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June 13th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Skillsoft Global Knowledge has released its annual report of the most popular IT certifications worldwide. According to the report, 92% of information technology professionals have at least one certification, and  74% want to improve their skill sets. Of course, the potential to advance your - Read More
June 13th, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Can IT the consulting industry regulate themselves?In the last post,  HERE, I talked about some lessons we can learn about industry regulation from automotive repair. In this post, I want to look at some lessons from transportation - specifically, taxi cabs and the Uber/Lyft/rideshare industry.The - Read More
June 10th, 2022 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
Watch Now On- Demand! Join me and my MSP friends, colleagues, and special guests for our - Read More
June 10th, 2022 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
Watch Now On – Demand!When was the last time you really analyzed your clients’ data backup configurations from each local endpoint and cloud platform to your - Read More
June 10th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Many of the CompTIA certification exams include performance-based questions (PBQs). Performance-based questions test your ability to perform a task or solve a problem using a simulated environment. These questions are designed to provide real-world problem solving that would be expected on the job - Read More
June 10th, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
The IT industry is being regulated. "Not being regulated" is no longer an option. Regulations come from many places, including state and federal agencies. Actual laws are a little ways down the road in most cases. But they're coming.I thought it would be useful to look at some other industries and - Read More
June 8th, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I received this press release from my friends over at Field Effect . . .Aite-Novarica Group Report Explores New Managed Security Solution for MSPs Seeking GrowthThe firm found MSPs see tremendous growth in managed security services with a hybrid MDR solution.OTTAWA, ON, June 2, 2022 – Global - Read More
June 8th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Employers posted more than 700,000 cybersecurity jobs in the United States in the 12-month period ending April 2022. Furthermore, the projected growth rate for cybersecurity jobs over the next decade through 2032 is an astounding 3.5 times the national rate. The cybersecurity skills gap is large, - Read More
June 7th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
From networking opportunities to interactive community meetings to insightful presentations and best practices discussions, there are plenty of reasons to attend ChannelCon 2022, Aug. 2-4, in Chicago. Learn how to incorporate the latest sales and marketing strategies, attend education sessions on - Read More