Aptos Advances European Growth Strategy with Appointment of Thilo Freund as General Manager EMEA

Business Process Management | Cloud | CRM & CX | International Business

Aptos recently appoints Thilo Freund as General Manager EMEA, allowing advances in the European Growth Strategy. With in-depth experience in technology, Freund represents the most recent top-tier software executive hired by Aptos. This progression in the Aptos executive team strengthens their presence in EMEA and all other regions as well.

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Forrester Consulting Total Economic Impact™ study

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Enterprises Can Achieve a 332% ROI Over Three Years When Using WSO2 Identity Server for CIAM According to New Independent Total Economic Impact Study
The independent study highlights how WSO2 Identity Server helps organizations to significantly lower costs, modernize and consolidate their customer identity and access management, save developer time, and accelerate market offerings.

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SURELOCK TECHNOLOGY WELCOMES VICE PRESIDENT OF ENGINEERING!

Cloud | Digital Health | Education/STEM | Information Security | Infrastructure

SureLock Technology is proud to announce and welcome Harley Sherrer as the Vice President of Engineering. Harley joins SureLock Technology with over 18 years in the technology industry including sales and services.

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WSO2 Introduces Choreo, a Next-Generation Integration Platform as a Service for Cloud Native Engineering Using the Choreo iPaaS, now in public beta, developers can engineer in low-code and code simultaneously; build, test and deploy in Kubernetes; manage APIs; share them in a marketplace; and observe performance—all within hours not weeks

Blockchain | Business Process Management | Cloud | Corporate Development | CRM & CX | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Media & Entertainment | Product Management | Southeastern Software Association | Supply Chain & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech

Enterprises worldwide are accelerating their digital transformation initiatives, with many starting years earlier than originally planned. But, too often, these initiatives are hampered by the lack of deep technical expertise required to get projects off the ground and deliver digital products and solutions. WSO2 addresses this challenge with today’s introduction of Choreo, the new integration platform as a service (iPaaS) for cloud native engineering.

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8 Things You Should Be Doing to Prevent Ransomware Attacks

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By: Karl Bickmore, CEO, Snap Tech IT

If you’re not concerned about the risk of ransomware, then I wonder what deserted island you’re on.

Ransomware is so prevalent that businesses should take all the necessary precautions available to them. To help you out, we’ve listed the top 8 ways you can protect your business network from ransomware attacks:

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Top Ways to Measure Managed Service Provider Transparency

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By: Shawn Brown, COO, Snap Tech IT

The ability to make sound strategic business decisions is at the core of every business owner. For that to happen, business owners must secure the flexibility to thoughtfully plan and prioritize their next move. That’s tough to do when you when the expertise isn’t in your back pocket, coupled with the inability to see IT challenges on the horizon.

Partnering with a Managed Service Provider should offer a level of transparency that can be seen in the way strategic business decisions are made. While expertise is an integral component to consider when selecting an MSP, it’s not the only factor that should drive your decision. Dig deep to find the level of transparency with your MSP that will garner a trusting relationship while positioning your business for success.

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Swan Lake Beta Release of Ballerina Programming Language Lowers Barriers to Delivering Cloud-Native Applications

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Santa Clara, CA – June 2, 2021 – Increasingly enterprises are turning to cloud-native applications that integrate APIs, events, data, microservices, serverless apps, and other digital assets throughout their organizations and across the ecosystems in which they participate. Ballerina is the open-source language for cloud-native programming and integration designed to support these organizations with a unique bidirectional mapping of sequence diagrams and code. The new Swan Lake Beta release, available today, radically simplifies how developers build and deploy cloud-native applications through an intuitive syntax for developing services and APIs, seamless JSON support, and built-in concurrency control.

