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April 17, 2024 David Gemma

UNAPEN, Inc. is a proud member and sponsor of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce Technology Council, a consortium of vendors whose products and services help Connecticut businesses grow.
I hope you attend our panel discussion “Cyber Security Basics: Practical Ideas and Solutions for Your Organization” and come away with a better understanding of how to boost your cyber security stance on a budget.
This round table will be moderated by Joan Walker, UNAPEN COO/CFO and boasts a panel of experts in the field of Cyber Security, including me.
Thank you.
David Gemma, UNAPEN, Inc. CEO/CMO

Talk to the IT/CyberSecurity experts at UNAPEN.
Call us today!

January 19, 2024 David Gemma

UNAPEN, Inc. is a proud member and sponsor of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce Technology Council, a consortium of vendors whose products and services help Connecticut businesses grow.
I hope you attend our round table discussion “Beyond Buzzwords: Practical AI Applications for Business Excellence” and come away with a better understanding of how AI is and will be helping and also changing how business work.
This round table will be moderated by Joan Walker, UNAPEN COO/CFO and boasts a panel of experts in the field of AI.
Thank you.
David Gemma, UNAPEN, Inc. CEO/CMO

Talk to the IT/CyberSecurity experts at UNAPEN.
Call us today!

September 15, 2023 David Gemma

UNAPEN, Inc. is a proud member and sponsor of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce Technology Council, a consortium of vendors whose products and services help Connecticut businesses grow.
I hope you enjoy today’s webinar “ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: Using AI to Propel Your Organization’s Growth” and come away with a better understanding of the variety of solutions in the ever-growing landscape of AI.
And look for upcoming webinars on topics such as Cyber Security from the GNHCC Technology Council.
Thank you.
David Gemma, UNAPEN, Inc. CEO/CMO

Talk to the IT experts at UNAPEN.
Call us today!

May 31, 2023 David Gemma

UNAPEN, Inc. is a proud member and sponsor of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce Technology Council, a consortium of vendors whose products and services help Connecticut businesses grow.
I hope you enjoy today’s webinar “ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: From Origins to Horizons” and come away with a better understanding of the past, present and future landscape of AI.
And look for upcoming webinars on topics such as Cyber Security from the GNHCC Technology Council.
Thank you.
David Gemma, UNAPEN, Inc. CEO/CMO

Talk to the IT experts at UNAPEN.
Call us today!

October 29, 2021 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News for October 2021
– Franklin Templeton on M365 & Power BI,
– What Sets 10% of the Top 100 Financial Advisory Firms Apart,
– eBook: Protecting Data from Insider Risk,
– One-Handed Phone Tools & Tricks
– How can Advisors Simplify the Daily Challenges of Client Relationship & Business Mgmt?
– Video: Affinity™ Data Repository for Advisors

August 24, 2021 David Gemma

The Ultimate Disaster Recovery Checklist will help you get prepared, learn from any past mistakes and ensure that your firm and your clients’ information is protected. From the UNAPEN ITComplete team!

August 17, 2021 David Gemma

For better or for worse, your data is out there. Attackers will cross multiple domains like email, identity, endpoints, & applications to find the point of least resistance. But with integrated Threat Protection, advanced authentication, & an intelligent hub, Microsoft is making security simple again, freeing your employees to focus on their work, on any device, wherever they are.
Watch this video to learn more & reach out if you’d like to talk to the security experts at UNAPEN.
Call us today!

June 30, 2021 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News for June 2021
MS 365 & Azure – AXA Group Accelerates Digital Transformation with Microsoft Cloud
Solution – UNAPEN NetScan Cyber Security Suite Protects Your Firm from Inside & Outside Risk
Financial Crime – A Tough Balancing Act between Compliance and Client Service
Aero Tech – Check out this Nose-to-Tail Tour of the World’s Largest 747 Private Flying Mansion!!
Product Spotlight – Advent Axys & APX Users Now have a Choice for Automated Pricing & Reference Data!
China Tech Funds – The Rise of China Tech Evidenced by Strong Fund Flows
Cyber Security – Vishing: 7 Ways to Spot & Stop Phone Call Attacks & Scams
Monthly Trivia – Elon Musk: SNL, Tesla, SpaceX, Robotics, AI, Prosthetics, Tunnels, Solar, Crypto

