Bala Ramesh Appointed to George E. Smith Eminent Scholar’s Chair at Georgia State University

Education/STEM | Information Security

Distinguished University Professor Balasubramaniam (Bala) Ramesh has been appointed to the George E. Smith Eminent Scholar’s Chair in Computer Information Systems (CIS) at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

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Save the Date! FBI Cybersecurity Briefing for Atlanta Businesses at The Capital Grille – Hosted by Snap Tech IT

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Fintech | Georgia Defense Industrial Base Taskforce | Information Security

Amazing opportunity for Atlanta area businesses! It’s your chance to hear the unique perspective of an FBI Cybersecurity Investigations Agent, learn how to protect your business from cyber-attacks & enjoy an amazing lunch on us with local colleagues!

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Snap Tech IT Hosting FBI Cybersecurity Briefing at The Capital Grille

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Digital Health | Fintech | Georgia Defense Industrial Base Taskforce | Information Security | Infrastructure | Media & Entertainment

How often do you get the chance to hear the unique perspective of an FBI Cybersecurity Investigations Agent, learn how to protect your business from cyber-attacks & enjoy an amazing lunch with local Atlanta businesses? Doesn’t happen too often.

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ATDC Expands Startup Programming into Macon and Albany

Through the ATDC@ program, the incubator’s expertise and resources are available around the state, with representatives known as catalysts seeking out tech entrepreneurs.

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Comcast RISE to Award $1 Million in Grants to Small Businesses Owned by Women and People of Color in Atlanta

Blockchain | Business Process Management | Cloud | Corporate Development | CRM & CX | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Marketing | Media & Entertainment | Product Management | Sales Leadership | Smart Communities & Sustainablility | Workforce Development

Comcast announced it will award $1 million in grants to 100 small Atlanta area businesses owned by women and people of color, including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian American owners, among others. The application process will open to qualifying businesses June 1-14, and prospective owners must have their businesses located in the City of Atlanta or in Fulton, Gwinnett, Clayton, Cobb or DeKalb counties.

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Academy Live Roadshow – Atlanta

Cloud | Data Governance | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Young Professionals

AttackIQ Academy has a mission: to help cybersecurity teams respond to adversarial activity evolving, and becoming more targeted, sophisticated and automated.

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DefenseStorm Named as a Fastest-Growing Private Company in Atlanta

Fintech | Information Security

DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based provider of cyber security, fraud and compliance technology and managed services to banks, credit unions and fintechs, has been named a 2022 Pacesetter Award winner by the Atlanta Business Chronicle for the third consecutive year.

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Client Spotlight Webinar: Zero Trust Cybersecurity Defense with Application Control

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure

On average, bad actors can dwell unnoticed in an IT environment for 45 days, prior to the execution of an attack. Couple that with the majority of attacks that exploit legitimate access by taking advantage of existing vulnerabilities and through social engineering. How do you prevent hackers from running rampant once they’ve compromised your network systems and handle the expense of remediation?

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Webinar: Real-World Cybersecurity: Winning with Process-Driven Managed Detection & Response

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure

Cybersecurity best practices are the baseline for preventing an attack, but they won’t protect your business from everything. Hackers are targeting businesses in this country every 39 seconds. How do you know if you have active cyber threats swimming around in your environment right now? And, how do you keep those threats from becoming full-blown attacks? More importantly, are you well-positioned to respond to the attack? More is needed to effectively defend your business.

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Cybersecurity Executive Samuel John Cure Joins AMI as Chief Information Security Officer

Information Security

AMI, a global leader in the Dynamic Firmware market for worldwide computing, today announced Samuel John Cure as its Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Cure previously served as CISO of Planview, Inc., and AXIS Capital. Along with his two successful tenures as CISO, he brings a spirit of innovation and expertise in building international cybersecurity programs to the AMI team. In addition, Cure has extensive experience crafting business-aligned cybersecurity programs, providing executive oversight of risk management, including identifying and mitigating security risks in all corporate functions and external-facing products and solutions.

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Comcast Business Recognized as Technology Champion for Good and for its Efforts to Increase Digital Equity in Georgia

Infrastructure

Comcast Receives Tech for Good Award for Lift Zones; Rachel Ozias, Vice President of Xfinity Consumer Services, Named Emerging Leader of the Year

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Purple Hats Conference

Information Security | Workforce Development

The award-winning Purple Hats Conference is the industry destination for cybersecurity practitioners around the globe to collaborate, share ideas, and learn how to evolve from a reactive to proactive threat-informed defense. Founded by AttackIQ and leveraging the open AttackIQ Academy platform for cybersecurity education and certification, Purple Hats provides free access to experts, technical content, and innovative techniques for practitioners to improve their security posture and build stronger, more collaborative teams.

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TriNet is a proud national member of the Small Business Digital Alliance

Corporate Development | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Workforce Development | Young Professionals

TriNet has long provided thought-leadership and educational content for small and medium-size businesses through various mediums that align with the objectives of The Small Business Digital Alliance. For TriNet, it is a priority that we share stories and on-the-ground perspectives which shape the future of work and provide timely information relevant to the ever-evolving workplace.

