CompTIA Blog

  • ChannelTrends: Plugging the Cybersecurity Talent Gap

    by Brian Sherman  | October 11, 2017
    The supply and demand issue is driving up costs for quality cybersecurity talent. But how much should it cost a company to employ a skilled protection expert? The answer is usually a lot, but the actual amount varies substantially by market and the proficiencies required to do the job. 
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  • Overcoming Our Own Unconscious Bias

    by Aaron Woods  | October 10, 2017
    Whether it’s hubris or humility, few of us readily admit our unconscious biases. Our brains receive and filter millions of pieces of information at any moment, and take shortcuts based on past experiences and knowledge. In a recent CompTIA webinar hosted by the Advancing Diversity in Technology Community, we explored how that effects hiring, training and collaboration.
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  • Explore Smart London at the EMEA Member and Partner Conference

    by Matthew Stern  | October 09, 2017
    The city of the future is a smart city – one that’s Wi-Fi connected and makes use of cutting-edge IoT technology to make life healthier, better and more convenient for citizens and business alike. Read about the steps that London has already taken in this direction as you prepare to attend the EMEA Member and Partner Conference.
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  • It’s Still the Wild, Wild West in the Drone Space

    by Annette Taber  | October 06, 2017
    CompTIA Vice President Annette Taber examines what is – and, tellingly, isn’t – happening in the drone industry.
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  • CompTIA Thanks Donors for Helping with Hurricane Relief

    by CompTIA  | October 05, 2017
    Thank you to everyone who has donated to Heart to Heart on behalf of CompTIA! To date, we’ve collected over $78,000 from over 750 donors.
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  • ChannelTrends: Separating Hype from Opportunity with Emerging Technologies

    by Brian Sherman  | October 05, 2017
    Life and technological advance move to fast. That's why the channel and its SMB clients must embrace emerging technologies like IoT, AI, VR, and drones.
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  • From Counter-Intelligence to Project Management: Our EMEA Member and Partner Conference Keynoters

    by Daniel Margolis  | October 04, 2017
    The speakers at our upcoming October 17, 18 event in London range from a former head of Britain’s Security Service – MI5 – widely known as the fictional home of legendary film spy James Bond, and a pioneer in the field of project management.
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  • The Channel Shifts to SaaS

    by Carolyn April  | October 03, 2017
    SaaS has become a standard for MSPs. Channel firms that don’t offer these solutions and all their related support services risk losing customers and revenue streams to the competition or even to their clients’ in-house tech teams.
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  • ChannelTrends: SaaS, Apps, and the Evolving IT Services Model

    by Brian Sherman  | September 27, 2017
    SaaS and apps are disrupting the tech marketplace. From new relationship and revenue opportunities to the challenges of end user implementation, channel companies are grasping the reigns and moving full speed ahead.
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  • Tech Companies Joining Fight Against Mental Illness

    by Katina Smallwood  | September 26, 2017
    Technology has become ubiquitous in the lives Americans today. With all eyes constantly glued to the either a computer or mobile screen, the internet has become the ultimate hub of information on all things, including mental health, which is why tech companies are taking to this space to promote wellness.
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  • Winter Is Coming If You’re Not Ready For A Data Breach

    by Matthew Stern | Oct 18, 2018
    In Game of Thrones, Eddard “Ned” Stark warns that the winter is coming; demanding constant vigilance. Businesses may think they’re doing just that regarding their cybersecurity, but a recent CompTIA study shows they might not be as safe as they believe they are.
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