March 31, 2021 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News for March 2021
Tech Tip – Outlook Users Can Drag & Drop Files into Microsoft Teams
Solution – Local & Cloud Backups, Rapid Recovery & Virtual Replication
Dashboards – Embrace MS Power BI Analytics & Reporting
Microsoft Mesh – New Business Meetings in Virtual Reality
Non-Profits – Extended Deadline for Technology Grant Program
Cyber Security – Identity Theft Education: Prevention & Victim Action Items
Free – Workflow Automation Tool “Power Automate Desktop” for Windows 10 Users
Trivia – March Madness Brackets

February 24, 2021 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News for February 2021
Videos – What is the Microsoft Power BI Platform & How to Get Started
Non-Profit Orgs – New Grant Program Offering $50k in Technology Improvements
Cyber Solution – Keep Your Data Safe & Protected with ITComplete DataSafe
Windows 10 – New Features to Boost PC Security & Privacy
Covid-19 Update – New Artificial Intelligence Tool to Thwart Covid-19
MS Teams – Rolling Out Customizable Branded Lobbies & More
Cyber Response – Have I Been Hacked? Signs & Actions Items
IT – Business Intelligence Begins with Your Trusted Microsoft Gold Partner & Ends with Intelligent Business Solutions
Cyber Security – Learn How to Protect Your Firm
Monthly Trivia – This Firm has had Several Names Over 25 Yrs & is in the News

January 27, 2021 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News for January 2021
Solution – Aggregate All Your Clients’ Assets & Present a Powerful Visual Story with Affinity & Power BI
Webinar – Refinitiv: Navigating Sanctions During 2021 and Beyond
CyberSecurity – Don’t Be a Victim! Protect Your Firm & Your Clients with ITComplete DataSafe
Tech News – Top Execs Relentlessly Targeted for Extortion by Ransomware Cyber-Gangs
2020 – What Now? How about a Negative Leap Year!
MS Teams – New Email Integration Feature Expected to Result in Serious Time Savings!
CyberSecurity – Home Network Wi-Fi Security Tips
Blog – Power BI Dashboard Tips for Consumers, Creators & Developers
Monthly Trivia – Planets with the Longest & Shortest Days in Our Solar System

December 17, 2020 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News for December 2020
New Tech – Business Analytics: Latest Dashboard Features in Microsoft Power BI
Happy Holidays – UNAPEN Donates to the Connecticut Food Bank
Cyber Security – FireEye Hacked: Breach at 1 of the Largest US Cyber Security Firms
Medical Tech – A NewAge Fountain of Youth
Tech Tips – Helping Family & Friends that may be Technologically Frustrated
Video – Mastering Break-Out Rooms with Microsoft Teams
IT Solution – Breaches Happen Every Day, Learn How to Protect Your Firm
Monthly Trivia – Ringing in the New Year around the Globe

November 25, 2020 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News for November 2020
Video – Good Cyber Hygiene: Keeping Your Cyber Hands Clean
CRM – Telephony Integration Resurgence to Boost Client Service
Webinar – Refinitiv Labs: Shaping the Future of Finance
Space Tech – 20 yrs of Discoveries on the International Space Station
Slideshow – Top 50 Thanksgiving Recipes with Yummy Looking Photos!
Cyber Attacks – Hackers Rely on Psychology More than Technology
MS Teams – Multi-Account Sign-In Support Coming in December
Product Spotlight – Personalized Client Reporting Designed to Exceed Expectations
Featured Service – Custom Software & Consulting Extends the Reach of Your Firm
Monthly Trivia – Some Fun Stats on the International Space Station

October 22, 2020 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News for October 2020
SEC Investor Alert – Investment Scams May Seek to Exploit Natural Disasters
Tech – Digitalization of Wealth Management: Learning to Leverage More Digital Wealth Tools
Recorded Webinar – Constant Contact: Making Sense of Online Marketing for Nonprofits
Video – Microsoft’s Underwater Datacenters are Coming
Health – Halloween 2020: CDC Considerations & Supplemental Advice for the Holiday
Cyber Security – October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Get Resources & Info Here
Windows 10 Update – 5 of the Biggest Changes Users Should Expect to See
Product Spotlight – PriceFusion: Automated Pricing & Reference Data for Advent Axys/APX
Featured Service – ITComplete DataSafe: Advanced Back-up, Data Recovery & On-Demand Virtualization
Monthly Trivia – Technology Furthering Corruption in Organized Sports Betting

October 7, 2020 David Gemma

QUIZ: How do you know if your company is secure or at risk of becoming a cybercrime victim? Take this 10-question quiz to find out and get tips for using Office 365, Windows 10 Enterprise and Enterprise Mobility + Security to address your most pressing security concerns, then contact us to learn how UNAPEN can help.

