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New Virtualization Certifications Category Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:22:53 +0000 Announcements Meggo 134602@/discussions

The original Virtualization category will remain under General as a place to discuss virtualization-related topics (not related to certification preparation).

We will continue to migrate certification-related threads from Virtualization to Virtualization Certifications over the next few weeks. 
New filtered category view, darker theme, improved search access & more Mon, 10 Dec 2018 21:56:37 +0000 Announcements Meggo 134393@/discussions Good Afternoon! 

We just deployed several changes to the community to make it easier to find and follow conversations that interest you the most.

  • Added “following” category filter. You can now opt to only view followed categories. To use this feature, “follow” categories of interest, go to the “Categories” page ( and change your view to “Following” by clicking the “View” drop down box in the top left of your screen. This will apply a filtered view to your Category page

  • Added search function to every page

  • Reduced brightness of theme

  • Further expanded discussion post width; reduced margins and font sizes

  • Moved author bio information to left of post (instead of at the top) to improve discussion flow

In the works:

  • Adding a dark theme option. In the meantime, you might find this plugin helpful: (thanks, @draught

  • Adding “Certifications” field to author bio area at the discussion level

A huge thanks to everyone who provided feedback following our initial launch. Your comments have not gone unnoticed! If you have additional suggestions, please drop them on this thread. We look forward to your feedback and will continue to make improvements to the community overtime.

Meet Your Mods & Admins Wed, 12 Dec 2018 23:26:49 +0000 Announcements Meggo 134417@/discussions We have a great group of mods and admins available to help you troubleshoot any forum concerns or issues you experience. We are working on individual category assignments now; when ready, I’ll post them here. In the meantime, please feel free to reach out to any of us with your questions.

A Few Updates to Category Organization Sun, 02 Dec 2018 21:55:49 +0000 Announcements Meggo 134304@/discussions
I just made a few changes to category organization and names, including: 
The CISSP/SSCP thread is huge -- I'll plan on doing a few more rounds of cleanup in the coming weeks. If you see something posted in the wrong category, please tag me (or another mod) in a comment and we'll get it moved. 



Scheduled Downtime (5 mins) Tomorrow, 12/6, at 9:00 a.m. Central Thu, 06 Dec 2018 02:06:23 +0000 Announcements Meggo 134343@/discussions
TechExams will be offline for a brief period tomorrow (estimated 5 minutes) at 9:00 a.m. Central to investigate a bug with our Q&A feature. 

Just wanted to give everyone a heads up. :)

Welcome to the TechExams Community Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:27:05 +0000 Announcements Meggo 134139@/discussions Thanks for joining the TechExams community!

Home to over 200,000 IT and security professionals, TechExams is one of the best online resources available to help you prepare for your next certification exam while expanding your network of industry contacts. Our subforms cover most major IT and security certifications, as well as other helpful forums on topics like security news, Cloud security, scripting and more.

Here at Infosec, we’re dedicated to supporting and growing the TechExams community and its members. We promise to always keep the community free, professional and fun.

About Infosec

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  • Infosec Flex Courses are trusted by IT professionals worldwide as the leading security training solution. With the most flexible online and in-person training options, Infosec Flex makes training convenient for everyone by offering course delivery options tailored to how, when and where you learn best. With more than 100 IT security courses to choose from, we take pride in having the highest exam pass rate in the industry at 93%.
  • Infosec IQ, our security awareness training and phishing simulation platform, improves employees' security behaviors by automatically delivering personalized training based on their roles, security aptitudes and learning styles.
How to Get Involved Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:31:56 +0000 Announcements Meggo 134145@/discussions We’re always looking for new moderators and content contributors! Here are a few ways you can help grow and contribute to the TechExams community:

  • Become a moderator: Are you an expert in your field or passionate about helping others develop new skills? We’d love to have you as a TechExams forum moderator! Contact us at to learn more.

  • Propose new forum categories: Have an idea for a new forum category? Send it to

  • Contribute to our Resources blog:, the InfoSec Institute blog, features thousands of articles written by security pros, for security pros. This popular website boasts over 500k visits each month. Contact us at to learn how you can become a contributing author.

  • Host a webinar: Want to host a webinar on a IT or security-related topic? Pitch your idea to If we think your topic will benefit the community, we’ll host and promote the webinar to thousands of other industry professionals.

  • Mentor others & keep contributing to the community: Organizations like ISACA award credit for helping others get certified. Our forum is home to thousands of other security pros looking for advice on how to achieve certification. You can learn more about eligible mentoring activities here.