TriNet Announces Enrich™ 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Media & Entertainment | Sales Leadership | Workforce Development | Young Professionals

TriNet, a leading provider of comprehensive HR for SMBs announced the launch of Enrich™, a revolutionary product line that will allow its customers to expand the benefits they offer their employees. Enrich Access will allow TriNet customers to offer tax-free travel reimbursements to their employees for medical care received far from their home. Enrich Adopt will allow TriNet customers to offer their employees tax-favored reimbursements for expenses incurred during the adoption process.

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FLEETCOR® Certified as a Most Loved Workplace

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Fintech | Workforce Development

FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FLT), a leading global business payments company, was recently certified as a Most Loved Workplace®. Backed by Best Practice Institute (BPI) research and analysis, the Most Loved Workplace validation provides the most comprehensive look at workplace sentiment for organizations today.

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Snap Tech IT Expert Forum: Navigating Cyber Insurance with FifthWall Solutions & techrug

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

With the sheer frequency of cyber-attacks on businesses over the last two years, cyber insurance is quickly becoming a necessity to ensure losses are covered in the event of a malicious cyber-attack. Demand for this type of protection has increased faster than most can get their heads around, leaving us with crucial questions as to how cyber insurance works and just how well our businesses are being protected.

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Georgia Tech Financial Services Innovation Lab and Fiserv Partner to Advance Insight into Consumer Finances and Further Financial Inclusion

Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Fintech | Smart Communities & Sustainablility

The Georgia Institute of Technology and Fiserv, a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology with a flagship presence in Georgia, are partnering on a new initiative to better understand consumer financial health. Through this new initiative, Georgia Tech researchers will leverage Fiserv data to generate insights into household financial behavior, which will be relevant to policy makers, consumers and small businesses.

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Troutman Pepper Launches Podcast with Technology Association of Georgia: ‘TAG Infrastructure Talks’

Infrastructure

In collaboration with the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), Troutman Pepper has launched The TAG Infrastructure Talks Podcast bringing together business leaders, innovators, technologists, regulators and other industry experts to explore key issues and opportunities in the infrastructure industry including transportation, water, power, data centers, and fiber and wireless connectivity.

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Mary Albertson Named Director for Technology Licensing at Georgia Tech

Education/STEM

Tech transfer veteran will oversee management of all inventions, patents, and licensing.

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TCSG Students win National Technology Awards!

Education/STEM | Information Security | Media & Entertainment | Young Professionals

SkillsUSA Georgia Postsecondary participated in the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference on June 20-24, 2022 at the Georgia World Congress Center. The first in-person national conference since 2019, students from across the country competed in a variety of competition areas to showcase their skills. Business and industry professionals served as judges who selected the best in each contest and Georgia Postsecondary landed in the top 5 in every technology related contest!

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CMMC Updates: Pushing Forward to May 2023 Interim Rule

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Georgia Defense Industrial Base Taskforce | Information Security | Infrastructure

Sweeping changes have taken place with the leadership infrastructure related to CMMC. Now, DoD CIO is leading the charge & this realignment is chartered with consolidating industry-related cybersecurity programs in an effort to maximize collaboration across the Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity programs. DoD CIO is pushing forward, requesting an interim rule by May 2023. What does all this mean for DoD subcontractors preparing for certification?

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The CISO’s Guide to Cybersecurity Readiness

Cloud | Data Governance | Information Security

Download the whitepaper and evaluate your organization’s cybersecurity readiness.

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Comcast Business Executive Jeff Buzzelli Named 2022 Greater Atlanta Heart Walk Chair

The American Heart Association announced that Jeff Buzzelli, Senior Vice President of Comcast Business, will lead the 2022 Greater Atlanta Heart Walk, which will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at The Battery Atlanta.

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Vesta Appoints Former Equifax Leader as Chief Product Officer

Fintech

Hrishi Talwar will lead the global product and marketing functions at Vesta

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DefenseStorm Secures $15M in New Financing Round, Including $5M from Community and Mid-Size Bank Venture Fund JAM FINTOP

Commitment reinforces DefenseStorm’s Unique Built for Banking Approach to Cyber Risk Management

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Amazon Robotics Gift Supports Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Funding will go toward assisting diverse entrepreneurs in the fields of robotics and automation.

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The Home Depot Supports Supply Chain and Logistics Vertical with Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center

Business Process Management | Product Management | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Companies participating in the incubator program will work directly with SC&L and business leaders at The Home Depot and Georgia Tech as they build.

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Technology Association of Georgia Announces Cohort for 2022 Innovation Challenge

Fintech

Seven Georgia startups have been selected to the 2022 Innovation Challenge cohort as part of awards and recognition next week’s Fintech South conference.

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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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Technology Association of Georgia Announces ADVANCE Award Finalists for Fintech South

Fintech

Thirteen Georgia companies are announced as finalists for the ADVANCE Award that recognizes prolific, established fintech companies.

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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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Kathryn Petralia and Rob Frohwein to Receive Georgia Fintech Hall of Fame Award

Fintech

Kabbage’s co-founders will be honored at Fintech South, June 14-15 at Georgia’s World Congress Center

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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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