September 30, 2020 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News for September 2020
Ransomware – Tesla Targeted in a Bribery-Fueled Attack Last Month
New Tech – Microsoft 365: New Features & Functionality
Webinar – Deal Making in Uncertain Times with Refinitiv
Covid-19 – New Battery Powered Air-Purifying Face Mask
Fun – Board Games are Making a Comeback in a Big Way
Child Safety – Online Security Tips for Kids
Blog – How to Stop Cybercriminals During the Pandemic & Remote Work
Product Spotlight – Personalized Client Reporting Designed to Exceed Expectations
Featured Service – Multi-Stage CyberSecurity Protection & Proactive Detection
Trivia – The Science of Autumn Foliage

September 18, 2020 David Gemma

INFOGRAPHIC – 10 MS Teams Tips to Empower Your WFH Employees
With employees still working from home, fostering virtual connections is crucial. Empower your employees to stay connected and keep business running smoothly by leveraging #MicrosoftTeams.
This infographic shows you how you can help your employees embrace online communication, stay focused on meetings, share content easily, and stay connected with each other.

August 26, 2020 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News for August 2020
Refinitiv Webinar – Overcoming the Top 3 ESG Data Challenges Facing Investors
Video – Disaster Recovery: Protect Corporate PC’s with Automatic Datto Cloud Backup
Data Breach – Email Compromise at Illinois Healthcare Firm Reveals Personal Info
Gold is the Best – UNAPEN’s Microsoft Gold Partnership Drives Innovation
MS Teams – Expanded Teams’ Features Delivers New Blow to Zoom
Edison vs Tesla – Who was the Better Inventor?
Blog – Gen Z Introduces a Whole New Workforce Dynamic
Cyber Security – Teams/Zoom/GoToMeeting Virtual Conferencing Safety Tips
Video – Artificial Intelligence Elevates Decision-Making in Power BI
Product Spotlight – Pricing & Reference Data Delivery for Advent Axys/APX
Featured Service – Data Back-Up & Disaster Recovery
Cyber Security – Breaches Happen Every Day: Learn How to Protect Your Firm
Trivia – Thomas Edison’s Nearly Impossible Employment Test

July 31, 2020 David Gemma

Cybercrime is already on the rise and is expected to cause $6 TRILLION in damages by 2021! But, if history repeats itself, hackers will be out in full force throughout this coronavirus scare. We fully expect in the upcoming weeks that headlines will change from stories about COVID-19 to accounts of a frenzy of cyber-attacks on corporations and small businesses.

July 23, 2020 David Gemma

For the Gen Z army flooding the global talent pool, tech and feedback are a top concern when looking for potential companies to work for. They’ve grown up with instant feedback, and they expect that same feedback at work.

Adopting the right tech solutions can go a long way in helping your managers provide feedback quicker. Tools like Teams allow your employees to co-author documents and make corrections on the fly.

At UNAPEN, Inc., we want to help you plan and adopt the collaborative solution that works best for your application so you can attract the best talent. Contact us today to learn more.

July 22, 2020 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News for July 2020

Refinitiv Webinar – Managing Financial Crime in the Age of Digital Banking
Tech – Boost Productivity with New Features in Microsoft Edge Browser
Cyber Security – OCIE Cyber Security Risk Alert for Financial Services
Solution – Enhance Windows 10 & O365 Security with ITComplete
Bitcoin Scam – High Profile Twitter Users Targeted in Latest Scam
UNAPEN Solutions – Product Overview, Client Testimonials & Strategic Partners that Help Your Firm Succeed
MS Teams – “Together Mode” Meeting Rooms & Many More Exciting Features Coming Soon
Tech – 20 Cell Phone Features: Google vs Apple… and Who Swiped What from Whom
Blog – Staying Safe & Smart in the Internet-of-Things Era
Ransomware – Breaking Down this Costly Threat & Ways to Protect Against It
MS Power BI – T-Mobile Harnessing the Microsoft Power BI/Apps Platform Amid the Covid Pandemic
Product Spotlight – ClientLogix: Enterprise CRM Designed for the Financial Services Vertical
Featured Service – ITComplete: Worry-Free Managed IT & Professional Support
Monthly Trivia – What & Where is the Oldest Continually Operating Bank in the World?

