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April 22nd, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
CompTIA is dedicated to advancing the tech industry—from supporting technology companies to ensure they evolve to meet new customer demands to providing thought leadership on the latest emerging technology solutions to training the IT workforce of tomorrow. But none of this work would be possible - Read More
April 21st, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
STIR/SHAKEN may sound like preparations for a James Bond martini, but the framework of interconnected standards and protocols—and its impending deadline for compliance—will have a dramatic impact on any businesses using call centers as well as carriers that authorize robocalls on their networks. - Read More
April 21st, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Working in the tech industry isn’t a sprint. In fact, it’s more like a never-ending marathon, or even one of those races with obstacles. The point is that there is no finish line. Technology at its core is all about innovation and evolution, and circumstances and environment can play a huge role. - Read More
April 20th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
A common question people have related to CompTIA certifications is how to prepare for the CompTIA A+ certification. While the CompTIA A+ core series is one of the most popular IT certifications and the industry-standard for launching an IT career, the answer to this question can apply to any - Read More
April 19th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
In the technology world, we sometimes are hyper-focused on technical skills – and for good reason. But don’t underestimate the power of teamwork and professional skills. These skills, in combination with validated hard skills, make for a superb job candidate for a variety of tech job roles. In fact - Read More
April 16th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Post-pandemic, the opportunity to invest in solutions that leverage emerging technology will be greater than ever. According to KPMG, 88% of small business executives and 80% of large enterprise leaders said emerging technologies helped them through the pandemic. Technologies like AI, edge - Read More
April 16th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
You don’t have to be an IT pro to understand the following maxim: automate, or get automated. We’ve all seen the effects of automation over the years. IT pros are long past the days of writing only batch and shell scripts to automate tasks. With the advent of sophisticated data centers and cloud - Read More
April 14th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Getting an IT certification is an investment in your career. Whether you’re just starting out in IT or preparing for your next move, having a CompTIA performance certification can not only get your foot in the door for an interview, but also prove to employers that you have the hands-on skills - Read More
April 14th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
In a time where phishing attempts and cyberattacks are a widespread concern, you need a clear roadmap for protecting your organization from malicious cyber-criminals. For organizations dealing with cardholder data, the roadmap has already been laid down in the form of Payment Card Industry – Data - Read More
April 13th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Before I had a career in the tech industry, I worked in several administrative and operations roles within the financial services industry. I was paid relatively well, had good benefits, worked regular hours, and had good working relationships with my peers and managers. By many accounts, I had - Read More