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Hands-On Pen Testing Experience: Its Importance and How to Get It
By James Stanger | March 04, 2019
Most courses get people to a certain peak of knowledge, by teaching best practices and lab-based learning. But, hiring managers are looking for what I call a second peak of knowledge.
A New IT Certification for a New IT Mindset
By CompTIA | March 01, 2019
The World Economic Forum estimates that 65 percent of students today will ultimately be working in jobs that don’t currently exist. This is a reminder for employers in all sectors that transferable skills and training are more important than ever, because jobs are evolving.
Webinar: The Path to Modern DevSecOps
By CompTIA | February 28, 2019
We’ve made exponential leaps with technology, yet with all the changes come security risks as we create the applications that run these systems. Organizations should be living DevSecOps, but many have lagged behind in adopting it due to a lack of talented IT professionals.
Measuring Up for Cybersecurity: Some Thoughts Just Before RSA San Francisco 2019
By James Stanger | February 27, 2019
While I was talking with Tim Crothers over at Target, I realized that everyone is interested in one major thing: finding useful metrics. Today’s companies are very interested in actually proving if their preventative, detective and responsive controls are worth the time and money they’ve spent.
What Is Blockchain? Understanding Blockchain Benefits
By Ed Tittel | February 25, 2019
As terms and concepts go, blockchain has more than enough buzz to go around. But although most people know that blockchain is the underlying technology that makes digital currencies work, they don’t always understand its benefits beyond currency.
The Skills You Need for the Internet of Things (IoT)
By Seth Robinson | February 22, 2019
As with any new trend, businesses are quickly looking for the skills that will lead to IoT success. CompTIA’s latest research on the internet of things found that many of the skills companies consider critical for IoT are in foundational areas of IT.
4 Global Tech Cities Around the World
By Matthew Stern | February 20, 2019
The Best Cities for Tech Lovers reveals many global cities, with vastly different cultures and personalities, all making big strides along the path of technological development.
Webinar: Kali Linux Overview
By CompTIA | February 20, 2019
In his next Office Hours session, CompTIA Chief Technology Evangelist Dr. James Stanger will take a more in-depth look at the tools Kali Linux has to offer.
Should I Get an IT Certification? 10 Questions to Ask Yourself
By Du'An Lightfoot | February 18, 2019
Achieving IT certifications offers a number of benefits, but there's more to growing your IT career than chasing certifications. Here are 10 questions to ask yourself before you go after your next cert.
Emerging Technology and IT Pros: What to Expect and How to Prepare
By Seth Robinson | February 15, 2019
Companies are exploring a number of new trends as they try to drive new growth or reach new customers, and the natural next question is around getting the right skills. Rather than seeking out highly specialized skills, the right answer is likely to build new skills on top of existing ones.
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