CBT Nuggets https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog Sat, 26 May 2018 11:00:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.3 144255500 This Week: IT Ethics https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/this-week-it-ethics/ Sat, 26 May 2018 11:00:32 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10439
Every second, approximately 44 data records are obtained through data breaches — and this number continues to increase. Because of this, we decided to examine the ethics behind dealing with a data breach in IT and dove deep into some moral conundrums.
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7 Ways to Build Trust After a Breach https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/7-ways-to-build-trust-after-a-breach/ Fri, 25 May 2018 11:00:52 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10436
After major data breaches at Equifax, Facebook, and Wells Fargo, organizations responsible for consumer data are under increased scrutiny. Gaining your customers’ trust after a monumental breach entails more than just slapping a bandaid on the issue and calling it good. It’s an internal, external, and ongoing process that relies on complete transparency.
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What Are the Concerns With AI? https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/what-are-the-concerns-with-ai/ Thu, 24 May 2018 11:00:53 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10434
Intelligent machines have made tasks such as research, translation, and even IT run more efficiently and making humans more productive in their processes. With all this innovation comes a new terrain of ethical concerns that are growing from this emerging technology.
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3 Ethical Dilemmas in Tech That’ll Alarm You https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/3-ethical-dilemmas-in-tech-thatll-alarm-you/ Wed, 23 May 2018 11:00:20 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10432
As tech advances to new levels of complexity, we naturally exploit it it to take work off our hands and do exciting new things. But with greater technological capability comes gray areas we seriously need to consider. Here are some of the latest ethical dilemmas we see popping up — and why they’re worth addressing today.
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Fix Your Organization’s Compliance Program in 5 Steps https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/fix-your-organizations-compliance-program-in-5-steps/ Tue, 22 May 2018 11:00:41 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10438
Building a compliance policy for your organization is no easy feat. Businesses spend enormous amounts of money on these programs, and training consumes thousands of valuable employee hours. On top of this, compliance issues evolve, and you need to keep your policy up to date while implementing fixes for serious lapses. With this large investment, ensure that your organization is getting the most out of it.
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Why IT Pros Should Speak Up On Ethical Issues https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/why-it-pros-should-speak-up-on-ethical-issues/ Mon, 21 May 2018 11:00:12 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10428
If you’re the IT pro at your company, you are likely knee deep in technological issues. But that doesn’t mean leadership is fully aware of the effect technology could have on a variety of ethical issues — and when it comes to these issues, speaking your mind could clear things up more than you can foresee.
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This Week: Why Chef Benefits a DevOps Culture https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/this-week-why-chef-benefits-a-devops-culture/ Sat, 19 May 2018 11:00:16 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10406
DevOps has lost its cover. More organizations are relying on this formerly in-the-shadows approach to help improve efficiency. This week, we explored the what, why, and how of DevOps, along with the tools that make being a DevOps pro awesome.
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Debunking 3 Automation Myths https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/debunking-3-automation-myths/ Fri, 18 May 2018 11:00:57 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10387
Will it cause my job to disappear? Can I just hit cruise control at work? If you are new to automation frameworks, you might have a lot of questions — and maybe even some concerns. We address some of the myths surrounding automation and its impact on IT.
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How to Transition to DevOps https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/how-to-transition-to-devops/ Thu, 17 May 2018 11:00:36 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10386
There’s never been a better time to adopt a DevOps approach. That’s why Shawn’s latest webinar explored how to make a smooth transition to this growing-in-popularity mindset.
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5 Tasks that Chef Takes off Your Hands https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/5-tasks-that-chef-takes-off-your-hands/ Wed, 16 May 2018 11:00:11 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10385
It’s hard to imagine life without automation. Tools such as Chef have made life much easier. We explore Chef and dive into the heavy lifting it can do for your DevOps team. Are you ready to learn how Chef can help streamline and simplify processes for your organization?
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Chef vs. Puppet: Which is the Best Fit for Your Org? https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/chef-vs-puppet-which-is-the-best-fit-for-your-org/ Tue, 15 May 2018 11:00:50 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10384
There are a lot of automation tools on the market; two of the leaders are Chef and Puppet. We’ve put together a primer to help you decide which one fits your shop’s needs. Ultimately, it comes down to preference, but it’s always smart to do some research.
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Why Your Org Needs a DevOps Culture https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/why-your-org-needs-a-devops-culture/ Mon, 14 May 2018 11:00:31 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10383
Ah, it wasn’t that long ago that DevOps was a buzzword shrouded in mystery. If your organization hasn’t already, it should adopt a DevOps mindset. Need more convincing? We’ve laid out the case for establishing a DevOps culture within your company.
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This Week: Online vs. In-Person Training https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/this-week-online-vs-in-person-training/ Sat, 12 May 2018 11:00:01 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10373
Education and training are important. There’s no debating that. There is a debate, however, about the best way to attain (and administer) education and training. Some people learn better in a classroom. Others have no problem digesting material they learn online. This week, we looked at the online training, traditional learning, and a few applications of a hybrid approach.
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Don’t Hire Cybersecurity Pros, Grow Them https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/dont-hire-cybersecurity-pros-grow-them/ Fri, 11 May 2018 11:00:07 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10372
The demand for information security analysts is exploding. In the next 10 years, demand for IT security skills is expected to increase by 28 percent. You have two options: Hire security experts or train your existing staff in security. There are benefits to either option and either way they’ll want to develop professionally.
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Why Training Matters More than Raises https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/why-training-matters-more-than-raises/ Thu, 10 May 2018 11:00:45 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10371
Believe it or not, Glassdoor recently found that many people prefer education and growth opportunities over a raise. Here’s the reason why benefits, like company-sponsored online training, produce higher retention rates, lower attrition, and happier employees.
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New Course: CompTIA Network+ (N10-007) https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/new-course-comptia-network-n10-007/ Wed, 09 May 2018 23:09:25 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10440
Trainers Keith Barker, Jeremy Cioara, Chuck Keith, and Anthony Sequeira collaborated to produce this 228-video, entry-level course that covers the fundamental networking topics validated by the latest version of the popular certification from CompTIA.
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What Do Employers Think about Online IT Degrees? https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/what-do-employers-think-about-online-it-degrees/ Wed, 09 May 2018 11:00:21 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10370
Students are enrolling in online degree programs at a faster pace than ever before. With the uptick in online degrees, we wanted to examine their perception among employers. Here are a few things to consider before incurring the time and monetary cost of taking courses online.
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How to Write a Training Manager Job Description https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/how-to-write-a-training-manager-job-description/ Tue, 08 May 2018 11:00:58 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10369
Even smaller companies are realizing the effects that training has on recruiting, retention, and strengthening their workforce  — and that’s a good thing. However, a culture of learning needs to be tended and curated.
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Is Learning Online Really That Effective? https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/is-learning-online-really-that-effective/ Mon, 07 May 2018 11:00:57 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10368
There’s a ton to consider when you start down this path. People learn in different ways with different levels of self-discipline, different time and financial constraints, and bring different experiences with them.
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This Week: Security for the Enterprise https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2018/05/this-week-security-for-the-enterprise/ Sat, 05 May 2018 11:00:36 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=10343
When you’re working with lots of data, there is plenty of room for things to go haywire. This week on the CBT Nuggets blog, we talked about how to keep your customers’ data secure, dove deep into what the GDPR means for your team, and learned what DevSecOps means.
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