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May 6th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Many businesses breathed a huge sigh of relief to see 2020 in the rearview, putting a year behind us that proved to be extremely challenging from a public health standpoint, but also from a business perspective. For companies that survived and even thrived over the last year, the ability to utilize - Read More
May 5th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Kanika Tolver is a senior project manager at the U.S. Department of Treasury in Washington, D.C., and the CEO and founder of Career Rebab, LLC, an organization that focuses on assisting career transformations for students, professionals and retirees. Today she’s giving us a peek into what an IT - Read More
May 4th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Do you depend on referrals to grow your business? They can be powerful arrows in your quiver to target and deliver new prospects that give your business a boost. Referrals can be an easy homerun when they occur organically, but to count on them as a dependable lead source, you can’t just cross your - Read More
May 3rd, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
You think your life is hard? Try earning a living as a bounty hunter and being chased through space after you decide not to honor your contract because it’s more important to protect the little fellow you were supposed to deliver from the guy who paid you. That’s the life of Din Djarin, the title - Read More
April 30th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Working with the government comes with its own set of risks and rewards. While many businesses find stability and opportunities to grow, the competition is steep and sometimes buried in paperwork. When it comes to technology, many may assume that government contracts are only available to big tech - Read More
April 30th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Network engineers must attend to a variety of network issues, but the majority will tell you that the one they hear about most is slow network speeds. Latency and lagging are polite terms to describe the response when slow network speeds inhibit productivity. These problems have become especially - Read More
April 29th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
I am starting to sense a shift in how we talk about cybersecurity threats. In the wake of significant breaches like Target and Equifax, the recent revelations related to the SUNBURST (SolarWinds) supply chain and Microsoft Exchange Server Hafnium attacks, we have an opportunity to be better. Much - Read More
April 28th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Holding an IT certification not only validates your knowledge and skills in certain tech topics, but it also shows employers that you are hardworking, determined and fit for certain job roles. If you want an IT job where you install, manage and troubleshoot servers in data centers, CompTIA Server+ - Read More
April 27th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As local governments navigate the “new normal” a few things come to mind in both thought and action. The concept of work and the office has forever changed and so too has the role of information technology. Empirical research demonstrates that those in government, especially those in IT, miss the - Read More
April 26th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
With all of what has happened this past year, I think we’ve finally killed off the idea of the perimeter as a viable defense metaphor. But the idea isn’t completely dead – it’s mostly dead. If it was completely dead, there would only be one thing left to do: Go through the firewall’s logs and - Read More