Comptia Communities Posts


  • It's Time to Start Planning Your Cybersecurity Stack for 2022

    October 14, 2021 by Raffi Jamgotchian
    Managing your cybersecurity solutions portfolio requires a measured approach, lest you develop a bloated solutions stack and even worse for MSPs, margin squeeze. Following a proven security framework can help you set the right course.
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  • As Cyber Threats Escalate, Now’s the Time to Show Off Your Cyber Proficiency

    October 7, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    A new partnership with SecurityScorecard provides CompTIA ISAO users with a risk rating grade for their companies’ cybersecurity proficiency, allowing them to tout a high grade, or work to improve where they may be struggling.
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  • MSP Success Stories: How Do You Get to Where You Want to Go?

    October 6, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    It’s OK if your road to success takes an unexpected turn, especially if you’re the one choosing to make that turn, MSP speakers said during a session at CompTIA’s Member and Partner Conference in London.
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  • Cybersecurity Advice for MSPs: Keep the Car Doors Locked

    October 5, 2021 by Jeff Hill
    When it comes to defending the SMB market, just making sure that your doors are locked can go a long way for managed service providers to prevent most successful cyberattacks.
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  • 10 Reasons Not to Miss the CompTIA EMEA Member & Partner Conference

    September 16, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    For the first time in more than 18 months, CompTIA plans to host a live event for members—the EMEA Member and Partner Conference, 6-7 October in London. From new cybersecurity programs to business-building sessions to innovative tech workforce strategies, here are 10 things to check out.
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  • 10 Things You May Have Missed at ChannelCon Online 2021

    August 5, 2021 by Emily Matzelle
    If you couldn’t attend ChannelCon Online this year, you still have the chance to explore. We’ve captured it all and it’s available on-demand. To get you started, here are 10 things we encourage you to check out in the spirit of exploration and discovery!
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  • How to Keep Your Sales Pipeline From Getting Stagnant

    July 8, 2021 by Alisa Kunz
    Prospecting and nurturing leads is neither fun nor glamorous, but it’s one of the key stages in building your managed services business. Here are some important tips and reminders to help keep your sales pipeline flowing.
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  • 10 Things to Explore at ChannelCon Online 2021

    June 22, 2021 by Emily Matzelle
    Discover the top reasons you won't want to miss ChannelCon 2021. Virtual sessions will explore topics including cybersecurity, workforce development, emerging tech innovation and business building solutions. And for those looking to connect in-person, networking receptions will be held in six U.S. cities.
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  • 5 Benefits of Being a CompTIA Community Member

    April 22, 2021 by Jessica Piñeiro
    CompTIA is dedicated to advancing the tech industry—from supporting solution providers to providing thought leadership to training the IT workforce. But none of this work would be possible without the contributions of our volunteers, such as our community and council members.
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  • How CompTIA Membership Can Help Evolve Your Business with Emerging Tech and Solutions Selling

    April 16, 2021 by Emily Matzelle
    By leveraging emerging and innovative technologies, MSPs are making the switch to selling solutions. CompTIA’s communities, technology interest groups and advisory councils are where business leaders are sharing how they are successfully transitioning to offering strategic solutions to customers—and how you can too.
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  • How CompTIA Membership Can Help Launch a Career in Tech

    April 13, 2021 by Susanne Tedrick
    CompTIA membership can provide the networking, professional exposure and industry opportunities necessary to successfully pivot to a career in the technology field. CompTIA member Susanne Tedrick shares her story.
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  • Advance the Cybersecurity of Your Tech Business with CompTIA Membership

    April 9, 2021 by Emily Matzelle
    When it comes to cybersecurity, CompTIA membership, as well as CompTIA ISAO membership, provides you with everything from industry leading-research and best practices; a variety of ways to get involved with groups dedicated to security topics; events and education; and access to timely and actionable cyber threat intelligence.
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  • 6 Steps to Cultivate Your Organization’s Existing Talent

