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    If you took an earlier version of CompTIA A+ or have heard about it from people who did, you may be surprised to learn everything that it now covers. Here are five things you may not know about CompTIA A+ that help IT pros gain a foundational knowledge to launch their careers.
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  • Your Next Move: Security Analyst

    If you like to scope out vulnerabilities in your network and stop cybercriminals in their tracks, then security analyst may be a good next step for you. Keep reading to learn what a security analyst does and how to get there.
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  • Simplifying the Certifications Process with CompTIA A+ On-Ramp

    You may be thinking about getting an IT certification to help launch or boost your career. Or perhaps your employer requires you to be certified. Whatever the reason, if you want or need to get IT certified, it can be hard to know where to begin. That’s why we created CompTIA A+ On-Ramp.
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  • What Has CompTIA A+ Done for You?

    You may be wondering whether or not CompTIA A+ is worth it, so we asked people who already have it, “What has CompTIA A+ done for you?”
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  • 3 Traits of Tech MVPs

    What makes the best player on an IT team? While the NBA and its fans debate who should be the MVP in basketball, Charles Eaton gives you the top three traits of tech MVPs.
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  • Why the Internet of Things Needs Security Analytics

    With the increase of Internet of Things (IoT) devices comes an increased risk of cyberattacks. Applying security analytics to IoT devices, similar to how it’s applied to servers and end-user devices, can help mitigate this problem and prevent attacks of this nature.
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  • If You Can’t Beat Automation, Join IT

    As automation and artificial intelligence (AI) become more prevalent, you may be wondering if (or when) a robot might take over your job. But it’s time to stop worrying about the number of jobs displaced by new technologies and start preparing for careers that will not only survive the onslaught of automation, cognitive computing and robotics, but leverage them.
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  • Taking Control: How One IT Pro Used Certifications to Live Her Best Life

    At 19 years old, Shana Kassel developed a degenerative eye disease that left her with very low vision. Rather than letting this stop her from pursuing an IT career, she learned how to use the abilities she has to do what she truly loves.
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  • The Business of Security: Managing Networks in the Midst of Cyber-Threats

    On April 19, CompTIA Senior Director of Products James Stanger led an enthused panel of cybersecurity experts to discuss the business of security. They identified today’s major issues, best practices and the IT skills that companies need to prevent and address cyberthreats.
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  • How to Succeed in Tech: Tips for Your First Year in IT

    Logan Murphy, a technology consultant and developer who helps new IT pros navigate the landscape of their early careers, offers advice on how to learn your craft, build relationships and prepare for the next step in your IT career.
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