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Feb 02, 2016, 12:20 ET
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CompTIA Thanks Department of Commerce, EU for New Safe Harbor Agreement

 CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association, released the following statement on a new draft Safe Harbor agreement (which will be...

Jan 28, 2016, 10:30 ET
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Diverse Roster of IT Industry Experts Will Lead CompTIA Communities Executive Board in 2016

Thought leaders from across the full span of the information technology (IT) industry industry will lead the CompTIA Communities Executive Board in...

Jan 27, 2016, 09:19 ET
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CompTIA Reveals 12 Tech Trends to Watch in 2016

Anticipating strong customer demand for the next waves of digital business technologies, information technology (IT) industry executives view the...

Jan 13, 2016, 10:30 ET
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CompTIA Shares New CyberSecure™ Training Course with Premier Members Free of Charge

CompTIA, the information technology (IT) industry association, announced today that each of its premier members are eligible to receive 50 free...

Jan 12, 2016, 11:04 ET
A Texas congressman and a federal agency program manager who have promoted the wise use of federal dollars to improve the cybersecurity skills of those who work for the U.S. government were honored Tuesday by the Computing Technology Industry Association. The 2016 CompTIA Excellence in Cybersecurity awards were presented to Chris Kelsall (left), Branch Head, Cyber Workforce, U.S. Navy, and Congressman Mac Thornberry (TX-13) (right), Chairman House Armed Services Committee. Todd Thibodeaux (center), president and CEO of CompTIA, presented the awards during a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

CompTIA Excellence in Cybersecurity Award Presented to Congressman Mac Thornberry and U.S. Navy's Chris Kelsall

 CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association, today presented the CompTIA Excellence in Cybersecurity award to Congressman Mac...

Jan 12, 2016, 10:30 ET
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CompTIA Opens Registration, Unveils Featured Speakers for 2016 Annual Member Meeting

 Thought-provoking speakers, a series of strategy sessions and networking opportunities and the unveiling of its first ever Member of the Year...

Jan 07, 2016, 12:00 ET
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CompTIA Hosts Next Gen IT: The 2016 Tech Job Outlook Program on Thursday, January 14 in San Jose

 The Computing Technology Industry Association, a non-profit trade association for the information technology (IT) industry, today released...

Jan 06, 2016, 10:30 ET
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CompTIA Rings in the New Year with New CompTIA A+® Certification Exams

CompTIA, the information technology (IT) industry trade association and the leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications for the...

Dec 22, 2015, 10:30 ET
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Cloud Computing, Security and Business Makeovers will Dominate the IT Industry in 2016, CompTIA Advisory Council Members Predict

 The year 2016 will see cloud computing rise to new heights, security readiness remain front and center and daunting choices for technology...

Dec 22, 2015, 09:30 ET
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New Heights for Cloud, New Challenges for Tech Vendors and New Experiences for Tech Users Ahead in 2016, CompTIA Researchers Say

Cloud computing will become almost as common as turning on the lights; technology vendors and their partners will wrestle over compensation; and...

Dec 16, 2015, 10:30 ET
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CompTIA Social Media Expert Kelly Mahoney Named Social Media Professional of the Year by PR News

The resident social media expert for CompTIA, the information technology (IT) industry association, has been named the Social Media Professional of...

Dec 15, 2015, 10:30 ET
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Big Data Initiatives Exceeding Expectations for Many Organizations, New CompTIA Study Finds

 Big data initiatives are delivering generally positive early results for the companies that have launched projects, hinting at the potential...

Dec 14, 2015, 10:14 ET
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Nominations Now Open for CompTIA's Inaugural Member of the Year Award

Recognizing the importance and value of its engaged member base, CompTIA today announced that nominations are now open for its inaugural Member of...

Dec 10, 2015, 09:30 ET
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Accounting, Legal and Marketing Firms Elevate their Reliance on Technology, New CompTIA Research Reveals

Information-intense professional services firms in accounting, law and marketing are increasing their reliance on technology solutions to meet...

Nov 19, 2015, 12:54 ET
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CompTIA Announces New Space Enterprise Council Leadership

 CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association, today announced the newly elected leadership of the Space Enterprise Council. The...

Nov 19, 2015, 09:30 ET
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CompTIA Security Experts Offer Perspectives on the State of Internet Security

In today's digital world terms like hacker, virus and worm are widely recognized. But in November 1988 remote breaching was unheard of, at least...

Nov 16, 2015, 09:30 ET
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Chicago Tribune Names CompTIA a Winner of the Chicago Area 2015 Top Workplaces Award

 CompTIA, the IT industry association, has been awarded a 2015 Top Workplaces honor by the Chicago Tribune. The Top Workplaces lists are...

Nov 11, 2015, 13:02 ET
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Business Cybersecurity Readiness is a Tale of Two Employee Groups, CompTIA Asserts

 Organizations seeking to strengthen their defenses against cybersecurity threats should start with two groups of employees, a speaker from...

Nov 04, 2015, 09:30 ET
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New CompTIA Study Offers Insight into How Millennials May Change the Workplace

 More blurring of lines between personal and work lives, a greater emphasis on social media engagement and stronger views on technology are...

Nov 02, 2015, 09:30 ET
IT-Ready gives people the knowledge and skills they need for a successful IT career, then connects them to an on-the-job experience opportunity. IT-Ready not only focuses on the "hard" technical skills, but on the "soft" professional skills as well that employers look for in a worker. IT-Ready was created in 2011 by the Creating IT Futures Foundation, CompTIA, and award-winning national IT training provider, Per Scholas.

CompTIA to Match Donations to IT-Ready, Now through Giving Tuesday

Now through Giving Tuesday (December 1), CompTIA, the IT industry trade association, launched its Holiday Challenge Grant to match donations, up to...