Tuesday, 26 November 2019

8 Tips to Save Money in Azure

How to save money in Azure

Author by Mike Brown

Does cloud computing help you save costs? In most cases, the answer is a resounding yes. But going cloud is just step one. Here’s how you can save costs in Microsoft Azure.

Monday, 18 November 2019

Cyber security skills gap reaches all-time high

Cyber security skills gap reaches new high






In recent years, the cyber security job market has successively broken its own records for growth. In 2019 it has again outdone itself with an estimated four million unfulfilled jobs. In this post, guest author Chris Green shares the highlights of (ISC)²'s 2019 cyber security workforce research.

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

What do Ofsted reports mean?

Firebrand apprenticeships classroom: what do Ofsted reports mean?

Author
by Stefano Capaldo

All educational institutions in England must go through an inspection by Ofsted to have their quality assessed. This includes all publicly funded training and apprenticeship programmes. But who are Ofsted, and what do Ofsted ratings say about training providers?

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

12 free TOGAF exam study resources

TOGAF exam free study resources - blog article by Firebrand Training



Passing a TOGAF exam opens doors to one of the most in-demand jobs today. In this post, we point you to the best free resources to ace the test and get your certification ASAP.

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

How to mind the cybersecurity skills gap

How to mind the cyber security skills gap




Author
by Stefano Capaldo

From physical setup to protocol design, cybersecurity ultimately relies on people. However, bridging the skills gap in security can be hard and costly for organisations as they go digital. This article makes the case for a security-first culture – and how to get one started on your company. 


Monday, 14 October 2019

Have I been hacked? How to detect and react to cyber-attacks

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Author
by Phil Chapman

Cyber threats come in all shapes and forms, and it’s not always obvious that you’ve been compromised. In this post we highlight where and what to look for, and how to detect and react to the most common cyber-attacks in 2019.

Tuesday, 1 October 2019

What is Hacktivism?







The notion of hackers with a political message has taken the internet by storm in the recent decade. Check out notable examples of hacktivism in our article.



Tuesday, 24 September 2019

5 tips for Microsoft certification exams



Microsoft is the most valuable company in the world, and being a certified Microsoft professional no doubt reflects this value. Here we give you a few tips to help you pass Microsoft certification exams.

After more than 40 years at the forefront of the computing industry, the tech giant doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon.

Monday, 23 September 2019

Microsoft retire SATV Programme (Software Assurance Testing Vouchers)

Microsoft retire SATV programme


Starting 1st February 2020, Microsoft will begin to retire the SATV (Software Assurance Training Voucher) programme.

Sunday, 22 September 2019

The 5 Best CCNA Books for Exam Revision in 2019

Best CCNA Certification Books


[Updated September 2019: This list of the best CCNA books now includes video and web resources]

The CCNA has distinguished itself as a rite of passage for thousands of networking professionals across the globe. Achieve the CCNA certification and you’ll be on track for a rewarding career in networking and an average salary of over £60,000, which ties it to CEH in the 10th spot of the highest paying cyber security certifications this year.