3 Steps to Effective Local Government Cyber Security

Four years ago, the city of Atlanta launched a smart city initiative, hoping to improve municipal operations with integrated technology. The future looked bright. And then, in 2018, a ransomware attack crippled city infrastructure. One year and $17 million dollars later, Atlanta serves as a reluctant poster child for the necessity for robust local government cyber security. Anatomy of a Cyber Attack In 2019 alone, local governments and hospitals in the United States have reported 140 cyber-attacks. In fact, cyber-attacks have more than doubled since last year. These assaults have destroyed public records, disrupted healthcare and law enforcement and frozen…

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Proactive 5G Cyber Security to Maximize Opportunity and Minimize Risk

You have seen the headlines, “The 5G Revolution,” and, “5G Will Change the World.” For years, the tech world has anticipated the approach of the fifth generation of wireless technology with the excitement of a five-year old nearing Christmas. Whether or not you buy into the hype, 5G will impact your business. Understanding and preparing for that impact, particularly in the area of 5G cyber security, can prove critical. Consider the evolution of cellular technology over the past 20 years. 3G brought us the mobile internet just after the turn of the century. In the late 2000s, 4G introduced internet…

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Carl Mazzanti to Address Industry 4.0 Risks on NJMEP National Manufacturing Day Panel

Hoboken manufacturing IT consultant is Platinum Sponsor and Featured Panelist at New Jersey gathering commemorating October 4th National Manufacturing Day eMazzanti Technologies today announced that Carl Mazzanti will be featured on a panel of cyber-security, privacy and business risk experts at the National Manufacturing Day Event organized by the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP). The NJMEP National Manufacturing Day program is scheduled to run from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm on Friday, October 4, 2019 at The Marigold, 315 Churchill Avenue in Somerset, New Jersey. The annual event brings together manufacturers, students, supporters and industry expert speakers. The proceedings…

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eMazzanti Technologies Named to 2019 MSSP Alert Top Managed Security Services Providers List

Third Annual List Honors Leading Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs), MDR Service Providers and Cybersecurity Companies Hoboken, NJ ­- (Cision) September 26, 2019. MSSP Alert, published by After Nines Inc., has named eMazzanti Technologies to the Top 200 MSSPs list for 2019. The list and research identify and honor the top 200 managed security services providers (MSSPs) that specialize in comprehensive, outsourced cybersecurity services. eMazzanti placed 139th on the just announced MSSP Alert 2019 world-wide MSSP ranking. The company also recently ranked first out of 133 firms listed on the Top NYC Managed IT Services Providers list by Clutch. The…

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Master IoT Cyber Security Challenges with Comprehensive, Multi-layer Security

From the smart lock on your front door to the printer down the hall, you interact with the Internet of Things (IoT) dozens of times a day. In fact, in 2019, the number of connected devices jumped to more than three times the world population. In addition to convenience, that growth has also brought significant IoT cyber security challenges. Unfortunately, in their rush to meet consumer demand, manufacturers have paid more attention to features than to security. At the same time, global standards have failed to keep pace with innovation. With an ever-widening attack surface and valuable data ready for…

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Using Technology to Drive Revenue, Increase Productivity and Reduce Costs

In the world of technology, whatever you did yesterday, you can no longer do. This creates an endless cycle of challenges and adaptations for many businesses. eMazzanti Technologies not only helps to ease that cycle, but also shows businesses how to use technology for increasing and expediting growth. The Hoboken-based company is rooted in innovation so they can outline to customers how to drive revenue, increase productivity, or reduce costs using technology to solve their business problems. eMazzanti’s team of trained, certified IT experts rapidly deliver revenue growth, data security and productivity for clients ranging from law firms to local…

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10 PCI Compliance Best Practices to Protect Your Business and Customers

In 2014, Home Depot suffered a data breach of historic proportions. Hackers gained access to the retailer’s payment systems, compromising credit card information for 56 million customers. That breach cost Home Depot $179 million. While no organization can claim immunity from cyber-attacks, following PCI compliance best practices can mitigate the extent of the damage. All organizations that process credit cards must adhere to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) or face stiff fines. More importantly, PCI compliance represents a starting point for effective cyber security. Following best practices not only keeps you compliant but protects both your…

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4 SEO Tips to Optimize Your Website

SEO tips from Gizer Gedik Back when young boys hawked newspapers on the street, writers fought to have their articles appear “above the fold.” Today, websites reach for a coveted spot on the first page of search results. Search engine optimization (SEO) continues to evolve as search algorithms become more sophisticated. These SEO tips will help maximize your digital presence. 1. Generate Unique, Authoritative Content As search engine algorithms grow in sophistication, they give preference to quality content. This evolution presents a challenge for digital marketers who simply want to boost numbers. On the other hand, it means that companies…

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More Than a Logo: 3 Indispensable Tips to Help Build Your B2B Brand

Think “word processing,” and you will likely picture the familiar white Microsoft W on a blue background. When considering large investments with a frequently steep learning curve, today’s B2B consumers rely on the perception of a strong brand to help them make critical purchasing decisions. Careful planning will help you build your B2B brand into a powerful tool. All too often, companies dive into social media without much thought. Build a website? Check. Establish accounts on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook? Check. But without a clear picture of the target customer and specific communication goals, these efforts often fail to deliver…

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Increase Protection and Reduce Costs with Azure for Disaster Recovery and Backups

For many small to mid-size businesses, a natural disaster or a ransomware attack could mean catastrophe. In fact, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), nearly 40% of small businesses never reopen after suffering a natural disaster. Additionally, downtime due to ransomware costs small businesses an average of $100,000 per incident. Building a comprehensive business continuity/disaster recovery strategy, then, is critical to long-term business health. With Azure for disaster recovery and backups, Microsoft provides a flexible, secure solution to protect your organization at a lower cost than traditional backup and recovery methods. Safeguard Both Data and Workloads With Azure,…

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