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How to Be on the Safe Side of Company Audits

How to Be on the Safe Side of Company Audits Written by Joan Honig Jan 20, 2023 Today, financial resilience is one of the main attributes that determine whether your company will adapt and thrive in these uncertain times. It might be surprising, but your annual business audit can be a secret weapon in your efforts to increase business agility. It provides clarity by identifying how well internal controls and financial reporting are working and which process improvements should be the highest...

Todays Hacked!

Hacked 1/25/2023 Over 4,500 WordPress Sites Hacked to Redirect Visitors to Sketchy Ad Pages ....Thus when unsuspecting users land on one of the hacked WordPress sites, a redirect chain is triggered by means of a traffic direction system, ... Kevin Rose Says NFT Wallet With Dozens of High-Value Collectibles Hacked - CoinDesk .....Kevin Rose, CEO and co-founder of non-fungible token ( NFT ) collective Proof , tweeted on Wednesday that his personal wallet had been hacked. CISA: Federal agencies...

My First Day in our New Monmouth Office

The question I kept asking myself leading up to today was, how long will be the travel time to our second office in New Jersey? Will it be shorter or longer to our office in Edison from my home in Highlands, NJ. On a day with no traffic the trip to the Edison office is 45 minutes or so, the trip to our Manasquan office was 50 minutes. Yes, I was a little bummed however I thought about why this is a better trip and that's because in most cases there will never be traffic in the AM when...

Todays Hacked!

Hacked! 1/24/2023 League of Legends Source Code Hacked , Riot Refuses To Pay Blackmail - Kotaku .....League of Legends Source Code Hacked , Riot Refuses To Pay Blackmail. No player info was stolen but new cheats could be on the way. Noem says cellphone was hacked , blames Jan. 6 panel - The Hill ....South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) said on Monday that her personal cellphone number “has been hacked and used to make hoax calls. PayPal account breach, Yum Brands attacked, ODIN Intelligence...

Todays Hacked!

Hacked! 1/23/2023 Game developer Riot Games hacked , dev environment breached - Cyber Security Connect .... Which is why the news that Riot Games' development environment has been hacked will be a shock to many of its players and fans. Aussie tourist spot's website hacked with X-rated details - ....The website for the stunning tourist spot was hacked . Source: Instagram / visitlordhoweisland. The website usually showcases the island paradise, ... The No-Fly List Has Been Leaked, TSA...

MSP & MSSP, IT Industry Notes for January 22nd, 2023

MSP & MSSP, IT Industry Notes for January 22nd, 2023 Sponsored by January 16th, 2023 Arcoa Group Why partnering with ARCOA makes sense Electronics Recycling is an important and profitable part of the IT asset lifecycle, but it can be overwhelming with all you already do, varying state regulations, and the limited resources at hand. That’s where ARCOA comes in. When you partner with ARCOA, you get all the benefits of a big company without any of the capital investment. We’ve been doing...

This Week in Copiers Twenty Years Ago

Sponsored by This Week in Copiers Twenty Years Ago Third Week of January 2003 Please click our DocuWare link. Our industry is moving at full speed for business intelligence solutions, document management and the recent cache of classified paper based documents when Joe Biden was VP. Keep in mind that DocuWare can create some awesome workflows that can add digital security to documents that have been scanned, received via email along with documents that have been created and stored. There's...

Attention Sales World... Bring Clarity To The Forefront And Ditch The Filtered Lifestyle!

What's forever old is forever new. Let's take the quote from Hippocrates and apply this to sales... It would appear, even back in Hippocrates’ day which was between the 5th and 4th centuries BC, business professionals had tendencies to confuse their stakeholders with acronyms, jargon, and odd conversations. Folks, we all can agree, this is still happening today. Why does it have to be so complicated? Some of your clients and future clients may be able to follow jargon or your sophisticated...

PowerMPS Announces DXOne Digital Solution Package For Transformation Of The Imaging Channel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PowerMPS Announces DXOne Digital Solution Package For Transformation Of The Imaging Channel Imaging and Office Products Dealers Get The First Future Proof, No Code, Low Code Platform That Puts Them In Complete Control Of Their Business Scottsdale, AZ, Jan 15, 2023 — PowerMPS announced at the press event in Executive Connection Summit 23 that it will launch DXOne digital solution package for the imaging channel later this year. The company also introduced its strategic...

This Week in the Copier Industry 15 Years Ago

Sponsored by This Week in Copiers Fifteen Years Ago Third Week of January 2008 The Ten Yen Trip I guess this could have been my first blog! Back in 2002 I wrote a journal while on a Ricoh sponsored trip to Japan. I found it today buried in the forums when I did some searching on threads from 2003. It does bring back awesome memories and I thought it might be a good read for all. Please enjoy and feel free to comment at the end in the reply section June 4, 2002 Article here on Linkedin Enjoy...