July 8, 2020 David Gemma

Enhance Security with Windows 10 & Office365, UNAPEN ITComplete Gets You Started!

It takes hackers 4 minutes to get into servers through email attacks. 286 days on average to detect a #security breach and an additional 80 days to repair the damage.

What are you waiting for? Get Modern with UNAPEN, Inc. and @Microsoft today!

Contact UNAPEN about #ITComplete to get started.

June 25, 2020 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News for June 2020

Tech – Microsoft During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Growing Azure’s Capacity to Help Customers
InfoGraphic – Improve Productivity with Windows 10 & Microsoft 365 Business
eBook – Breakthrough Teamwork Tools: 4 Tips to Identify What Works for You!
FinServ Trends – How ESG Funds Managed to Outperform Other Market Sectors
Solution – Axys/APX Firms Drastically Cutting Monthly Overhead with PriceFusion/Refinitiv
Video – From Sand to Silicon, the Making of a Microchip
Kids – A Fun Science Experiment for Your Little Work-from-Home Helpers
Data Breach – Over 600 California School Districts Investigating Exposure
Cyber Security – 4 Tips to Strengthen Your Home Office
Video – How to Manage Meetings with Microsoft Teams
Solution – ITComplete All-in-One: Outsourced IT, BackUp, Disaster Recovery, Cyber Security
Monthly Trivia Question – Baseball Math Quiz

June 20, 2020 David Gemma

Video: Teams Training – Even if you and your team are working from home, you still need meetings to keep the business moving. However, meetings—both in-person and virtual can too often be unproductive. For remote meetings both internally and with clients, it’s more important than ever to keep them engaging and productive. Microsoft can show you how. This virtual class from a Microsoft training specialist covers tips to make the most of your #MicrosoftTeams meetings from beginning to end. #ITComplete

June 17, 2020 David Gemma

Infographic – Today, the average employee spends 50% more time collaborating. Yet many still don’t work to their full potential because of disorganized collaboration, file sharing and decision-making processes.

Collaborate in real time and leverage the intelligence of the #cloud with the latest from #Windows 10 and #Office365. @Windows 10 and @Office365 help teams work better together with better tools–from any location.

Contact our team at UNAPEN, Inc. to learn more about our Microsoft solutions. 203.269.6111

May 27, 2020 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News for May 2020

Video – How to Manage Meetings with Microsoft Teams
Tips – Taking Measures to Protect Your Mental Health While Working at Home
Video Tour – How High Performance Laptops are Built
Insight – The NFL Draft was Forced to Change Their Game Plan Due to Coronavirus
Tech – How UNAPEN is Building Better Solutions with Microsoft Power BI & SQL Server
Report – Discover, Remediate & Mitigate the Impact of Malware & Data Breaches
Industry Trends – Refinitiv Explores Fund Management After COVID-19
Ransomware – Over 750GB of Client Data Stolen from NYC Celebrity Law Firm
Prevention – The Importance of Consistent Software Updates for Phones, Computers, Devices
Advisor Solution – ClientRep: Automated, Flexible & Personalized Client Reporting
Trivia – A Flower Worth More than Gold

May 15, 2020 David Gemma

As more people work from home during the #COVID19 crisis, remote meetings have become a vital part of the workday. #MicrosoftTeams makes meeting remotely with coworkers and clients easier. Watch this video to see how! Sign up FREE!

May 14, 2020 David Gemma

As COVID19 continues to be a global health crisis, don’t forget to take care of your mental health. In a time of uncertainty and isolation, there are steps you can take to maintain your mental health while working remotely.

Fast Company has a few ideas to get you started. Tips range from acknowledging the impact to recognizing your needs to streamlining work and more.

May 6, 2020 David Gemma

As employees work at home, it’s crucial to help them feel connected. With Microsoft Teams, your team can easily connect and collaborate—all while social distancing and staying safe.

Empower your team to stay connected with #MicrosoftTeams & keep business running smoothly as you work from home. For an overview of features, watch this short video, then call UNAPEN to tailor Teams for your firm. 203.269.6111

May 5, 2020 David Gemma

As a financial firm, your clients depend on your guidance to help them make the most out of their fiscal decisions. These relationships require trust, often built over time. What would happen if that trust was broken? How long could you keep your clients at ease if you couldn’t execute trades, generate client statements or…

May 1, 2020 David Gemma

A truly comprehensive security system does more than just provide “locks” for the entrances to a network, it searches for and reacts to threats that may have already entered the system.

