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Aug 30

Maintaining QOS with ITIL® Reactive Processes

August 30th, 2013 by

Maintaining consistently high Quality of Service (QOS) is critical for the success of any business. ITIL® best practices help many businesses ensure that their service quality remains top notch irrespective of variations in the economy, the changing marketplace, or financial pressures. The focus of these best practices guidelines is on managing existing problems by bringing about better control of IT services as a whole.[...] Read More

Aug 29

Seven Ways ITIL® Certification Helps an Organization With Process Improvement

August 29th, 2013 by

Businesses seeking a competitive advantage can improve their processes almost immediately by providing IT training to their employees, specifically ITIL® certification training. That’s because not only does ITIL focus on improving services offered to customers, it also places great importance on continuously improving the other ITIL processes.[...] Read More

Aug 28

The Importance of Having a Certified Information Security Manager

August 28th, 2013 by

Late last year, it was reported that several banks’ websites have come under attack by an unknown cyber group, thus crippling services and earning the ire of hundreds of customers. Bank customers were unable to log on to their accounts and were instead given outage messages. This, in turn, led to the sending of numerous complaints which disrupted bank and bandwidth operations. What is more shocking is that these hackers were able to disrupt the online operations of financial institutions like Wells Fargo, J.P. Morgan Chase and Bank of America. The Wall Street Journal even noted that Wells Fargo rarely encounters problems with its website, thereby underscoring the significance of the online attack. This just goes to show that public and private establishments must have a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) who will oversee this important part of the business.[...] Read More

Aug 27

“Write On! Learning the Basics of Business Writing”

August 27th, 2013 by

Keyboard webWritten communication is extremely important in today’s computer-oriented world, but many people who are tasked with composing or editing business communications do not understand the basics of business writing.[...] Read More

Aug 23

Why Hacking Forensics Has Become Valuable Today

August 23rd, 2013 by

In March 2012, six hackers in the US and abroad, who identified themselves as members of the notorious computer hacker group “Anonymous,” were charged with computer hacking and other related crimes, which have affected more than one million people. Cyber-attacks initiated by these hackers included breaking into computer systems, stealing confidential information and publicly disclosing them, hijacking the e-mail and Twitter accounts of people, and defacing Internet websites.[...] Read More

Aug 22

Why ITIL® Services Are More Robust

August 22nd, 2013 by

Don’t be fooled by the fact that there are so many different ITSM® frameworks out there. They’re not all equivalent, and some are far superior to others by a long shot. ITIL® is just as easy to implement as some of the less in-depth alternatives, but it has a clear edge in terms of how robust the resulting services are.[...] Read More

Aug 21

CompTIA Security+ Training Course

August 21st, 2013 by

Security Awareness TrainingThe CompTIA Security+ course is an instructor-led, five-day course that prepares students  for the CompTIA Security+ Certification examination.[...] Read More

Aug 20

Prepare for Your CISSP Certification with the Best at Ashford Global IT

August 20th, 2013 by

There is an increasing demand for security certification holders in the Information Technology (IT) world. Because organizations are more dependent on their IT infrastructures, organizations require that their data be safe from those who mean harm. If you’re an IT professional who seeks to advance in his or her career, you should consider earning one of the best security certifications around – the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certificate.[...] Read More

Aug 20

Network Security: Fact vs. Fiction

August 20th, 2013 by

Network SecurityNetwork security is usually nothing like its TV depictions. In reality, firms that beat malevolent corporate espionage, DOS attacks and random hackers usually do so by adopting industry standards.[...] Read More

Aug 18

How Can Ashford Global IT Help?

August 18th, 2013 by

AshfordBannerAshford Global IT, Inc. is a training-oriented organization, intending to fill the market need for a professional, customer-oriented, student-focused IT Training and Certification Company.[...] Read More