New training aims to help beat the cyber crooks

11 April 2019

Concern about the shortage of professionals with skills to combat cyber threats has prompted the founding of the Professional Development Institute (PDI).

It offers free online self-paced training, including videos, to members and associates of the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, abbreviated to (ISC)2.

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Email course for IT admins: bandwidth monitoring

19 March 2019

Network monitoring specialist Paessler has launched its six-part Free Email Course on Bandwidth Monitoring.

Paessler said monitoring bandwidth helps IT admins to ensure availability of the relevant IT structure and is made up of four methods: SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol), Packet Sniffing, Flow and WMI.

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IT recruitment slowing down due to skills shortage

11 March 2019

Demand for IT and computing staff across the UK reached its lowest rate in 28 months in January, according to the latest report on jobs published by auditor KPMG and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.

Vacancies rose for both permanent and temporary roles across the UK, with IT managers and infrastructure analysts appearing in the first list and cyber security in the second.


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Excel training awarded BICSI education credits

21 February 2019

Excel Networking Solutions’ cabling partner certification course has been recognised for four BICSI continuing education credits (CECs).

Excel says its partner programme comprises organisations that are experienced providers of design, installation and testing services for its entire range of passive copper, conventional, pre-terminated and high density MTP optical fibre solutions. A pre-requisite of partner status is training under the Excel Cabling Partner (ECP) certification course.

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