The Advanced Threat Protection integrated throughout Microsoft 365 monitors and protects everything from data, to endpoints, to user identities. These tools are always working behind the scenes to keep your business secure, keeping you in the loop without overwhelming you with information.

At UNAPEN, Inc., we believe in securing your business with a holistic strategy utilizing cutting-edge tools managed by our Cyber Security experts. Contact us to learn more. 203.269.6111
#ITComplete #cybersecurity #Microsoft365 #NetScan

April 29, 2020 David Gemma

While some people have worked remotely for years, many employees are, for the first time, grappling with where to create a workspace in their home. There’s more than just figuring out how to blur the background; check out this infographic of the nine best tips for a healthy remote working experience. View it here.

April 28, 2020 David Gemma

At UNAPEN, Inc., we want to set your business up for success with access to the tools and experience you need to stay protected from threats.

A new malware specimen is released every 4.2 seconds. As a small business owner, how can you be expected to keep up with the ever-shifting threats?

Luckily, you can rely on someone with a bit more resources and experience. Microsoft is continually pulling from their threat intelligence network to stay on top of the latest threats and keep your business protected in the changing landscape.

Contact us to learn more. 203.269.6111

March 25, 2020 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News for March 2020
Cyber Security – Breaches Happen Every Day. Learn How To Protect Your Firm
Health – How to Boost Your Immune System During an Outbreak
Silver Lining – Coronavirus Guidance for Financial Advisors
Report – SEC 2020 Cyber Security & Data Report
Tips – Employees are Your Biggest Risk! 4 Tips for Safe ‘Work From Home’ Computing
Tech – The Earth’s Fastest Supercomputer vs.The Coronavirus
Solution – Quick, Secure, Affordable Cyber Security Risk Reduction
Tech – Lacking the Tools to Effectively Work from Home?
History – The 1918 Philadelphia Parade wasn’t Cancelled Due to Pandemic, the Results were Devastating.
Advice – Keeping Kids Safe Online During School Closure
CDC Feed – Information and Updates on the COVID-19 Pandemic
Solution – Already Suffered Ransomware? Try ITComplete with Guaranteed Ransomware Protection
Trivia – St Patrick’s Day & Corned Beef

March 23, 2020 David Gemma

At UNAPEN, our goal is to keep your business running without interruptions while remaining secure.

We know that with a cleverly worded email and one unfortunate click, a hacker can gain access to your system within minutes, and stay there for an average of 286 days before being detected.

How can you avoid this scenario? Check out this infographic to learn about the three most common ways hackers can gain access to your system and the holistic approach Microsoft 365 takes to keep them out.

As a Microsoft Gold Partner, UNAPEN is here to help, please contact us to learn more.

March 4, 2020 David Gemma

Work-life balance can be an underrated yet important part of managing a diverse and high-performing team. So why do so many businesses lack the tools their employees need for increased flexibility? Sometimes, adopting the technology that’s required can be difficult. It’s helpful to have a guide who can help you sort through the solutions that are out there, so you can adopt a familiar suite of tools that will help your employees achieve more. At UNAPEN, Inc., we help businesses just like yours plan and implement modern solutions without sacrificing time and security. Contact us today to find out more on how we can help.

March 4, 2020 David Gemma

No matter where your job takes you, Microsoft 365 can adapt to your security needs, keeping company information safe without hindering you day to day. Check out how Microsoft 365 delivers comprehensive security for employees who are always on the go.

February 27, 2020 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News
Industry Report – Refinitiv & Aite Group: 5 Transformational Trends in Wealth Management For 2020
Data Breach – 267 Million Facebook User Accounts Exposed on the Dark Web
CRM News – Koch Industries to Acquire All of Infor
CRM Solution – Nurture Existing Clients & Generate New Business
Cyber Security – Phishing Emails: Special Olympics “Communication System” Temporarily Hacked
IT News – Microsoft Windows End of Life – Now What?
Cyber Tips – The Importance of Building Better Passwords
Social Media – When was the Last Time You Looked at Your Privacy Settings?
Data Breach – Update on the Wawa Data Breach & a Letter from Their CEO
Monthly Trivia Question – What Mountain Peak is Furthest from the Center of the Earth’s Core?

