Tag Archives: CompTIA

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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Maximus Exec Thomas Woteki Appointed to Virginia Tech College of Science Roundtable Advisory Board

Thomas Woteki, senior vice president of technology at Maximus, has been chosen to provide guidance and support as a member of the roundtable advisory board for the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University’s College of Science, the company said Tuesday. The advisory board consists of senior-level professionals who support the Virginia …

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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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Grant Thornton: Gov’t CIOs Face Challenges in IT Workforce, Management, Processes

Grant Thornton‘s public sector business has released two annual surveys that show government information technology executives want to boost IT workforce recruitment and address challenges in IT infrastructure, management and processes. The advisory firm said Monday its Delivering Results While Preparing for Transition survey focused on 41 federal agency CIOs and other …

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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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