Category Archives: Past Events

January 8th Meeting ~ Breach Secure Now

Our first meeting of 2020 will be our an “In-Person” meeting in the new time slot and new format designed by our membership.

This meeting will be an “In-Person” meeting, and will begin on-time at 3:00pm and will last 2 Hours – concluding by 5:00pm. 

Wednesday, January 8th, 3:00pm – 5:00pm at the Microsoft PacWest office located at 1414 Northrup (in the Pearl district).

Kudos to Jeremy Christensen for arranging for this month’s featured presentation!!!

Our Technology Wizards Great Idea / Tech Talk will be presented by John Green, Nova Business Systems, Inc., 

This is a new 2-5 minute segment that features one of our members sharing a business, marketing or technical tip that they have found to be very helpful or valuable in their business. 

Wireshark – John will briefly discuss the benefits and capabilities of Wireshark and how it has helped his business.

Trust Secure Now – Breach Secure Now, Featuring Jennifer Ewing, Partner Engagement Manager

Security is of great concern to MSPs and we need all the help we can get to keep our businesses and our clients’ businesses protected as well as educating our clients in how best to protect themselves. Jenn will be covering how to strengthen end-user security down to the user level, and have a broader security conversation with their clients around security.

Presentation Overview:

·         What is the security threat landscape for the small and mid-size business

·         How are small and mid-sized businesses becoming compromised

·         What are the top threats (Dark Web, Phishing Threats)

·         What is the Dark Web

·         How do phishing emails contribute to data compromise

·         How to mitigate against security threats

·         Training, Phishing, Dark Web

·         Who is Breach Secure Now

·         What is our platform offering

·         How do we enable the partner channel to strengthen end-user security

Jennifer Ewing, Partner Engagement Manager, Trust Secure Now

Jennifer Ewing has been in the technology security for 20+ years and spent 16 years in the partner community where she has successfully started both managed security practices and security practices. Today, Jennifer consults with business owners in the partner community to help them with their go-to-market strategy around security, how to engage with clients around security and how to position the Breach Security Now platform.

May you all have a very Happy and Prosperous New Year, and I look forward to seeing all of you on Wednesday, January 8th, 2020.

Ken Shafer
President, Technology Wizards

Reminder: Technology Wizards meetings are intended for current Technology Wizards members or potential members.  Potential members must be owners or employees of a/an IT services business whose main purpose is to support small business using Microsoft products and services in some capacity. If you would like to learn more about Technology Wizards or attend as a visitor, Please let us know via the Contact page.

December 11th Meeting ~ StorageCraft Solutions

Our December meeting will be an online meeting, but will occur at a slightly different time (11:45am – 1:15pm) to accommodate our Featured Presenter’s needs. Walt Bell, (The ProComp Group) secured a great presentation and presenter for our December meeting!!! (Kudos to Walt!!!) This meeting will be an “Online” meeting, and will begin on-time at 11:45am and will last… Continue Reading

October 9th Meeting ~ PowerShell by Mark Hicks

We are still going! We have made some changes since you last heard from us and while we are still meeting monthly – we are only meeting “In-Person” now on a “Quarterly” basis. Our October meeting will be our 1st “In-Person” meeting in the new time slot and new format designed by our membership. This meeting will be… Continue Reading

September 11th Meeting ~ Backblaze By John Green, Online-Members Only

Backblaze presented by John Green, Nova Business Systems This will be a technical presentation! An online meeting for members only. Cloud storage with a sophisticated foundation, ease of use, and over eight nines of reliability. “Backblaze is the leader in online backup with a reputation of being reliable and easy to use. We specialize in… Continue Reading

August 14th ~ Amy Babinchak on Azure AD – Online, Members Only

August 14th ~ Amy Babinchak on Azure AD – Online, Members Only

Our August meeting marks the first meeting in the new time slot and new format designed by our membership!  This meeting will be an “Online” meeting, and will begin on-time at 11:30am and will last 90 minutes – concluding by 1:00pm.  We have chosen the Zoom platform for our online meetings and we encourage you to test… Continue Reading

June 12th ~ Members Only Meeting

This month our regular meeting is replaced with a “Members Only” Strategic Planning Session. All members are highly encouraged to participate. Please check your email or Slack for details. Continue Reading

March 13th Meeting ~ Egnyte Connect MSP

Our next Technology Wizards meeting will be Wednesday, March 13th, 12:00pm – 3:00pm at the Microsoft PacWest office located at 1414 Northrup (in the Pearl district). Egnyte – Aaron Biancrosso, Bryan Vanderhoof Please join us for a complete technical demonstration on Egnyte Connect MSP! Egnyte Connect is an Enterprise caliber cloud file server (CFS) that… Continue Reading