January 28, 2020 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News
Webinar – 10 Things U.S. Compliance Officers Need to Do in 2020
IT News – Support for Windows 7 & Server 2008/2008R2 has Ended
Press Release – 2020 Priorities for SEC Compliance Inspections & Exams
Solution – Embrace Custom Client Reporting Automation to Significantly Reduce Costs
Case Study – Client Reporting Improves Client Satisfaction & Drives Profitability
Data Breach – RING Home Security Cameras Hacked…Somebody is Watching!
Tech Tips – Windows 10: Keyboard Shortcuts
Cyber Security – Board of Education Suspects Phishing as Source of Attack
UNAPEN – Proud to Carry Microsoft GOLD Partner Status into Yet Another Decade!
Video – Unique Passwords, Complexity, Phrases and Password Management (1 min)
Guidance – Steps to Put a Digital Inheritance Plan in Place
Monthly Trivia Question – Something’s Missing from the Periodic Table of Elements

October 31, 2019 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News
Toolkit – National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019
Problem – Advisors are Wasting So Much Time Looking for Information Instead of Acting on It
Solution – UNAPEN Affinity™ SQL Data Repository for Advisors
Learning – Step-by-Step Guide to Hacking a Bank: Inside the Mind of a Hacker!
Solution – Overcome Your Client Reporting Struggles
Video – Easy Client Reporting for Wealth Managers
News – Police Department Credentials Exposed Through a Dark Web Share
News – Dominion National Exposes 2.9 Million People’s Credentials Over 9 Year Breach
Video – Flying Cars are Finally Taking Off!
Tips – FBI Cyber Security Tips
Monthly Trivia Question – Can You Name This Famous 1983 Hacker Movie?

June 26, 2019 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News
UNAPEN Newsletter – June 2019
Spotlight – Why We Partner with Datto for Business Continuity
Regulatory Oversight Hits Facebook Again Over Libra Cryptocurrency
Downtime – Google Suffers Outages Twice in 2 Weeks!
Video – A Humorous Look at Real Scenarios That Can Take Down Your Firm
Data Breaches – Cetera Financial, Voya Financial and More
eBook – Safeguarding Your Business If Disaster Strikes
Future Tech – Future Bridges Include Robots, Cafes & Pedestrians
Article – What is the Dark Web & What Does it Mean to Me?
Awards – Best Market Data Provider Goes to Refinitiv Again!
Trivia – Let’s Talk Money

June 18, 2019 David Gemma

Without backup solutions for services like Office 365 and G Suite, businesses stand to lose valuable time and data. UNAPEN and Datto have teamed up to bring you ITComplete DataSafe specifically for Financial Services, Non-Profits & Educational Institutions.

May 30, 2019 David Gemma

Financial Services & Technology News
UNAPEN Newsletter – May 2019
Video: What is Social Engineering? No, it is NOT a Facebook course!
Report – 2019 SEC Examination Priorities… with a Focus on CyberSecurity & Business Continuity
Solution – Getting Your Firm Well-prepared for Cyber Risk, Business Disruption & SEC Auditors
Cyber Security Awareness & Training For Wealth Management & Investment Advisory Firms
Hacked – Redtail CRM Exposes Confidential Data of Their Financial Services Clients
Video: Am I Using “Easy” Passwords – What is the Problem?
Wow – Kentucky Derby: That Never Happened in 145 Years
Report – Who, What, How in the 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report
Trivia – Rules for Flying the Flag on Memorial Day

March 28, 2019 David Gemma

UNAPEN Newsletter – March 2019
What is the Dark Web and What Does it Mean to RIAs?
The History of the Internet.
How is GDPR Hindering the Fight Against Cyber-Criminals?
Video – How can Dark Web Monitoring Help RIA’s Prevent Corporate Data Breach?
Cyber Attacks: 1,2,3 Strikes, You’re Out!
The Founder of the Internet Reflects on the 30-Year Evolution.
Video – How Do Hackers Get Access to Our Employees’ Network Credentials?
Guidelines for Proper Disposal of Mobile Devices.
My Employees’ Credentials are Exposed on the Dark Web…What Should I Do Next?
Data Breaches – 21 Scariest of 2018!
SpotLight ID – Advanced Identity Theft & Fraud Protection
Monthly Trivia Question – The World Wide Web Turns 30