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WSO2 Hosts CIAM Roundtable Webinar to Discuss Modern Customer Identity and Access Management Trends, Challenges, and Solutions

Blockchain | Business Process Management | Cloud | Corporate Development | CRM & CX | Data Governance | Fintech | Information Security | International Business | Southeastern Software Association | Supply Chain & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech | Young Professionals

WSO2, the leader in digital transformation technology, announced its plans to host a roundtable webinar on the current state of customer identity and access management (CIAM) applications, existing challenges, and innovative solutions to overcome them. The virtual roundtable will take place on June 17, 2021, at 10:30 AM IST / 01:00 PM SGT. It will feature a panel of distinguished multi-disciplinary experts and senior management from the telecommunications and banking sectors. The registration page can be accessed at https://wso2.com/webinar/ciam-trend-chat-apac.

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Colonial Pipeline Cyber-Attack: Understanding the Threat

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Devops | Fintech | Information Security | Mobility | Southeastern Software Association | Supply Chain & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech | Young Professionals

By: Shawn Brown, COO, Snap Tech IT

With the recent fallout surrounding the Colonial Pipeline cyber-attack felt across much of the country, I think it’s important that businesses embrace key takeaways on the techniques used in this attack and heighten our sense of awareness to detect when things are going wrong in our environment. Educating ourselves on the many shared techniques of these criminal groups, like DarkSide, will serve as an added layer of protection to our IT environments, and in many cases, our infrastructure as a whole.

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Qoppa PDF Processing API Now Available on Rapid API

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Qoppa PDF Processing API is now available on Rapid API.

See how this makes it easier to connect to Qoppa’s hosted document services and start processing & converting PDF documents more efficiently!

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WSO2 Announces Free Linux Systems Administration and DevOps Engineering Training Program

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Aimed at closing the skills gap, the company commits to a program that builds foundational digital skills by providing access to high-quality computer science training resources.

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Technical Project Engineer-Are Your Technical Skills Being Challenged in a Fulfilling Career?

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Challenge. Growth Opportunities. Work hard, play hard culture. Not the current state of affairs? If you’re looking to expand your skills & take your IT career to the next level in an environment brimming with opportunity, collaboration & access to ongoing training & development, read on to see what people are saying about Snap Tech IT.

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Breaking It Down: CyberDefense Identify

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By: Shawn Brown, COO, Snap Tech IT

Understanding the role of the National Institute of Standards & Technology’s Cybersecurity Framework, NIST CSF, is an essential component of the proactive approach Snap Tech IT has taken to effectively manage cybersecurity for IT environments. This end-to-end approach to cybersecurity management is known as Snap Tech IT’s CyberDefense, a collection of solutions comprised of managed & co-managed security services that are built around the NIST CSF gold standard of proven processes. Snap Tech IT CyberDefense is the best weapon in your arsenal to fight back again cybercriminals & minimize total losses from attacks.

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What Is the NIST Cybersecurity Framework?

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By: Shawn Brown, COO, Snap Tech IT

If your company is like most, improving cybersecurity is at the top of everyone’s agenda these days; however, it is an enormous task, and many people don’t know where to start. I suggest that we start with a proven framework. So, today we are going to look at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) and how it can help your company improve its cybersecurity and better protect against cyber-attacks.

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Clearing Up Confusion About Cloud Computing

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By: Karl Bickmore, CEO, Snap Tech IT

Cloud computing remains elusive for most organizations. The many approaches to strategy and numerous vendors have made it a confusing world. Most of you realize that you should be doing at least some of your business in the cloud. But do you often wonder if all your information technology (IT) activities should be cloud-based? Two cloud confusion incidents that recently occurred during the normal course of business inspired me to write about this.

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Aptos Announces Key Appointments to Executive Leadership Team

Business Process Management | Cloud | CRM & CX | Data Science & Analytics | Fintech | International Business | Sales Leadership | Supply Chain & Manufacturing | Talent

Aptos, a global retail technology provider headquartered in Atlanta, adds software industry veterans in executive positions across finance, human resources and Americas management to further the company’s momentous growth as an industry leader.

