4 Steps to Certification
Which certification is right for me?
CompTIA CertMaster A+
CompTIA CertMaster CySA+
CompTIA CertMaster Linux+
CompTIA CertMaster Network+
CompTIA CertMaster Project+
CompTIA CertMaster Security+
CompTIA CertMaster Server+
CompTIA CertMaster IT Fundamentals
CompTIA CertMaster for Government
CompTIA CertMaster for Employers
CompTIA CertMaster for Educators
Other Exam Preparations
About In-Person Testing
Submit Your CEUs and Renew
Learn About the Renewal Process
How to Renew
Continuing Education Fees
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
DoD Employees and Contractors
Choose Your Renewal Path
Renew with a Single Activity
Renew with Multiple Activities
What Renewal Options Are Available to You?
Become a Subject Matter Expert
How to Apply
Current CompTIA SMEs
Current Examplify SMEs
Refer a Friend
Share Your Story
Tell Us Your Story
View Success Stories
Connect With CompTIA
IT Career News
Creating IT Futures
IT Career News Home
IT Career News Listing
IT Career News
That Was Then, This Is Cloud: The Evolution of CompTIA Cloud+
By Teresa Sears | July 26, 2017
When CompTIA Cloud+ first launched, many organizations were trying to build out cloud-based infrastructure as a service (IaaS) offerings. But the market has changed. Many organizations now depend on cloud-based technologies to run mission-critical systems, and hybrid and multi-cloud environments have become the norm.
Cyberstates 2017: The Most In-Demand IT Jobs
By Jeff O'Heir | July 24, 2017
Go more in-depth with Cyberstates as we review the hottest fields, skills and IT employers.
Networking as the Foundation of IT: Why You Shouldn’t Skip Algebra to Start with Calculus
By Clay Leitzke | July 21, 2017
IT is no different than any other subject matter or profession. You have to start with the fundamentals before you can move into something more advanced.
Starting an IT Career at 40, and Still Going With CompTIA
By Matthew Stern | July 20, 2017
In the small resort town of Kure Beach, Tony Phillips spends his days keeping the critical imaging systems of the local hospital running. In his spare time, he plays numerous roles in the community he moved there for. And as a late-stage career changer, CompTIA certifications helped him get there.
5 Reasons to Join CompTIA AITP
By Debra B. McCraw | July 18, 2017
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.
CompTIA Certs Help IT Pro to Keep Prison Running Securely, Smoothly
By Amy L. Hamblin | July 14, 2017
Eight years ago, Claudia Weinstein pressed the restart button on her life. Fleeing an abusive relationship, she left everything to start over. She discovered she had a knack for computers while working for an IT services company, but her career — and her new life — really took off when she was hired by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and encouraged to earn CompTIA A+ certification.
Mainframe Trends for 2017 and Beyond
By Stephen Watts | July 13, 2017
Many people outside of IT don’t realize just how critical the mainframe is to today's digital economy. Though it may seem like a dinosaur and despite the growth of cloud or other “newer” technologies, the mainframe is an increasingly vital platform for critical workloads.
Education, Experience and Certification: A Three-Pronged Approach to IT Skills Training in Arizona
By Amy L. Hamblin | July 10, 2017
The Arizona StRUT program partners with schools and businesses to refurbish and donate more than $500,000 of used computing equipment to needy schools each year. It creates outstanding educational opportunities out of used technology and inspires students to pursue IT careers and earn CompTIA A+ certification.
Mentorship, Dedication and Ambition: How CompTIA A+ Opened Doors for One IT Pro
By Emily Matzelle | July 07, 2017
Aaron Smith had little background in technology but discovered a love for IT while working as a teacher's aide. More than 20 years and a handful of certifications, Smith has blended his passion for education with his love for IT.
What Cybersecurity Skills Do Employers Look For?
By Seth Robinson | July 05, 2017
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.
Add CompTIA to your favorite RSS reader
Copyright © CompTIA, Inc. All Rights Reserved