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September 22nd, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As we head into the fall months, it’s time to start thinking about next year’s business plan. Since your ability to provide valuable services depends on your ability to bring in profitable business, it stands to reason that the marketing and sales section of your business plan is critical. The - Read More
September 21st, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Setting a goal, working toward it and accomplishing it is one of the best feelings in the world. This feeling of achievement breeds confidence, and confidence factors into success. But you only get that feeling if you put in the work. Having someone else take your CompTIA certification exam for you - Read More
September 20th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As a growing, ever-evolving industry, technology needs key leaders to help mentor future generations and pave the way for a sustainable, responsible and inclusive industry. CompTIA recognizes some of those individuals and organizations through its annual Spotlight Awards as a way to promote - Read More
September 19th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Service management is a day-to-day task for many Linux system administrators. Now that we have left behind tools such as service and chkconfig, it's time to get comfortable with the systemctl command and all that it offers for service management. I will use a basic Apache web server deployment as - Read More
September 16th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
If you want to see success in the technology industry, a certification can help advance your IT career for the better. As the need for more information security professionals continues to grow, the demand for these roles will increase as well. Ethical hacking is a career path critical to ensuring - Read More
September 15th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Social media is about more than page likes and memes. It can be a powerful and impactful resource in your toolbox for growing your business and connecting with customers—as long as you’re doing it right. Understanding the connection between social media and lead generation is a foundational pillar - Read More
September 14th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The demand for DevOps (development and operations) talent is on the rise. The DevOps methodology is bridging the gap between software development teams and operations teams, breaking down the silos between departments and speeding up the rate at which software is developed and deployed. This - Read More
September 13th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
How’s this for a fun fact? More than 99% of all businesses in the United States are “small” by definition, employing fewer than 500 workers, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. That adds up to a whopping 32.5 million businesses that employ 48% of the country’s workforce as of 2021 - Read More
September 12th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
When you think about what you consider to be the most “valuable” in your life, what do you think of? Some might say its their relationships that are the most valuable to them – their significant other, their children, their family – and so on. Some might count their home, their car or their - Read More
September 9th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
A few months ago, my colleague James Stanger wrote about what he calls “mythconceptions” around cybersecurity job roles. He tackled topics like the use of AI/automation, differences between industry sectors and the impact of digital transformation. The big takeaway was that cybersecurity remains a - Read More