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What Is Your Backup Plan? Managing Data Breach Recovery

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By: Karl Bickmore, CEO, Snap Tech IT

The Capital One data breach is another astounding example of how your data can be compromised. Pile that one on top of the Equifax disaster that affected so many, and it seems that nobody in the U.S. with a bank account or a credit card can avoid a data breach. Both individuals and businesses of all sizes are being impacted. At this point, the question to be asking isn’t what can you do to prevent it, it’s what can you when managing data breach recovery?

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5 Critical IT Practices Aerospace Manufacturing Subcontractors Should Follow

Cloud | Data Governance | Information Security | Supply Chain & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech

By: Karl Bickmore, CEO, Snap Tech IT

During the past several years, we have seen a shift in the IT practices of aerospace manufacturing sub-contractors. As the federal government agencies tighten information security policies and procedures for primary aerospace manufacturers like Northrop Grumman and ATK, these companies are working harder than ever to ensure their downstream subcontractors have solid information security practices in place.

This means that even the smallest organizations serving the aerospace industry need to improve their cybersecurity as well as their auditing.

For many years, downstream aerospace manufacturing subcontractors could fly under the radar and be somewhat relaxed in their IT best practices and cybersecurity defense. This is quickly becoming a thing of the past. Organizations can no longer risk neglecting IT best practices and cyberdefense.

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Why a Robust MDR Solution is a Top Priority in 2021

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Fintech | Information Security | Supply Chain & Manufacturing

According to Gartner, 50 percent of organizations will be using Managed Detection & Response services for threat monitoring, detection & response functions that offer threat containment capabilities. The security of your business data is paramount when it comes to the success of your operation. Ensure that your cybersecurity strategy includes an MDR solution that offers Advanced Endpoint Management as a single solution, enabling full visibility & understanding around security incidents.

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Malware & Viruses: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Data

Cloud | Data Governance | Fintech | Information Security

By: Karl Bickmore, CEO Snap Tech IT

The terms “Malware” and “Virus” are used interchangeably in the computer world. While most people understand that both will create havoc on your system, they don’t necessarily know the differences between them. One of the best ways to protect your business data from both predators is to learn what they are, how they operate, examples of each & how to prevent them from infiltrating your IT environment.

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What Compliance Means for Your Cloud-Enabled Business

Cloud | Data Governance | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | Supply Chain & Manufacturing

We live in a business world with an ever-increasing list of regulations. From PII to GDPR to CMMC, the alphabet soup of compliance acronyms grows every year. Some may say to the detriment of business, and others argue for its protection. Needless to say, as our reliance upon technology and data continues to skyrocket and cybersecurity threats are everywhere, all businesses face the challenge of compliance with government and industry regulations and standards

In parallel, cloud computing and the consumption of cloud-based resources is growing exponentially. But can organizations achieve and maintain compliance in a cloud-based environment? This month’s Abel Insight provides an overview of what compliance means for a cloud-enabled business and also debunks several common myths regarding compliance in the cloud.

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Snap Tech IT Achieves CMMC-AB Registered Provider Organization (RPO) Approval

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Information Security | Infrastructure

In the CMMC ecosystems, RPOs provide advice, consulting, and recommendations to Federal Government subcontractors preparing for certification. RPOs are the implementers and consultants that help organizations prepare for certification but do not conduct certified assessments. Link to Blog: https://www.snaptechit.com/article/snap-tech-it-achieves-cmmc-ab-registered-provider-organization-rpo-approval/

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DefenseStorm Unveils CyberFraud Solution for Financial Institutions

Cloud | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Fintech

DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based cybersecurity and cybercompliance management provider to banks, credit unions and fintechs, today announced the addition of CyberFraud to its product offerings, providing an integrated solution for Information Security and BSA/AML Fraud departments in a single platform to prevent losses and protect account holders.

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7 Ways to Ensure Security Compliance of Your Financial Organization

Business Process Management | Cloud | Devops | Fintech | Information Security

For most of us, few things cause greater fear than hearing that our financial information has been breached. Or, even worse, that criminals have gained access to our funds. Many financial services organizations must now demonstrate their IT security and compliance in order to do business with new customers – not to mention satisfy nervous vendors and insurance providers.

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