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Chris Mangano Featured Guest on RVNTV’s Rainmakers Roundup

June 20, 2019

Chris Mangano, Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Mercadien Technologies was the featured guest on the June 19th episode of RVNTV’s Rainmakers Roundup with Mark Iorio. Chris spoke about cyber threats and how to safeguard against them by having the appropriate cybersecurity protocols in place. Mercadien Technologies, an affiliate of the The Mercadien Group, provides…

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8 Cybersecurity Risks That May Impact Organizations in 2019

February 21, 2019 | By: Chris Mangano

As featured in Security Magazine (data drawn from AON 2019 Cyber Security Risk Report) 2018 showed that a proactive approach to cyber preparation and planning paid off for the companies that invested in it; it’s expected that in 2019 the need for advanced planning will only further accelerate.  “Digital Transformation” is here to stay –…

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Chris Mangano’s Article on Penetration Testing Featured in LBCCC Chamber Compass

February 21, 2019

Chris Mangano, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, authored an article on Penetration Testing that was recently featured in the Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce’s weekly newsletter, Chamber Compass for the week of February 18th. Read the full article below. Before you arrange or commit to a penetration test, understand that the results are…

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K-12 Schools Experienced a Significant Rise in Cyber Breaches in 2018

February 14, 2019 | By: Chris Mangano

Data & Statistics reported/outlined by The K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center 2018 revealed that school districts are not immune to the same types of data breaches and cybersecurity incidents plaguing the most technologically advanced and well-resourced corporations and government agencies. During 2018, the misuse and abuse of school technology and IT systems resulted in 122 publicly-disclosed…

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Considering a Penetration Test? Know Your Options & Which is Right for You

February 14, 2019 | By: Chris Mangano

Before you arrange or commit to a penetration test, understand that the results are driven by the information the researcher is provided. Leadership and management need to agree on the scope-of-work, objectives and rules of engagement for the organization performing the testing. This process has been neatly packaged into a color-coded system: Black, White or…

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Hunt or Be Hunted

June 12, 2018 | By: Chris Mangano

New and emerging cyber security laws are affecting all types of organizations. Regardless of your vertical space or market, you likely have Personal Identifiable Information (PII) related to your customers and constituents. The laws being passed are the result of countless, successful attacks, executed by organized criminal syndicates throughout recent years. It’s now REQUIRED for organizations to protect…

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A World of Innovation

April 24, 2018 | By: Salvatore Zerilli

This article is featured in the Spring 2018 issue of NJ Banker Magazine. Stop and think about this: We keep hearing about innovation in just about every facet of our life. Everywhere you look or turn, the word innovation seems to be there. It’s an agenda topic in most board rooms and is causing some level…

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Lower Bucks Chamber Features Article on Cyber Security by Chris Mangano

October 25, 2017

The Lower Bucks Chamber of Commerce features an article on Cyber-Security Through User Awareness Training by Chris Mangano, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Mercadien Technologies in the September/October Issue of their Outlook magazine. The ever-changing landscape of technology-solutions has resulted in business/organizations being more and more “connected”; the ability to share information, receive immediate…

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Cyber Security Through User Awareness Training

February 15, 2017 | By: Chris Mangano

The ever-changing landscape of technology solutions has resulted in businesses/organizations being more and more connected. The ability to share information, receive immediate communications and leverage the interconnectivity of business processes has increased the expectations of consumers for ALL organizations, regardless of their size. Along with escalated connectivity comes escalated risks; in particular, phishing attacks, which…

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The Latest Cyber Security Risks and Developments Affect Public Entities

December 10, 2015 | By: Blase E. Salvatore, II

Technological security is not only increasingly important today, but also undergoing a directional shift due to the prevalence and ingenuity of cyber-hackings. The true statistics about these are more alarming than may be realized from the handful of high-profile corporate and IRS incidents recently in the news.  The risks associated with IT security alone apply to and reverberate throughout an…

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