Pearson IT Certification :: Articles > CompTIA latest articles from Pearson IT Certificationen-usCopyright 2019 Pearson Education, Inc. InformIT Division.Article :: Networking Essentials: Interconnecting the LANs utility of LANs led to the desire to connect two (or more) networks together. This chapter from <a href="">Networking Essentials: A CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Textbook, 4th Edition</a> introduces the concepts and issues behind interconnecting LANs. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT :: Peripherals and Custom Computing about the devices and peripherals we add on to the computer, the ports they connect to, as well as some custom PC configurations you will undoubtedly encounter in the field.Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT :: CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Quick Reference: WAN Technologies this chapter from <a href="">CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Quick Reference</a>, Anthony Sequeira discusses various WAN technologies, such as fiber, satellite, broadband cable, and WiMAX.Thu, 13 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT :: Exam Profile: CompTIA Network+ N10-006 you're working toward CompTIA Network+ certification, there is no such thing as being too prepared. Keith Barker, co-author of <a href="">CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Cert Guide</a>, discusses how to get ready for exam day. Which topics require the most focus? What are the test questions like? This profile provides the details you need, including suggestions on books to read and how to practice for the test.Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT :: Host, Storage, Network, and Application Integration into a Secure Enterprise Architecture chapter from <a href="">CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) CAS-002 Cert Guide</a> covers secure data flows to meet changing business needs, standards, interoperability issues, technical deployment models, logical deployment diagram and corresponding physical deployment diagram of all relevant devices, secure infrastructure design, storage Integration, and enterprise application integration enablers. Mon, 06 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT :: CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Cert Guide: Network Components modern networks contain a daunting number of devices, and it is your job to understand the function of each device and how they work with one another. This chapter from <a href="">CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Cert Guide</a> covers characteristics of media types, infrastructure components, and specialized network devices.Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT :: Network Implementation of Protocols and Services chapter from <a href="">CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Exam Cram, 4th Edition</a> discusses how to use the proper network implementation of protocols and services as a tool to protect and mitigate threats against network infrastructure based on organizational needs. It also has a section specifically dedicated to wireless security implementation based on organization requirements.Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT :: CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Authorized Cert Guide: OS Hardening and Virtualization chapter focuses on the hardening of operating systems and the securing of virtual operating systems and will help you prepare for the CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 exam.Tue, 05 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT :: Exam Profile: CompTIA's New Security+ SY0-401 Exam article describes the new CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 exam, including the objectives, preparation hints, and study resources.Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT :: Establishing a Certification Support System (2014 Edition) this article, you’ll take a look at how to establish a personal certification support system.Wed, 14 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT :: When Ideal IT Job Candidates Meet Real Job Requirements (2014 Edition) article provides you with a good understanding of key IT job roles and the kinds of skills and knowledge that go with them to help ensure the most positive experience for applicants, no matter what kind of IT work you are after.Wed, 14 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT :: Working with Technical Recruiters (2014 Edition) this article, Ed Tittel and Mary Kyle look at how technical recruiters operate and how you can benefit as they guide your search for an ideal job.Wed, 14 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT :: Certification and Career Self-Assessment: Can and Should You Do It? (2014 Edition) this article, you’ll take a look at how annual self-assessment and planning benefits your professional career along with some things to consider when developing or refining your career and certification plans.Tue, 13 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT :: Crafting a Personal Certification Plan (2014 Edition) this article, you’ll learn how to construct a personal certification plan to reflect both long- and short-term certification goals.Tue, 13 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT :: Ranking Certifications (2014 Edition) look for and seek out certified IT professionals, but generally prefer candidates who possess both college degrees and specific certification credentials. Aspiring or active IT professionals can benefit from an informed evaluation of certifications in terms of the time commitment, cost, and other factors involved in earning such a credential vis-a-vis the ultimate financial or career advancement that such an investment can return. In this article, Ed Tittel looks at one method for rating and ranking IT certifications.Mon, 12 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT :: Complete CompTIA A+ Guide to PCs: Disassembly and Power preparation for the CompTIA A+ exam, this chapter covers many important details regarding the safe assembly and disassembly of your PC, voltage and power checks, working with and replacing the power supply, and power-saving tips.Fri, 24 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT :: Ranking Certifications, Part 1: One Method for Rating Certifications (2013 Edition) or active IT professionals can benefit from an informed evaluation of certifications in terms of the time commitment, cost, and other factors involved in earning such a credential. This article looks at one method for rating and ranking IT certificationsFri, 15 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT :: CompTIA A+ Exam Cram: Mobile Device Hardware and Operating Systems an A+ technician you need to know the basic hardware of mobile devices. This chapter covers Apple devices and Android-based devices, but also briefly discuss some of the other players in the market.Thu, 27 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT :: CompTIA A+ Cert Guide: Power Supplies and System Cooling chapter delves into how power is conveyed to the computer, which power supply to select depending on your configuration and needs, how to install and troubleshoot power supplies, and how to cool the system.Tue, 25 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT :: CompTIA Provides Info about Performance-Based Testing Tittel takes a look at the addition of performance-based questions on CompTIA’s exams: how they’re written and what to expect.Thu, 20 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT :: Exam Profile: CompTIA A+ 220-801 & 220-802 article profiles the CompTIA A+ exams (220-801 & 220-802). Find out what you can expect to see on the exams and how you can better prepare for them.Mon, 17 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT :: Network+ Cert Guide: Typical Router Setup are a key element in modern networks of any size. This article walks readers through typical setup and details some of the most important aspects of an industry representing router from Cisco Systems.Mon, 03 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT :: What's New and What's Changed in the 2012 CompTIA A+ Certification Exams David Prowse reviews some of the biggest changes and additions to the CompTIA A+ exam.Wed, 29 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT :: CompTIA A+ 220-801 Practice Exam is a complete, 100 question practice exam for the CompTIA A+ 220-801 certification, including detailed answers.Wed, 15 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT :: CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician HIT-001 Cert Guide: Regulatory Requirements chapter identifies and explains the roles of some important agencies and laws, HIPAA controls and compliance issues, types of health records and rules of record retention and disposal, and finally legal best practices, requirements, and documentation.Tue, 14 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT