“The event was very good. Love the location. The the presentation was great. These guys seem very knowledgeable and they seem like they can really help us as we move along with our cloud strategy.” – System Engineer for an engineering consulting company

Registration Details:

Tuesday, March 27th
11:30 am CST 

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Upcoming Events and Webinars 

Upcoming Webinar | Top Steps to Overcome the IT M&A Slowdown 

Your IT department has its hands full keeping your day-to-day operations in check while working on new projects.  They don’t have the time or often the expertise to integrate a new acquisition into your current IT environment.  Ask yourself – could your company’s IT department completely integrate a new acquisition in less than 30 days?

In this quick 30-minute webinar, you’ll learn Accudata’s proven formula for success – and understand how IT can enable your M&A business goals.

We will cover:

  • Why IT departments struggle with business acquisitions
  • How to prioritize IT integration tasks
  • Accudata’s five-step proven process to make M&A less complicated
  • Review a customer use case that includes integrating 35 new sites and 600+ users into an existing organization in less than 30 days

Join us live on Tuesday, March 27th at 11:30 am CST!

Past Events and Webinars 

Live Webinar | Ask-A-QSA Webinar 

PCI 3.2 is now in effect.  If you’ve hit a roadblock with the new requirements, don’t worry – you are not alone! Join Accudata for our fourth Ask-A-QSA webinar and ask your toughest PCI questions.  Our experienced QSAs will give you their expert guidance, as well as some tips and tricks to make sure your compliance efforts are as efficient and effective as possible!

Missed our live webinars? Listen to our webcast here!
Session 1 webinar recording
Session 2 webinar recording

Event | Custom Tailored Shirts & Solutions 

Your business runs on data.  Whether it’s accessing confidential information, predicting customer purchasing trends, or analyzing which new products to develop, your data availability is paramount.

In our presentation, you will learn how Rubrik and Pure Storage work together to create a powerful data management platform that spans on-prem and cloud environments and scales seamlessly, reducing your footprint by 70% or more.

With Accudata, you can harness the power of flash storage, next-gen data protection, and the cloud.

Our lunch presentation will cover: 

  • How Accudata’s Tape to Cloud solution cost-effectively enables near-instant backups
  • How Rubrik’s application and data-recovery solutions combat the latest cyber threats
  • Why Pure Storage is the clear choice for next-generation data environments

Every attendee will be measured at the event to receive a custom tailored shirt from luxury brand J.Hilburn ($200 value)

Webinar | Ransomware’s Next Steps 

Promising huge profits from tiny efforts or investments, ransomware remains an exceptionally popular tool for both advanced and novice attackers alike.

Join Accudata Systems and Palo Alto for an informative webinar to learn how your organization can deploy Traps™ advanced endpoint protection to prevent ransomware attacks without sacrificing your teams productivity or resources.

In this quick, focused webinar, learn the latest intel on:

  • Ransomware trends and predictions
  • New attack vectors and payment schemes
  • How to break down attacks

We hope you can join our live webinar with Q&A on Tuesday, February 27th from 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm CST.

Missed our live webinar?  Listen to our webcast here!

Webinar | Ask-A-QSA 

PCI 3.2 is now in effect.  If you’ve hit a roadblock with the new requirements, don’t worry – you are not alone!  Join Accudata for our fourth Ask-A-QSA webinar and ask your toughest PCI questions.  Our experienced QSAs will give you their expert guidance, as well as some tips and tricks to make sure your compliance efforts are as efficient and effective as possible!

Accudata’s next Ask-A-QSA webinar will be held on March 8th.  For this 30-minute webinar, we’re offering two convenient times: 11:30 am and 1:30 pm CST.

Missed our live webinars? Listen to our webcast here!
Session 1 webinar recording
Session 2 webinar recording 

Webinar | PCI 3.2 | Ask a QSA

Time is almost up – PCI 3.2 deadline is less than a month away!  

Are you prepared, or are you worried about the new regulations and how they affect your business?  Don’t fret; we have answers! Join Accudata for our third Ask-a-QSA webinar, where we’ll give you the opportunity to get your PCI 3.2 questions answered and get expert advice on any problems you may be facing.

