Tech Talk

DataVizion Team Learns About the Latest in Mobility and Security at Atmosphere 2018

Recently, a group of our DataVizion team members, made their way to Las Vegas, Nevada, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for Aruba Atmosphere 2018. Hosted by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, it’s the largest mobility conference in the world, that brings together networking experts from across the globe. During the action-packed week, our DataVizion team members, along with several of our customers, attended keynotes from top-performing industry professionals, and hands-on sessions and demonstrations. Along with our customers, we learned about the importance and implementation of intelligent edge, and how to enable its capabilities throughout businesses with Aruba Mobile First Architecture. We also had the opportunity to hear from Partha Narasimhan, CTO at Aruba. During his presentation, he spoke about the need of Al-powered… Read More

Tech Summit Brings Together Industry Professionals to Share Latest in Next-Generation Mobility and Security

DataVizion’s 2018 Tech Summit kicked off April 9, bringing together industry professionals and technology experts from more than 30 companies. This year’s theme “Leveraging Next Generation Technology Solutions” focused on the latest in next generation mobility and security and what companies need to do to keep up. “Advances in technology are shaking up expectations for how every kind of business operates,” Kelly Schrad, DataVizion President and CEO, said. “Technology isn’t going to slow down, so we’re helping our customers not only look how to get ahead of the curve, but also utilize solutions to give them a competitive advantage. “ The day kicked off with a presentation from special guest speaker Dale Cline, the CEO of BlackStratus. Cline discussed the latest in IT security and… Read More

Join us for the 2018 DataVizion Tech Summit

The DataVizion Tech Summit will bring together industry professionals and technology experts to share the latest in next generation mobility and security. If you are an IT Professional, IT decision maker, business owner, CEO or CFO, you won’t want to miss this event. Come learn how you can leverage next generation technology solutions for your business, exchange ideas on common challenges and network with other professionals. We will kick off the day with special guest speaker Dale Cline, the CEO of BlackStratus, a global provider of enterprise-security information management solutions. Dale will discuss the latest in IT security and compliance and what businesses should be on the look out for. Next up will be Condall Clegg, the Director of US Channels and Alliances in the Solutions and… Read More

Cybersecurity Trends to Watch Out For in 2018

Looking back on 2017, it was a big year for major breaches and cyberattacks. The success of ransomware went mainstream, which lead to increasing cases of ransomware attacks. Now that 2018 is here, we’ll continue to see the development of ransomware attacks, which will deeply impact the productivity and security of organizations. Here are some predictions for additional vulnerabilities in store for businesses this year. Political motives on the rise: Expect to see ransomware motives that are for political gain rather than just commercial. Increased sophistication: Security solutions will need to adapt faster than ever to keep pace with increasingly sophisticated ransomware. Expanded targets: Hackers are no longer just going after big business. While the statistics vary, most show a significant increase in attacks on small businesses. Focus… Read More

Technical Advisory – Meltdown and Spectre

There have been a lot of reports, articles and even conflicting statements in the news about substantial security issues now known as Meltdown and Spectre. In the simplest of terms, these are two hardware flaws that affects nearly every computer and device out there, primarily impact Intel based computers. While there is a lot of valuable news information available, we wanted to share some basics with you. Rest assured, at DataVizion we stay ahead of evolving security risks, capacity requirements and performance demands that can impact your business. What It Is Cyber security experts have discovered chip design flaws in computer processors that could allow access to your sensitive information such as passwords on computers, servers and smartphones. Company’s (Microsoft, Apple, Google, etc) that develop… Read More

Reduce Cyber Attack Discovery Time from Month to Minutes with VizionCare Secure

Today, headlines about IT security breaches read very differently than just worms and viruses of early days. Nation states actors, organized crime syndicates and idealistic “hacktivists” have catapulted cybersecurity onto the global stage. Complex attack methodologies coupled with sophisticated social engineering has resulted in the grim reality that vulnerabilities exist in every organization, regardless of size. Even worse, is that the average amount of time between a breach and discovery is eight months. This rising trend of cyber attacks has led us to offer a new managed security service solution, VizionCare Secure. This solution can dramatically reduce your chance of suffering a severe breach and reduce the amount of time between a breach and discovery to minutes. Our solution provides advanced threat intelligence and the… Read More

You’re not invincible. You’re the target.

Small businesses are a big market for cyber attacks. Hackers have realized that smaller businesses are easier targets for cyber attacks. According to the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), 61% of cyber attack victims are business with less than 1,000 employees. So why are small business the target for these invasions? The answer is simple. Small businesses generally have weaker security. What weaknesses does your business have? Here are five of the most common: Phishing still works. This year’s DBIR found that about 1 in 14 users were tricked into following a link or opening an attachment. Weak passwords. Maybe it’s the amount of passwords we all have to remember or lack of creativty. Whatever it is, people are still failing to set… Read More

DataVizion’s Golf Tournament Raises $6,500 for Child Saving Institute

Our team at DataVizion would like to extend a sincere thank you to everyone who attended our Second Annual Charity Golf Tournament Aug. 31, 2017. Together, with our partners and customers, we were able to raise $6,500 for Child Saving Institute. That’s $1,000 more than last year! The donation helps this nonprofit provides services including counseling, therapy, education and support for children and families in the community. A special thanks to Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, who sponsored the event, and and to all of our generous hole sponsors who helped make this event possible. “We had such a great time with all our partners and clients coming together for a great cause,” Kelly Schrad, DataVizion President and CEO, said.… Read More

What’s your company’s mobile strategy?

If you don’t have an answer to that question, you’re not alone. A study1 conducted by Robert Half Technology revealed 1 in 4 CIOs say their organization has no mobile technology strategy. However, it’s predicted that by the year 2020 mobile workers will make up more than 70 percent of the total U.S. workforce2. This is largely due to the quick rise in usage of smartphones, tablets, cloud-based applications and the Internet of Things and it’s not slowing down. So, if you don’t have a mobile strategy, it’s time to put one into place. Here are three main reasons why: Boost productivity and efficiency Mobility allows us to streamline procedures and increase collaboration, which ultimately leads to a more efficient and productive workforce. The published… Read More

You’ve Got Tech Questions, We’ve Got Answers

At work and at home, you probably deal with technology issues more often than you would like. Sometimes, it’s the simplest of problems that cause the biggest headaches. Here are answers to some of the most common technology pain points. Is there a way to make my laptop’s battery last longer? In the past, it was commonly advised to drain your battery completely before recharging it. This rule mostly applies to older, nickel-based batteries. Most newer laptops and other devices use lithium ion batteries, which are easier to take care of. The best thing you can do to preserve your battery is keep it cool. Overheating will shorten the long-term life of the battery. Take precaution not to leave your laptop in a hot car,… Read More