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2014-02-25 16:34:09

New effort to inspire the nation's youth to pursue careers in cybersecurity SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students curious about the world of cybersecurity now have an opportunity to "test drive" a career as a chief information security officer through a new initiative announced here today at RSA 2014 by CompTIA, the leading non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry, and LifeJourney(TM)....

2014-02-25 08:40:56

Groups intends to spread message, offer career guidance to women, young women and girls DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Career opportunities for women abound in the information technology (IT) industry and employers would be wise to tap this under-utilized resource, according to leaders of the CompTIA Advancing Women in IT Community, a volunteer group organized by CompTIA, the leading non-profit association for the IT industry. (Logo:...

2014-02-21 08:28:40

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechVoice, the grass roots advocacy network partnership between CompTIA, TECNA and participating state technology councils, today issued the following statement regarding the Obama administration's executive actions on patent reform. The statement can be attributed to Elizabeth Hyman, vice president, public advocacy, CompTIA. "The administration's push to combat litigious patent trolls is a welcome step forward in protecting small...

2014-02-18 12:35:45

Industry certificates plus WGU's competency-based degrees result in well-qualified IT pros SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, and information technology industry association CompTIA have created a new scholarship for IT professionals who want to advance their careers by earning a bachelor's or master's degree. The WGU CompTIA Scholarship, valued at $500 per term up to $2,000, is open to new WGU students enrolling in one of...

2014-02-13 23:29:33

The Digital Dentist Receives HIPAA Security Certification from 4MedTraining Burbank, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Dr. Lorne Lavine, aka The Digital Dentist, has recently completed a course with 4MedTraining to become a Certified HIPAA Security Professional (CHSP). This certification allows Dr. Lavine to guide existing and new clients through the maze of constantly changing and often confusing HIPAA rules and regulations. From Dr. Lavine’s Blog (http:/.thedigitaldentist.com), “HIPAA...

2014-02-13 12:32:18

Urge Support for Patent Reform, Tax Reform, Immigration Reform among Top Priorities WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the third annual 2014 TechVoice Fly-In organized by CompTIA and TECNA, more than 100 leaders from small and medium-sized technology companies, representing 26 states, gathered in the nation's capital to discuss technology policy priorities over the last two days. More than 100 IT executives met with more than 95 Congressional offices and...

2014-02-12 23:29:52

The CompTIA A+ Certification Will Reach a Milestone This Year with One Million Certified Largo, FL (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 ExamForce, a long time CompTIA Authorized Partner (CAPP), is pleased to announce its participation in the CompTIA ‘Be One in a Million’ A+ Certified Contest. As CompTIA approaches this milestone of one million certified A+ professionals, ExamForce is part of a team of content and training partners that will generously award CompTIA A+-related prizes which also...

2014-02-12 23:25:46

New Security+ Exam Scheduled for Release in Spring 2014 (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 NetCom Learning regularly offers coursework leading to CompTIA IT certifications. As a CompTIA Platinum Partner and an authorized Prometric and VUE testing centre, NetCom Learning is able to offer the latest in coursework leading to CompTIA certifications and will be ready to support the forthcoming change in exams for the organization’s Security+ exam which will be replaced in spring 2014. Security + is a...

2014-02-12 08:36:29

Policymakers, Industry Leader Honored for Exemplifying Leadership in the Technology Sector WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CompTIA and TECNA, through its TechVoice partnership, presented the 2014 TechVoice Champion Awards to Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), Rep. Robert Goodlatte (R-VA) and Brooks Raiford, president and CEO of the North Carolina Technology Association, in recognition of their leadership and advocacy on behalf of the country's information technology...

2014-02-11 23:04:19

Focus is on opportunities for women in IT as cloud, data and telecom merge Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Hilary Gadda, Director of TelePacific’s Telepartner Channel, has been named as a member of the Executive Council of CompTIA’s Advancing Women in IT (AWIT) committee. The group, founded in 2012, provides mentorship, networking and resources for women that empower and encourage them to build successful IT careers. Members come from the United States, Canada, UK...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
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