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June 14th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
There has never been a time in IT and cybersecurity when things have stood completely still. Technology is always improving. Solutions are developed to meet new needs. New threats emerge, and new modalities and countermeasures are developed to protect against them. Change is a constant. But we can - Read More
June 11th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
It’s no surprise that cybersecurity workers are in high demand. Ask any MSP or other tech company how difficult it is to find skilled employees to help protect customers. In fact, there’s such a shortage of cyber talent, that Bryan Orme, principal at GuidePoint Security, goes so far as to call - Read More
June 11th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
If you’re looking for a job in cloud computing, such as cloud specialist, systems engineer or cloud engineer, CompTIA Cloud+ may be your next step. While you may already understand some of the content covered on the CompTIA Cloud+ exam, it’s likely you still have quite a bit to learn. To get - Read More
June 10th, 2021 | IOTSSA | IOTSSA Security Blog
The recent SolarWinds compromise has thrust the issue of supply chain attacks into the limelight and exposed just how devastating and insidious these attacks can be. Although not new, threats like these highlight the raw underbelly of an industry entirely based on trust – if you can’t trust the - Read More
June 10th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Interested in a career in cybersecurity? With more than 464,000 job postings for open cybersecurity positions in the United States, you chose a great time to join a booming industry – but where to start? To help close the cybersecurity skills gap, CyberSeek provides detailed, actionable - Read More
June 9th, 2021 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Transforming Our Industry Into a Profession A webinar for SMB IT consultants.Recently, I have blogged about the Nine Pillars of moving our industry from where we are to a true profession. This includes a discussion of the challenges we face, and some ideas about how we can answer them.I've - Read More
June 9th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The IT market is becoming more interconnected with a rising number of companies working together. McKinsey refers to this as "Ecosystem 2.0" and predicts that technology businesses collaborating and working together will increase.  Research conducted by Coterie Marketing and the - Read More
June 9th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Cloud-based infrastructure services are an increasingly important piece of an organization’s tech systems. IT pros who want to work with cloud-based infrastructure services among other IT systems operations need to prove that they have the knowledge and skills to do just that. Hello, CompTIA Cloud - Read More
June 8th, 2021 | Gil Cargill | Sales Processes and Productivity
New post from Gil Cargill..check it out Sales Meetings vs. Selling Time Sales meetings are the bane of many sales representatives.  That’s because they perceive they don’t get any value out of these weekly exercises.  The next time you plan a sales meeting, I’d like you to take into consideration - Read More
June 7th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
We’ve been saying the future is in the cloud and it’s still true. Because cloud computing allows organizations to expand and safely transfer data from physical locations to the cloud – that can be accessed anywhere – more and more businesses are seeing the light. Of course, as organizations - Read More