So I made the “mistake” late last night of starting the Linux+ show at ITPro.TV ! Oh my goodness! I could not stop watching. And here I thought I knew Linux. This show is truly binge-worthy, and I would challenge anyone to show me superior online, self-paced Linux training. (I have tried them all, including videos from the Linux Academy!)
What makes this training so special is a long list:
The “two trainers are better than one” modality
Don Prezet’s deep knowledge and enthusiasm for everything Linux
The depth of the coverage – I even loved the intro episodes covering the origins of Linux and details I NEVER knew
Don’s ability to make Linux so simple and fun to learn
The Hands-On Labs to practice what I just learned
The pace of the episodes
The episode lengths which always seemed “just right”
Again – I challenge you – find me superior Linux training on the InterWeb. 🙂
Are you ready for another practice quiz for the next domain in our prep for the CCSK exam? Here it is! This one is a big area for us in the exam! It is all about Application Security, and of course, how the cloud makes many changes for us in this area.
CCSK Application Security
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Which of the following is not considered a challenge with cloud and application security?
Limited detailed visibility
Increased application scope
Changing threat models
Which is not a major area of application security?
Design and architecture
Which of the following "meta-phases" of software security would include technology like a WAF?
Secure Design and Development
In which phase of the secure design and development process for applications would you most likely engage in code review?
Security can be enhanced for application design and architecture because the infrastructure can be made immutable. What does this mean?
The infrastructure calls upon serverless compute
The infrastructure is built using many microservices
The infrastructure is completed from a template and changes can be precisely controlled
The infrastructure features enhanced segregation
Fuzzing might be employed as a testing technique during what type of application development approach?
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This direct message via my Facebook account is certainly one of the reasons why!
I just wanted to thank you for the time and effort you put into your A+ course on cbtnuggets. I’ve always been great with computers, building, troubleshooting etc… However, doing well in school especially when it comes to testing was never my strong suit. I was never good at studying effectively and always felt lost and never knew where to start or how to hone in on the parts I needed to focus on.
There were lots of days I dreaded coming home telling my father my grades or how a big test went. It was never that I didn’t try, it’s just the studying/learning process in schools at the time never worked for me. Thus I started college but after one semester it was just the same struggles as high school, so I gave up on perusing a career in my passion. Until I just couldn’t stand doing what I was for a living anymore. I got sick of it and said screw it – I’m going for some certs til I get out of this job. I had tried in the past but I wasn’t looking for a boot camp, or a tech school with 10,000 dollars six-month training programs.
I found your courses, the way they were structured to break it down into manageable chunks, the flashcards! OMG, the flashcards. I have never used a flashcard system for more than 2 min in my life, but the fact that you can choose how often they cycle through for the ones you know vs don’t know was amazing!
Anyway long story short, I could barely even tell my Dad over the phone, due to the fact that I was crying about being able to tell him I did well and that I knew he would be proud of me, and that I not only just passed my 902, I passed with a 91% (824/900).
I’m 35 years old, and I never imagined other than maybe when my wife and I finally decide to have a kid, that I’d by crying conveying the good news to my father or mother.
Thank you so very much,
and I look forward to more certs in the future!”