Clean and Simple: 3 Tips for Maintaining a Highly Functioning Firewall

“I’ve updated the user interface to make it cluttered and complex,” said no software designer ever. “I’d like the font on our wedding invitation to be messy and hard to decipher,” said no bride to be ever. Clean and simple is the way to go. Your firewall is no exception. You want to maintain a highly functioning firewall. A complicated firewall is not only convoluted, but dangerous. Unnecessary objects and rules open the door for misconfigurations, performance degradation, and compliance gaps that hike up operational costs and raise cybersecurity risk. To help you simplify your firewall for optimal performance, here…

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The Point of Sale Industry Transitions to EMV. What progress thus far?

Written By: Craig Aberle Source: http://pointofsale.com/201504085713/Payment-Processing/The-Point-of-Sale-Industry-Transitions-to-EMV.-What-progress-thus-far.html Merchants in the United States are working to comply with new rules for accepting credit cards.  The rules are intended to increase security and protection of credit card data and to make it harder, much harder, for credit card data to be stolen.   We reached out to five hundred members of the Point of Sale community, including hardware and software vendors, value-added-resellers and others,  to get a reading as to how the implementation of EMV is going. What we heard:  Point of Sale News: “ Give us an overview of what’s happening in the…

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eMazzanti reacts to the Target security breach

Like many of you, we at eMazzanti recently received correspondence from Target. It details the security breach that they suffered in mid-December where criminals forced their way into their systems, stealing the personal information of millions of their loyal customers. And they are not alone. The same has happened recently with Neiman Marcus and according to Reuters, at least three other well-known US retailers. Dear Target Guest, As you may have heard or read, Target learned in mid-December that criminals forced their way into our systems and took guest information, including debit and credit card data. Late last week, as…

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Be Prepared for Anything—Not Just Disaster

reprinted with permission from HP Most companies spend time anticipating and planning for disasters. But in a global economy, where opportunity and risk go hand-in-hand, other events can be as devastating to the unprepared as any hurricane. The corporate landscape is dotted with potential landmines that can take a toll on businesses: Skyrocketing energy costs and environmental mandates are forcing cuts in energy consumption. Security audits can distract IT staff if the organization is not sufficiently prepared. E-discovery requests can hijack resources and negatively impact productivity. Loss of key personnel can be a setback if a company doesn’t have a…

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eMazzanti Recognized as a 2013 East Region SMB Partner Award Winner by Microsoft

Hoboken, New Jersey ­- (Vocus) January, 2014 ——Today, eMazzanti Technologies, an IT support and computer consultant, looks back at one of it’s proudest moments of the past year when being recognized by Microsoft for winning a 2013 East Region SMB Partner Award for Northeast Partner of the Year. These awards highlight and recognize the excellence and achievement of East Region SMB value-added resellers (VARs) who have worked innovative and to produce exceptional results across the business. During the 2013 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Houston, Microsoft’s East Region SMB&D General Manager Kim Tubbs-Herron was on-site to acknowledge the award winners including eMazzanti Technologies…

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Follow eMazzanti on LinkedIn

Join the official Emazzanti Technologies Network on LinkedIn®, and you could have a chance to win a Starbucks Gift Card valued at $150! Being the most prominent professional network on the globe, Linkedin provides unique opportunities for networking and developing business relationships. By joining us on this network you’ll be able to receive the company’s updates and latest offers. We’re always looking to improve our services and will be glad to get connected in order to inform you on new developments and get your feedback. To enter the contest all you have to do is to go to our Linkedin…

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Like eMazzanti on LinkedIn

Like eMazzanti Technologies on LinkedIn®, and you could have a chance to win $300 in store credit at the eMazzanti online store! Being the most prominent professional network on the globe, Linkedin provides unique opportunities for networking and developing business relationships. We’re always looking to improve our services and will be glad to get connected in order to inform you on new developments and get your feedback. To enter the contest all you have to do is to go to our Linkedin page at https://www.linkedin.com/company/emazzanti-technologies/ and click the “like” link under the contest post. A random winner will be drawn on…

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Like eMazzanti on Facebook

Like eMazzanti Technologies on Facebook and you could have a chance to win $100 in store credit at the eMazzanti online store!   Being the most prominent social network on the globe, Facebook provides unique opportunities for developing and harnessing relationships with customers. We’re always looking to improve our services and will be glad to get connected in order to inform you on new developments and get your feedback. To enter the contest all you have to do is to go to our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/emazzantitechnologies and click the “like” link under the contest post. A random winner will…

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