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.

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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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

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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…

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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….

CISSP Domain 1 Notes

Last week, both our YouTube Channel and the blog reached milestones I anticipated taking year to accomplish. It is difficult to put into words how thankful I am. As a way of expressing my gratitude, I’m making available the notes I used to pass the CISSP.

Escaping Traditional Cyber Security Awareness Training

One of the apparent challenges many have with today’s methods of learning is literally consuming the same material without flair or consequences. In hindsight, I can see where that would be an issue.

Hacker Attempts To Poison Florida Water Supply

Last week it was reported that a Florida metropolitan water plant was a victim of a cyber attack. The threat actor reportedly accessed the water plant’s supervisory control and data acquisition or SCADA…

Studying The CISSP Using Amazon Echo

Many of you are probably thinking to yourself that I’m crazy but I assure you on this topic, I am not. The Amazon Echo (Alexa) is one of the most underrated and most powerful tool available on the market. Not only can it tell you the weather, lock your front door, play music and tell you when a local store is open but it can read books you purchase….