Manufacturing Cyber Security Presentation at NJMEP

Hoboken, New Jersey ­- (Cision) January 31, 2018 — eMazzanti Technologies Vice President and Co-founder, Carl Mazzanti, will be the featured speaker at a Manufacturing Cyber Security Program organized by the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP) on Thursday, February 1, 2018. The Manufacturing Cyber Security Program is scheduled to run from 9:30 to 11:30 am at NJMEP Headquarters, 2 Ridgedale Ave., Suite 305 in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey. As announced, Mazzanti’s topic will be, “Secure the Manufacturing Product Line.” “Manufacturing has recently jumped to number two on the list of industries most vulnerable to cyber-attack,” stated Mazzanti. “As industrial technology…

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Broken Your New Year’s Resolutions Already? Here’s One You Can Keep: Better Data Security

Resolutions to Keep – Data Security January is almost over, and if you’re anything like us, most of your New Year’s resolutions are already in the rear-view mirror. Go jogging every morning? It didn’t happen. Eat better? Well, mostly. Hey, we’re only human. But if there’s one resolution you absolutely should keep in 2018, it’s the one about better protecting your data. Cyber attacks can happen to anyone—and they can quickly turn your world upside down. To help you out, here’s a quick list of tasks you can check off to ensure your data is secure this year. Keep Your…

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eMazzanti Technologies to Show Legal IT Security Solutions at Legaltech 2018 New York

NYC area legal IT consultant to offer cloud migration, Legal IT Security solutions and application support at largest legal technology event of the year Hoboken, New Jersey ­- (Cision) January 25, 2018 – eMazzanti Technologies, a New York City area IT consultant and legal IT security expert, announced today that it will be attending and exhibiting at Legaltech 2018, part of Legalweek New York. The legal industry technology conference will be held at the New York Hilton Midtown, January 30 – February 1, 2018. Law firms seeking enhanced data security, migration of core legal line-of-business applications to the cloud and…

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WhatsApp Security Flaw: What Is It, & What Should You Do About It?

Everybody loves WhatsApp: it’s fun, convenient, and best of all, it provides end-to-end encryption for every conversation. Since this privacy feature was announced in 2016, the bar was raised for digital communication privacy across the industry, establishing WhatsApp as a company that prided itself on its security capabilities. But recent research into the app’s group chat administration uncovered an unusual flaw that has a lot of users concerned. This flaw theoretically makes it possible for total strangers to be added to any group chat, defeating the purpose of those encrypted messages. Before you uninstall WhatsApp from your phone, let’s take…

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The Security Benefits of EMV Implementation

The Security Benefits of EMV Implementation In the wake of recent large-scale data breaches like the incidents at Target and Sony, a significant shift in credit card technology was inevitable. The implementation of EMV chip credit cards across the nation promises to protect consumers, but what makes the technology more secure? EMV technology is not new. In fact, EMV chip-equipped cards have been the standard across Europe and many other parts of the world for over a decade. Cardholder data is stored in an embedded microprocessor, and the card is typically inserted into the terminal as opposed to being swiped,…

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eMazzanti Technologies Offers Updates to Patch Meltdown and Spectre Security Flaws

Hoboken, New Jersey ­- (Cision) January 9, 2018 — eMazzanti Technologies, a NYC area IT security consultant and MSP, issued emails over the weekend warning customers about the recently publicized Meltdown and Spectre security flaws that affect countless personal, business, cloud and mobile computer processors worldwide. In the urgent communication, the company explains the nature of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities and countermeasures that software giants Microsoft and Apple are undertaking to prevent exploitation of the flaws. eMazzanti then offers to help customers “patch, backup, and install the latest software” to keep their environments up and running. The email notice…

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Meltdown and Spectre: 2018’s Newest Security Threat

By: Almi Dumi Chief Information Security Officer at eMazzanti Technologies Meltdown and Spectre are the latest cyber security threats that is making the news! Not sure how these threats may affect you? Wondering what you need to do to protect yourself and your business? eMazzanti Technologies has been working tirelessly with our partners and hardware vendors to ensure that our client base has taken the appropriate steps to protect their data. Below we have given you a helpful summary of what these threats are and what steps have been taken thus far to mediate the vulnerabilities: The Difference between Meltdown…

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Stick with Security: Secure remote access to your network

Ask a business person where their office is located and the likely answer is “everywhere.” They’re working from home, staying in the loop while traveling, and catching up on email between sales calls. For productivity’s sake, many companies give their employees – and perhaps clients or service providers – remote access to their networks. Are you taking steps to ensure those outside entryways into your systems are sensibly defended? If your business wants to start with security, it’s important to secure remote access to your network. Here are some examples based on FTC investigations, law enforcement actions, and questions that businesses have…

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Tips to Improve Your Cybersecurity in 2018

2018 is right around the corner, and here are our top five tips for things you can do to improve your cybersecurity in the new year. Cybersecurity has been the most critical issue in 2017, and that’s not going to change. If you haven’t begun addressing your organization’s cybersecurity defense, let’s start now! #1 Train Your Employees The best way to improve your IT security is to train your employees on best security practices. Educate them so they can recognize and avoid cyber threats like phishing and scams. Teach them about protecting sensitive information. Humans are the weakest link in…

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2017 Business IT: The Year in Review

For small and midsize business owners, 2017 brought a greater awareness of cyber-security. Cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT) moved further into the mainstream. And, a host of new and improved tools streamlined the way we do business. To sum it up, 2017 business IT generated headlines and opportunities. So, let’s take a quick look back at the information technology developments that influenced our business lives in 2017. A thoughtful review positions us to better take advantage of the opportunities coming our way in 2018. Cyber-security in the News With increasingly frequent and sophisticated cyber-attacks, cyber-security now commands…

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