Certification resource: Professor Messer

Certification Students: You never can get enough review and practice. CompTIA provides, of course, their certification objectives on their site http://www.comptia.org/, as well as some sample questions. I have mentioned Proprofs.com to most of you; it’s a decent practice and community site at which you should spend some time. Recently I learned of Professor Messer, …

Networking: 10 things not to do when running network cable

If you’re not familiar with TechRepublic, you should be, for a very large number of reasons. Networking students, for instance, can really benefit from articles like this one that clarify some of the basics. If you’ve pulled cable for years, you probably take these things into account already. But if you’re new to the game, …

You have the right to privacy, except when you’re on the phone

From http://www.philzimmermann.com/EN/testimony/index.html: Testimony of Philip R. Zimmermann to the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. 26 June 1996…. I’m the creator of PGP (Pretty Good Privacy), a public-key encryption software package for the protection of electronic mail. Since PGP was published domestically as freeware in …