Director of Business Tech Optimization, SSD Technology Patners
James has worked in IT for over 25 years. He is focused on Cyber Security and Business Technology Optimization (BTO) for SSD Technology Partners headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware. James’ goal is to ensure SSD’s clients secure their environments using practical application of current technologies and raising overall awareness of existing security risks. He also helps organizations identify the most effective technology strategies they should pursue to meet their overall business objectives utilizing existing IT resources. Leading the Custom Development team at SSD allows him the opportunity to ensure business applications are focused on user experiences while maintaining a level of security commonly overlooked when custom software is created.
- BizInsightsApril 17, 2019With the clock ticking towards Windows 7 end-of-life (EOL) on Jan. 14, 2020, Microsoft recently announced that it will offer paid Extended Security Updates on a per-device basis through January 2023. The key word here is “paid.”
- BizInsightsJanuary 31, 2019Some people might think warnings about IT security threats are overblown. Let's be clear. Warnings about cyber threats are not exaggerated.
- BizInsightsJanuary 24, 2019You wouldn’t ask Anne in accounting or Sam in sales to configure your firewalls, install an encryption solution or apply security patches. Yet most companies consistently make regular employees responsible for one of the most critical pieces of security — the password.
- BizInsightsJanuary 02, 2019When employees can’t work efficiently due to limitations of business software, they are quick to turn to cloud-based alternatives.
- BizInsightsDecember 26, 2018Software developers can afford to be picky when it comes to job opportunities. As a result, hiring a full-time employee or contractor has become a long, potentially expensive process that can delay software development projects and increase budgets.
- BizInsightsDecember 20, 2018Custom development is not the right approach for every application. If there are proven, cost-effective solutions already on the market that meet your requirements, then there’s no sense wasting time and money reinventing the wheel.
- BizInsightsApril 24, 2018Cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions have become the norm in businesses of all sizes. According to a report from Palo Alto Networks, the number of cloud-based applications used by large enterprises increased 46 percent from 2012 to 2015.