Take Stock of Your Technology: A RECAP OF OUR RECENT PANEL

RCS Professional Services hosted a webinar that focused on taking stock of the technology which your business uses. The panelists discussed many topics including the state of cyberattacks and how to avoid them. They shared current cybersecurity stories and anecdotes and explained how cybersecurity plays a vital part in keeping your organization safe and running. The panelists included:

- Jeff Tebele - Jeff is the Founder and CEO of RCS Professional Services. RCS has been serving NY and other states in the U.S. since 1999, providing IT outsourcing consulting services to small and medium-sized businesses.

-Steve Ferman - Steve has over 38 years in technology, as a creator, owner, and operator, Steve is an insightful visionary in new and emerging technologies and future trends. Steve is the CEO of eTegrity LLC.

- Alan Weissman - Alan has 20+ years of progressive experience within the Custom Technology Integration industry and the skills to drive business growth, capitalize on new revenue potential, and manage all aspects of daily business operations. He is the VP of Sales & Business Development at AV Design & Integration.

-Joe Rojas - Joe is the CEO of RedSapiens and the founder of the MAPP System which helps SMB grow over a million dollars. He has 30 years of technology experience and is a former owner.

-Barry Slyper - Barry is the Vice President of Sales at Wireless Information Networks (WIN). He oversees all sales in North America for Win Connectivity and comes with over 25 years of experience in Technology Sales and Telecom Manufacturing in multiple roles.

-Jason Gonzalez.Jason is a Security Consultant with DGA Security. DGA Security is a nationwide provider of commercial security systems.

-Luke Van Every, Moderator - Luke founded True Compare PEO with the goal to better address the individualized needs of small and medium-sized businesses across the U.S. He is also the co-founder of The In This Together Roundtable.

These speakers dove deep into the importance of investing in the technology that protects your company, and its information. They also discussed major current events in the cybersecurity world, such as The Colonial Pipeline.

Here is a recap:

Luke began the webinar by asking the panel how the President's new executive order, that implements new security measures that will be required for all small businesses, was affecting them. Jeff started the conversation by referencing the incidents related to the colonial pipeline. He shared that there have been thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of recent cyberattacks, and that RCS Professional is working hard to protect all of their clients so that this doesn't happen to them. 

The panelists then began to discuss all the different ways that you can protect your business - virtual and physical. Some examples included multi-factor authentication; they spoke about finding a secure place to set up your office. They also emphasized the importance of ensuring clients and customers have a safe place to connect so that they won't get hacked.

From a physical standpoint, the panelists suggested using anything from basic audio servers to control automation servers to protect your environment. Again, there is an emphasis on having a secure network so that all security can be tied together to create a cohesive, secure, system so that you can trust that your business is safe. 

The bottom line is that the first step in building up a secure business, whether you're an established company or a brand new small business, is to hold strategic conversations with your team and bring on knowledgeable experts where appropriate. Be sure to consult with all relevant parties to assist you. The experts can help you come up with a tactical plan and implement it.

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If you want to learn more about how RCS Professional Services can help you get back to doing what you do the best contact us at info@rcsprofessional.com or visit our website www.rcsprofessional.com. To connect with any of the panelists and learn more about their services, please reach out to us here: info@rcsprofessional.com

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