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When it comes to analyzing your team’s sales compensation plans, or figuring out where your latest marketing campaign went awry, or what new security tools could help you protect your clients, wouldn’t it be great to ask a genius? CompTIA corporate members will get that chance leading into ChannelCon, Aug. 3-4.

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Selling through solution providers is an extremely efficient route to market for tech vendors, but success is often predicated on knowing how to sell through the IT channel—why you want to do it, where to find the best partners, and when to use them. That, it turns out, is not so simple.

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CompTIA’s forthcoming certification, CompTIA PenTest+, empowers intermediate cybersecurity professionals with penetration testing and vulnerability management skills. Three cybersecurity experts weigh in on what makes CompTIA PenTest+ worthwhile.

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