Why is Data Science Important?

The term “data science” was first used in the tech industry in the 1960s. A decade later, computer pioneer Peter Naur said that the practice was auxiliary to computer science, but Naur had no idea just how critical data science would become only five decades later. These days, data has grown in both volume andContinue reading “Why is Data Science Important?”

What are the Five Types of Topology in Computer Networking?

These days, most businesses do nearly all of their work digitally (even if their employees are present in the office). Documents, contracts, and even conversations are shared and stored through the company’s computer network — and that means the network needs to be as efficient and secure as possible.

What are the Security Risks of Cloud Computing?

Cloud computing has long been considered a benefit in the business sector. With the cloud, a team can streamline their workloads and collaborate more easily, and the cloud leads to significant space and cost savings. It should be no surprise that around 90% of businesses plan to expand their cloud usage in the coming years,Continue reading “What are the Security Risks of Cloud Computing?”

How to Learn Networking

If you’ve ever sent an email, made a phone call with VoIP (Voice over IP) technology, or even surfed the internet, you have done a little computer networking. This process plays an integral role in our everyday lives — especially as our lives, our jobs, and our devices become more connected. Networking allows our computingContinue reading “How to Learn Networking”

How to Learn Data Science

The term “data science” was coined at the start of the 21st century, but it describes a field of study that’s been around for many decades. In fact, one of the earliest known references to the field of data science was back in 1962, well before computers were commonplace in people’s homes! With data science,Continue reading “How to Learn Data Science”

What is Computer Coding?

When most people hear the term “computer coding,” they envision a scene out of the Matrix: some cool, edgy computer whiz seated at their computer and furiously typing, presumably while neon green ones and zeros flow down the walls around them. But believe it or not, coding has much older origins than you might think.Continue reading “What is Computer Coding?”

SOC Analyst Types Explained: Tier 1, 2 & 3

SOC analysts are necessary for organizations to protect their sensitive data. In fact, data security is so important that often companies will hire multiple analysts to fill different roles under the SOC analyst umbrella. Analysts typically fall into one of three tiers — and here’s what you need to know about each one.