Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity has become a greater focus at the state, federal and international levels of government. CompTIA believes that any cybersecurity legislation should preserve the vitality of innovation and promote the sector’s ability to respond to constantly evolving cyber threats. To meet this objective, CompTIA and its members are dedicated to maintaining and expanding the partnership between the private sector and the government to address our nation’s cybersecurity preparedness.

CompTIA asserts that there be a national cybersecurity strategy that focuses on policy issues including Critical Infrastructure management, Information Sharing, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Education and Awareness, and International Cybersecurity Issues.

Cybersecurity Committees

Federal

Press Releases

CompTIA CSA+ Certification Approved for DoD Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program

Oct 17, 2017

Government Officials Optimistic about Smart Cities even as Challenges Come into Sharper Focus, New CompTIA Report Finds

Oct 05, 2017

NASCIO, Grant Thornton and CompTIA Release 2017 State CIO Survey

Oct 03, 2017

Blog Articles

  • Texas Governor Signs into Law Texas Cybersecurity Act

    by Sarah Matz | Aug 04, 2017
    Cybersecurity continues to be a top focus of state CIOs, in fact, state legislatures and executives have made efforts to increase their states’ cyber preparedness. Large scale policy projects are under way through the National Governors Association Chair and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe’s initiative, “Meet the Threat: States Confront the Cyber Challenge” and the National Conference of State Legislatures’ Task Force on Cybersecurity.
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  • CompTIA Joins Tech Leaders For Meeting at the White House

    by Elizabeth Hyman | Jun 26, 2017
    On Tuesday, as part of the Administration’s “tech week”, CompTIA CEO Todd Thibodeaux joined his fellow tech trade association leaders for a “listening session” at the White House on tax reform and government IT modernization. It was an intimate gathering of about 15 people in the Roosevelt Room and followed a well reported and productive meeting the day before with many of the leading global technology firm CEOs.
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  • CompTIA 2017 Excellence in Cybersecurity Awards Winners are Honored

    by Lana Sansur | Jun 16, 2017
    This week, CompTIA held its third annual Excellence in Cybersecurity Award ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. The ceremony recognizes members of Congress and federal agency program managers who are making important strides in using federal resources wisely to improve the cybersecurity skills of those who work for the U.S. Government.
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