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December 21st, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
I came across an article today, “Security in the Ether” by David Talbot in Technology Review that speaks to a number of issues with cloud computing security.  At nearly 3500 words, it’s a hefty piece that gives a wide perspective on the multifaceted debate around the - Read More
 
December 21st, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Todd was featured on WGN Midday News today giving some tips on how to keep your mobile devices and information safe while travelling this holiday season. The CompTIA President and CEO urged travelers to keep their devices password-protected and to use secure connections.But “the overwhelming - Read More
 
December 16th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
I was recently on Capitol Hill talking with staffers on both sides of the aisle whose job it is to focus on legislation impacting small businesses. To their credit they are always open to the feedback and ideas of the small business community so we had many opportunities to tell the same - Read More
 
December 14th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
We are cooperating with Technical Communities, Inc., to make CompTIA certifications more accessible to federal and state government workers. The two organizations signed a government service partnership agreement that authorizes Technical Communities to offer CompTIA certification exams under the - Read More
 
December 14th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
We have been asked by the US Trade Representative to participate in an SMEs in Trade seminar to be kicked off by Ambassador Kirk on January 21st. As part of that event, we will be providing some VAR speakers and will conduct a survey of small IT companies who export. We will partner with the - Read More
 
December 14th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
On Tuesday Dec. 15th CompTIA CEO Todd Thibodeaux and a delegation of CompTIA and the Technology Leadership Political Action Committee (TLPAC) companies will attend five Congressional Committee meetings with key House and Senate committees and staff to pitch a number of proposals to help VARs - Read More
 
December 14th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Last week at its December board meeting, CompTIA renewed its commitment to match cash and in-kind donations of as much as $1 million per year to the CompTIA Educational Foundation for the next five years. That means your donation counts double.For the past two years, the dollar-for-dollar match has - Read More
 
December 11th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Want to give back while widening your brand with the newest bright stars in our industry?  Let us help!With the CompTIA Education Foundation, you can establish merit award scholarships in your name for students pursuing IT careers. When you endow the IT Merit Awards Scholarships, you can - Read More
 
December 11th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
At last week’s jobs summit the President heard from business, labor and academic leaders as they brainstormed about getting America back to work. Over the past decade, small businesses have created between 60 to 80 percent of net new jobs, as well as countless technological innovations. - Read More
 
December 11th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
We challenged our employees last summer to a staff fundraising contest for the CompTIA Educational Foundation, raising $50,000 to fund IT training and certification for people in need.  And we’re gearing up to hold a second contest in early 2010. From May through July last year, six - Read More
 

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