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August 2nd, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Cloud services have completely changed the game for systems administrators. One of the most fundamental changes deals with infrastructure. The immense benefits associated with infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and related IT management practices have brought us to a whole new level of scalability - Read More
July 30th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
You may have heard that cybersecurity jobs are in demand. But did you know that your experience as an IT systems administrator makes you a great candidate for a cybersecurity position? Per Cyberseek, employers across the spectrum of industries in the United States have posted nearly half a million - Read More
July 29th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As a technology solution provider, choosing a legal representative can be a complex process, but it is one of the most important investments you can make in your business. You want someone who is an expert in their field, who gives you and your business the right amount of attention, and someone - Read More
July 29th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As a systems engineer, you are skilled in implementing new systems, fixing errors in existing systems and improving performance through hardware upgrades. These skills are so interchangeable that they can help lead you toward a career in cybersecurity.If you are looking to transition from a career - Read More
July 28th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The customer experience is quickly becoming one of the defining traits of an excellent help desk, separating the subpar from the elite. New CompTIA research shows that while 67% of executives report being completely satisfied with the help desk, only 37% of IT staff and just 28% of business staff - Read More
July 27th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
If there’s one thing that July’s ransomware attack on Kaseya has pointed out, MSPs—and every tech company—need to take security seriously, protecting themselves with proper tools, processes, and policies. But that’s just technology protection. As hackers increasingly demand cash or cybercurrency - Read More
July 23rd, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Some of you have been following my other blog series, My CompTIA Server+ Favorites: 3 Topics to Watch. Since I also wrote the Official CompTIA Cloud+ Study Guide, I wanted to share my favorites from the new CompTIA Cloud+ (CV0-003) as well. The series begins with this overview article, and will - Read More
July 22nd, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Tech companies spend a lot of time, focus and money on improving their customers’ experiences, a notion that’s now extending to the relationship between vendors and their partners. The shift is due to evolving business models, possibly accelerated by the global pandemic, and is probably overdue, - Read More
July 22nd, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
If you work in security intelligence, you are well on your way to having the skills needed in cybersecurity. While both fields aim to identify, monitor and counter cyber threats, security intelligence takes a broader perspective and includes physical and cybersecurity, whereas cybersecurity - Read More
July 21st, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As cybersecurity professionals, we are aware of the role that penetration testing plays as part of a comprehensive security program. One of the main benefits is finding vulnerabilities and identifying potential security gaps that exist within our systems, as well as validating that security - Read More