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June 18th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Cybersecurity professionals are in demand and will continue to be in the future. From April 2020 to March 2021, there were 464,420 cybersecurity job openings in the United States, yet the supply of cybersecurity works is very low according to Cyberseek. Forbes reported that almost 80% of IT - Read More
June 17th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
There’s plenty of evidence that selling indirectly through solution providers is an extremely efficient route to market for tech vendors. However, that success is often predicated on those same vendors knowing how to sell through the IT channel—why they want to do it, where to find the best - Read More
June 17th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Cyberattacks are a constant threat to businesses, and companies are looking to invest in qualified individuals. According to, penetration testers are in high demand, with a median salary of $103,000. Their offensive, or red team, skills help companies identify and mitigate network - Read More
June 16th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
What does value mean to you? For most, value means that you get more out than what you put in. Getting a good deal on a house or buying a car at below market price is often equated with value. Sometimes value is measured by return on investment, or ROI. Other times value takes on a more elusive - Read More
June 15th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The work-from-home landscape has accelerated the digital transformation of businesses of all sizes, producing phenomenal results in the cloud technology market. Based on a recent report, Forrester expects the hypergrowth to continue as cloud technology powers recovery. They anticipate 35% growth in - Read More
June 14th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
There has never been a time in IT and cybersecurity when things have stood completely still. Technology is always improving. Solutions are developed to meet new needs. New threats emerge, and new modalities and countermeasures are developed to protect against them. Change is a constant. But we can - Read More
June 11th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
It’s no surprise that cybersecurity workers are in high demand. Ask any MSP or other tech company how difficult it is to find skilled employees to help protect customers. In fact, there’s such a shortage of cyber talent, that Bryan Orme, principal at GuidePoint Security, goes so far as to call - Read More
June 11th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
If you’re looking for a job in cloud computing, such as cloud specialist, systems engineer or cloud engineer, CompTIA Cloud+ may be your next step. While you may already understand some of the content covered on the CompTIA Cloud+ exam, it’s likely you still have quite a bit to learn. To get - Read More
June 10th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Interested in a career in cybersecurity? With more than 464,000 job postings for open cybersecurity positions in the United States, you chose a great time to join a booming industry – but where to start? To help close the cybersecurity skills gap, CyberSeek provides detailed, actionable - Read More
June 9th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The IT market is becoming more interconnected with a rising number of companies working together. McKinsey refers to this as "Ecosystem 2.0" and predicts that technology businesses collaborating and working together will increase.  Research conducted by Coterie Marketing and the - Read More