP/TCP packets and to display target replies.  It provides the capability to use additional protocols unlike ping which uses ICMP to send messages and receive replies. The utility hping3 is the version of the utility that is included in the Kali Linux distribution. Note: At […]

The Cost of Security Certification Exams

A student recently asked me about my views on different cybersecurity certifications. I offered my views but their response was that they wanted my opinion on the real value. I spoke about my view that working in cybersecurity really required a commitment to lifelong learning. That wasn’t doing it for them. They wanted it boiled […]

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 […]