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Todd Thibodeaux, CompTIA CEO and president, and David Valdez, senior director of public advocacy, earlier this week weighed in on the future of online privacy, recommending steps Congress and the Federal Trade Commission can take to keep us safer online. In posts on The Hill’s Congress - Read More
A look at the week of November 1, 2010, in public advocacy for the IT channel
A new health IT grant program aims to build insurance exchange systems between states. Government workers have been scouting hacker conventions in search of new employees. Cloud computing technology raises - Read More
It’s been a tough football game. Your team is down by four points but has the ball on your own twenty-yard line with less than two minutes to go and no time outs remaining. The coach has given the quarterback several plays that he believes will accomplish the short-term goal: to get the ball - Read More
Last week the CompTIA Educational Foundation contributed $100K to the newly formed Year Up Chicago, the local branch of a highly successful workforce development non-profit now in eight cities. As with our grant to the Chicago Academy of Advanced Technology (CAAT) in the spring, this grant is - Read More
by Ray Barber, guest blogger from KaseyaServices providers (SPs) traditionally provided clients with a mixture of the break-fix model, point solutions and out-of-the-box products that tied clients down to vendors for extended periods of time, even when those products didn’t necessarily work. - Read More
The Technology Channels Association (TCA) is merging with CompTIA to create the U.K.’s largest trade association for the channel, the CompTIA TCA Community. In addition to TCA benefits, such as Confidence Assurance, TCA members now gain access to CompTIA’s portfolio of educational and - Read More
In the past few months, I have had the privilege of working on CompTIA’s strategy for developing cybersecurity credentials to meet the unprecedented challenges to securing technology networks at home and abroad. I have been to meetings, talkfests, lobbying sessions; I’ve had meals and - Read More
With Halloween rapidly approaching and increased reported sightings of vampires, werewolves, zombies and other creatures from the netherworld; I can’t help but note the similarities between these creatures and a business transformation gone awry. While no one would intentionally transform - Read More
A look at the week of October 26, 2010, in public advocacy for the IT channel
This week, the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security have developed new procedures to address a domestic cyberattack. Tech companies are being heavily affected by immigration policy in their - Read More
After a short discussion on the definition of cloud and SaaS (Software as a Service), leading panelists at the CompTIA EMEA Member Conference took to discussing the guidelines and best practices companies can engage in to help educate customers when implementing SaaS.Vlad Mazek, CEO of Own Web Now - Read More