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July 12th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
IT Salaries and Career Opportunities Continue to Grow With the tech unemployment rate at 2.2%, less than half of the national rate, and 307,000 IT jobs posted in June, now is the perfect time to launch or advance your IT career. IT Job Opportunities From IT support and networking to cybersecurity - Read More
July 9th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Just as US businesses were closing down for the July 4 long holiday weekend, the REvil ransomware group attacked—impacting the MSP community more directly than any previous incident. Kaseya, one of the leading IT management software companies was the target and their VSA product used by many MSPs - Read More
July 9th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
You’ve made the decision to get your CompTIA A+ or CompTIA Security+ certification – congratulations! Studying for these certification exams and learning the content the right way will open many doors as you advance your technology career. Creating a study guide based on the exam objectives is your - Read More
July 8th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Prospecting is one of the key stages in building your managed services business yet one of the most challenging. To keep a sales pipeline full of opportunities you must prospect and nurture your leads—or sales will not happen. It’s neither fun nor glamorous to prospect and nurture leads, and many - Read More
July 8th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Many IT roles now include some cybersecurity responsibilities, and once you get that taste, you may want to do more. Perhaps you’re even thinking about pursuing a cybersecurity career. If you currently work in networking, software development, systems engineering, financial and risk analysis, - Read More
July 7th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Historically, a common form of retaining data and information has been books and files. While practical, this form of data retention poised some challenges. Most notably, some people held significant control over who had access to review, edit and update information as needed. And so, we began - Read More
July 6th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
We hear a lot about self-care these days and the concept is pretty straight forward—it’s all about doing certain things to put yourself and your needs first. The idea is that when you take care of yourself, you will, in turn, be able to take better care of others. The same thing applies to your - Read More
July 6th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
IT pros have many opportunities to start and advance their careers within cybersecurity. CyberSeek wants to help close the cybersecurity skills gap, so it provides detailed, actionable data about supply and demand in the cybersecurity job market to help prospective job searchers. CyberSeek has - Read More
July 2nd, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
If you’ve searched “how to cheat on CompTIA A+ exam” or “how to cheat on CompTIA Security+ exam,” it’s likely you’ve ended up here. And while CompTIA obviously doesn’t encourage cheating – we do want individuals pursuing IT certifications to understand why cheating is so damaging to your career, to - Read More
July 1st, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Ethics certainly creates a buzz in the business world. Ethical issues such as how we treat others, use information, engage with employees, manage resources, approach sustainability, and impact the world around us all affect how we view companies. In fact, the inappropriate treatment of people and - Read More