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What does the ITS Committee follow to outline the policies we use in the contests?
Once upon a few years ago … the committee began incorporating workplace policies into the competition and thus, trying to give SkillsUSA students that extra edge when getting in front of that 1st potential employer. So where do these standards come from? The committee models our policies after guidelines in from SANS Institute . All…
The 220-1000 Comp TIA Certification Guide
The 220-1001/1002 will be this years exam. Find out more information on the new guide at https://certification.comptia.org/docs/default-source/downloadablefiles/05828-a-core-series-certification-guide-online.pdf
Registering your National Competitor for Comp TIA Exams
SkillsUSA Advisors: It is critical when registering your student for the national contest that you have the correct spelling of their name and the students home address. If your student has previously taken a Comp TIA exam, it is important to identify how the student registered. Example: Full name Johnathan Smith registered for a previous…
“60 Minutes” shows how easily your phone can be hacked
Why you should watch this hack.
At the National competition, these are the types of experiences you need to be able to handle first hand.
PowerShell: Where should I be looking for study material?
So where do you need to look for PowerShell material? We have a list of sites that we recommended to research for the ITS competition. Here is the list pulled right from our Google Plus ITS site: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/Microsoft.PowerShell.Management/Get-ChildItem?view=powershell-5.1 https://msdn.microsoft.com/powershell/reference/5.1/microsoft.powershell.management/Stop-Service #PSTip New PowerShell Commands in Windows 10 Anniversary Update https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/windows/it-pro/windows-powershell-1.0/ee176961%28v=technet.10%29 https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.management/get-itemproperty?view=powershell-6 https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.management/new-item?view=powershell-6 https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/nettcpip/get-netipaddress?view=win10-ps https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.management/get-wmiobject?view=powershell-5.1 https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.management/get-wmiobject?view=powershell-5.1 https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/nettcpip/get-nettcpconnection?view=win10-ps…
Our SkillsUSA Champions share their experiences:
Justin Forlenza, NY: “I loved the command line and the (windows) registry portions. I knew my way around command line and I knew my basics but I really needed to study PowerShell. It wasn’t just the social engineering aspects, you had to troubleshoot problems in a real work environment. Study the ITS blog, it was…