Accudata’s next Ask-a-QSA webinar will be live on January 23.  For this 30-minute webinar, we’re offering two convenient times: 11:30 am and 1:30 p.m. CST.

Missed our live webinars? Listen to our webcast here!
Session 1 webinar recording 
Session 2 webinar recording

FBI Cybersecurity Panel Luncheon with Accudata

Securing the cloud is no simple task. And, too often, it’s overlooked.   

We’re bringing together the experts for a panel discussion on the most important cloud security issues facing organizations today.  Our goal is for you to come away with tangible best practices to bolster your security posture as quickly as possible.

Our expert panel includes FBI Supervisory Special Agents, Alert Logic’s Chief Security Evangelist, and Accudata Directors of Technology and Strategic Services.

Panel topics include:

  • What are the most common vulnerabilities in AWS and Azure?
  • Provide real world examples of active threats being worked by the FBI
  • What can you expect if the FBI does have to investigate a breach within your own organization?
  • How to quickly remediate common cloud vulnerabilities

Check Point’s Starting Line-Up 

As threats evolve, businesses must find the means to continuously detect and prevent attacks and respond quickly to limit damages.  Enter Check Point’s dream team – stronger, faster, and more agile than the bad actors looking to tackle your organization.

Join our experts at the new, state-of-the-art Accudata Corporate Headquarters for a training camp with our MVP’s.  We’ll introduce and demo each of the key starters in Check Point’s line-up.  You’ll learn:

  • How SandBlast Mobile detects and blocks attacks before they become widespread
  • How SandBlast Agent for Endpoints protects against advanced malware, including stopping and reversing ransomware attacks
  • How Check Point Capsule’s seamless security protects you from threats wherever you go
  • How Check Point vSec for Microsoft Azure extends advanced threat prevention to protect Azure cloud environments from threats and provide network segmentation

Register soon!  Our roster is limited to 15 attendees.

Build Your Digital Workspace | Begin the Digital Transformation 

Having a unifiedcontextual, and secure digital workspace is vital to realizing the full benefits of the cloud and avoiding increased complexity and security challenges.

Join Accudata Systems and Citrix for our cloud-focused event on building your workspace of the future.  

You’ll learn:

  • How digital workspaces provide a unified pane of glass through which IT can configure, monitor, and manage your entire technology infrastructure
  • How machine learning through Citrix Cloud can contextualize each worker’s patterns and expectations so they can get work done securely, wherever they are
  • How a software-defined perimeter grants secure access and full visibility across the network and user ecosystem
  • How Citrix Cloud simplifies management of Citrix technologies, unifies virtual apps, desktops, data, device management, and networking on any cloud or infrastructure and secure the digital workspace

Every attendee will have a chance to win a JBL Charge Portable Bluetooth Speaker!

Hyperconverged | The Future of Data Centers | Dine & Dash Event 

Join Accudata for a Dine & Dash event at Maggiano’s to learn how hyperconverged infrastructure can help you strengthen the business – and taken home food for four people!

Experts from Thales (from Vormetric) will discuss how hyperconverged infrastructure integrates servers, storage, application delivery, and security to streamline the deployment, management, and scaling of data center resources.

You”ll learn:

  • How Big Data and IoT influence business operations
  • Updates on the state of the data security market
  • Nutanix + Thales = Big Data’s encryption and key management story
  • F5 + Thales + enhanced SSL security

Accudata’s Dine & Dash event is a grab-and-go – stay for appetizers and expert discussion, and then leave with dinner for four.

Also, everyone who attends will be entered to win a Nest Cam Security Camera!

Combatting Insider Threats| Upcoming Lunch Seminar – San Antonio 

Protecting the human point where all breaches occur is the one constant when it comes to security.  What are you doing to proactively protect your data from a malicious, compromised, or accidental user?

Join Accudata Systems and Forcepoint’s Robert Slocum, Global Director of Data Security and Insider Threats, for Combatting Insider Threats as we demonstrate:

  • The tools and best practices that can be applied to prevent and remediate the threat
  • How organizations are preparing for insider threats
  • Where to focus efforts to protect your critical data and intellectual property

Every attendee will have a chance to win a Nest Security Camera Package ($500 value)!

