Dru Macasieb

Data is the new gold and cloud is the future. As a life-long learner, educator, tech enthusiast, digital designer, entrepreneur, and a proud US Army combat veteran, my life's purpose is to inspire and add value to others. More specifically, I want to create a future where problems are solved using technology that embraces the human element.

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Asian Woman turned Cybersecurity Engineer: Four Questions Answered

In the era before COVID-19 employers felt secure within the confines of their organization’s network. Cybersecurity was an afterthought that a faced a shortage of talent all while lacking a diverse workforce. Then COVID-19 happened, and just like that, nearly everyone that could work from home did. Many faced unemployment as business found themselves ill-prepared …

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Apache Versus Microsoft IIS: Which Web Server is Better?

By Dru Macasieb Two of the most popular web servers are Apache and Microsoft Internet Information Services IIS). The function of a web server isto deliver content to websites (Jasmine A, 2018). For example, if you run your own website, and it is most likely hosted by a web hosting company (such as Go Daddy) …

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The Four Components of Emotional Intelligence and How I Use Them

By Dru Macasieb Do you think you are emotionally intelligent? I used to think I was very emotionally intelligent, that is, until I truly learned what being emotionally intelligent is. Emotional intelligence is the ability to be self-aware of your emotions, be able to manage them through self-regulation, the ability to be socially aware of …

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Tutoring

  For California College San Diego Students Only! At CCSD we have a lot of resources to help you achieve academic success, all it takes is for you to take the first step and ask. If you have trouble accessing any of the resources please send an email to Taban.Bustani@cc-sd.edu or Robert.Pansacula@cc-sd.edu On Ground Tutoring …

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The Importance of Academic Referencing

By Dru Macasieb Academic referencing is giving attribution (credit) to the sources of information one has used in written work, typically in an academic environment such as a college or university (“Referencing Styles & Academic Writing,” 2018). When someone does not adequately reference ideas that are from outside sources, this is called plagiarism, a form …

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Millennials and Technology

By Dru Macasieb, According to the Future Workforce Report, millennials want to change the world through technology. Despite a reputation for being lazy, less productive and noncommittal to their employers, surveys and research have revealed that millennials actually are driven and motivated by a number of things, including wanting roles that offer purpose and the opportunity to …

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Why Computer Skills Are Important

By Dru Macasieb Computer skills are essential in today’s work environment. According to the Vice President of Channel Sales at Quickstat, Shamsah Malik (2018), having technical skills such as the ability to use popular office applications and be able to navigate the internet is what recruiters look for in an ambitious candidate.  This is why …

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