Author: Siobhan Gaffney

New York SHIELD Act: Everything You Need to Know

Yesterday, we teamed up with RDG+ Partners and Harter Secrest and Emery LLP to explore how business will be affected by the New York SHIELD Act.  In case you couldn’t make it, or want the highlights, here’s a recap and the biggest takeaways.  Rundown of the New York SHIELD Act.  First, let’s understand the SHIELD Act.  It stands for ‘Stop…

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3 Tips to Know Before You Sign With a Third-Party

There’s an abundance of software and products available to, in theory, create efficient business operations.  It could be an email program for communications, an HVAC system or even a new vending machine to keep workers from being hangry.  Regardless, each requires a sales process to buy.  During those sales conversations it’s easy to have rose-colored glasses on and…

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6 Security Projects for 2020

The digital and cybersecurity space saw unprecedented evolution in the last decade, in terms of both technological and security developments and cyber incidents.  We saw innovative technology change lives while hackers stole record-breaking amounts of data.  As changes keep coming, we want to highlight how you can take back security starting in 2020 with these projects.  1.…

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Operation: Secure the North Pole

It’s crunch time. We’re in the final days of the holiday season.  The malls are packed, Amazon Prime vans are on every street and Santa’s workshop is in overdrive.  Prepping for Christmas is no easy task, especially in the North Pole.  Think about it, the workshop isn’t just elves casually building a few toys, but rather a complex manufacturing…

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2019 Recap: Partner updates you missed

And here we are with the end of 2019 just weeks away.  But before we nosedive into 2020 and public safety industry trends, let’s see what happened in 2019.  In the state of ever-evolving technology, it’s easy to miss out on the latest trends and product updates. Our partners work hard at constantly upgrading and updating products…

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5 tips to stay safe while online shopping

It’s Cyber Monday! Shopping online is convenient, both for you and cybercriminals.  Here are five quick tips to help you stay safe and protect yourself while online shopping. Use a secure payment method. Pay with either a credit card or PayPal.  These options offer more buyer protection when it comes to fraudulent charges.  Credit card…

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Back to Basics: Cyber Security Habits

Smart Device Edition Though tools and solutions play a critical role in a security plan (and are often focused on), employees are equally important in maintaining the integrity of a strong cyber security plan. Human error is the cause of 90% of breaches. Instilling good cyber security habits is a smart, proactive aspect of a successful security…

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Rugged Computers for Extreme Conditions

Is your computer rugged enough to withstand extreme conditions?  Snow has hit Upstate New York and after a summer of unbearable heat waves hitting places all over the world, the extreme temps got us thinking.  The US covers 3.797 million square miles of land with normal climates ranging from cool and rainy to hot and…

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IACP 2019 Highlights

Every year since 1893, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) organization holds the IACP Conference, the largest law enforcement conference.  Public safety professionals gather to learn about the latest in innovative technologies, be educated on industry trends, network with other departments and attend trainings to equip their departments will the right skills for…

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