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October 22nd, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
An interesting concept in technology is how we, as a society, have transformed throughout the years to depend on it. The generational adaptation toward technology has been interesting to witness. When you think about it, an entire generation was born into a world that has always relied on - Read More
October 21st, 2021 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
Thursday, October 28th @ 9am PT   Advanced Prospecting with Live Events I’m delivering my NEW MSP Mastered® Certification Program FREE in 2021! My Twentieth Webinar in the Series Starts Thursday, October 28th - Read More
October 20th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
MSP growth is a challenge that requires a multi-faceted approach. To become a valuable and coveted provider, you need to make sure you are focusing on all areas of your business, not just the technology. As companies shift to heavy remote workforces while managing safety restrictions and large- - Read More
October 20th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Gone are the days when pen testers could rely on one tool, such as Metasploit, to attack systems. Pen testers typically use several tools to accomplish their goals. One reason for this is an increased attack surface. Pen testers must consider traditional desktop and server systems, newer embedded/ - Read More
October 19th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
In today’s highly complex cybersecurity landscape, you must have a true plan to implement when the time comes, and an incident occurs. An incident response plan is a written and tested set of policies and procedures that you can use to report, identify, contain, and eliminate cyberattacks. The - Read More
October 18th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Living with COVID-19 means we’ve been inundated with monitoring, observation isolation and contact tracing. As controversial as these topics might be, I’ve noticed that when it comes to cybersecurity and applications, the idea of monitoring and the concept of observability have become extremely - Read More
October 17th, 2021 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I'm sure you've heard the famous line from T.S. Eliot's poem, The Hollow Men:"This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper."Well I'm here to tell you that sometimes major changes with profound effects also start with a whimper, or perhaps a whisper too easily ignored.Great changes - Read More
October 15th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Dr. Anne-Marie Imafidon, co-founder and CEO of Stemettes and trustee at the Institute for the Future of Work in the U.K, laid out four key principles to strengthening the technology industry during her keynote address at the CompTIA EMEA Member and Partner Conference in London. Imafidon discussed - Read More
October 15th, 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
October 14th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
When I started my company in 2008, the MSP market focused on a core solutions stack that included remote management and monitoring (RMM), antivirus, antimalware, antispyware (remember spyware programs?) and antispam. Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) solutions were the new kids on - Read More