This Week in the Copier Industry Ten Years Ago

This Week in Copiers Ten Years Ago Third Week of January 2013 Ask your DM if they are involved with an Association for their industry, if so ask for the contact name of that person. Call the Association and ask about sponsorship initiatives, speaking opportunities for educating their members, or showing your wares at one of their meetings. Enjoy these awesome copier threads from Ten years ago Print Audit Releases Major Update for Rapid Assessment Key Art Post (Guest) · 1/22/1310:18 PM...

This Week in the Copier Industry 5 Years Ago

This Week in Copiers Five Years Ago Third Week of January 2018 Great day today as I moved my sales gear into our new office in Manasquan, NJ, we now have two offices in NJ to better serve our clients in central New Jersey. I also enjoyed my time with one of the new reps answering all of his questions, I'm thinking now is the time to start the transfer of knowledge and I'm looking forward to it. Enjoy these awesome copier threads from 5 years ago Five Vendors Earn BLI Pick Awards for...

Todays Hacked!

Hacked! 1/19/2023 37 million T-Mobile customers were hacked | CNN Business .....It also noted T-Mobile (TMUS)'s systems and network do not appear to have been hacked . Ad Feedback. “Protecting our customers' data remains a top ... Thousands Of PayPal Accounts Hacked —Is Yours One Of Them? - .....It has been confirmed that thousands of PayPal accounts were accessed by credential stuffing attackers between December 6 and 8, 2022. Check out this clever voice assistant demo hacked together with...

Today's Hacked!

Hacked! 1/18/2023 FTX says $415 million of crypto was hacked - .....FTX has identified about $5.5 billion worth of digital assets for recovery, a number that includes $415 million in “ hacked crypto Mailchimp says it was hacked — again - TechCrunch .....Email marketing and newsletter giant Mailchimp says it was hacked and that dozens of customers' data was exposed. It's the second time the company ... Serious Security: Unravelling the LifeLock “ hacked passwords” story .....Serious Security:...

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Iron Bow Technologies Announces Acquisition of GuardSight, Inc. to Bolster Cybersecurity Portfolio

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Acquisition Will Enable Iron Bow to Deliver Holistic Zero Trust Cybersecurity Solutions Including Managed Services to Protect Endpoints, Networks, and the Cloud HERNDON, Va., January 26, 2023 --( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Iron Bow Technologies , the leading technology solutions provider to government, commercial, education, and healthcare markets, today announced it acquired GuardSight Inc. , a cybersecurity operations as a service (SECOPS), and managed detection and response (MDR) company that...Read More...
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CRITICALSTART® Announces Availability of Managed Detection and Response Service for ...

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PLANO, Texas , Jan. 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Critical Start , a leading provider of Managed Detection and Response (MDR) cybersecurity solutions, announced the availability of its MDR service offering for Trend Micro Vision One customers. Through this strategic partnership, Critical Start helps harness the power of Trend Micro Vision One by providing customers with continuous threat monitoring, investigation, escalation and proactive response to security alerts at the endpoint.Read More...
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US Presidents Facing Scrutiny on Documents

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white house — As former Vice President Mike Pence joined the club of top officials mishandling classified documents, U.S. presidents and vice presidents going all the way back to Jimmy Carter, the oldest living former commander in chief, must now respond to public scrutiny on whether they followed procedure in returning classified material upon leaving office. Representatives of the 39th U.S. president, who served from 1977 to 1981, said he did. “Though President Carter was not bound by the...Read More...
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Lexmark warns of RCE bug affecting 100 printer models, PoC released - Bleeping Computer

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Lexmark has released a security firmware update to fix a severe vulnerability that could enable remote code execution (RCE) on more than 100 printer models. The security issue is tracked as CVE-2023-23560 and, according to the company, it has a severity rating of 9.0. It is a server-side request forgery (SSRF) in the Web Services feature of Lexmark devices. No evidence of exploitation The vendor’s advisory says that the bug could be leveraged to gain arbitrary code execution on the device,...Read More...
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Xerox Releases Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results

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Q4 Revenue and Margins improve YoY; Company Guides to Improved Profitability in 2023 Financial Summary Q4 2022 Revenue of $1.94 billion, up 9.2 percent year-over-year or up 13.9 percent in constant currency. GAAP earnings per share (EPS) of $0.74, up $4.71 year-over-year. Prior year Q4 GAAP EPS includes an after-tax non-cash goodwill impairment charge of $4.38 per share. Adjusted EPS of $0.89, up $0.55 year-over-year. Adjusted operating margin of 9.2 percent, up 440 basis points...Read More...
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Roland DGA Announces Major Expansion of TrueVIS Printer Family

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Roland DGA Announces Major Expansion of TrueVIS Printer Family Six New Inkjets, Including Resin and UV Models, Join the Best-Selling Product Line IRVINE, Calif. , Jan. 26, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Roland DGA Corporation, a leading provider of wide-format inkjet printers, printer/cutters, vinyl cutters, and other advanced digital imaging devices has announced a major expansion of its best-selling TrueVIS™ line, with six new and innovative inkjets joining the product family. The newly...Read More...
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Digital Laser Copiers Market Is Expected To Reach around USD 4.43 Billion By 2030, Grow ...

