Getting Organized Course

Review your organization strategies with this course on documents, data, change management, data destruction and more.

37 minutes

Course description

Get your ducks in a row with this course on organization for the A+ technician. In this course, you’ll take a few moments to review the documents you need to know, data you need to know, change management, backup, and recycling and data destruction.


Recycling and Data Destruction

Video - 00:07:00

Disposing of old computer gear means using environmentally-friendly methods and wiping all of your data from any storage devices.
The Zen of Backup

Video - 00:11:00

Before you lose your data, back it up by creating local backups, image backups, file backups and cloud storage.
Change Management

Video - 00:06:00

Change management is the process and organization of enacting change in an organization to ensure a smooth, safe, productive, cost-saving transition.
Data You Need to Know

Video - 00:04:00

Good techs understand the types of data used on networks and how to handle that data from a business, legal, and moral standpoint.
Documents You Need to Know

Video - 00:09:00

From hardware inventory to network diagrams to the many policies used in our industry, techs should know when and how documentation comes into play.

Meet the author

Mike Meyers

Mike Meyers, affectionately called the "Alpha Geek," is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA certifications. He is the president and co-founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations throughout the world. Mike has been involved in the computer and network repair industry since 1987 as a technician, instructor, author, consultant and speaker. He has sold over a million IT and certification books, including the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide and CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He has personally taught thousands of students, including U.S. senators, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, members of the United Nation, every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, many branches of the Department of Justice, hundreds of corporate clients and academic students at every level.

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Associated NICE Work Roles

All Infosec training maps directly to the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity to guide you from beginner to expert across 52 Work Roles.

  • System Administrator
  • Systems Security Analyst
  • Database Administrator

Plans & pricing

Infosec Skills Personal

$299 / year

  • 190+ role-guided learning paths (e.g., Ethical Hacking, Threat Hunting)
  • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
  • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, Security+)
  • Skill assessments
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$799 per license / year

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  • 190+ role-guided learning paths and assessments (e.g., Incident Response)
  • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
  • Create and assign custom learning paths
  • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, CISA)
  • Optional upgrade: Guarantee team certification with live boot camps

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