Cybersecurity Posts


  • All the Cybersecurity Statistics, Figures and Facts You Need to Know in 2022

    January 11, 2022 by Ashley Watters
    Cyberattacks continue to get more complex and common, and businesses need a lot of information in order to adequately prepare against the latest risks. Check out the following cybersecurity facts and statistics and discuss them with your customers.
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  • Technology Industry Predictions for 2022: From Cybersecurity to WFH

    January 6, 2022 by Scott Campbell
    Leaders from CompTIA's communities and Industry Advisory Councils were asked for their tech industry predictions for 2022. Here's a look at their insights about cybersecurity, WFH, government regulations, consolidation, insurance and more.
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  • 12 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2022: From AI Innovations to Vendor Visibility

    January 4, 2022 by Scott Campbell
    Businesses should expect even more ransomware and cybersecurity attacks in 2022, but advances in artificial intelligence innovations, increased regulations, and remote worker security investments will provide a bolstered defense, say CompTIA cybersecurity member leaders.
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  • 10 Important Cybersecurity Statistics from CompTIA for 2021

    December 23, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    Cybersecurity was a big focus for CompTIA in 2021, producing a tremendous volume of content and data detailing how MSPs and other technology companies are responding to the latest cyberattacks, ransomware, hacks, and other cybercriminal behavior. We picked 10 important cybersecurity statistics from the last 12 months, from businesses' current views on the state of their own cyber prowess, to carrying cyber insurance, to worries about being targeted.
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  • The Top Cybersecurity News Stories of 2021: From Apple to WFH (and Everything in Between)

    December 21, 2021 by Jennon Bell Hoffman
    From Apple iOS vulnerabilities to work-from-home security risks, there was a lot to talk about, and be concerned with, in 2021. CompTIA compiled this monthly recap of some of the biggest cybersecurity, ransomware, data breach, and cybercriminal news of the year.
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  • The Top 10 CompTIA Membership Research Reports and Resources for 2021

    December 16, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    CompTIA's list of Top 10 Research and Resource articles for 2021 is a mix of toolkits, guides, and playbooks—all created to help tech businesses and IT pros improve their businesses and careers. Each one provides valuable data and insights into the IT industry, with a focus on cybersecurity, emerging technology, workforce trends, and public sector.
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  • The Top 10 CompTIA Membership Blogs of 2021

    December 14, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    The list of CompTIA's Top 10 membership blogs for 2021 includes a diverse mix of content focused on four overarching themes: emerging technologies, cybersecurity, solutions selling and the tech workforce. The articles feature business-building insights, market analysis, and highlights of CompTIA research, events, and member-created resources.
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  • The Top 10 CompTIA Connect Videos of 2021

    December 9, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    From live (and then archived) business-building events to weekly series that covered the tech industry's biggest trends to special episodes that helped showcase the power of vendors, distributors, and solution providers, here are the Top 10 videos from the CompTIA Connect YouTube channel for 2021.
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  • New CompTIA ISAO Benefit Gives Cybersecurity Grades—and How to Improve

    December 7, 2021 by MJ Shoer
    More than 31% of of CompTIA ISAO members have earned an A grade for their cybersecurity prowess, according to the CompTIA Cyber Risk Rating. Their resilience against hacking, ranomsware and other cyber-attacks is up from 19% just two months ago.
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  • Grateful, Happy, and Healthy: A Big Thank You to Everyone Who Helped CompTIA in 2021

    November 25, 2021 by Nancy Hammervik
    Thanks to CompTIA's volunteer leaders and staff, who came on strong in 2021, rallying around opportunities and initiatives that would drive the industry forward and make it a better place for all of us.
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  • 10 Things MSPs Should Know About Cybersecurity Insurance

    November 19, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    MSPs are smart to look at cybersecurity insurance, but coverage is only as strong as your specific policy. Here are 10 things that MSPs should know to protect themselves and their customers, according to members of the CompTIA Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO) and other cyber insurance experts.
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  • Who Is Responsible for Cybersecurity Resilience? It’s Complicated, But it Doesn't Need to Be

    November 4, 2021 by Ashley Watters
    Management of cybersecurity should not lie with a single entity, even when that entity is a partner who specializes in cybersecurity. Experts are pushing for shared responsibility, where every party assumes a certain level of ownership when protecting information.
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  • For Local Governments, Every Month Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    October 29, 2021 by Dr. Alan R. Shark
    CompTIA's 2021 National Survey of Local Government Cybersecurity and Cloud Initiatives provides a snapshot of cybersecurity programs, issues and priorities in cities and counties. The findings confirm that a wide variety of management and policy issues are impacting the cybersecurity posture for many local governments.
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  • 1,000 Threat Reports and Counting: Details of the CompTIA ISAO’s Cybersecurity Updates

    October 28, 2021 by MJ Shoer
    The CompTIA ISAO publishes an average of more than two threat reports per day, containing actionable information to help members avoid, defeat, or recover from a cyberattack. Here's what we've seen through the first 1,000 reports.
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  • Safe Online? Diverse Populations Report Feeling Less Safe

    October 26, 2021 by Emily Matzelle
    Inequalities exist when it comes online security. The Demographics of Cybercrime report illustrates that people do not feel safe online, and for some populations, those feelings are magnified by real-life experiences.
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  • From Data Analytics to Marketing Skills: 6 Strategies to Grow Your MSP Business

    October 20, 2021 by Ashley Watters
    Growing an MSP business requires a multi-faceted approach. You need to focus on many areas, not just technology, to become a valuable partner to customers. In her new CompTIA YouTube series, Tracy Pound and guests discuss how to manage growth, meet the demands of today’s market, and instill best practices to accelerate success.
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  • Your Customer Will Be Cyber Attacked: Now What?

    October 19, 2021 by Corey Kirkendoll
    Do you have an incident response plan that you share—and review regularly—with customers? You don’t want to get caught without one, jeopardizing your business relationship and maybe even your reputation.
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  • 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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  • 4 Steps to Building Better Cybersecurity

    October 12, 2021 by Seth Robinson
    CompTIA’s State of Cybersecurity 2021 report finds there is a growing sense of unease with cybersecurity practices. To address all aspects of cybersecurity, businesses need to rethink their approach from the ground up.
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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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  • 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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  • Your CompTIA Connect Guide to Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    October 1, 2021 by Louisa Fitzgerald
    Throughout October, CompTIA will be releasing resources and thought leadership, hosting webinars and virtual events, and sharing videos and podcasts—all focused on the cybersecurity topics that matter to you, your technology business, and our industry.
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  • Enhance Your Sales, Marketing or Cybersecurity Skills: Get 1:1 Time with an Industry Genius

    September 21, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    When it comes to analyzing your team’s sales compensation plans, or figuring out where your latest marketing campaign went awry, or what new security tools could help you protect your clients, wouldn’t it be great to ask a genius? CompTIA corporate members will get that chance leading into the EMEA Member and Partner Conference, 6-7 October.
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  • Cybersecurity Remains Vital as House Takes Up Infrastructure

    September 17, 2021 by David Logsdon
    The Infrastructure and Investment and Jobs Act provides a cybersecurity focused investment, a whole-of-government approach to applying that investment, and a clear emphasis on support for the cybersecurity requirements of state and local governments.
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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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