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  • Top 8 most in-demand IT tech jobs of 2021

    For job seekers in 2021, it's important to find a role that will be in high demand both now and in the coming years. Here are eight of the most promising jobs in technology.

  • CLI commands every IT pro should know

    This excerpt from 'CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Tenth Edition,' published by McGraw-Hill Education, provides an introduction into common command-line prompts for Windows, Linux and macOS.

  • Data breach response: How to plan and recover

    Download a planning guide from CompTIA to ensure your company and your customers are prepared and can respond when a ransomware attack or data breach strikes.

  • Top 9 Highest IT salaries in 2021

    Need guidance on the tech job market? Get a closer look at the IT jobs with the highest projected salaries for 2021.

  • Cheat Sheet - Characters and quotes from The Phoenix Project

    Each of the main characters in The Phoenix Project plays an important role in advancing the book's plot. Through their interactions with each other, the characters help the reader understand the underlying principles of DevOps.

  • Cheat sheet: Glossary for terms mentioned in 'The Phoenix Project'

    Written by authors Gene Kim, George Spafford and Kevin Behr, The Phoenix Project is a narrative-style book about a failing company and how its members save the day by adopting DevOps practices.

  • Data backup plan template: A free download and guide

    Download our free backup planning template to help you get started or improve your current plan. It's important to have critical information laid out in a document.

  • COVID-19 Glossary for Employers and HR Managers

    We will be updating this pandemic glossary frequently over the next few weeks to help you use consistent vocabulary in your crisis communication emails, newsletters, phone scripts and telecommuter updates.

  • Using a pandemic recovery plan template: A free download and guide

    Outbreaks like the latest coronavirus can spread fast. Download our free pandemic planning template and read our step-by-step guide on pandemic planning for businesses.

  • Data center career path: Fast Guide

    Data centers offer competitive salaries, enjoyable work and diverse opportunities for workers in the tech sector whether you want to become an entry-level data center technician or have the necessary skills to become a data center architect.

  • Using a business impact analysis template: A free BIA template and guide

    If you need to perform a business impact analysis, this guide and our free, downloadable BIA template will assist you in your business continuity planning.

  • A free business continuity plan template and guide

    A business continuity plan is critical for an organization when an unplanned event occurs. Follow this template and BC planning guidelines to get on the right path to resilience.

  • A free IT risk assessment template

    A risk assessment is a critical part of the DR planning process. Read our guide on how to prepare a risk assessment, and then download our free risk assessment template.

  • IP subnetting: How to calculate subnet masks

    Check out IP subnetting shortcuts on how to do subnet mask calculations and break down IP address classes to route traffic within your network.

  • SDN/NFV end-games, paths forward remain in flux

    In this week's blogs round-up, an analyst predicts that SDN/NFV will see decisive changes in 2016, while a blogger says open source SDN projects are gaining steam.

  • Fast Guide: Enterprise risk

    An enterprise risk is any potential event that could threaten an organization's ability to achieve its financial goals; long term, a risk can be a threat to sustainability. In a business context, risks are broadly categorized as either internal or external, or whether or not they are controllable by the organization. See our guide to types of enterprise risk.

  • Guide to iOS 7, OS X Mavericks and new Apple devices

    Apple devices and OSes are consumer favorites, but they also come with management tools and application features that IT can take advantage of.

  • Cheat sheet: A fast guide to cloud collaboration

    The details on cloud collaboration can be daunting -- consumer vs. enterprise, public vs. on-prem and more. Start with the basics in this cheat sheet.

  • Apple iOS device management cheat sheet

    Managing iPhones, iPads and their apps can get tricky. Sometimes it's good to take a step back and look at the basics of iOS device management.

  • A free risk assessment template for ISO 27001 certification

    Risk assessment is the first important step towards a robust information security framework. Our simple risk assessment template for ISO 27001 makes it easy.

  • XHTML Cheatsheet

    Cheat sheet quick look-up for XHTML.

  • Cheat sheet: Talking to clients about cloud computing security risks

    Customers are jumpy about cloud computing security risks, and cloud providers must be ready for their questions with bulletproof answers. Here are questions you can expect.

