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CompTIA Senior Manager, Content Marketing Strategy

Debra B. McCraw oversees CompTIA's IT Career News blog. As a corporate journalist and storyteller, she has written about career development, personal finance, success stories and more for Goodwill, LinkedIn, Northwestern Mutual and other organizations.

  • 5 Reasons to Join CompTIA AITP

    Jul 18, 2017, 03:09 AM by Debra B. McCraw
    Wondering what CompTIA AITP is all about? Learn more about the benefits that come with membership and discover five reasons why you need to join the IT industry's most exciting IT pro association.
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  • 5 Reasons Why YOU Should Be at ChannelCon

    Jun 9, 2017, 19:39 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    This year's ChannelCon includes a full track of sessions specifically designed for IT pros to help you stay up to date on what’s happening in IT while earning CEUs. While there are many reasons that you should attend, here are our top five.
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  • Adult ESL Students Learn English While Earning CompTIA Certifications

    Jun 7, 2017, 20:32 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    In the Community Education English as a Second Language (ESL) Computer Maintenance Class at El Dorado High School in El Paso, Texas, students simultaneously improve their English skills while gaining IT skills and preparing for CompTIA certifications.
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  • Demystifying IT Careers: Networking

    Jun 5, 2017, 15:20 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    Today, most of us understand that devices connect to a network to transmit data, but do you know what networking really means? Let’s take a closer look at what networking is and what a networking professional does.
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  • What Has CompTIA A+ Done for You?

    May 10, 2017, 15:14 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    You may be wondering whether or not CompTIA A+ is worth it, so we asked people who already have it, “What has CompTIA A+ done for you?”
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  • Why the Internet of Things Needs Security Analytics

    May 5, 2017, 14:47 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    With the increase of Internet of Things (IoT) devices comes an increased risk of cyberattacks. Applying security analytics to IoT devices, similar to how it’s applied to servers and end-user devices, can help mitigate this problem and prevent attacks of this nature.
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  • The Business of Security: Managing Networks in the Midst of Cyber-Threats

    Apr 28, 2017, 13:46 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    On April 19, CompTIA Senior Director of Products James Stanger led an enthused panel of cybersecurity experts to discuss the business of security. They identified today’s major issues, best practices and the IT skills that companies need to prevent and address cyberthreats.
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  • 12 CompTIA Resources to Propel Your Career

    Apr 24, 2017, 21:29 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    No matter where you are in your career or what you want to do next, CompTIA has a plethora of resources to help you get there.
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  • 5 Tips for Your Next Job Search

    Apr 21, 2017, 15:57 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    On April 12, CompTIA and Apex Systems hosted a Twitter chat about setting a strategy for your IT job search. We’ve curated the advice into five actionable tips that you can use in your next job search.
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  • CompTIA Certifications Help Sharp Provide Well-Rounded Customer Support

    Apr 10, 2017, 15:16 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    Sharp Business Systems of North Carolina’s service department helps customers troubleshoot their Sharp devices. But it doesn’t end there. What sets Sharp apart from its competitors is that its technicians work to find a solution. Period.
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