What’s New with PCI 3.2 

The PCI council announced revision 3.2 last year – and there are big changes for merchants and service providers that are required for compliance in 2018.  As we move into 2017, it’s time to start seriously considering how to plan your new compliance strategy.  During our live webinar, you’ll get the rundown of how the most notable PCI 3.2 changes will impact your business, as well as a live Q&A with our PCI QSAs.

You’ll learn:

  • Specific PCI 3.2 changes that will impact both merchants and service providers
  • The level of effort required to remediate each change and maintain compliance
  • How changes will impact your people, processes, and technology
  • How to set a realistic timeline to achieve compliance prior to 2018

Missed our live webinar?  Listen to our webcast here! 

Hyperconverged: The Next-Gen Data Center  | Upcoming Lunch Seminar 

The future of data center technology has arrived.  Hyperconverged solutions take software-defined virtualization to the next level.

Join Accudata Systems for a delicious lunch and an introduction to hyperconverged data center architecture.  Accudata’s data center experts will focus on:

  • How hyperconverged technologies uniquely scale to meet deman on a pay-as-you-go model
  • The difference between managing a hyperconverged solution and existing data center environments
  • Use cases for when it makes sense to leverage hyperconverged resource pooling
  • Integrating a hyperconverged solution into your environment
  • Providing vendor aqnostic analysis on the differences between hyperconverged solutions from Cisco, Nutanix, Simplivity, and VCE

Everyone who attends will be entered to win a pair of Bose Bluetooth Headphones!


The Evolution & Cyber Threat Landscape of Ransomware | Live Webinar with Q&A 

Join Alert Logic and Accudata Systems for an in-depth webinar focused on ransomware and the evolution of the cyber threat landscape on Wednesday, September 21st at 11:00 am CST.

Our webinar will include:

  • Understanding the cybersecurity risks across cloud, hybrid and on-prem environments
  • A deeper view of bad actor groups, who they are, their focus, and reasons behind the campaigns
  • Understand the tools, tactics and techniques used to gain access to vulnerable infrastructures
  • Understanding ransomware, how it began, how it evolved and how it proliferates today
  • Effective strategies for detecting ransomware and understanding organizational security responsibilities in the “kill chain”
  • Live Q&A

The Future is Bright for Unified Communications |  Lunch Seminar

Join Accudata Systems and Cisco to learn how to customize your UC solution with innovative new technologies.  Meet organizational goals and increase collaboration through easy-to-use, feature-rich corporate communication systems and integrated desktop applications, deployed as an on-prem, cloud or hybrid solution.

Cisco collaboration experts will discuss:

  • The newest on-prem technologies, including voice, video, and collaboration
  • Cisco Hosted Collaboration (HCS) and Spark Call
  • Hybrid cloud solutions, including Collaboration Meeting Rooms (CMR) and Spark Call Integration
  • How to integrate and leverage WebEx and Cisco Spark
  • Live Demos

All attendees will have a chance to win a $350 American Express Gift Card!  Space is limited, so register today!

Whiteboard + Lunch | Smart Cloud Design 

For years now, the cloud has been misunderstood.  Rarely is it completely defined, with each core component explained and linked to the next.  Until now.  Accudata has built a consumable, holistic approach to the cloud.  In this dynamic lunch and whiteboard session, Smart Cloud Design, Accudata cloud expert Thanh Nguyen will discuss:

  • The six core components of the cloud
  • How a holistic cloud strategy eases operational strain
  • Optimizing your strategy by integrating both security and integrating multiple cloud solutions into unified management platform
  • Use cases describing where to start and how to effectively integrate multiple layers of the cloud’s six core components

All attendees will have a chance to win an Oculus Rift!


Upcoming Webinar | Give Your Business a New Voice 

Deploying, configuring, and managing a traditional VoIP system is cumbersome.  Leave tradition behind and empower your business with the new voice in communication.

Join Accudata Systems and Cisco Meraki for an in-depth webinar focused on the new cloud-managed Meraki VoIP solution.  Communications Product Specialist Josh Tobin will discuss:

  • The business benefits of integrating your VoIP solution with your network
  • How to quickly onboard a new phone
  • A phone so easy to use your end users will require no training or hands-on instruction

All attendees will have a chance to win a Yeti Tundra 35 Cooler!

Webinar | Can Your Data Recover from a Modern Disaster? 

