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

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

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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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Client Spotlight Webinar: Zero Trust Cybersecurity Defense with Application Control

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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

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

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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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Webinar: Demystifying Revenue Recognition for Tech Companies and Their Investors

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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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Snap Tech IT Receives SOC 2 Type II Attestation from KirkPatrickPrice

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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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Appian Process Mining Now Available

Business Process Management | Data Science & Analytics

Appian (NASDAQ: APPN) today announced the general availability of Appian Process Mining, the easiest way to identify and address workflow bottlenecks. Now organizations can discover process inefficiencies, and then design and automate those workflows in a unified platform. With the addition of native process mining, Appian delivers the world’s most complete low-code platform.

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Financial CyberDefense Webinar: Striking a Balance Between Compliance & CyberSecurity

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We are entering a new realm of cyber-attacks, placing financial organizations directly in the crosshairs. In 2021, a number of major financial organizations were hit with devastating attacks, including Automatic Funds Transfer Services, Flagstar Bank, CNA Financial & more. Larger companies with more resources are being affected by cyber-attacks than ever before. Where does that leave smaller financial businesses in protecting sensitive data without stout resources or infrastructure in place? And, how does a smaller financial firm strike a balance between achieving financial compliance with regulators & properly structuring cybersecurity for their organization that protects critical data simultaneously? Cybercriminals understand that expertise & resources pose a difficult challenge for smaller financial organizations & are willing to target them as low-hanging fruit. Less work on their end.

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CMMC Quick Bytes: Peeling Back the Layers on CMMC Password Policies

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When you peel back the layers on CMMC Password Policies you’ll find that there’s quite a bit of ambiguity when it comes to CMMC password policies under 2.0. In this segment, Snap Tech IT COO, Shawn Brown, brings clarity to the gray area using NIST guidelines for creating & managing passwords and associated policies. You’ll learn practical approaches to scaling password management across your business, what to consider when implementing password policies & best ways to prepare for your auditor that will evaluate these policies for certification. Check out the latest episode! https://www.snaptechit.com/educational-assets/peeling-back-the-layers-on-cmmc-password-policies/

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Webinar: CMMC 2.0: Level 2 CUI Breakdown

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Many DoD subcontractors will be required to meet Level 2 compliance under CMMC 2.0 moving forward. While the tiered structure has alleviated some of the challenges associated with 1.0, it’s important to understand the changes to each level and what requirements are still in place, particularly when it comes to CUI.

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Kennesaw State Faculty Member Endows Graduate Scholarship in Data Sciences

Data Science & Analytics

Professor Jennifer Priestley has helped Kennesaw State University become a leader in the field of data science and analytics. She is continuing to innovate by establishing KSU’s first endowed scholarship for a Ph.D. program.

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Vizzia Technologies Releases Advanced Healthcare RTLS Software Platform

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Vizzia InVIEW℠ provides Real-Time Data Analytics & Enhanced Reports to Improve Patient Care and Streamline Clinical Operations

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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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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

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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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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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PDI Innovation Connects the Convenience and Petroleum Industry Ecosystem

Data Science & Analytics

The company reduces complexities by enabling automation and better customer experience

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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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Aptos Announces Key Appointments to Executive Leadership Team

Business Process Management | Cloud | CRM & CX | Data Science & Analytics | Fintech | International Business | Sales Leadership | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing | Workforce Development

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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