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April 8th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As organizations seek to remain relevant and update their operations with emerging technology solutions, the need for help desk support remains more important than ever, according to Volley podcast hosts Seth Robinson, senior director, technical analysis, and Carolyn April, senior director, - Read More
April 7th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
This article is part of an IT Career News series called Your Next Move. These articles take an inside look at the roles related to CompTIA certifications. Each article will include the responsibilities, qualifications, related job titles and salary range for the role. As you consider the next move - Read More
April 6th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Managed service providers come in all shapes, sizes, and models. One common ground most have is their reliance on professional services automation (PSA) tools to run their business. But even there, the similarities end soon. Every PSA platform has its own features and functionality, and every MSP - Read More
April 5th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
IT certifications show employers that candidates have the knowledge and skills they need to do the job, and they help IT pros advance in their careers. As cybersecurity has become a critical function, cybersecurity certifications are among the most popular IT certifications globally. The CompTIA - Read More
April 2nd, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again: One of the biggest perks of your CompTIA membership is the people. Making connections with people in all areas of the industry is extremely beneficial to your professional and personal development—and your business’s success. One of the best ways to forge - Read More
April 2nd, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
In recent conversations I’ve had with chief information officers (CIOs) and cloud engineers, they keep discussing the benefits of hybrid cloud and the need for choice. They often imply that when it comes to choosing a cloud provider, it’s important to avoid various forms of vendor lock-in. It’s - Read More
March 31st, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
A couple of years ago, four young women sat in a high school Java programming class in Austin, Texas. Becky McCully, who visits schools as part of a program to provide tech training for students and teachers, noticed them. They had their notes out, and they looked determined to learn. During the - Read More
March 29th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The dark web is a term that frequently sparks sinister thoughts, with images of hooded hackers and nefarious groups lurking in the shadows waiting to digitally lash out and steal your goodies. In actuality, the dark web is merely a digital world of anonymity, rather than an exclusive space for - Read More
March 26th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
You may be surprised to discover that aspiring technologists don’t always have to follow a traditional technical education or training track in order to launch a successful IT career. Professional skills, such as communication and collaboration, can provide a solid foundation for professional - Read More
March 26th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
It is hard to believe it’s been a year since CompTIA announced it was taking over what is now known as the CompTIA Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO) to help technology companies better defend against increasingly targeted and malicious threats. From the very beginning, the - Read More