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Adobe Flash Player Won’t Be Supported After Dec. 31. Here’s What You Should Do

By |2020-11-02T20:17:45+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

In July 2017, Adobe announced that it would no longer distribute or update Flash Player as of Dec. 31, 2020. Adobe decided to stop supporting Flash Player because HTML5 and other open standards are better alternatives for interactive web content and animations. The major browser vendors favor these open standards over plug-ins such as Flash [...]

COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT TO OUR CLIENTS

By |2020-06-09T16:26:10+00:00March 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|

UPDATE: JUNE 08, 2020 SSD Technology Partners considers the safety of our clients and staff our utmost priority while also ensuring we continue to provide the highest level of service and support our clients have come to expect from us. Local governments in our region have moved into various phases of allowing businesses to reopen, [...]

Effective Planning Is Key to Keeping IT Projects on Track

By |2019-07-03T15:26:34+00:00July 2nd, 2019|IT budgeting and planning, Uncategorized|

Launching an IT project without a well-developed project plan is like traveling to a strange city without a map — there’s a good chance you’ll get lost, wandering around aimlessly and potentially winding up in a dangerous predicament. As the old saying goes, failing to plan is planning to fail. The Project Management Institute (PMI) [...]

Is Remote Worker Security as Effective as Your On-Premises Security?

By |2019-05-07T22:59:30+00:00May 7th, 2019|Internet Security, IT Security, Security, Uncategorized|

Since 2005, the number of Americans working remotely has more than doubled to 3.9 million, and more than one-third of employees are expected to work remotely in the next 10 years. Employee demands for greater flexibility and work-life balance, combined with organizational demands to optimize productivity and keep employees happy, are driving this trend. Clearly, [...]

Planning to Relocate? Make Sure Your Technological House Is in Order.

By |2019-05-01T02:44:32+00:00May 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Relocating your organization is a big step that’s often critical to your long-term success. Maybe you want to expand into a new territory or tap into a new talent pool. Maybe it’s about the physical location and you have an opportunity to move into a more desirable neighborhood or market with a larger physical space [...]

Move Over, Brute Force Attack. Credential Stuffing Works Better.

By |2019-04-09T22:09:45+00:00April 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Research from Akamai revealed that 28 billion credential stuffing attacks were detected in the second half of 2018, with as many as 115 million malicious login attempts per day in some cases. Retail websites were the most popular target, while financial services companies and the portfolios and account information of their customers were also at [...]

How Next-Generation Endpoint Protection Stops Unknown Threats

By |2018-07-24T22:30:30+00:00July 26th, 2018|Cyber Security, Internet Security, IT Security, Security, Uncategorized|

It’s no secret that today’s hackers take a more sophisticated approach to cybercrime than the stereotypical 20-year-old living in his parents’ basement. Hackers do a lot of research to learn about their targets and find vulnerabilities. They develop advanced solutions and look for help on the dark web. They’re master impersonators and manipulators. Most importantly, [...]

The Expanding Role of the Virtual CSO and How to Choose the Right One

By |2018-07-02T18:26:26+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

A managed security service provider (MSSP) remotely monitors and manages your security infrastructure — firewall, intrusion detection system, antivirus software, etc. The idea is that outsourcing these tasks to a team of security experts is far more effective and cost-efficient than hiring, training and retaining in-house security personnel. MSSPs will sometimes include virtual chief security [...]

Why Managing Change Is Critical to Future Success

By |2017-08-23T12:31:06+00:00January 11th, 2017|Digital Transformation, Uncategorized|

Change is a normal part of progress for any organization, whether that change is driven by internal or external forces. Organizations must respond and adapt to changing customer needs and market conditions as well as technology trends. But the pace of change is accelerating, driven by technologies such as the cloud, mobility and data analytics. [...]

ERP Is No Longer Just for Large Enterprises

By |2017-08-23T12:31:06+00:00December 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) refers to business process management software that enables you to centrally manage and monitor various functions and resources related to technology, services and human resources. Product planning, production, development, supply chain, inventory, sales, marketing, order processing, payroll and other functions are managed through an interactive database management interface. Traditionally, ERP solutions [...]