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CompTIA Updates Cloud Certification Program

Information technology association CompTIA has launched a new version of its cloud certification program in a move to emphasize the skills necessary for information technology professionals to deploy cloud services within an organization. CompTIA Cloud+ certification expands the coverage of the exam to include advanced cloud skills used in broader IT …

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CompTIA Names IT Industry Vets to Association’s 2018 Communities Executive Board

Information technology trade group CompTIA has appointed information technology industry executives to its communities executive board for 2018. CompTIA said Monday the association’s member communities and public sector councils  include leaders at multiple technology vendors, distributors and service providers. Member communities are slated to convene for the inaugural CompTIA Community Forum that …

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DoD Approves CompTIA Cyber Analyst Certification Program

The Defense Department has approved a CompTIA program that works to certify an information technology professional’s skills to prevent, recognize and address cyber threats. CompTIA said Tuesday its Cybersecurity Analyst certification is now included in DoD’s Directive 8570.01-M that lists requirements to train, validate and manage the department cyberspace workforce. CSA+ has been approved …

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CompTIA Study: Nearly 75% of Gov’t Officials Support Smart City Tech Dev’t

A new survey from nonprofit technology association CompTIA says almost 75 percent of government officials are optimistic about the development of smart city technologies. The “Building Smarter Cities and Communities” report includes responses from 350 government personnel about their views regarding smart cities, CompTIA said Thursday. Respondents indicated expected benefits from smart city …

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CSRA Cyber Institute Gets CompTIA Authorized Delivery Partner Designation

The Computing Technology Industry Association has accredited CSRA‘s Cyber Institute as an authorized delivery partner. CSRA said Friday its Cyber Institute offers training for networks and systems development, maintenance, analysis and defense to commercial and government customers. The CompTIA authorization is given to training organizations that offer at least one CompTIA certification course; uses …

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Microsoft, CompTIA Partner on IT Training Program for Military Vets

Microsoft has partnered with information technology trade group CompTIA to help U.S. transitioning service members pursue civilian information technology careers through an IT training program. CompTIA said Tuesday Microsoft has accepted the association’s Network+ and Security+  vendor-neutral skills certifications as prerequisites to the Microsoft Software & Systems Academy training course. The 18-week program aims …

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CompTIA Names ViaSat’s Bruce Cathell, Intelligent Design’s David Beering to Space Enterprise Council Board

Bruce Cathell, vice president of government operations at ViaSat, and David Beering, Intelligent Design principal, have joined the board of directors of the Computing Technology Industry Association‘s space enterprise council. SEC brings together professionals from the space industry, including the commercial, civil and national security sectors, in efforts to advance relevant interests to policymakers, …

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Boeing’s Matthew Jones, Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Susan Nelson Join CompTIA Space Enterprise Council

CompTIA has appointed Matthew Jones, director of C4ISR and advanced technology and government operations at Boeing, as chair of the technology industry association’s space enterprise council. Susan Nelson, director of government affairs and Washington operations at Aerojet Rocketdyne, will serve as vice chair of SEC, CompTIA said Thursday. “Under Matt and …

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CompTIA Survey Indicates Govt Employee Confidence in Smart Cities Services; Tim Herbert Comments

A new survey from the nonprofit technology industry association CompTIA has indicated high confidence among government officials in what the organization brands as benefits of smart cities tools and services. CompTIA said Tuesday 50 percent of local, state and federal government personnel surveyed believe the Internet of Things and smart cities will provide value to their …

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CompTIA Names Stefanie Holland Director of International Gov’t & Regulatory Affairs; Ken Montgomery Comments

Stefanie Holland, formerly director of international policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, has joined CompTIA as director of international government and regulatory affairs. She will oversee the development and implementation of CompTIA’s positions on public policies that concern international trade matters, CompTIA said Monday. “Stefanie’s experience in global trade …

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CompTIA Standard Aims to Help IT Firms Establish Cybersecurity Program

Information technology trade group CompTIA has established a new cybersecurity standard with the goal to help IT companies prepare for breach incidents. CompTIA said Monday its Channel Standard for Cybersecurity is based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity and suggests threat identification, protection, detection, response and recovery strategies. “Adherence to these …

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Compuware, ViaSat Join CompTIA Public Sector Councils

ViaSat, a global broadband services and technology company, and mainframe-dedicated software provider Compuware  have joined CompTIA‘s Space Enterprise Council and State and Local Government and Education Council respectively. CompTIA said Monday that the two companies are the newest members of its Public Sector Councils. Peter Kaminskas, CompTIA member relations vice president, said …

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Rogers Joseph O’Donnell, ShoreTel Join CompTIA’s State, Local Govt & Education Council

The Computing Technology Industry Association has added cloud communications company ShoreTel and government contracts law firm Rogers Joseph O’Donnell to CompTIA’s State and Local Government and Education Council. The council plays a key role in CompTIA’s public sector practice and comprises executives from multiple technology firms and other organizations focused on the state and …

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