The Top 10 CompTIA Community Resources and Research Reports for 2023

Cybersecurity and emerging tech were top themes for CompTIA research and resources, but legal and business trends were also popular downloads in 2023.

top 10 CompTIA Membership Research Reports and Resources for 2023The CompTIA research team and leaders from our regional communities and Industry Advisory Councils had a very busy year, producing many high-level pieces of content in 2023, all available on our main Resources page. Each one provides valuable data and insights into the IT industry and popular themes including cybersecurity, emerging technology, workforce trends and managed services.

Our Top 10 list for the year is a mix of research, whitepapers, guides and playbooks—all created to help managed services providers (MSPs), tech vendors, distributors and other member organizations improve their businesses and careers. Check out the top 10 below, but don’t forget to hit the link above to see the full list.

IT Industry Outlook 2024

CompTIA’s flagship research report annually examines how tech firms and professionals feel about the IT industry. The 2024 IT Industry Outlook details the latest workplace trends, economic impact of technology, channel firm budget projections and much more. The report mentions there are two main ingredients to success, strategy and tactics that will feature heavily on the minds of business owners, IT pros and the tech industry at large. Check it out.

State of Cybersecurity 2024

The CompTIA 2024 State of Cybersecurity report examines the constant balancing act of cybersecurity, emphasizing a mix of both employee flexibility and corporate culture. For years, the tug-of-war has been framed as a contest between security and convenience. Today, a new challenge is emerging. This report explores the many variables that must be considered to achieve an equilibrium in cybersecurity. Find out which trends to watch and which issues are driving cybersecurity.

State of Cybersecurity 2024 International Briefs

In addition to the overall report, don’t forget to look (on the right side of the page) at the international briefs for the ANZ, ASEAN, Benelux, DACH and UKI regions. Learn more about the cybersecurity changes in each market along with quantitative studies for each region conducted by the CompTIA research and market intelligence staff. Read more.

Embedding Cybersecurity Into Your Culture

Discover a path to embed cybersecurity into your culture by leaning into your core values in this whitepaper created by a team of member cybersecurity experts. Recognizing the role of “people” in the people-processes-technology triangle is the key to unlocking a “security-first” mindset within your culture. Read more.

MSP Checklist: Factors to Consider When Selecting a SaaS Vendor

The CompTIA SaaS Ecosystem Industry Advisory Council compiled a list of key factors to consider when evaluating business application vendors—insights that can be extended to other products and services too. These include security considerations, time to value, integrations and more. Selecting the perfect vendor for your business shouldn’t be so tricky. Learn more.

Ethically Operationalizing AI and Machine Learning

This downloadable guide shares the many facets to consider from bias to privacy to data provenance to accuracy when working with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. The CompTIA Artificial Intelligence Advisory Council has compiled this book of insights, information and guidance to help you avoid problems down the road. Download the guide now.

State of the Channel 2023

Though 10 years have passed since the initial CompTIA State of the Channel study, the core of the industry remains consistent in featuring tech vendors, distributors, solution providers and MSPs in a mostly linear go-to-market structure. Learn about 2023’s fast-changing data and how we found a greater balance between channel firms that believe the industry is relevant and changing rapidly (43%) and relevant and holding steady (47%). Become a CompTIA registered user to read more today.

Blockchain Terminology: A Glossary for Beginners

Learn the basic terminology for blockchain technology. Created by the CompTIA Blockchain & Web3 Advisory Council, this glossary is designed to raise blockchain awareness by providing prospective users and customers with a better understanding of the technology, its history and use cases in the market. Find out more.

Understanding Decentralized Digital Identity and Self-Sovereignty

Members of CompTIA’s Blockchain & Web3 Industry Advisory Council developed this whitepaper to help MSPs and other tech companies better understand decentralized digital identity and self-sovereignty to help protect their customers. Download now.

CompTIA World Magazine, Issue 13

In the latest issue of CompTIA World Magazine, we celebrate our 2023 CompTIA member of the year, Alex Spigel. Check out the top 5 benefits of the CompTIA company membership such as, making meaningful connections, free registrations, exclusive promotions, CompTIA research and more.  Read more.

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