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September 19th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
We’re nearing the end of 2023, but some MSPs still treat their business like it’s 2013—reluctant to adopt software-as-a-service (SaaS), cybersecurity practices and automated processes that can help both them and their customers.It’s a problem that puts MSPs at risk of falling behind, according to - Read More
September 18th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Cybercrime is a word that packs a punch as cyberattacks have the potential to either damage or devastate organizations of all sizes. Cybercrime is costly to organizations across all sectors, with the median cost of a data breach being $4.35 million in 2022. This number increases for organizations - Read More
September 15th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
For several years now, the technology industry has been pointing out the need for durable skills. These are the skills that go hand-in-hand with hardcore technical expertise to help IT pros work more effectively in teams and connect technology initiatives to organizational objectives. Skills like - Read More
September 14th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Digital identity has become a crucial part of our everyday lives, shaping how we interact and navigate today’s digital landscape. But what exactly is digital identity?Led by Kaitie Zhee, founder and CEO, Web3 Cloud X, a panel of experts at CompTIA ChannelCon 2023 discussed the latest developments - Read More
September 13th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
An organization's help desk is one of its primary communication centers. Your help desk is an intermediary between end users and the IT infrastructure. Users ask for help with hardware, applications and connectivity. They can also request new features, find learning opportunities and discover more - Read More
September 12th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Cybersecurity is on a lot of MSPs’ minds these days—and rightly so—but it might not be on anyone’s mind more than Patrick Burgess, technical director of Nutbourne Ltd., a London-based MSP.Whether he’s talking about two-factor authentication and advanced endpoint defense, or any number of strategies - Read More
September 11th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
In light of the shifting perceptions surrounding traditional higher education, it's crucial to consider the promising alternative paths to workforce success that high school graduates can explore. Over the past decade, American attitudes toward higher education have transformed significantly, and - Read More
September 8th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
When it comes to analyzing your team’s sales compensation plans, or figuring out where your latest marketing campaign went awry, or what new security tools could help you protect your clients, wouldn’t it be great to ask a genius? CompTIA members will get that chance again at CompTIA’s EMEA Member - Read More
September 8th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
At a recent roundtable with about a dozen IT pros and executives, I heard some great stories about the challenges that IT pros face worldwide. They regaled me with stories of how corporations are struggling to mature the tech presence in their organizations.I heard phrases such as:Shadow - Read More
September 7th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As artificial intelligence (AI) has become a hot topic of conversation in information technology (IT) circles—and really in all manner of social circles—most of us have talked about the possibilities. Beyond a vague sense that algorithms and other advanced mathematics are probably involved, however - Read More