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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

Windows Defender vs. Windows Defender ATP

Beyond turning on a firewall, the next basic steps to protecting a system are to activate anti-virus and anti-malware software. Windows now provides these functions built-in, in the form of the Windows Defender tool. (Users have the option of turning off Windows Defender and instead using third-party tools.) Windows Defender provides classic, signature-based analysis on a real-time basis. That is, if a user tries to launch a file recognized as bad, Defender intervenes. Note that while IT administrators might also benefit from a management tool to harvest reporting data from Defender, the tool itself operates effectively without any other software installed.
 

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Survey Data Indicates Big Gap in GDPR Readiness

GDPR is at the forefront of our conversations with clients, as more and more IT leaders in the U.S. are increasingly recognizing how GDPR rules will affect them.
 

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Adetayo Adegoke Joins Concurrency, Inc. as Vice President, Customer Engagement and Cloud Platforms

Concurrency, Inc. has hired veteran Microsoft-focused consultant Adetayo (“Tayo”) Adegoke in a newly created vice president position to head two of the firm’s five Digital Transformation practice areas: Customer Engagement and Cloud Datacenter. Concurrency’s other Digital Transformation practices are Modern IT Management, Modern Applications, and Data & Analytics.
 

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3 Steps U.S. Companies can Take to Prepare for GDPR

If it feels like the General Data Protection Regulation is right around the corner, that’s because it is! The new European privacy law will go into effect May 25, 2018, which leaves companies with just over six months to prepare.

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How will GDPR work to protect data subjects?

With less than eight months until the General Data Protection Regulation takes effect, we’re gearing our readers up for the changes with a series of blog posts exploring details of the new law. So far we’ve covered what GDPR is and why it’s important, consequences if you’re not compliant, and the top three changes to expect under the new law. This time, we’re going to delve into rights of the data subjects and how they’ll be protected under GDPR.

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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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