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CompTIA Senior Director, Content Marketing Strategy

Debra B. McCraw leads CompTIA’s content marketing team in telling the story of CompTIA. As a brand journalist, she has written about career development, personal finance, success stories and more for Goodwill, LinkedIn, Northwestern Mutual and other organizations. 

  • What's the Big Deal About Accreditation?

    Jan 29, 2024, 14:27 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    You may have heard that CompTIA certifications are accredited by the International Organization for Standardization and the American National Standards Institute (ISO/ANSI). While that sounds like a good thing, you may be wondering why. What does accreditation really mean, and why does it matter?
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  • Turning Failures Into Opportunities That Create New Value Equations

    Aug 3, 2023, 06:46 AM by Debra B. McCraw
    The four co-authors of "The MSP Owner's Handbook, SaaSsy Edition," shared their expertise about how MSPs can do things differently and bring new value equations.
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  • Your Next Move: Cybersecurity Analyst

    Jul 7, 2023, 13:39 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    If you like to scope out vulnerabilities in your network and stop cybercriminals in their tracks, then cybersecurity analyst may be a good next step for you. Keep reading to learn what a cybersecurity analyst does and how to get there.
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  • 4 Steps to a Cybersecurity Career

    May 26, 2023, 12:00 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    Did you know that businesses experience ransomware attacks once every 40 seconds? Do you have what it takes to defend against them? Follow these four steps to get a cybersecurity job and build your cybersecurity career.
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  • Your Next Move: Network Engineer

    Mar 20, 2023, 13:56 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    Some of us look at the big picture of how networks help us do our jobs, and others look at the details in the connections and data transfers. Network engineers need to see both. If you’re creative and detail oriented, a career in network engineering could be for you.
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  • CompTIA Live Online Training: Your Questions Answered

    Mar 2, 2023, 14:00 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    Whether you prefer learning in a classroom or self-study, CompTIA live online training may be the right option for you by giving you the best of both worlds.
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  • Online IT Training: What Are Your Options?

    Feb 21, 2022, 17:13 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    Now more than ever, online training has become essential for gaining IT skills.
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  • What Is Online Testing? How to Get a CompTIA Certification Online

    Jun 3, 2021, 14:00 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    Whether you can’t or don’t want to go to a testing center, you can now get your CompTIA certification online. Learn what online testing is and how to do it.
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  • Laid Off, Now What? Switching Careers into IT

    Sep 29, 2020, 16:14 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    Have you recently been laid off and are thinking of switching careers to something completely new? If you are facing a recent layoff, now is a perfect time to reevaluate your career path and potentially change careers. If you haven’t thought about it before, now might be the time to get into IT!
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  • How This Veteran Got Into Cybersecurity with CompTIA Certifications

    Aug 26, 2020, 13:18 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    Kira Hays always had a passion for IT. After serving in the military, getting CompTIA certifications helped her land a fulfilling cybersecurity job.
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