Nearly every month you will see new cyber scare headlines, which may lead you to believe that most breaches happen in the US. The recent figures bear that out. The U.S. accounts for the vast majority of overwhelming data breaches some being absolutely vast, for example, Target, Home Depot, and JP Morgan Chase just to spell a few.
Cyber-attacks have become one of the biggest fears among IT firms and government organizations. For this reason, there have been many concerns surrounding cyber-attacks and firms, organizations, and governments are coming up with ways to counter the issue. For instance, the US government is under pressure to address the cyber-attack issue leading to the formulation of different guidelines.
Cybersecurity becomes more crucial every day, as cyberattacks mount and the number of connected devices grows. Along with these changes has come a greater need for skilled cybersecurity professionals.
Released in February 2017, the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CySA+) certification is a vendor-neutral cybersecurity certification that is designed to use behavioral analytics to improve the IT industry. This certification follows the CompTIA trend of having challenging exams that are used to validate skills that are used to combat cybersecurity threats.
The cloud is being adopted by businesses all over the world, and most of them are still wondering how they can change to cloud-native organizations. They know that they cannot rely on every employee to go and seek knowledge on their own, and they cannot afford inconsistent knowledge in their IT teams.
One way to beat your competitors is by having skilled and certified workers. There are various certifications that are based on employee expertise and out of most of them, CompTIA Project+ is among the best and most valued certification for employees in the IT field. According to CompTIA, the project + certification will provide your employees with:
There is no denying that hacking is a booming business, for the hackers. According to the latest report by security firm Norton into cybercrime, as many as 978 million people across 20 countries lost a total of $172 billion. Two of the primary traits the industry experts found among individual and business victims included a general overconfidence in their own cybersecurity prowess and a dismissal of the very basic of security techniques.
In the 21st century, cyber-attacks, third party hacks into your company's computer networks, are the norm rather than the exception. A malicious intrusion into your company's computer system does not need to be of the same magnitude of notorious global hacks such as those that affected Delta Air Lines or WannaCry to have a devastating effect on your business.
Many employers are now discovering that helping their employees to get CompTIA A+ certification is great to both their businesses and employees. Since it’s difficult to find the perfect applicant for certain IT positions, it is easier to train the current employees and convert them into the right people for the job.