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Vice President, Industry Research, CompTIA

Seth Robinson analyzes technology trends in the IT industry and provides insight into trend drivers and future direction. He has led research studies on IT security, cloud computing, IoT and mobility, among other areas.

  • Cybersecurity Jobs: The Skills That Make Up the Best Teams

    Oct 15, 2018, 19:44 PM by Seth Robinson
    Just as security is becoming more critical, it is also becoming more complex. One tactic that companies are exploring to address the growing importance and complexity of cybersecurity is the creation of focused security teams.
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  • 3 Ways Strategic IT Influences the Organization and the IT Pro

    Jul 20, 2018, 11:03 AM by Seth Robinson
    The role of the IT pro has greatly evolved over the past decade. Some of your colleagues may know you as the go-to person for when their computer is malfunctioning – but as IT advances from the traditional break/fix style to a more strategic approach, your colleagues will get to know you for more than that.
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  • Building the Skills For Cloud Success

    May 30, 2018, 20:02 PM by Seth Robinson
    Businesses are beginning to realize that cloud computing can enable an entirely new approach, one that allows IT to take a more strategic role in driving the business forward.
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  • 3 Infrastructure Trends to Watch for in 2018: Cloud, IoT and “New Collar” Jobs

    Feb 23, 2018, 21:08 PM by Seth Robinson
    Even though IT jobs have been hot for a while now, the market is reaching fever pitch. As companies continue down the path of digital transformation, they are gaining an appreciation for how being tech savvy can separate them from the pack.
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  • Artificial Intelligence: Not Just for Sci-Fi Anymore

    Jan 17, 2018, 17:32 PM by Seth Robinson
    One of the major themes building in the technology space has been the threat of artificial intelligence (AI) taking over all the jobs. Thanks to Terminator and Ex Machina, people imagine AI as a sentient force that will soon outperform humans (and possibly even turn evil).
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  • The Four Pillars of an IT Framework

    Oct 4, 2017, 17:04 PM by Seth Robinson
    In this dynamic and complex environment, it is important to never lose focus of the bedrock components that execute the business’ vision.
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  • What to Do When Roomba Sucks Up Your Personal Data

    Aug 18, 2017, 13:21 PM by Seth Robinson
    In a recent interview, iRobot CEO Colin Angle mentioned that the maps built by iRobot’s Roomba could potentially be sold to other companies. Naturally, this heightens privacy concerns that have been steadily building around digital data and always-connected devices.
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  • What Cybersecurity Skills Do Employers Look For?

    Jul 5, 2017, 18:44 PM by Seth Robinson
    Despite its recent surge in the headlines, cybersecurity has been a priority for decades. "The Evolution of Security Skills," a new IT research report from CompTIA, highlights prevalent changes taking place in the cybersecurity industry.
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  • Five Steps for Staying in Front of the Hackers

    Jun 22, 2017, 19:43 PM by Seth Robinson
    Given the historic mindset around security – namely, no news is good news – businesses are having a hard time defining proper investments in this critical space. Here are five actions that IT pros and security providers should consider when developing a modern cybersecurity approach.
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  • Facing the Reality of Robot Co-Workers

    Apr 24, 2017, 21:14 PM by Seth Robinson
    It’s not a huge stretch to imagine many current jobs that could soon be performed by technology. But it’s also worth considering some factors that might shape a future not completely dominated by robot overlords.
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