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October 20th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Gone are the days when pen testers could rely on one tool, such as Metasploit, to attack systems. Pen testers typically use several tools to accomplish their goals. One reason for this is an increased attack surface. Pen testers must consider traditional desktop and server systems, newer embedded/ - Read More
October 19th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
In today’s highly complex cybersecurity landscape, you must have a true plan to implement when the time comes, and an incident occurs. An incident response plan is a written and tested set of policies and procedures that you can use to report, identify, contain, and eliminate cyberattacks. The - Read More
October 18th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Living with COVID-19 means we’ve been inundated with monitoring, observation isolation and contact tracing. As controversial as these topics might be, I’ve noticed that when it comes to cybersecurity and applications, the idea of monitoring and the concept of observability have become extremely - Read More
October 15th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Dr. Anne-Marie Imafidon, co-founder and CEO of Stemettes and trustee at the Institute for the Future of Work in the U.K, laid out four key principles to strengthening the technology industry during her keynote address at the CompTIA EMEA Member and Partner Conference in London. Imafidon discussed - Read More
October 15th, 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
October 14th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
When I started my company in 2008, the MSP market focused on a core solutions stack that included remote management and monitoring (RMM), antivirus, antimalware, antispyware (remember spyware programs?) and antispam. Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) solutions were the new kids on - Read More
October 14th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
IT Salaries and Career Opportunities Continue to Grow70% of measured IT job titles show an upward trend in median salary. IT Job OpportunitiesFrom IT support and networking to project management and cybersecurity, opportunities are plentiful throughout the IT industry.Demand for computer support - Read More
October 13th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
It’s a well-known fact that the cybersecurity industry faces a dramatic shortage of talented professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills. Due to a limited pool of cybersecurity resources, organizations are applying artificial intelligence (AI) to automate routine tasks. Leveraging AI for - Read More
October 12th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Ten years later, it’s not clear that many lessons got learned. For starters, companies have been slow to pick up some of the best practices for cybersecurity in a cloud world, including data loss prevention (DLP) and identity and access management (IAM). Beyond that, the same pattern of - Read More
October 11th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Inclusive language has been a hot topic this year, and rightfully so. Leaders across all sectors are aware of this and recognize their organization’s use of language that is unintentionally exclusive and/or promotes bias. In the IT industry, as well as many others, the use of language that is not - Read More