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Paul Ferdas

Paul is the Director of Marketing at Lantium, Inc. Continually building and expanded his knowledge of corporate communications, he has over 15 years of experience implemented public relations, marketing, sales and client support strategies for numerous firms in the engineering, real estate and technology fields.
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Help Ransomware: What to Know About Recent Bad Rabbit

Posted by Paul Ferdas on Nov 7, 2017 12:36:50 PM

A new and major ransomware attack is currently spreading throughout Europe. Although there have only been a small number of reported cases in the US, we wanted to be as proactive as possible and share this information with our valued clients, friends and colleagues. Please read the following information and share it with your family, friends, co-workers and end users.

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Topics: IT Security

Casino Night Raises Over $9K for BHH!

Posted by Paul Ferdas on Nov 1, 2017 11:53:28 AM

 

Friends, families, clients and colleagues, it is with great pride and humility to inform you all we successfully raised over $9K for Bringing Hope Home (BHH) and local families battling cancer – Amazingness!



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Let's Go "ALL IN" for Families with Cancer!

Posted by Paul Ferdas on Aug 23, 2017 11:50:00 AM

LANTIUM is proud to announce our 1st Annual Casino Night to raise money for Bringing Hope Home (BHH). We hope you will join us at our Blue Bell headquarters on Saturday, October 21st for a fun-filled event all while benefitting local families battling cancer. 

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What to Know About Recent “Petya” Ransomware Attack

Posted by Paul Ferdas on Jun 29, 2017 11:15:00 AM

A quickly spreading ransomware attack called “Petya” has affected more than 12,000 machines running older versions of MS Windows worldwide.  This new ransomware has hit high-profile targets in multiple countries, including the United States. While Petya has not infiltrated as many machines as ransomware WannaCry did in May, it is more dangerous and has the power to create more damage. Here is what you need to know about this potentially dangerous cyberattack and how to keep you and your organization safe.

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Topics: IT Security

Mobile Device and Laptop Security: 5 Ways to Stay Safe

Posted by Paul Ferdas on May 31, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The greatest strength of laptops, notebooks and tablets are also their greatest weakness – portability. It’s what makes these tools so useful for mobile professionals, but it is also what leaves them so vulnerable to theft. 

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Topics: IT Security, Mobile Devices, laptops

What to Know About the 'WannaCry' Ransomware Attack

Posted by Paul Ferdas on May 15, 2017 1:05:00 PM

A major ransomware attack is currently spreading worldwide, impacting over 100 countries. This attack, called “WannaCry” affects Microsoft Windows systems by exploiting a vulnerability called EternalBlue. Microsoft provided a patch for this in March and you can learn more about it here at Microsoft's blog.

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Topics: IT Security

Celebrating Earth Day From an IT Perspective

Posted by Paul Ferdas on Apr 20, 2017 7:05:00 PM

This week the world celebrates Earth Day – a holiday dedicated to the education and support of environmental issues and protection. What began as a way to raise public awareness of air and water pollution, has become the “largest secular civic event in the world” with more than one billion people involved in Earth Day activities. Earth Day is celebrated globally and sometimes extended into “Earth Week,” a full seven days of events focused on green awareness.

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Philadelphia Firm Recognized for Technical Expertise for Third Consecutive Year

Posted by Paul Ferdas on Mar 30, 2017 1:09:23 PM


CRN®
, a brand of The Channel Company, recently named Lantium, a Philadelphia IT consulting firm, to its 2017 Tech Elite list.  CRN’s annual list honors an exclusive group of North American IT solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology vendors.


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Topics: Awards

7 Simple Habits for Data Breach Prevention

Posted by Paul Ferdas on Mar 9, 2017 2:37:29 PM

Self-healing BIOS, self-encrypting drives, and pre-boot authentication are just some of the leading-edge ways cybercriminals are illegally browsing, stealing, destroying or otherwise corrupting company and individuals’ private information.  As the daily news is chock full of headlines of the latest data breach, it is clear the cybersecurity industry is not going to see a decrease in budgetary spending anytime soon.

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Topics: IT Security

5 Symptoms of a Compromised Computer

Posted by Paul Ferdas on Feb 23, 2017 3:15:00 PM

 We all like to think that the Internet is a safe place. Unfortunately email, social media, malicious websites, ransomware and advertisement pop-ups can all pose a threat. Having an antivirus program installed on your computer will help catch and get rid of harmful malware, but it might not catch everything — especially if not installed properly or updated with the latest definitions.

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Topics: IT Security

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