Category: Journal


How I Passed the Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Exam

After earning the 4 CompTIA Core Certifications (ITF+, A+, Network+, and Security+), I sought to expand my knowledge and improve my personal resume. I spoke with a friend who is a Network Administrator for a private multi-national company and he told me that Microsoft certifications would be a great next...

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How I Passed the CompTIA Security+ Exam

I passed the SY0-501 exam on my first attempt. I was most excited about taking this exam because I thoroughly enjoyed the subject matter that was covered in this test. The practical security concepts covered in CompTIA Security+ are useful to understand whether you work for a small business, a...

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Should I Start with CompTIA ITF+ or A+?

I had asked this question when I started looking into IT certifications and my personal experience eventually aligned with the recommendations of other people. If you have enough knowledge and experience AND don't care about the ITF+, then start at A+ like I did and like most people do. I...

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Should you get the CompTIA ITF+ Certification?

When I was researching IT and Cyber Security certifications, CompTIA was the most popular for general education and getting a start in a new career. As a matter of fact, their core certifications including A+, Network+, and Security+ are among the list of required credentials to apply for positions in...

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How I Passed the CompTIA Network+ Exam

I passed the N10-007 exam on my first attempt. I was more nervous about this exam than the A+ because I scheduled my Network+ exam just over 2 weeks later. I thought 2 weeks would be enough to study and although I passed, I wish I spent at least a...

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