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September 24th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Have you ever played a game of cards only to find out that you were missing a few? If you didn’t count the cards in the deck before you started, it probably looked like you were playing with a full hand. But missing just a few cards can make a big difference—and, in fact, make it impossible to win - Read More
September 24th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Two-factor authentication (2FA) has been around for quite a while, and is a part of an IT pro’s toolkit. It involves the use of two methods, or factors, of proving identity. We’ve all logged in to a resource using a password. That’s an example of a single factor. In some cases, you’ve entered a - Read More
September 23rd, 2021 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
Thursday, Sep 30th @ 9am PT   Overcoming Objections and Closing the Sale I’m delivering my NEW MSP Mastered® Certification Program FREE in 2021! My Eighteenth Webinar in the Series Starts Thursday, Sep 30th @ - Read More
September 22nd, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Is CompTIA Linux+ worth it? We think so. But we’re not the only source that loves this cert. IT professionals and tech training providers also think CompTIA Linux+ is worthwhile. “The (CompTIA) Linux+ is worth a serious look, especially if you’re new to Linux or within your first few years of Linux - Read More
September 21st, 2021 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 Securing the IIoT—Cybersecurity for Distributed Energy Resources: Draft SP 1800-32 Available for Comment NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released a draft of NIST Special Publication (SP) 1800-32, Securing the Industrial Internet of - Read More
September 21st, 2021 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 Pre-Draft Call for Comments | Incorporating Privacy in Awareness - Read More
September 21st, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
When it comes to analyzing your team’s sales compensation plans, or figuring out where your latest marketing campaign went awry, or what new security tools could help you protect your clients, wouldn’t it be great to ask a genius? CompTIA corporate members will get that chance again leading into - Read More
September 21st, 2021 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
CISA is giving advice about MSPs. Here are three things you should do about it.A few days ago I blogged about the advice CISA* is giving to your clients. Today I want point out some action steps you should take in response to these documents.That blog post is here - https://blog.smallbizthoughts. - Read More
September 20th, 2021 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I received this press release from my friends over at ASCII . . .The ASCII Group Announces the Formation of MSP Security CommitteeBethesda, Maryland – September 20, 2021 – The ASCII Group, a membership-based community of independent North American MSPs, VARs and Solution Providers, today announced - Read More
September 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