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Understanding Network Data Delivery: Layers 2 and 3 of the OSI Model

The OSI model has 7 layers, and layer 3, the network layer, is responsible for packet forwarding, including routing through intermediate routers.

Dec 2, 2020, 14:27 PM by Professor Steve Linthicum


5 Steps to Build a Learning Culture for an Agile Tech Workforce

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about seismic shifts in the global economy leaving many tech leaders struggling to transform their organizations. This lesson in the value of agility drives home the need for a workforce that continues to upskill, evolve, and drive innovation.

Dec 1, 2020, 21:44 PM by Stephanie Morgan


Why I Got CompTIA Security+ and How I Made the Exam Process Work for Me

Gabriela Ariza shares how she tailored her studies for CompTIA Security+ and persevered through challenges and test anxiety to get certified.

Nov 30, 2020, 14:30 PM by Gabriela Ariza


This Year Especially, Thankful for Silver Linings

From the pandemic and unprecedented business disruption to a stressful election, 2020 has been… a memorable year to forget. Here are 10 things the CompTIA membership team is thankful for, silver linings that have helped us get through the past 11 months.

Nov 26, 2020, 11:00 AM by Nancy Hammervik


Why Is Ransomware Spiking Now (And How Can We Fight It)?

The pandemic has created unexpected challenges, and cybersecurity is no exception. While ransomware had been tapering off, it’s increased since March.

Nov 25, 2020, 15:06 PM by Chris Hodson