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I'll start off by noting that I failed the 640-554 exam late last month. I found there was quite a bit of content which I either didn't cover as much as I thought I'd need to, or the material I used to study didn't cover the knowledge as deep as I needed. After knuckling down and studying into the topics…

There's a document which I found online recently on how to effectively report a fault to programmers which I found could be used when reporting almost any fault. Here's a brief snippet from the article which I found interesting.   There are a lot of things you might do when an error or bug comes up. Many of them make…

I've been thinking about where I wanted to direct my focus within the networking industry of late.   I've always been interested in security and privacy, so studying the Cisco Security pathway¬†made sense. Working in a NOC type environment has a use for security, but it doesn't come up all that much past access lists, securing the router, VPN's and…

The '60 Minutes' TV show recently had a presentation which documented staff from DARPA (Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency), a U.S. based company, hacking a car. Conspiracy theorists (See: Michael Hastings) and automation driven industries are likely going to be very interested in these developments. Imagine what could be done, especially if these cars are connected globally¬†like many 'Internet of…