Investigating the FAA Outage: Separating Fact from Fiction

On January 11th, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) experienced a nationwide outage that caused widespread delays and cancellations for flights across the United States. The outage was caused by a problem with the FAA’s NOTAM (Notice To Air Mission) system.

NOTAMs are messages issued by the FAA to provide pilots with important information about flight restrictions, hazards, and other critical information. The NOTAM system is a critical component of the FAA’s air traffic control infrastructure, and the outage caused a ripple effect throughout the entire aviation system.

Creating Your Wireless Workspace in 2023

As more and more of us work remotely or from home, having a wireless workspace has become increasingly important. Not only does it allow for greater flexibility and mobility, but it can also help declutter your desk and make your work environment more efficient.

Failing Exams: How to Turn Failure into an Opportunity for Growth

One of the most valuable lessons I have learned is that failing an exam is not the end of the world. In fact, it can be a crucial step in the learning process. When we fail, it forces us to take a step back and assess what went wrong.

What Is Symmetric Encryption? [VIDEO]

Symmetric Encryption is an algorithm that uses the same secret key to both encrypt and decrypt plaintext into ciphertext….

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5 Reasons Why I Haven’t Upgraded to PS5 or Xbox Series X

Awaiting the next console use to be part of the fun of being a gamer, but with the recent climate change in the industry (i.e. COVID, Inflation, Supply Chain), I’m starting to feel like there is no need to upgrade to a new gaming console anytime soon.

Sage Knows IT: The Future Risks of Smart Contracts

The Future Risks of Smart Contracts

In its simplest form, Smart Contracts are programmable logic (or code) that exists on a blockchain.  It is commonly used to define terms or agreements among parties such as ownership, rights, payment options or business logic.

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Understanding the CIA Triad in 2022

A question I commonly see when individuals are trying to break into the Cybersecurity industry is: What do I need to understand to be successful and make…

Sage Knows IT: CompTIA Sec+ Study Group

CompTIA Security+ sy0-601 Study Group- Session 1

Session 1 of our CompTIA Study Group. If you are interested in joining the study group, subscribe on YouTube. To support this blog, this post may contain…

Sage Knows IT: Moving Emails from Inbox to Labels using Outlook

How To Move Emails Directly Into Folders Using Gmail

One of the most successful ways to organize your Gmail is using the labels and filters option. Today, I will show you how to make the most out of this option and transform your inbox into a stress-free environment.

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Breaking Into I.T. in 2022 With These Tools [VIDEO]

Now more than ever, there is a significant need for IT Professionals. Whether you are brand new to the field, transitioning between jobs or looking to improve your skills….