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  1. ASCII Success Summit — The Growth Potential Of MSP Security
    10/14/2016

    Jay Ferron, CIO of Interactive Security Training, LLC, started off the second day of the ASCII Success Summit — Rhode Island being held October 13 to 14 at the Hyatt Regency Newport. Ferron’s presentation, MSP Security Growth, From Start To Smart, focused on the security space — particularly delivering best practices and building constant service revenue.

  2. Essential MSP Tools, Cloud Highlight First Day Of ASCII Success Summit - Rhode Island
    10/14/2016

    The year’s final ASCII Success Summit kicked off October 13 at the Hyatt Regency Newport in Newport, RI with ASCII President Jerry Koutavas presenting Opportunity Hacking: Finding New Business Online Through Set Processes. Koutavas spoke about how most companies fail to discover opportunities beyond their normal sales activities and offered advice on how to increase the chance of finding and closing new business through a variety of creative, insightful methods and processes shared by fellow ASCII Group IT provider community members.

  3. Crytographic Errors Defeat MarsJoke Ransomware
    10/14/2016

    Researchers develop a new decryption tool that helps stop the threat of MarsJoke. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Make The Channel Great Again
    10/12/2016

    Business Solutions’ Best Channel Vendors survey is now open — let your voice be heard. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. 73% Of Businesses Have End-Of-Support Devices On Their Networks
    10/12/2016

    The increasing number of businesses using at-risk devices creates opportunity for solutions providers. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. The Next Generation Of Point Of Sale VARs
    10/11/2016

    LavuCon 2016, the annual partner conference for iPad POS vendor Lavu, included a few surprises for me. Most notably, of the several dozen VARs who attended, about half were under 40 years of age – a much younger group than the typical point of sale show. Vendors such as Lavu have attracted a younger, iEverything generation to our channel.

  7. Guidance Report To Secure IoT Product Ecosystem Released
    10/11/2016

    Report provides actionable and useful guidance to help boost overall security of IoT products. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. States Play Central Role In Thwarting Cyber Attacks
    10/10/2016

    Governor McAuliffe says states and governors “play a critical role” in the fight against cyber attacks. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. Aetna Employing Apple Watch In mHealth Initiative
    10/5/2016

    Aetna and Apple are partnering in a new mHealth initiative that will supply Apple Watches in order to aid in the development of iOS-specific programs. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  10. Boards Pressured To Prioritize Security Due To Compliance Regulations
    10/4/2016

    A Majority of Board Members say they need a cyber expert on the board. By Christine Kern, contributing writer