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August 25th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Businesses adopting cloud services or implementing a cloud-first approach for new applications and services need knowledge that is often hard to find in house within the IT department. Building or moving applications and services into the cloud requires more than technical knowledge and skills. - Read More
August 24th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As the technology landscape diversifies and tech stacks become more complex, it becomes increasingly important to recognize—and defend against—new cybersecurity challenges. With more risks, shifting work paradigms and attacks originating in the IT supply chain, MSPs face more pressure than ever to - Read More
August 23rd, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As the world becomes more digital each and every day, the opportunity for IT pros to advance their careers grows exponentially. In fact, according to The Future of Jobs, a report published by the World Economic Forum, by 2025 we should expect some major developments in the IT world. We’ll see - Read More
August 20th, 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
August 19th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Cybersecurity has never been more important in the United Kingdom than it is at this moment. An incredible 39% of businesses in the UK experienced cyber attacks within the last year. This is due in part to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the coronavirus pandemic, many organisations were faced with - Read More
August 19th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The volume and complexity of cyber threats continues to escalate, but some businesses still don’t recognize any perceived value or ROI from security solutions. So, it’s time to change the way we develop and sell those solutions, according to Theresa Payton, president and CEO of Fortalice Solutions - Read More
August 19th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
There are several IT networking certifications on the market, and CompTIA Network+ and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) are two of the most popular. But this is not an apples-to-apples comparison. It goes beyond simple preferences. In fact, it’s likely that many IT pros - Read More
August 19th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
In India, the need for cybersecurity professionals is growing quickly. One Indian firm understands this all too well. It is facing 1,738 cyberattacks per week, according to The article also reports there has been a 93% increase in the number of ransomware attacks across the world. - Read More
August 18th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Cybersecurity is, of course, paramount in the minds of IT professionals. Cloud computing is not exempt from this concern. This article examines some of the cloud security concerns addressed by the new CompTIA Cloud+ (CV0-003). It is also the final article in my series on my favorite Cloud+ topics. - Read More
August 17th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
You’ve heard the phrase: “You’re only as strong as your weakest link.” What if your marketing efforts qualify as your weakest link? Most managed service providers (MSP) have technical or business backgrounds—not marketing. And many are caught between a proverbial rock and hard place, meaning they - Read More