January 30, 2019 David Gemma

UNAPEN Newsletter Jan 2019 – Free Dark Web Scan,
What’s the Fastest Way to Lose Clients in 2019?
Frontier Wealth Management sends Notice of Data Breach to Consumers
Hackers Compromised Employee Email at Frontier Wealth Management
Free Dark Web Scan – Preventing Email Compromise with UNAPEN Dark Web Monitoring
Video – How Employee Credentials are Compromised
Video – How to Prevent Corporate Breach
Spotlight ID – Advanced Protection Against Fraud & Identity Theft
Report – 21 Scariest Data Breaches of 2018
Malware – Dangers Lurking on the App Store
Being Proactive – Find Out what Cyber Criminals may be Learning about You
Monthly Trivia Question – Coldest States in the US

December 19, 2018 David Gemma

Online Holiday Shopping – Growing in Popularity, Exposing You to Identity Theft & Data Breaches!
UNAPEN Solution – Dark Web Monitoring & Identity Theft Protection
Marriott Data Breach – One of the Largest in History Impacting Over 500 Million People!
Artificial Intelligence – “Computer…What’s For Dinner?”
Hackers – Are Hackers Targeting You? YES, You Don’t Need to Be Rich or Famous
Monthly Trivia Question – New Year’s Rockefeller Center Tree

November 28, 2018 David Gemma

IT Vendors – Make Sure to Pick an IT Firm that Specializes in Financial Services!
UNAPEN Solution – Custom Client Reporting for Axys, APX & PortFolioCenter
Protect Your Firm – 3 Common Ways Data is Lost in the Cloud
Video – 2018 Ransomware Report: Real Statistics & 2019 Predictions
Cyber Security – Am I Hacked? The Question is Not If but Yet!
Monthly Trivia Question – The First Thanksgiving

September 28, 2018 David Gemma

Check out the UNAPEN Newsletter – September 2018
eBook – How to Safeguard Your Firm from Coastal Storms & Hurricanes
Calculator – Estimate the Cost of Downtime for Your Firm
UNAPEN Solution – Data Backup and Disaster Recovery
Insight – How Cyber Criminals are Conducting Fraud & Impersonation Scams
IT Budgets – How Small & Medium Size Firms Afford the Best Large-Firm Solutions
Monthly Trivia Question – History

August 23, 2018 David Gemma

Check out the UNAPEN Newsletter – August 2018
Summer is Over – Making “Back to Work” Easier
CyberSecurity Guidance – Avoid Unnecessary Business Disruptions & Headaches
UNAPEN Solution – ClientLogix: CRM, Business Mgmt & Business Intelligence for Asset Mgmt Firms
Productivity – Windows 10 Tips & Tricks
Technology – Smart Devices: Convenience vs. Security Exposure
Technology Guidance – How Can RIA Firms Afford CyberSecurity?
Monthly Trivia Question – Labor Day in Europe

June 27, 2018 David Gemma

Check out the UNAPEN Newsletter – June 2018
Solutions – Common Problem Areas in Asset Management Firms
CyberSecurity – Steps to Protect Your Firm from Malware
Client Reporting – Endless Challenges with Content, Processing & Overhead?
CRM – Tired of Sub-Standard CRM Bundled with Your Portfolio Accounting System?
Technology Advances – 3D Printing to Create Free Prosthetic Limbs for Children
CyberSecurity – Losing Time & Overspending on Security & Data Protection?
World Cup – Thomson Reuters Labs Crunch World Cup Data
Monthly Trivia Question – Hottest Place in the United States?

April 25, 2018 David Gemma

Check out the UNAPEN Newsletter – April 2018
UNAPEN Solution – Thomson Reuters Showcases DataScope Select & PriceFusion at AUG National Member Meeting
Thomson Reuters – Announces Eikon Product Enhancements
PriceFusion – Advent Axys & APX Firms Now Have a Choice in Pricing Vendors
Microsoft – Going Green in Silicon Valley
CyberSecurity – Protecting Your Firm from Phishing Scams
Monthly Trivia Question – Delaying Tax Day