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Technology Executives Roundtable Meeting – Why & How to Grow Your Tech Business Internationally – in the New European World

Business Process Management | Corporate Development | Data Governance | Information Security | International Business

Moderator JC Boyanton, Senior Vice President, Truist, will moderate a panel of experts at the next Technology Executives Roundtable event, as they discuss how to grow a technology business in Europe and globally.

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DefenseStorm CEO Named a Georgia Titan 100

Cloud | Corporate Development | Fintech | Information Security

Steve Soukup recognized as one of Atlanta-area’s highest-achieving C-level executives

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DefenseStorm Named a Winner of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Metro Atlanta Top Workplaces of 2022 Award

Cloud | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Fintech | Information Security

DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based cybersecurity, cyberfraud and cybercompliance management provider to regional and community banks and credit unions, has been named a Top Workplace 2022 by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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Russian Cyber-Attacks on the Defense Industrial Base: What’s at Stake?

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Georgia Defense Industrial Base Taskforce | Information Security | Infrastructure | Southeastern Software Association

Training Exercises: The war in Ukraine has become a live testing ground for the next generation of cyber weapons as an unprecedented layer to conventional warfare.

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SkillsUSA Georgia Postsecondary Announces Tech Winners

Education/STEM | Media & Entertainment | Workforce Development

SkillsUSA Georgia Postsecondary held its annual competition on February 24-26, 2022 at the Georgia World Congress Center. The first in-person conference since 2019, students from across the state competed in a variety of competition areas to showcase their skills. Business and industry partners served as judges who selected the best in each contest and provided industry related prizes to the top winners. The gold medal winners will advance to the national competition in June 2022.

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Curricula Partners with Drata to Automate Security Awareness Training Compliance

Business Process Management | Fintech | Information Security

Organizations can now integrate their Drata account with Curricula to automate security awareness training evidence requirements for SOC 2 and other compliance frameworks.

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Webinar: Demystifying Revenue Recognition for Tech Companies and Their Investors

Blockchain | Business Process Management | Cloud | Corporate Development | CRM & CX | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Education/STEM | Fintech | Information Security | Smart Communities & Sustainablility | Southeastern Software Association

Join Cherry Bekaert CPAs and Advisors on April 12th as we demystify revenue recognition for technology companies – including from the investor’s perspective. Though it’s been in effect for a few years, ASC 606 still carries some ambiguity. Cherry Bekaert’s advisors are here to help break down the reporting differences as well as provide recommendations related to the changes.

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SureLock Technology continues to expand its leadership team with the addition of Jeff Daniel, Director of Engineering

Information Security

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – March 1st, 2022 – Bob Kopesky, President & CEO SureLock Technology is pleased to appoint Jeff Daniel to the position of Director of Engineering. Daniel will be tasked with managing the Engineering team and overseeing all professional services.

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Snap Tech IT Receives SOC 2 Type II Attestation from KirkPatrickPrice

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | Southeastern Software Association

TEMPE, Ariz., February 21, 2022 – Snap Tech IT, a managed services & cybersecurity provider, today announced that it has completed its SOC 2 Type II audit, performed by KirkpatrickPrice. This attestation provides evidence that Snap Tech IT has a strong commitment to security and to delivering high-quality services to its clients by demonstrating that they have the necessary internal controls and processes in place.

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Fulton County Arts & Culture Launches Public Art Futures Lab

Education/STEM | Media & Entertainment | Young Professionals

Fulton County Arts & Culture launches the Public Art Futures Lab, a physical and online space exploring the intersection of art and technology. Through public-private partnerships, the Lab seeks to democratize access to the creation and participation of art through technology. While there are existing private innovation labs offered by universities, technology companies and museums, the Lab is the first Government-led space of its kind in the United States.

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Legal Firm Webinar: Strengthening Data Security & Compliance

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Digital Health | Information Security

In a recent Legal Technology Survey, 34% of legal firms indicated that they do not have an incident response plan, putting them at tremendous risk of upholding regulations around information security & data privacy. These firms are exposing themselves to downtime, leading to loss of revenue through unprocessed billable hours, reputational damage, & additional financial losses in an attempt to recover stolen data.

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Georgia State to Offer Master’s in Supply Chain Management

Business Process Management | Workforce Development

Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business will introduce a Master of Science in Supply Chain Management in fall 2022. The one-year, three-semester program emphasizes the role of coordination and synchronization in creating efficiencies and value across all components of the end-to-end supply chain.

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Tyk Version 4.0 Release Party

Cloud | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure

Please join us on February 24th at 6 PM ET at the newly renovated Sweetwater Brewery Taproom in Atlanta for a night of food, drinks, and fun to celebrate Tyk’s new Version 4.0 release.

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Curricula Launches Free SOC 2 Security Awareness Training

Data Governance | Fintech | Information Security

Businesses undergoing a SOC 2 audit can now access free SOC 2 security awareness training content and educational materials for their employees

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