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    Dear Certmag: Should I get the CISA?

    Question: I am looking for some sound advice regarding CISA and the IT auditor. I am considering moving into IT auditor as a career option. I have been working in IT for the last eight years, but mostly in network support. I would like your opinion on whether IT audit would be a wise career …

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    Bailout Bill Causes Mass E-Mailing

    The recently proposed Wall Street bailout bill caused quite a stir this week — and the commotion wasn’t just about its contents! IT staffers at the House of Representatives have been working around the clock to handle the flurry of e-mails that resulted when the general public was urged to send comments to representatives regarding …

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    Wall Street Down, Tech Services Up?

    In need of some good news given the current state of the economy? Turns out the financial crisis actually might benefit technology services providers. According to Siamak Taghaddos and David Hauser, founders of

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    Life-Saving Technology — In Your Hand

    A new type of software scheduled to hit the market soon is designed to discourage people from using cell phones while driving, according to a CNN.com

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    Getting Informed — Digitally

    Apple iPhone users can now stay tuned in to the 2008 U.S. presidential election wherever they go. Earlier this month, iPhone development company Gorloch Interactive released a new application called Campaign that aims to keep the public more informed by pulling together political news items, presenting various poll data and offering information about the candidates …

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    Caution: Web-Traffic Patrol

    The ubiquitous nature of the Internet is one of its defining characteristics — that is, unless you’re in Thailand. According to a recent CNN article , the government of the Far East country is planning to create a massive Internet firewall that would essentially block certain Web sites — a functionality that is expected to …

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    Road to the White House: A Two-Way Street?

    According to a recent CNN article, the U.S. president and the public might soon enjoy unprecedented interactivity, thanks in part to the Internet.  Change.gov, an official Barack Obama-inspired Web site launched the day after his election to the White House, features a political newsroom, blog and more. Prior to signing any nonemergency legislation, the president-elect …

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    Finally, A Solution to Spam?

    The people who make a habit — perhaps even a living — out of spamming innocent employees may think twice after learning about the settlement of a certain multimillion dollar lawsuit this past week. According to a DailyTech article, a spammer allegedly sent out more than 4 million unwanted e-mail messages to Facebook users, resulting …

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    CompTIA 220-601: Laptops and portable devices

    Identify the fundamental principles of using laptops and portable devices

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    Developing applications that use system types and collections

    Control interactions between .NET Framework application components by using events and delegates (Refer System namespace)

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