Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity breaches, hacks and cyberattacks are on the rise, which means it’s more important than ever for MSPs, vendors, solution providers, distributors and other tech companies to secure their businesses—as well as their customer’s businesses. Here, we’ve compiled resources about cybersecurity trends and best practices as well as information to help you build an IT security practice.

State of Cybersecurity 2021

The latest cybersecurity research from CompTIA explores cybersecurity policy, processes, people and products

09/24/2021 | Research

2021 MSP Trends in Cybersecurity

Learn the trends and cybersecurity principles that are guiding MSPs today, so you can stay ahead of the curve.

10/22/2021 | Research

A CEO’S Guide to Addressing Cybersecurity Concerns

Learn the questions to ask to ensure that you have a complete understanding of your organization’s cybersecurity.

10/11/2021 | Guide

Information Security Risk Assessment Guide

Learn how to talk to your customers about why a security risk assessment is critical.

10/08/2021 | Guide

Cybersecurity and Elected Leaders: How A Ransomware Attack Impacts You

This is the first in a series of quick reads created by the local government leadership of CompTIA-PTI: CIOs and IT executives who serve on the Executive Council of the City/County Tech Leaders Forum.

09/21/2021 | Whitepaper

The Cost of a Cybersecurity Breach

Today’s cybersecurity stats don’t paint a pretty picture. It’s time to convince your SMB customers they need to join the fight against cybercriminals.

08/27/2021 | Article

CompTIA 2021 IT Industry Outlook

Companies everywhere have been reeling as they reckoned with COVID-19 pandemic. Yet many remain optimistic – cautiously so. This report explores a number of trends for 2021 that will play out across the IT pro landscape and business of tech firms.

11/09/2020 | Research

What is an ISAO?

Learn what an Information Sharing and Analysis Organization is and how it helps businesses combat cyber threats.

10/05/2020 | Article

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