  • XSS cheat sheet: How to prevent XSS attacks and detect exploits

    Cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks are constantly top-of-mind for enterprise security professionals, and for good reason: They can do a great deal of damage. In this XSS cheat sheet guide, security professionals will receive advice on how to prevent XSS attacks and detect exploits.

  • AS/400 Cheat Sheets

    A collection of AS/400 cheat sheets with information about AS/400 and iSeries topics.

  • Delphi Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to information about Delphi. You'll find information about variables, array types, execution and flow control and more. Need more background information before you get started? See our definitions for Delphi, object-oriented programming (OOP) and Web services.

  • ColdFusion Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to ColdFusion-related information. You'll find information about statements, functions, comments and more. Need more background information before you get started? See our definitions for ColdFusion, integrated development environment (IDE) and ColdFusion Markup Language (CFML).

  • C, C# and C++ Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to C-related information. You'll find information about C, structured programming, object-oriented programming and more. Need more background information before you get started? See our definitions for C, C++, C# and VB.NET.

  • Bash Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to Bash-related information. You'll find information about shell scripting, variables, functions, emacs and more. Need more background information before you get started? See our definitions for shell, Bash, Bourne shell and Emacs.

  • Active Server Pages (ASP) Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to Active Server Pages (ASP)-related information. You'll find information about functions, syntax, expressions, collections and more.

  • A free disaster recovery template for conducting a physical assessment of your DR facilities

    Download our free disaster recovery template to learn how to conduct a physical assessment of your disaster recovery facilities.

  • Apache Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to Apache-related information. You'll find information about server includes, commands, tips and tricks and more.

  • Ajax Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to Ajax-related information. You'll find information about Prototype, code packages, scriptaculous and more.

  • ADA Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to information about the ADA programming language. You'll find information about declarations, expressions, translation to other languages, the library and more.

  • ActionScript Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to ActionScript-related information. You'll find information about functions, properties, classes and more.

  • Human Resources Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered resources from around the Web to help you handle tricky human resources-related tasks, like interviewing and evaluating prospective employees. You'll find cheat sheets that show you how to communicate effectively and how deal with problematic people -- among other resources.

  • Search Engine Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to search engine-related information. You'll find cheat sheets listing queries, specialized engines, computational tips and more.

  • Windows Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to Windows information. You'll find cheat sheets listing commands, keyboard shortcuts, admin tips and more.

  • Unix Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to Unix-related information. You'll find cheat sheets listing commands, keyboard shortcuts and more.

  • Linux Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to Linux-related information. You'll find cheat sheets listing commands, keyboard shortcuts and more.

  • DOS Cheat Sheets

    Although you may not use it on a daily basis, DOS can be very handy from time to time. We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to DOS.

  • Microsoft Word Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered resources from around the Web to help you work more effectively in Microsoft Word. You'll find cheat sheets for keyboard shortcuts and information about new features such as the ribbon, the Office button and the navigation pane.

  • The speed of end-user and backbone transmission technologies

    This table shows the stated data rates for the most important end-user and backbone transmission technologies.

  • Excel Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered resources from around the Web to help you work more effectively in Microsoft Excel. You'll find cheat sheets for Excel keyboard shortcuts, how to work with worksheets and other common tasks.

  • Outlook Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered resources from around the Web to help you work more effectively in Outlook. You'll find cheat sheets for Outlook 2003 and 2007 and information about new features such as the ribbon, the Office button and the navigation pane.

  • Texting and Twitter Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered resources to help you communicate effectively whether you`re texting, instant messaging or tweeting. You'll find cheat sheets for advertising terms, chat abbreviations and useful emoticons -- both standard English and Japanese versions -- as well as text-friendly ASCII art.

  • HTML, XHTML and XML Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered resources from around the Web to help you with website coding. You'll find cheat sheets that show you common (and less common) tags and special characters, as well as how to do anything in HTML, XHTML and XML -- among other resources.

  • iSeries Cheat Sheets

    A collection of cheat sheets for iSeries (AS/400)

  • Blogging Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered resources from around the Web to help you create or maintain a blog. You'll find cheat sheets for Word Press, Moving Type and Blogger, among other resources.

  • Browser Shortcut Cheat Sheets

    Browser shortcuts cheat sheet collection. We've gathered resources from around the Web to help you browse more effectively. You'll find cheat sheets for Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari, among other resources.

  • Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered resources from around the Web to help you with CSS. There's a fast reference that lists CSS selector syntax, properties, units and other useful bits of information. There's a CSS property index and a shorthand guide.

  • Social media sites and applications cheat sheet

    This cheat sheet has SearchITChannel.com's top 10 picks for news and blogs on social media sites and applications. See why VARs and vendors alike have jumped on the social networking bandwagon.

  • Mobile unified communications (UC) cheat sheet

    Make sure you understand all aspects of mobile unified communications (UC) in the enterprise. Brush up on your knowledge of mobile UC deployment, mobile security and how mobile UC fits with VoIP and VoWLAN with this organized collection of resources.

  • Microsoft Hyper-V vs. VMware ESX cheat sheet

    This Microsoft Hyper-V vs. VMware ESX cheat sheet offers a world of resources to help you understand the differences between these two top virtualization products. Included are tips, chapter excerpts, news, blogs, special reports and FAQ guides.

  • Microsoft Windows 7 cheat sheet

    Learn how to install Windows 7 and talk to customers about Windows 7 upgrades and new features with this collection of resources on Microsoft's latest operating system.

  • Bypass IVRS - Talk to a real person - cheatsheet

    Cheat sheet quick look-up for how to get a real person on the telephone.

  • VMware how-tos

    SearchServerVirtualization.com brings you a fast guide to our experts' VMware tips. Keep checking back as we'll be updating this guide regularly.

  • IT cheat sheets for all

    They may seem like no-brainers to you, but some of your IT tricks and workarounds look magical to your peers. We've collected our favorite IT cheat sheets on topics ranging from AS/400 to HTML and Outlook so everyone can look like a whiz.

  • How do you pronounce IT?

    How do you pronounce IT? Why, "eye-tee," of course! This page lists many of the most commonly mispronounced words in information technology.

  • Cheat sheet: Access management solutions and their pros and cons

    Popular authentication methods such as passwords, biometrics and two-factor are assessed in this chart.

  • Cheat sheet: Access management solutions and their pros and cons

    A cheat sheet of the most common access solutions with a brief description, and their risks and pros and cons to help you choose the solution that is right for your organization.

  • Table of Physical Constants

    Quick look-up chart.

  • Favorite iSeries cheat sheets

    Here you'll find a collection of valuable cheat sheets gathered from across the iSeries/Search400.com community. These cheat sheet are bits and pieces of information that come from all kinds of sources, IBM manuals, discussion lists an experience from iSeries users. Our members were happy to share their "sacred" cheat sheets –- often more precious to them than their family heirlooms. As one Search400.com member stated, "This may not seem like prize winning info, but oh, the time it has saved me!"

SearchCompliance
  • OPSEC (operations security)

    OPSEC (operations security) is a security and risk management process and strategy that classifies information, then determines ...

  • smart contract

    A smart contract is a decentralized application that executes business logic in response to events.

  • compliance risk

    Compliance risk is an organization's potential exposure to legal penalties, financial forfeiture and material loss, resulting ...

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  • COBIT

    COBIT is an IT governance framework for businesses wanting to implement, monitor and improve IT management best practices.

  • email spam

    Email spam, also known as junk email, refers to unsolicited email messages, usually sent in bulk to a large list of recipients.

  • security policy

    A security policy is a document that states in writing how a company plans to protect its physical and information technology (IT...

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SearchDisasterRecovery
  • What is risk mitigation?

    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a business.

  • change control

    Change control is a systematic approach to managing all changes made to a product or system.

  • disaster recovery (DR)

    Disaster recovery (DR) is an organization's ability to respond to and recover from an event that affects business operations.

SearchStorage
  • JBOD (just a bunch of disks)

    JBOD, which stands for 'just a bunch of disks,' is a type of multilevel configuration for disks.

  • bare-metal restore

    A bare-metal restore (also referred to as bare-metal recovery or bare-metal backup) is a data recovery and restoration process ...

  • mSATA SSD (mSATA solid-state drive)

    An mSATA SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) that conforms to the mSATA interface specification developed by the Serial ATA (SATA) ...

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