Health and Safety Update NC-Expert has been closely monitoring the ongoing outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and guidance as issued by government and health authorities. The World Health Organization (WHO) has now declared a global pandemic with regards to the Novel Coronavirus. We are committed to our customers – to keep you and…

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Get a Supercharged Start on your IT Career with Cisco’s new CCNA Certification Training! CCNA is the training you need to sit the exam for the Cisco-Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) certification This is an IT INDUSTRY recognized certification. Because this has the backing of Cisco, it is acknowledged worldwide! Included in the price (no hidden…

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What a Year! 2019 has been a wild ride for NC-Expert! We started the year by becoming a CompTIA ( comptia.org ) partner in our own right. Until 2019, we had offered authorized classes through our partners but, in early 2019, we became a direct partner and can now offer these classes using our in-house…

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…is alive and kicking Ransomware costs businesses billions of dollars a year. In 2019 it is estimated to have cost businesses in excess of $11.5 billion. The prediction is that this number will rise to over $20 billion in 2020! (For more information on the costs click this link ) Ransomware attackers stop you being…

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Big Changes are Afoot! Cisco has announced an update to its entire portfolio of classes. An update of this magnitude has never been attempted by Cisco and this mammoth task is due to be completed around February 2020. The New Year is bound to bring exciting changes! In early 2020 almost all Cisco’s current portfolio…

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Safety First We have all heard about the Dark Web, but not many people really understand its uses. Unfortunately, one of the many things it is often used for, is the illegal trade of stolen information – yours and mine! Let me digress for a moment… Back in history, travel was one of the most…

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The Invisible Achilles’ Heel of Network Security Not too long ago, we tweeted an article about the biggest hacks of 2018 and yet another has just been revealed. This is becoming commonplace. The trend seems to be indicating that too many people have become complacent in their security protection. Hacking of any company’s data is BIG business –…

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The Fun Side of the Internet of Things With so many, more serious, applications of the Internet of Things (IoT) it is nice to see development of applications that are “just for fun”. The Internet, as we all know, is the thing that makes the world go around. We use it in pretty much every…

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New WiFi Naming Protocol – WiFi 6 We are expecting the imminent release of a new Wireless standard based on IEEE standards 802.11ax which will simply be known as “WiFi 6”. The hopes are that this new WiFi version will offer faster access: higher data rates, increased capacity, and overall enhanced performance. “What is it…

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Exam Preparation Tips At the point when most of your study is done, and you feel pretty confident about the content of the study materials, it is time to schedule your exam. Even for the best prepared students, actually scheduling the exam can be a nerve-wracking experience in-and-of itself because it is, at this point, that…

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