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Ted Wentzel

Ted Wentzel

Ted Wentzel is the Director of Marketing at Concurrency, Inc located in Brookfield, WI. He has broad experience across a range of industries from consumer goods and insurance to ecommerce and technology. He has worked across all channels of marketing from TV, print, radio, OOH, and email to digital, social and event. Ted supports Concurrency’s 12 business solution groups and promotes the entire Microsoft stack of enterprise technologies including Windows 10, SharePoint, Office 365, Dynamics CRM, System Center/OMS, Business Intelligence and SQL Server.

Contributions by Ted Wentzel

Top 3 Changes to Expect Under GDPR

We’re living in a data-driven world, which has evolved drastically from the 1995 directive established to protect EU citizens from privacy and data breaches. Although many of the key principles are the same, changes will be made to keep up with the times and ensure better protection. Let’s explore the top three changes under the General Data Protection Regulation to get a better idea of what’s to come.
 

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What are the consequences of not being GDPR compliant?

The General Data Protection Regulation will be in effect less than a year from now, which is why it’s important for everyone to understand the law as well as the consequences that come from not being compliant.

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What is the European Union’s GDPR, and why is it important?

With less than a year before the General Data Protection Regulation takes effect, we’re kicking off a series of blog posts to get everyone up-to-speed with the changes. The GDPR is a new European privacy law that will require companies, government agencies, non-profits and other organizations that offer goods and services to people in the European Union, or analyze data tied to EU residents, to make some pretty big policy changes.

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Protecting against ransomware requires up-to-date operating systems

The WannaCry malware attack last month has woken up business leaders to the importance of keeping computer operating systems up to date. Companies across industries were affected by the ransomware attack, in which users’ data was held hostage. The business disruptions were severe in some cases, but the greater lesson from this episode is how much worse it could have been if a “kill switch” hadn’t been discovered relatively soon after the attack. 

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Concurrency Named to CRN’s 2017 Solution Provider 500 List (CRN SP500)

Concurrency, Inc., a Microsoft Partner of the Year-winning professional services firm, has been named to CRN’s 2017 Solution Provider 500 List. CRN is a brand of The Channel Company. The annual CRN SP500 List has served as the industry’s standard for recognition of the most successful technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants in North America by revenue.

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Fool me once-shame on the hacker. Fool me twice-shame on me!

In May, at least 200,000 organizations in 150 countries including hospitals, transformation systems and factories were infected with “WanaCrypt0r” ransomware-malware, a self-spreading virus which took advantage of vulnerabilities in the Microsoft server and desktop operating systems. 

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