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Advantage Technology Speaks at FBI Infraguard Conference
Joe Justice

On November third, I was invited by the FBI’s Infragrad Coordinator, Michelle Pirtle, to present information concerning data security and cybercrime. Michelle is a special agent that travels the country to inform business about the proper measures to take when faced with a cybercrime attack. This meeting featured guest speakers from the Infragrad Partnership for Protection and others that were from surrounding businesses in the IT field.

Bowling Night 2016

Friday night was bowling night for Advantage Technology! The Advantage Technology crew met up at Venture Lanes in St. Albans  and bowled until they kicked us out.

One thing we’re constantly grateful for is the fact we all get along so well and enjoy each other’s company. When we say that Our Advantage Is Our People, we're talking about more than just our expertise. We’re talking about the fact that we all get along great and really enjoy working together.

The Importance of Data Security
Joe Justice at 580 WCHS

On Tuesday, October 11, I returned to 580 WCHS’s Ask the Expert radio show to talk to the audience about the importance of data security. I took advantage of this opportunity to speak about the great risks of having your data unsecured and how you can find yourself in some serious trouble if you are not properly protected. More specifically, we discussed Advantage Technology’s Data Security Risk Assessment and how dedicated we are to addressing data security needs.

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month
National Cyber Security Awareness Month

And no, I’m not just making that up! There’s even an official hashtag, #CyberAware. And if it’s got an official hashtag, you know it’s for real.

The whole point of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSA) is to raise awareness about cybersecurity. Things like ransomware, business email compromise, personal health information theft, intellectual property theft and identity theft.

Managed Services Equal Managed Success
Joe Justice

On Tuesday, September 13, I was invited to appear on 580 WCHS’s Ask the Expert show to talk to their audience about Managed Services. While we started the show talking about the incredible ribbon cutting event happening later than morning (and if you missed it, don’t worry, you can watch the video here) We quickly started diving into Managed Services.

Cutting the ribbon at 950 Kanawha Blvd E
Ribbon Cutting

On September 13th, 2016, Advantage Technology was proud to hold our ribbon cutting for our new headquarters located at 950 Kanawha Blvd E in Charleston West Virginia.

Our literal office picnic
Office Picnic

It’s been difficult finding nice, sunny days this summer. Unlike last year when we had a wonderful picnic at Kanawha State Forest under sunny skies, this year the threat of rain has been hanging around every weekend. So rather than risk having our company picnic ruined we tried something new. We literally had an office picnic in the office!

Cody Clay, from running plays to running code
Cody Clay

At 6 foot, 5 inches tall, Cody Clay is a big guy. When you see him, you can tell right away that he’s the kind of guy that fits right in on a football field. You wouldn’t picture him fitting in with the horned rimmed glasses worn by the computer nerds of 90’s sitcoms. Nor would you associate him with the lumberjack beards and gauged ears of the modern Silicon Valley hipster. But the truth is, he has more in common with them than he does with his fellow jocks on the gridiron.

Ransomware and Crypto Viruses. Understanding the threat and how to protect yourself
Joe Justice at 580 WCHS

On Tuesday, August 9, I was invited to appear on 580 WCHS’s Ask the Expert show to talk to their audience about ransomware and crypto viruses. I took the opportunity to inform the audience about the threat and to paint a realistic scenario of the real and present danger these viruses represent.

Escape your mobile prison with this simple way to increase WiFi reliability

Have you ever been in mobile prison? That point where you’ve got a mobile phone or tablet but can’t go into a certain office or leave the hallways because you’ll instantly lose your WiFi connection. Or maybe your WiFi reception will just degrade to the point where everything takes forever to download?

Well, the good news is that here at Advantage Technology we have a simple solution for getting out of mobile prison: Install multiple Aruba Access Points.

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