March 28, 2018 David Gemma

Check out the UNAPEN Newsletter – March 2018
Artificial Intelligence – Thomson Reuters 2018 Digitalization of Wealth Management Report
Artificial Intelligence – Savvy Investment Managers Utilize AI to Drive Fund Sales
CyberSecurity – Top Tips to Securely Using Social Media
Ransomware – Attack on The City of Atlanta
UNAPEN Solution – Guaranteed Ransomware Protection
Video – Business Continuity in 30 Seconds
Video – Instant Virtualization Technology
Monthly Trivia Question – March Madness

February 27, 2018 David Gemma

Check out the UNAPEN Newsletter – February 2018
Gartner – Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems
Video – Advances in Spherical Car Tires are Incredible!
Wall Street Journal – The Dangers of the Hackable Car
UNAPEN Solution – ITComplete NetScan, Proactive Protection Against Hackers
CyberSecurity – Mobile Device Security
Trivia – Who Receives the Most Valentine’s Day Cards by Far?

January 25, 2018 David Gemma

Check out the UNAPEN Newsletter – January 2018
CRM Industry Study – 871% Realized Gains from CRM?
UNAPEN Solution – Strengthen, Grow and Renew Client Relationships in 2018 with ClientLogix CRM
Virtual Reality – Meet the Ford GT via HoloLens, an Immersive VR Experience from Microsoft
CyberSecurity – Security Awareness Tip of The Day
Monthly Trivia Question – SuperBowl Winners

November 30, 2017 David Gemma

Check out the UNAPEN Newsletter – November 2017
FinServ CRM – Elevating the Client Experience & Driving Results
CyberSecurity – Online Shopping for Cyber Monday & December Holidays
CRM Case Study – Lord Abbett Gains a Sales Edge with Infor Sales Intelligence for CRM
On-Demand Demo – Marketo Marketing Automation for Infor CRM
CyberSecurity – Netflix Users Beware
Monthly Trivia Question – How Did Thanksgiving Become a National Holiday?

October 26, 2017 David Gemma

Check out the UNAPEN Newsletter – October 2017
Never Heard of Infor? You Will!
Infor CRM Product Enhancements Over the Past Year
Ransomware Extorted MILLIONS…and Climbing!
Cyber 101: Sharing the Basics
Monthly Trivia Question – Baseball and the World Series

September 28, 2017 David Gemma

Check out the UNAPEN Newsletter – September 2017
Hackers & Hurricanes – How Your Firm can Survive Both Threats with a Single Solution
CyberSecurity – Download Datto’s 2nd Annual State of the Channel Ransomware Report
Ransomware – The Top 2 Ways to Protect Against this Growing Epidemic
Tech Giants – Microsoft and Amazon Collaborating
AUG, The Exchange – Wealth & Investment Industry Forum Offers Member Discounts on Industry Solutions
Password Madness – SANS Institute Offers Guidance on Selecting a Password Vault
Monthly Trivia Question – Citizenship Day and The Constitution

May 5, 2017 David Gemma

Datto surveyed 1,100 MSPs about ransomware and cybersecurity and published the key findings in this
report. We aim to provide the Channel perspective on this growing epidemic and highlight the current
prevalence of the malware, its behavior, its target, and its impact within the global small business community.
In the end, we’ll provide best practices and solutions for businesses looking to ensure total data protection,
business continuity and disaster recovery.

June 22, 2016 David Gemma

Like lions picking off the weakest gazelles in a herd, hackers are compromising weak systems in order to obtain passwords and then using those passwords in an attempt to access more secure systems.
Ken Rode, Dir of IT Services at UNAPEN, explains how these multi-stage cyber attacks are structured and the top 3 ways to prevent them from happening to your business.

June 10, 2016 David Gemma

UNAPEN and Datto team up to help businesses avoid Ransomware by proactively protecting systems with security patches, email filtering, data backup, disaster recovery and cyber security via ITComplete, ITComplete DataSafe and ITComplete NetScan.

February 25, 2015 David Gemma

Savvy asset mgmt. firms are finding better IT providers that specialize in Financial Services, and technology allows them to look across a broader geographical area for those providers. UNAPEN ITComplete blends extensive IT knowledge with experience in Financial Services.

August 27, 2013 David Gemma No comments exist

Never have to say “Sorry, We’re Closed!“ Learn how the ITComplete DATASAFE data back-up and disaster recovery solution from UNAPEN can keep your firm resilient in the face of adversity.

Our proactive approach to providing Business Continuity solutions means that we don’t wait for something to go wrong, we work closely with you to plan out a multi-layered strategy that continuously protects your firm, your clients and your budget.