    March 17, 2021 by Louisa Fitzgerald
    If you cultivate the employees you already have, you won't always need to compete for talent from outside of your organization. Here's how to recognize and nurture your organization's high-potential employees while also focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).
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  • 7 Tips to Successful Solution Selling: Become the Business Advisor Your Customer Needs

    March 17, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    There’s a big difference between selling technology and helping customers solve business problems. As MSPs focus more on “solution selling” they need to evolve their businesses. A panel of MSP experts discussed their experiences and how to set up for long-term success. Here are their tips.
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  • 4 Pillars to Build Your Tech Business in 2021

    March 16, 2021 by Louisa Fitzgerald
    Cybersecurity, emerging technology, solution selling, and workforce dynamics are the key trends tech firms should be embracing, according to Nancy Hammervik, executive vice president of industry relations at CompTIA, and CEO of the CompTIA Tech Career Academy, who kicked off the virtual 2021 CompTIA Communities and Councils Forum.
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  • SMBs Aren’t Prepared for a Cyber Event: Here's How to Fix That

    March 16, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    Potential ramifications from the SolarWinds data breach are enough to keep leading cyber executives up at night—especially since many SMBs (and the MSPs serving them) aren't prepared to respond to a major event. Here's how to help.
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  • Advance Your Career in Technology with CompTIA Membership

    March 12, 2021 by Emily Matzelle
    Participating in CompTIA is good for the future of the tech industry and the growth of your business, but what about your career? From resources and networking to awards and education—CompTIA membership can help you grow as a professional working in the business of technology.
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  • Advance Your Tech Business with CompTIA Membership

    March 5, 2021 by Emily Matzelle
    Running a successful tech business isn’t easy. Business owners and executives must build a growth strategy, expand their customer base and nurture their employees. The good news is that CompTIA is in your corner. As a member, we can help your managed service provider, vendor, consultancy or solution provider business grow and succeed. Here's how.
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  • Advance the Business of Technology with CompTIA Membership

    February 26, 2021 by Emily Matzelle
    Becoming CompTIA member means access to perks, discounts, and a variety of other benefits. But it's so much more than that: CompTIA membership is the first step on your journey to help advance the business of technology and make your mark on the industry. Find out how.
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  • 10 Things You Don’t Want to Miss at CCF 2021

    February 23, 2021 by CompTIA
    CompTIA's Communities & Councils Forum is a great chance to network with peers and learn more about the technologies, topics and trends that matter to you most. Here are 10 things you shouldn’t miss from this year’s meetings on March 16-17:
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  • Benchmarking Your Channel Readiness: An Assessment for Technology Vendors

    February 12, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    CompTIA’s Channel Development Advisory Council has developed a Channel Readiness Assessment tool to help tech vendors gauge their channel prowess, what their strengths and weaknesses are, as well as provide actionable advice to improve.
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  • The Perks of Living in a UK Tech Town—Even if You’re Not an IT Pro

    February 4, 2021 by Louisa Fitzgerald
    You don't have to work in IT to benefit from living in a UK Tech Town. Two members of CompTIA’s UK Business Technology Community share how their careers in the tech sector have thrived in top UK Tech Towns Birmingham and Manchester.
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  • This Year Especially, Thankful for Silver Linings

    November 26, 2020 by Nancy Hammervik
    From the pandemic and unprecedented business disruption to a stressful election, 2020 has been… a memorable year to forget. Here are 10 things the CompTIA membership team is thankful for, silver linings that have helped us get through the past 11 months.
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  • Cyber Geniuses: How to Mitigate Security Risks in a Fast-Changing World

    October 1, 2020 by Kristin Short
    How has the pandemics affected the cybersecurity threat landscape? What best practices can be applied going forward? Several cyber geniuses offered their advice at a recent UK Business Technology Community meeting. Here's what they found.
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  • ChannelCon Preview: Taking a Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity

    July 2, 2020 by Scott Campbell
    Register for ChannelCon Online and don't miss the "Holistic Approaches to Cybersecurity" session to learn how to take advantage of potential big opportunities.
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