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CompTIA Security+ exam – my experience and prep tips

After weeks of prep, I finally took my Comptia Security+ SY0-501 exam this fall and, even though I thought I’m 100% failing, I passed with a surprisingly good result. Never give up, guys, and read on to learn more about the learning resources and prep tips. It’s going to be a nice and quick overview of all the things that worked for me and a couple of strategies that may help you be more effective in your efforts.

Different CMS types – all you need to know to pick the best one for your project.

It’s hard to imagine our current web without a huge and diverse CMS ecosystem. Content management systems come in various forms and shapes and they are making our life so much easier by providing advanced and user-friendly content management capabilities for a variety of apps and devices. Depending on your business needs, project requirements, budget, target audience, and technical skills and capabilities you may opt for different types of CMSs. In this article, we’re going to provide an in-depth overview of different CMS types and… Read More »Different CMS types – all you need to know to pick the best one for your project.

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Website security checklist – a complete guide on protecting your website or web app

If you’re taking your website or web app security seriously having strong and reliable processes and workflows is essential. Here’s an extensive and concise website security checklist that covers most critical aspects from identity and access management to CDNs and firewalls. I hope you find it helpful and it helps you create effective and well-structured security processes and procedures. Software and dependencies: Keep all your IT systems patched and up to date (servers, CMS, frameworks, libraries, modules/plugins, 3rd party tools, services, etc.). If you have… Read More »Website security checklist – a complete guide on protecting your website or web app

Connecting to AWS Aurora database using SQL client

Having a visual way to explore the database, run queries, take backups, view database schema, etc. is oftentimes quite handy. If you have your favorite SQL client and/or if you feel like using a CLI might not be the best choice for your situation, here’s a quick step-by-step guide that on connecting to AWS Aurora using a desktop client. Finding necessary connection info in AWS console Log in to the AWS console Go to RDS Click Database instances Select the instance you want to connect… Read More »Connecting to AWS Aurora database using SQL client