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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.

  • Latest Banking Hack Illustrates the Value of CompTIA CySA+

    Feb 20, 2017, 22:46 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    February began with the Polish banking industry uncovering and responding to what is being called the most serious cyber-attack in Polish history. This latest news is just another example of the need for CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+), which launched last week.
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  • Get the Inside Scoop on CompTIA CySA+ from Three Beta Testers

    Feb 17, 2017, 23:31 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    Wondering what it’s like to take the new CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) exam? Hear firsthand from three beta testers about why they took it, how they prepared and what they thought.
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  • Our Top Cybersecurity Blog Posts

    Feb 13, 2017, 21:13 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    In anticipation of Wednesday's launch of CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+), peruse some of our favorite cybersecurity articles to get a solid understanding of not only why we developed this certification, but what cybersecurity means to the IT industry and to your career.
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  • Work from Home – or Anywhere – with a Remote IT Job

    Feb 10, 2017, 20:40 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    Have you been dreaming of finding a remote IT job? We've compiled a few tips with the help of Apex Systems to help you find and land a job that will let you work from anywhere.
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  • What Are America’s Best Jobs? Just Ask an IT Pro!

    Feb 3, 2017, 20:09 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    Are you looking to switch jobs? Wondering what career path to take? If your interest lies in IT, you’re in luck because four out of the five best jobs in America are in your field, according to Glassdoor.
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  • IT Pros Matter: When Uptime Is All the Time

    Jan 23, 2017, 22:14 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    On January 22, U.S. travelers heard the unwelcome news that all domestic United Airlines flights had been grounded due to a computer glitch. According to Reuters, flights were only grounded for about an hour. Having skilled IT pros on hand to select the best equipment options, configure them properly and keep them running is becoming more and more important in every organization because operating in an always-connected environment means that service disruptions can have a serious impact.
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  • Which CompTIA Certification Is Right for You?

    Jan 20, 2017, 21:40 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    Whether you recently graduated, are looking to move up the career ladder or want to change careers, IT has numerous opportunities you can pursue. But how do you decide which certification makes the most sense for you and your career path?
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  • Determine Your Learning Style to Ace Your CompTIA Certification Exam

    Jan 13, 2017, 20:04 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    People learn differently, and knowing how you learn best can help you determine which exam prep option is right for you.
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  • 10 Things to Watch for from CompTIA in 2017

    Jan 11, 2017, 17:41 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    We have some great things planned in the coming year, so get excited. Here’s a snapshot of what you can look forward to seeing from us over the next 12 months.
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  • 5 IT Skills Companies Are Hiring for in 2017

    Jan 6, 2017, 18:13 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    Whether you’re looking for a new job or want to move up in your organization, knowing what skills employers are looking for can give you a leg up in climbing the career ladder. Here are five of the most in-demand skills for IT pros in 2017.
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