Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72 Page 73 Page 74 Page 75 Page 76 Page 77 Page 78 Page 79 Page 80CompTIAWorld | SPRING 2017 6 News from across the association! Coming Soon! A New IT Pro Association This spring, CompTIA AITP will offer a new member association for IT professionals, who will gain access to exclusive benefits including career services, skills development, networking and more. Receive an early-bird discount member rate of $79 ($99 value) today by going to CompTIA.org/aitp. Twelve Trends that will Shake the Industry Earlier this year, CompTIA published the 2017 IT Industry Outlook study and identified twelve trends to watch. With the groundwork of cloud, mobility and data, the year ahead will see evolutionary advances on many fronts, including digital transformation, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, advanced analytics and some unexpected breakthroughs. Read the full report at CompTIA.org/itoutlook17. Stand Up for NextUp NextUp is CompTIA and Creating IT Futures’ new initiative to introduce and guide teens to the many possibilities of technology careers. Through a combination of partnerships and mentorships, we reach out to students in the context of their interests and connect those interests with different facets of tech. To get involved or learn more go to www.creatingitfutures.org/nextup. CompTIA Announces New Cybersecurity Advisory Board Cybersecurity leaders from across the industry unite on this board to address pressing cybersecurity concerns facing businesses and government. This new board is tasked with ways CompTIA can develop specific initiatives that advance our nation’s cybersecurity readiness and to identify gaps in the cybersecurity ecosystem. For more information, contact Ann Corcoran at ACorcoran@CompTIA.org. Want more information? Contact Membership@CompTIA.org. AdvisorNewsflash Certification Addresses Global Cybersecurity Challenge CompTIA unveiled a groundbreaking, vendor-neutral certification, CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+), that will bring behavioral analytics to the forefront of assessing cyber-threats. CSA+ will offer a broad validation of knowledge and skills required to configure and use cyber- threat detection tools, perform data analysis and interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities. Learnmore:Certification.CompTIA.org/csa.