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

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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

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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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Liger Partners Creative Agency Opens New Hybrid Workplace

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With the roll out of vaccines, many large corporations have announced plans for employees return to the office. While many remote workers are reluctant to go back into a corporate setting, for others the transition to all-screens, all the time was too much. That’s why Atlanta creative firm Liger Partners has opened a new hybrid workplace designed with the future of work in mind. The company combines flexible office hours and remote work with an open-environment and shared common space. Think funky fresh hotel lobby meets a comfortable student center with all of the amenities. There are no assigned desks, so everyone is free to sit where they feel the most inspiration.

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Siyana Info Solutions Announce the Launch of their HRMS Product SiHrX

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Siyana Info Solutions announces the launch of its advanced HRMS solution SiHrX. Designed for the modern workforce, SiHrX is being called as the ultimate disruptive innovation for human capital management.

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Chubb Foundation Establishes Scholarship for Georgia State Undergrads Studying Risk

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The Chubb Charitable Foundation has established the Chubb Robert M. Hernandez Scholarship for undergraduates studying risk management and insurance (RMI) at Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business. Scholarships will be awarded to two to five students annually for three years, beginning in the fall 2021 academic year.

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Industry Leader Named Director of Georgia Tech’s New FinTech Program Says Adaptable Workforce is Key to Innovation

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Georgia Tech Professional Education has selected Amy Corn as Academic Program Director of its forthcoming Financial Technology professional education and training program.

With over 70% of the world’s payments processed through a Georgia company, the FinTech industry is a significant economic driver for the state. To maintain this position, professional educational options that adapt to the pace of change will be essential.

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Synergis wins Best of Staffing

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Synergis HR has been named Best in Staffing for the seventh year in a row.

Here are some highlights from our results:
Some highlights from Synergis’ survey results this year include:
• Synergis received scores of 9 or 10 out of 10 from 68% of their clients, significantly higher than the industry’s average of 38%.
• Synergis received scores of 9 or 10 out of 10 from 85.9% of their talent, significantly higher than the industry’s average of 40%.

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GSU’s Award-Winning Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund Opens Applications

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Georgia State’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute (ENI) just launched applications for its 2nd annual Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund (MSESF). This business accelerator program recently received the Award for Excellence in Specialty Entrepreneurship Education from the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers. The MSESF is designed to support underrepresented student, recent alumni and Georgia State community entrepreneurs with seed funding and mentorship to start and grow new ventures. The program is supported by donations from Georgia Power and Georgia State alumnus, Ahmet Bozer (‘83), a retired Executive Vice President at Coca-Cola.

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InSight Digital Summit 2020 Presented by Convergint Technologies

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November 17th-19th, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM CST Daily

InSight Digital Summit, hosted by Convergint Technologies, is an exclusive virtual trade show event. This fully immersive digital summit will allow for a traditional trade show experience live from the comfort of your own home or office.

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Digital Safety Net Helps Georgia Small Businesses Survive During COVID-19

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Digitally Driven shows that nationally small businesses that embraced digital tools the earliest – “Digital Drivers” – expect 4x better revenue for 2020 compared to “Digital Maintainers,” those who are generally skeptical of digital tools’ value and typically use only a few basic tools such as email and perhaps a website. In Georgia, 40% of small businesses are digital drivers compared to 35% nationally with a predicted 10.76% in revenue reduction compared to an expected 16% reduction in revenue nationally.

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Robinson College of Business Graduate Enrollment Surges 78 Percent; Incoming Class is Largest, Most Diverse in its History

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The incoming class of graduate students at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business is the largest and most diverse group ever to enroll in its advanced-level programs.

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UYOA Virtual Cyber Security Student/Student Apprentice Job Fair

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Join United Youth Of America (UYOA), at 10am – 2pm EST, Friday, September 18, 2020, for the live Virtual Student/Apprentice JobFair. Book your time slots to meet and interview and hire the students of UYOA face-to-face. Meet the Cyber Security students and interview them live. Find students who may be your future employee or student apprentice. If you are a Cobb County Georgia Company or Enterprise, we have the funding available now. Your company will receive a six-month payroll reimbursement for staffing our students for an apprenticeship or hiring our graduates. Register for your time, pick which (one hour) time slot would you prefer to interview the UYOA students on Friday, September 18, 2020.

https://bit.ly/uyoavirtualjobfair

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