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IT firms struggling to fully identify skills gap, reveals new CompTIA report

Despite the chronic IT skills gap, only four in 10 firms have a strategy in place to address the challenge and more than half (55%) struggle to even fully identify skills gaps among their workforce. That’s according to a new report from tech industry trade association CompTIA, which spoke to …

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CompTIA’s new community will encourage businesses to adopt new and emerging tech

CompTIA has created a new member community focused on encouraging the adoption of new and emerging technologies to improve business outcomes. The CompTIA Emerging Technology Community is comprised of renowned industry executives and thought leaders who have both a keen sense of new technologies and insight into how to create …

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CompTIA launches new educational programme

CompTIA has launched a new educational programme, IT Fundamentals+, to help students and adult learners expand their digital skills. CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ is an introduction to basic technology knowledge in software development, network connectivity, security, troubleshooting theory, and preventative maintenance of devices. It focuses on four pillars of technology – …

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CompTIA unveils CertMaster Learn for security+

CompTIA has announced the availability of a new self-paced training option for technology professionals interested in earning one of its core cybersecurity credentials. CompTIA CertMaster Learn for Security+ (SY0-501) is a comprehensive online training environment that it days delivers an “engaging, interactive learning experience”. “All of the content within CertMaster …

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CompTIA expands cybersecurity skills certifications with PenTest+

CompTIA has launched PenTest+, its newest credential for cybersecurity professionals around the world. CompTIA PenTest+ provides a comprehensive assessment of the knowledge and skills needed to run a responsible and successful penetration testing program. “As organisations become more proactive when it comes to cybersecurity, penetration testing is one of the …

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Victor Johnston named CompTIA Member of the Year

Inspired Business Innovations CEO Victor Johnston has been named CompTIA’s Member of Year. Johnston will be recognised at CompTIA ChannelCon 2018 in Washington, D.C., which takes place between 31st July and 2nd August. “Since his first contact with CompTIA, Victor has epitomised what it means to be an active and …

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CompTIA donates over £145k to tech-related charities across the globe

CompTIA has revealed that its member communities and councils have donated $190,000 (£145,749) to 19 different charities so far this year. All technology-related causes, donations have gone to charities in Australia, Canada, the UK and the US. As part of CompTIA Giving, contributions made by CompTIA’s member communities and councils …

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CompTIA’s Cyber Ready programme aims to increase the UK’s cybersecurity workforce

Technology association CompTIA has announced the launch of its Cyber Ready retraining programme in the UK. With funding from the government’s Cyber Skills Immediate Impact Fund (CSIIF), CompTIA’s Cyber Ready is one of just seven initiatives chosen to be supported by the National Cyber Security Programme, which is designed to …

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CompTIA launches new marketplace

Leading technology association CompTIA has unveiled a new ecommerce store for its customers around the globe. The new CompTIA Marketplace is built with the latest technologies and uses ecommerce best practices to deliver the best possible shopping experience, whether customers are shopping from a desktop or laptop computer, smart phone or tablet. “Customers …

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