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ACE IT Solutions Sponsors Annual AITEC Charity Golf Event

ACE IT Solutions is a proud sponsor of AITEC’s fifth-annual Charity Golf Event, to be held on June 15, 2017 at the Upper Montclair County Country Club in Clifton, NJ. 

The AITEC Gives Back Foundation  was created to further the altruism of business leaders in the investment industry. The AITEC Gives Back charity golf event started in 2013 and has raised over $1.2 million since inception. In recent years, beneficiaries of the proceeds were awarded to the Wounded Warrior Project, Catch-A-Lift Foundation, Year Up, Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, Ground Work Hudson Valley and the LZ Grace Foundation.   

More details about the event and about AITEC Gives Back can be found HERE.

About AITEC
AITEC  is a private secure community of senior professionals sharing advice, knowledge, insights and best practices for the betterment of the investment industry.  AITEC  provides access to peers, information, DDQ templates, and vendor discounts.  Over 300 members strong, the community’s members represent firms around the globe, with assets totaling over $3 trillion USD.

8 Tips for Improving Your Business’ Security Posture

Cybersecurity doesn’t have to be expensive or complicated, but it must be given the proper attention. Security is no longer an optional service. It should be woven into every aspect of a business’ technology infrastructure and it requires attention on every level — from employees to c-level executives. Implement these simple strategies to help protect… Continue Reading

What Businesses Can Learn from British Airways’ Technology Outage

British Airways’ massive technology outage that occurred over Memorial Day weekend is said to cost the airline $68 million and stranded over 75,000 people. The outage involved a power surge on Saturday morning that hit the airline’s flight, baggage and communication systems and left the airline scrambling to bring systems back online and appease frustrated customers. British Airways is… Continue Reading

What You Need to Know About WannaCry Ransomware

The WannaCry Ransomware attack has been touted as the biggest ransomware attack in history. The attack has engulfed businesses around the world, bringing many large enterprises and hospitals to a standstill. The ransomware affects Microsoft Systems, particularly older, unpatched operating systems such as XP. Microsoft released a patch for versions of Windows it no longer supports… Continue Reading

What SMBs Need to Know About Cybersecurity

SMBs mistakenly believe they are too small to be targeted by hackers and ransomware. In fact, SMBs fall into hackers’ cybersecurity sweet spot — they have valuable digital assets, but tend to have less cybersecurity in place than a larger enterprise. Cybercriminals know that SMBs are an easy target with a potentially large and damaging… Continue Reading

NY DFS Tightens Screws on 3rd Party Cyber-Risk for Financial Firms

ACE IT Solutions Managing Partner, Warren Finkel, recently spoke to FinOps about New York State’s Department of Financial Services new rules on managing cyber-risks and how banks are expected to protect critical non-public customer data. “Out of sight doesn’t mean out of mind when it comes to following New York State’s new rigorous rules on… Continue Reading

ACE IT Solutions Recognized for Excellence in Managed Security Services

New York, NY,  February 15, 2017 – ACE IT Solutions announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named ACE IT Solutions to its 2017 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Managed Security 100 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed IT… Continue Reading

NY DFS Releases Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Service Companies

New cybersecurity regulations are set to go into effect on March 1, and NY-based financial firms need to be prepared. Announced  in September 2016, the new cybersecurity regulation, known as 23 NYCRR 500, was developed to “guarantee the financial services industry upholds its obligation to protect consumers and ensure that its systems are sufficiently constructed to prevent… Continue Reading

ACE IT Solutions Nominated for Five Hedge Fund Technology Awards

ACE IT Solutions has been nominated as a finalist for five HFMWeek 2017 US Hedge Fund Technology Awards, including: Best infrastructure provider (read more) Best IT consultancy service (read more) Best IT service for small and start-up firms (read more) Best security solution (read more) Best overall technology firm – client service​ (read more) The 2017 US… Continue Reading