As leaders of CompTIA’s IT security community made clear last week at the technology association’s Annual Member Meeting, the security threat landscape has never been graver—or more potentially profitable—for channel pros.
As ChannelPro reported earlier, there were plenty of topics on the agenda during CompTIA’s Annual Member Meeting in Chicago last week. Security, not surprisingly, was among the most prominent. Here’s a look at what two leaders of the Downers Grove, Ill.-based technology association’s IT security community had on their mind.
Offering security training to end users is but one of several ways VARs and MSPs can turn the scourge of security attacks to their bottom-line advantage. Supplementing the anti-virus systems, firewalls, and other established but increasingly inadequate security systems their customers rely on with next-generation protection technologies is another.
“It’s a huge opportunity revenue-wise for a lot of these partners, because for most of the businesses they support there’s a compliance issue and they need to do this anyway,” Bradbury says.
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