This Week: Security Essentials
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This Week: Security Essentials

It's no secret IT pros who can protect organizations from threats and keep their data safe are in high demand. And there's plenty of certifications and tools that can help you develop your security skills. This week on the blog, we took a look at security essentials every IT pro should consider.

7 Absolutely Essential Nmap Commands for Pen Testing

Pen testing is crucial to an organization's security posture as it helps identify potential vulnerabilities. For IT pros tasked with pen testing, here are seven Nmap commands that you need to learn sooner rather than later.

Penetration Tests vs. Vulnerability Scans: The Difference

There are different types of tests that organizations can use to test their security in fracture. But not all tests are the same. In fact, some are way more intensive and also expensive in some cases. Take a look at the differences between penetration tests and vulnerability scans.

CISM vs CISSP: Where to Start

There's a demand for security skills, so it's good news there are plenty of IT security-focused certifications. Two of the most popular ones are (ISC)2's CISM and CISSP certifications. Find out which one is the best one for you to earn first.



Ultimate Security Cert Guide

A 62-page guide to every Palo Alto, Offensive Security, (ISC)2, Check Point, CompTIA, and Cisco certification, and how they fit into your career.

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