LAN/WAN: Fastest growing job category for the next decade

Don’t just take my word for it: The information technology industry is heating up again. There is currently a high volume of LAN/WAN positions and not enough qualified candidates. In fact, LAN/WAN positions (network systems analysts) are rated as the fastest growing job category for the next 10 years by the Bureau of Labor Statistics …

Great advice: Seven Things You Never Have to Do

Speaking of personal philosophy, here’s one of the best articles I’ve ever seen on this subject: “Seven Things You Never Have to Do”: http://www.openforum.com/articles/7-things-you-never-have-to-do?extlink=em-openf-SBdaily Everyone who works with people should read this. That’s all of us, you know.

PsyOps: How the U.S. plans to fight the “information wars”

I’m not sure I can buy into the strategies, not all of them. The U.S. military has plans for fighting information wars, including hacking networks and spreading disinformation. That false information is intended for foreign audiences, but is also unwittingly consumed by Americans. The document’s authors acknowledge that American news media should not unwittingly broadcast …

Kaleidoscope

And Now for Something Completely Different Dept.: The coolest Flash animation I have seen in some time, the kaleidoscope at: http://inoyan.narod.ru/kaleidoskop.swf

China blames the U.S. and India for 500,000 cyberattacks

Uh huh. China claimed on Tuesday that it was hit by nearly 500,000 cyberattacks last year, according to the South China Morning Post — a Hong Kong-based English newspaper published by the SCMP group. … Out of half a million cyberattacks reported by China, nearly half of the attacks allegedly originated from overseas countries, including …

The U.S. cybersecurity education initiative

Couldn’t have said it better myself department: The U.S. government will work to develop an “unrivaled” cybersecurity workforce and broaden the nation’s pool of skilled cyberworkers under a draft cybersecurity education plan released Friday by a U.S. agency. … “The cybersecurity vulnerabilities in our government and critical infrastructure are a risk to national security, public …