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9 Lessons We Learned from Cybersecurity Experts in 2020

Shoering Up Security, CompTIA’s cyber-focused YouTube series, sheds light on the latest cyber threats and trends, including how we could all do more of to protect customers. Read show host MJ Shoer’s highlights and takeaways from each episode.

Jan 12, 2021, 16:16 PM by MJ Shoer

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Shadow IT: What Is It, and What Do Cybersecurity Pros Need to Know?

Shadow IT refers to any technical solutions or applications that are adopted and used by end users without the approval and/or knowledge of centralized IT teams. While these applications lack governance, they are most often acquired by end users with the best of intentions.

Jan 11, 2021, 14:24 PM by Ashley Watters

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The Best UK City for IT Pros to Work and Live (It's Not London!)

Finding the best city for you is about more than a job. Learn how growth, cost of living and lifestyle contribute to the best UK cities for IT pros.

Jan 8, 2021, 14:44 PM by Emily Matzelle

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Cybersecurity Council Leaders Share Goals, Trends to Watch in 2021

Leaders of CompTIA's new Cybersecurity Advisory Council were asked what their goals were for 2021 and what cyber trends CompTIA members—and all tech companies—should follow in the new year. Here’s what they had to say.

Jan 7, 2021, 18:19 PM by Scott Campbell

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How to Get a CompTIA A+ Certification

Find out how to get a CompTIA A+ certification. Get a CompTIA A+ certification and start your IT career today!

Jan 6, 2021, 15:16 PM by Emily Matzelle