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 Board of Directors Identifies Six Tech Themes to Watch in 2018

Dec 21, 2017

CompTIA Introduces Stackable Certifications

Dec 20, 2017

CyberSeek™ Details Supply and Demand of U.S. Cybersecurity Workers

Nov 07, 2017

Blog Articles

  • Reorganizing and Renaming the Cybersecurity Division of Department of Homeland Security

    by Randi Parker | Dec 14, 2017
    Earlier this week, the House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 3359, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2017. The legislation would rename the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
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  • 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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