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According to a market research study published by Contrive Datum Insights, North America is thought to be the best market sector because more people there use consumer electronics and other forms of communication technology. Farmington, Jan. 26, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Global Digital Laser Copiers Market Is Expected To Grow at Approx. USD 4.43 Billion By 2030, at 12.23% Of CAGR Between 2023 And 2030 . Digital Laser Copiers is a way to pay that doesn't require people to touch each other...Read More...
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DMI ANNOUNCES ACQUISTION OF SIMPLEX MOBILITY

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BETHESDA, Md. – January 24, 2023 – DMI , a global leader in digital transformation and managed services, announced today that it has acquired Simplex Mobility (“Simplex” or the “Company”), a leading provider of asset and expense management software. Simplex provides a centralized platform that manages all aspects of a customer’s mobile ecosystem including inventory management, help desk support, and cost optimization. For over 20 years, DMI has been a leader in managed mobility services,...Read More...
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How Microsoft could use ChatGPT to supercharge its products

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CNN — Is ChatGPT the new Clippy? Shortly after Microsoft confirmed plans this week to invest billions in OpenAI, the company behind the viral new AI chatbot tool ChatGPT, some people began joking on social media that the technology would help supercharge the much-hated, wide-eyed, paperclip-shaped virtual assistant. Microsoft confirms it's investing billions in the creator of ChatGPT While Clippy may mostly be a thing of the past, the company’s move to double down on AI tools offers the...Read More...
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Lexmark Announces "X Marks the Spot" Social Sweepstakes for Small Businesses

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Three small businesses will win a Lexmark GO Line all-in-one printer plus $500 in toner. LEXINGTON, Ky. , Jan. 24, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Lexmark, a global imaging and IoT solutions leader, announces its "X Marks the Spot" Sweepstakes¹ for U.S. small businesses, taking place on Facebook Jan. 24 through Feb. 7, 2023 . Three U.S. small businesses will win a color all-in-one 3-series Lexmark GO Line MC3326I printer—which Tech Radar named the #1 Best Small Business Printer of 2023 —plus $500...Read More...
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Microsoft says cloud demand waning, plans to infuse AI into products

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Microsoft on Tuesday said it expects the growth across its cloud business to temper down through 2023 as enterprises brace for economic headwinds. The Windows-maker reported 29% growth in total cloud revenue to $21.5 billion for the second quarter of fiscal year 2023, slowing from Q1, 2023 where the company posted 31% growth for the segment . These numbers exclude the impact of currency fluctuations. Microsoft said it expects its third quarter cloud gross margin to decrease by one percentage...Read More...
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Canon Inc. Posts Another Top-5 Finish For U.S. Patents Granted in Latest 2022 IFI Claims Rankings

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Melville, N.Y., Jan. 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MELVILLE, N.Y., January 25, 2023 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced that its parent company, Canon Inc., earned another top-five finish from IFI CLAIMS Patent Services in their newly published 2022 Top 50 U.S. Patent Assignees. Canon’s 2,694 granted U.S. patents for 2022 ranked fifth overall, extending its streak to 37 consecutive years finishing among the top five for the number of patents granted while...Read More...
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Canon requests removal of toner cartridges from Amazon.com, including cartridges sold by ...

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TOKYO, January 26, 2023—Canon Inc. today announced the filing of infringement reports with Amazon.com seeking the removal of Amazon.com listings for certain toner cartridges. Canon's infringement reports identified the product offerings shown in the table below and alleged that cartridges sold under these offerings infringe Canon's U.S. Pat. No. 11,156,954. Canon requested that Amazon remove theses product offerings from Amazon.com. Country Model Brand Identified on ASIN Seller ASIN * USA...Read More...
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Datto Unveils Next-Generation Cloud-Managed Ethernet Switches and Secure Remote ...

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January 24, 2023— Miami, FL— Datto , a Kaseya company, the leading global provider of security and cloud-based software solutions purpose-built for managed service providers (MSPs), today announced availability of its second-generation family of cloud managed switches, along with global expansion of the early access for its secure remote access solution, Datto Secure Edge. These new networking solutions complement Datto’s existing product lines of Wi-Fi 6 access points and integrated secure...Read More...

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