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South Florida Business Journal CIO Technology Awards 2019

Nerds Support Among Fastest Growing Tech Companies

South Florida Business Journal Honors

Nerds Support ranked among the top ten fastest growing companies in South Florida according to the South Florida Business Journal. Almost 200 people attended the South Florida Business Journal’s 2019 Technology Awards on Thursday at the Signature Grand in Davie.

The event recognized the journals’ CIO Awards winners and finalists, coupled with the region’s fastest growing technology companies by percentage revenue growth and dollar revenue growth.
Nerds Support ranked 9th in the region’s fastest growing tech company by percentage revenue growth. SFBJ Editor-in-Chief welcomed the attendees and Master of Ceremonies Tom Hudson, a special correspondent for WLRN, announced the honorees. He had a countdown on how the companies ranked on the list.

Nerd Support is a Miami based managed IT Services Company with two decades of experience working with top financial and accounting firms in the country. The managed IT services company has been recognized by Channel Magazine, South Florida Business journal and Cloud Futures. We specialize in providing services to small and medium size finance and accounting firms.
Scott Richman, the CIO and CEO of the company said he was honored by the ranking and would stay committed to working with his team and deliver services and assistance to small businesses.

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“It’s exciting to get recognized for all our hard work. Hopefully this tell people how passionate we are to the work we do,” he said.

Richman also said the company’s growth is attributed to its focus on providing  IT support for account firms and IT solutions for finance and the financial services industry. Nerd Support specializes in cloud solutions, specifically FINRA approved cloud storage, IT compliance, and IT security.

This award is the latest in a series of awards Nerds Support has received in the last year. Among others won by the company is South Florida business journal’s “Fast 50” celebrating the 50 fastest growing companies in South Florida. As well as CRN’s “Fast Growth 150 list” earlier this year.

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Cybersecurity Should Be Miami’s Biggest Concern Of 2017

Cars, homes, cities and even Miami business owners are being connected in the world of technology. As technology becomes integrated into our Miami business culture, we become over-dependent on it. If technology fails, this dependency can make us miserable. Imagine being on the road and your phone runs out of the battery. What will be your reaction? It may increase your heartbeat. In that moment, you’ll realize that you’re too much dependent on technology.  2017 is an important year for the cybersecurity industry. It’s no secret that 2016 was the year of the cyber-attack. A number of US brands were victims of cyber-attacks. It is imperative to know about the serious cyber security problems that are affecting technology at a great extent.Let’s discuss the major threats to cyber security in 2017.

Human Error: In 2017, human error is one of the biggest threats when it comes to security. Majority of people create simple passwords and reuse them on a regular basis. The best way to help employees with password security is to encourage the use of password managers. It is advisable to follow password-strengthening tactics with other cybersecurity practices.

Ransomware: Ransomware is malicious software that can access a system hostage until some amount of money is delivered. 2016 was considered as the year of ransomware. So, it’s important to backup your important files regularly and keep your systems safe and secure to get protected against ransomware.

Attacks on IoT Devices: Well, IoT devices are in your home and office and simplifying the way you live and work. But, there are a few vulnerabilities too with convenience. More attacks on IoT devices are expected this year.Be sure to incorporate government regulations into your cybersecurity strategy for convenience and security.

Above-mentioned cybersecurityissues make cyberattacksmore vulnerable. But what’s the reason behind the emerging cybersecurity threats? Do you know???

First, lack of awareness about the importance of cybersecurity.Many companies don’t bother about cybersecurity, while others bother but don’t know how to do it. Also, old, new and different technologies are used together. Finally, lack of time and money for cybersecurity.

Cybersecuritychallenges cause billions of dollars in losses every month or year. It’s clear that there are emerging cybersecurity problems in this technology world. In addition to economic impact, there is also an impact on our daily lives due to cybercrimes. In 2017, we need to work together on this biggest concern before it gets worse. So, don’t wait until the worse happens! It’s time to do something about it.We, at Nerds Support Inc., provide our clients with world-class cybersecurity services to help you enjoy the convenience of the technology-driven world.Contact us to know how we help businesses enter cyber working environment safely.