The Top 10 CompTIA Member Blogs for 2021
CompTIA’s Top Ten Membership Blogs for 2021 features a variety of content that focuses on four main themes: cybersecurity, emerging technologies, solutions selling, and the tech workforce. These articles include market analysis, business-building insights, and highlights from CompTIA research, events and member-created resource. CompTIA published over 100 blogs in 2021. The extensive collection of content focuses on four main themes: cybersecurity, emerging technologies, solutions selling, and the tech workforce.
These articles included business-building insights, analysis, and highlights from CompTIA events, research, and member-created resource. Our goal was to help our managed service providers, solution providers and vendors, as well as distributors and technology vendors, improve their businesses.
The following list of Top 10 blogs of the year includes a variety of content from all the above areas. We will continue producing these types of content in 2022. We are grateful for a great year. Check out our blog library to see all of the entries.
Ethical issues in technology
The concept of ethics–how we treat others, use information, engage with employees, manage resources, and approach sustainability–created a lot of buzz this year. CompTIA highlighted five key issues facing technologists in a July blog. These included the misuse of personal data, deep fakes and lack of oversight, artificial Intelligence (AI), autonomous tech, and many others. Complementing these ethical practices are respect for employees, the responsible use of data, responsible adoptions of disruptive tech, and creating a culture that is accountable. The writer points out that ethical decisions in technology should not come as a surprise. Read more.
15 Emerging Trends In Information Technology for 2021
CompTIA members have always enjoyed the opportunity to cover emerging technologies. This year was no exception. This blog examines the top trends in 2021, including vertical markets such as digital health and technologies like artificial intelligence and blockchain. It also discusses concepts like providing a complete experience. As customers and companies embrace new technologies, the consumer journey is changing. As tech trends like artificial intelligence (AI), robotic process automation (RPA), become more prevalent, the world will look for brands that can deliver accuracy and real-time efficiency. Read more.
Top 10 Technology Challenges in 2021
The Top 10 lists are a popular way to consume content (hence what you’re currently reading), and also provide insights and analysis on the most pressing business issues. Combining the two, you get the Top 10 Technology Challenges in 2021. This report examines the challenges facing organizations and IT professionals in 2021. It also provides tips on how to overcome them. “From managing information security, cyberattacks to implementing an IT strategy as a part of an overall strategy, a growing skills gap, and many other IT issues, there are still major hurdles.”
10 Things MSPs Need to Know About Cybersecurity Insurance
MSPs need to think about cybersecurity insurance for their customers and themselves. However, coverage is only as strong and specific as the policy you have. According to the CompTIA Information Sharing and Analysis Organization, (ISAO), and other cyber insurance experts, this blog highlights 10 things MSPs need to know to protect themselves and customers. MSPs can’t ignore cyber risk simply because they are MSPs. Everyone still has to do the exact same thing. MSPs must still carry cyber insurance if clients have it. It’s still about mitigating cyber risk,” stated Benjamin Dynkin (co-founder and CEO, Great Neck, N.Y.-based Atlas Cybersecurity) and a member the CompTIA ISAO SME Champions Council.
AI in Business
Artificial intelligence can be used in many different industries, including sales, healthcare, HR, operations and marketing. However, to integrate AI into your business, you will need to have a workforce that has the knowledge and skills to manage the technology. While AI has the potential to bring about business growth and advancements, it comes with its own set of challenges. Businesses must create an environment that supports and trusts AI use in order to maximize their potential.
Worst Case Scenario: MSP Shares Harrowing Cyberattack Experience
This blog, which is a companion to one of our top 10 videos for 2021, details the heart-breaking experience of an MSP that was attacked by hackers. Jay Tipton, Technology Specialists, shares his experience in ord.