Aug 6, 2018
This week we were at NCSL in Los Angeles, and caught up with
Kevin Callahan - Director,
State Government Affairs - Northeast for
CompTIA. CompTIA is the world's leading tech association. They
also develop certification programs for the industry.
- CompTIA represents large social media and
internet companies, as well as small IT companies
- CompTIA also certifies IT professionals for a number of
different skill-sets. To date, they’ve certified 3 million+
privacy and security are two of the biggest issues they’ve seen pop
up in the states recently
- Because the internet is “borderless,”
California’s recent data privacy legislation will become the de
facto data “law of the land” that companies operating in the U.S.
will abide by
covers 13 states for CompTIA
got his start working for a state senator, then transitioned to a
contract lobbying firm before moving to in-house government affairs
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