Industry Trends Posts


  • Canadian Tech Predictions for 2022: From Collaboration to Virtual Desktops

    January 21, 2022 by Scott Campbell
    What near-term trends should Canada's MSPs, solution providers—and all tech companies—be aware of for 2022? We asked members of CompTIA’s Canadian Business Technology Community their thoughts for what to expect this year. Here’s what they had to say.
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  • Emerging Tech Predictions for 2022: From Blockchain (Cryptocurrency and NFTs) to IoT (XR and UX)

    January 20, 2022 by Scott Campbell
    Blockchain and IoT will continue to be hot topics for businesses this year. We asked members of CompTIA’s Blockchain Advisory Council and IoT Advisory Council for their thoughts on what to expect in 2022. Here’s what they had to say.
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  • 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 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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  • CompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook 2022: A Return to Strategy

    November 23, 2021 by Carolyn April
    After nearly two years of economic uncertainty, signs now point to investment, increased budgets, and the pursuit of technical and business innovation that pairs well with the direction the industry is heading, according to CompTIA's Carolyn April.
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  • 2022 Trends Illustrate Tech is Bigger Than Sum of Its Parts

    November 16, 2021 by Seth Robinson
    There are many signals suggesting that technology’s early stages are coming to an end, and CompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook 2022 looks at how a more mature tech sector is impacting the rest of the economy.
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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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  • 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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  • Translating MSP Trends into MSP Opportunity

    May 27, 2021 by Louisa Fitzgerald
    MSPs must continue to evolve in order to stay competitive. Learn how your technology business can drive growth with new opportunities based on 2021 trends in managed services.
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  • Top 10 Challenges Facing Technology in 2021

    May 6, 2021 by Ashley Watters
    Learn more about the top 10 IT challenges facing information technology professionals in 2021 and become an expert in how to deal with them.
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  • The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same: 2021 Help Desk Trends

    April 8, 2021 by Ashley Watters
    As the pressure to innovate takes focus away from certain core technical support functions, CompTIA’s newest research suggests that the need for help desk support is more important than ever.
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  • IT Supply Chain Threats: Who is Responsible for Securing Our Technology?

    March 9, 2021 by Ashley Watters
    State-sponsored cyber-attacks can be seen as an act of war, with far greater implications than an attempt to steal company information. So now, we face the question: Whose responsibility is it to secure our technology?
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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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  • Cybersecurity Council Leaders Share Goals, Trends to Watch in 2021

    January 7, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    Leaders of CompTIA's new Cybersecurity Advisory Council were asked what their goals were for 2021 and what cyber trends CompTIA members—and all tech companies—should follow in the new year. Here’s what they had to say.
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  • From Building a Channel to YouTube Series: 10 Initiatives We're Excited About in 2021

    January 5, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    It’s time to look forward—to better times, new beginnings, and a brighter future. For CompTIA, 2021 means focusing on initiatives, resources and projects that bring more value to members and the IT industry. Here’s what to expect.
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  • Industry Insights: Top 10 Technology Business Resources for 2020

    December 17, 2020 by CompTIA
    It was a busy year for CompTIA’s communities, Industry Advisory Councils, and research team. The content produced this year includes an impressive assortment of infographics, guides, reports, and more—all to helping tech companies grow their business advance amid a global pandemic.
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  • From AI to Tech Towns: The Top 10 Technology Business Blogs for 2020

    December 15, 2020 by CompTIA
    This year’s list of CompTIA’s top technology business blogs demonstrates how the tech industry responded to the pandemic, how our businesses pivoted in the midst of unprecedented chaos and change, and, ultimately, how we’ve emerged tougher and more resilient.
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  • 4 Business Models to Think About Heading into 2021

    December 11, 2020 by Seth Robinson
    Heading into 2021, there are four different models that are either well established or well positioned for future growth in the tech industry: consulting, value-added reselling, managed services, and solution building.
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  • 4 Ways Tech Firms Can Use CompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook 2021

    November 19, 2020 by Seth Robinson
    CompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook 2021, with the theme “Rebuilding for the Future,” provides 10 trends in technology for the year ahead. For those in the business of technology, here are four ways to leverage the insights from CompTIA's latest research.
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  • 4 Pieces of a Zero Trust Approach to Cybersecurity

    October 8, 2020 by Seth Robinson
    A zero trust approach to cybersecurity is exactly what it sounds like: Instead of trusting any individual user or network activity simply because it originates from a known location, everything must be verified. Learn the four key principles of a zero trust framework.
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