CompTIA now offers its research without charge

Creates new user category that gives registered users access to its vendor-neutral research and educational materials CompTIA, a 32-year-old tech industry group best known for its IT certifications, is broadening access to it resources by making them free. It’s created a new category, registered users, which means that if you …

CompTIA’s Thibodeaux Talks Challenges

In retrospect, it’s hard to imagine Todd Thibodeaux’s arrival at CompTIA happening during a more volatile period. After being named the IT trade association’s CEO in June 2008, Thibodeaux’s official start date was Sept. 1 — just two weeks before Lehman Brothers filed for the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history …

CompTIA ChannelCon 2013 Program Expanded

IT channel power panels, how-to sessions highlight conference agenda DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., May 22, 2013 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — CompTIA, the non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry, today unveiled new additions to the conference agenda for ChannelCon 2013, the IT channel’s premier annual partnering and training event. Registration is …

DOD accepts CompTIA’s Advanced Security Practitioner certification

CASP is ‘toughest technical test’ in network security from CompTIA The Department of Defense (DOD) has begun including the security certification known as “CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner” (CASP) in its accepted roster of industry-based security exams to prove technical skills, the trade group says. CompTIA came up with CASP last …

CompTIA Lifetime Certification Change Creates Controversy

CompTIA faces backlash from technology certification holders after informing those with supposedly lifetime A+, Network+ and Security+ certifications that they would have to retroactively pay for renewals. CompTIA has since retracted the changes for anyone who receives one of those certifications in 2010, but come 2011 the renewal process will …

The upside of shadow IT

Tech-savvy employees have long bypassed IT to get their hands on hot technologies. Rather than standing in the way, smart CIOs are now embracing and even encouraging shadow IT. Here’s why. Computerworld – First, a scary statistic: Gartner predicts that in less than three years, 35% of enterprise IT expenditures …

CA1-001 Q&A / Study Guide / Testing Engine

Best comptia A+ Training, Comptia A+ Certification at Certkingdom.com QUESTION 1 You need to ensure that a session key derived from a set of long-term public and private keys will not be compromised if one of the private keys is compromised in the future? A. Perfect forward secrecy B. Secure …

7 hot security companies to watch

There’s a rush in security startups looking to tackle everything from identity management to encrypting cloud data. Here are some of the latest companies worth keeping an eye on. Best comptia A+ Training, Comptia A+ Certification at Certkingdom.com OneID Headquarters: San Jose, Calif. Founded: March 2011 Funding: Not disclosed Leader: …

SG1-001 Q&A / Study Guide / Testing Engine

Best comptia A+ Training, Comptia A+ Certification at Certkingdom.com QUESTION 1 Which two (2) are advantages of ISL over-subscription? (Choose two.) A. efficient ISL bandwidth utilization B. lowers cost-per-port per installation C. higher performance per ISL D. enables zoning simplicity E. more available F_Ports Answer: A,E Explanation: QUESTION 2 The …

CAS-001 – CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification designates IT professionals with advanced-level security skills and knowledge. The CASP certification is an international, vendor-neutral exam that proves competency in enterprise security; risk management; research and analysis; and integration of computing, communications, and business disciplines. The exam covers …