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New CompTIA A+ Certification: Up Skilling for IT Professionals in Today’s Hybrid Workforce

CompTIA A+ has been updated to align with the hybrid workforce.  The new version of CompTIA A+ (220-1101 and 220-1102) is available worldwide. The new exam also recognises the changing nature of the tech support job role, where many tasks are sent to specialised providers. CompTIA A+ certified personnel are …

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CompTIA Launches CompTIA Data+

 CompTIA has introduced CompTIA Data+, which provides data analytics certification for professionals tasked with developing and promoting data-driven business decision-making. For employers, CompTIA Data+ can help them solve a problem common in many organisations – the inability to translate data into good decision making. Just one in four companies report …

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CompTIA ISAO Adds Real-time Cybersecurity Threat Analysis and Intelligence Resources from Sophos

CompTIA ISAO members can now directly submit suspicious URLs and files through the ISAO’s Cyber Forum to SophosLabs Intelix for rapid analysis to determine if they are known or zero-day cybersecurity threats. SophosLabs Intelix combines petabytes of threat intelligence derived from decades of SophosLabs threat research with Sophos AI tools and techniques, bringing …

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UK tech employment trending up across region

Technology employment, already 7.6% of the total workforce in the United Kingdom, is poised for broad-based growth in 2021 as employers continue their post-pandemic recoveries, according to a new report from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). In its “UK Tech Industry and Workforce Trends” report CompTIA estimates that tech employment[1] will grow …

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AI guide for businesses created by CompTIA Artificial Intelligence Advisory Council

Artificial intelligence is gaining in popularity as increasingly more business look to digitise their processes. To assist with the learning process for integrating AI technologies into business practice, CompTIA, has issued a guide focusing on AI integration. “Artificial Intelligence in Business: Top Considerations Before Implementing AI” was produced by the CompTIA Artificial …

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Tracy Pound Selected as Chairwoman of the CompTIA Board of Directors

British technology entrepreneur, business owner and activist Tracy Pound has been selected to serve as chairwoman of the board of directors of CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the information technology (IT) industry. The founder and managing director of Maximity in Birmingham, England, Pound is the first industry executive from Britain to …

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CompTIA forms blockchain technology interest group

CompTIA has created a new blockchain Technology Interest Group TIG). “With growing interest in the deployment of blockchain technology in business applications, the time is right for us to expand our offerings related to this emerging technology,” said Nancy Hammervik, executive vice president of industry relations and CEO of the …

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CompTIA launches new interactive apprenticeship catalogue

 CompTIA has launched its CompTIA Apprenticeship Training Solutions Catalogue. The IT Association has designed the catalogue to identify how CompTIA learning objectives map to the UK’s digital apprenticeship standards. The resource links directly to mapping documents, learning objectives and other material that can help providers navigate the complex apprenticeship landscape. …

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CompTIA Brings four-week virtual learning experience to Greater Manchester and Lancashire

 An exploratory learning programme to build technical skills as preparation for careers in information technology (IT) will be offered to citizens of the Greater Manchester and Lancashire regions by CompTIA. Tech Discovery is a four-week virtual learning experience designed to help individuals build their technical skills in cybersecurity, data analytics, …

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Favourable Indicators for UK IT Employment in New CompTIA Report

 Employers across the United Kingdom accelerated their search for information technology (IT) workers to close out 2020, according to a new report from CompTIA. The “CompTIA UK IT Employment Snapshot” reveals that job postings for core IT positions totaled 198,805 in Q4 2020. That was an increase of more than 32,000 …

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