Your business needs to know how to respond to every type of disaster.  Ransomware attacks and other incidents need a modern response plan – otherwise, you’ll have to follow the FBI’s recommendation and “just pay up.”

Join Accudata Systems experts Mark MacArthur and Joseph Huff for an in-depth webinar focused on business continuity plans and data recovery.

Our webinar will include:

  • What makes an effective business continuity plan
  • Layered data protection strategies
  • Why your business continuity plan needs a data protection strategy
  • The methodology behind effective data recovery


Webinar | Getting Clear on Cloud Security   

For the final installment of our Threat Defense Webinar Series, we’re looking at next generation security strategies to protect the ever-evolving cloud environment. It’s no secret that the cloud revolution has taken hold, placing new challenges in front of IT leadership. In fact, new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and Privacy Shield Regulations are starting to impose heavy fines for cloud related missteps.

During this informative webinar you’ll learn:

  • Why data protection is key to keeping your business afloat
  • How to determine if a cloud platform is truly trustworthy
  • Which best practices and technologies can keep your cloud applications secure any time, any place


Executive Cybersecurity Roundtable – Houston   

Join Accudata Systems for our executive roundtable dinner at The Capital Grille – City Centre on Tuesday, May 17th. The discussion will focus on building and maintaining a security breach strategy.

Leading the roundtable discussions will be:

  • Sanjeev Sah, CISO, Texas Children’s Hospital 
  • Adam Bosnian, Executive Vice President, CyberArk
  • Jeff Man, Chief Security Strategist, Tenable

Seating is limited to 20 registrants, and all attendees will be entered to win an exotic car rental – choices include a Bentley, Maserati, and more! 


Executive Cybersecurity Roundtable – Dallas   

Join Accudata Systems for our executive roundtable dinner at Chamberlain’s Steak and Chop House on Wednesday, May 18th. The discussion will focus on building and maintaining a security breach strategy.

Leading the roundtable discussions will be:

  • Harold Gonzalez, CISO and Senior Vice President, Xome
  • Adam Bosnian, Executive Vice President, CyberArk
  • Jeff Man, Chief Security Strategist, Tenable

Seating is limited to 20 registrants, and all attendees will be entered to win an exotic car rental – choices include a Bentley, Maserati, and more! 

If you are interested in attending our Executive Roundtable, please email Events@AccudataSystems.com


What’s Your Next Move?  The Cloud.  

Ease the uncertainty and anxiety that can come with a migration to the cloud by taking time to learn the ins and outs of seamless migrations. Things like picking providers, ensuring strong data encryption, and negotiating SLAs shouldn’t keep you from innovating for your business.

Join Accudata Systems at our lunch seminar as we outline how to plan and execute a cloud environment — and how to manage that environment once it’s in place. Our proven methodology has helped companies:

  • Map out data flow and interdependencies
  • Identify and evaluate business-critical assets
  • Forecast and price out different cloud providers
  • Ensure data security during and after cloud migrations
  • Learn the steps to plan, implement, and manage a cloud environment


PCI QSA Webinar; How to Overcome the Top 5 PCI Challenges

For more than a decade, Accudata has been a certified PCI QSA company, and we see the compliance challenges organizations face firsthand.  During a brief, 20-minute presentation, PCI QSA Tim Sills will highlight these challenges and discuss how we work with customers to help achieve compliance.

Following the presentation, Mr. Sills will be joined for a candid open forum by Anton Abaya, PCI QSA and audit expert.  You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and learn what your peers are experiencing.


Cloud Security Best Practices for 2016 Lunch & Learn 

IT spending on cloud solutions is at an all-time high – and security concerns are rising in tandem.  Have you taken time to evaluate your cloud security strategy?  Do you have a provider exit plan?  Have you identified who owns the encryption keys for cloud-based data?  These are just a few of the considerations IT teams must evaluate when facilitating their company’s move to the cloud.

Join Accudata’s Security Practice Director and resident cloud expert, Vid Sista, for our Cloud Security lunch seminar.  Mr. Sista will help you:

  • Identify best practices from the leading cloud security authorities
  • Understand the specific skills necessary to build your strategy
  • Understand the importance of interoperability, encryption, and portability
  • Evaluate the best tools on the market to secure your cloud assets