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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'security' (24)


Coach
10 Ways to Better Protect Classic Cars

If you own a classic car, you probably cherish it more than the average car owner. Those who know you might even say you’re overly protective. Ignore them. Obsessing over your vehicle is absolutely normal. The naysayers have no idea how it feels to be in possession of such a rare gem.…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on September 18, 2017 at 4:17pm — No Comments


Coach
5 Ways to Keep Your Vehicle Safe



Your vehicle is a major investment--one that you need to protect from thieves. The FBI reports that more than 700,000 motor vehicles were stolen in the US in 2015, up about 3 percent compared to 2014. Keep your auto safe with these simple tips.

 

1. Home…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on May 3, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments


Coach
Seven Safety Features You'll Want in Your New Car

Automotive junkies know just how many different vulnerabilities there are while driving a car. However, adding even the simplest car feature will greatly reduce the chance of having a car accident. Give these seven cool new car features a look. 

1. Automated Parking

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Added by Rachael Murphey on March 24, 2017 at 1:32pm — No Comments


Vendor
Helion Automotive Technologies Announces New Office Location and Expansion of Technical Support Team in Dallas, TX

IT Provider is Hiring Staff to Service Auto & Trucking Dealerships Nationwide

Timonium, MD – January 23rd, 2017-- Helion Automotive Technologies, a leading Information Technology (IT) Managed Services Provider, announced today it is moving its current office in Dallas, TX to a new, larger location. The move comes as the company adds more than 30 technical support and call center positions to…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr on January 23, 2017 at 6:35am — No Comments


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Helion Celebrates 20th Anniversary, Helping Auto Dealers with Proactive IT Strategies to Support Business Success

Timonium, MD – January 11th, 2017-- Helion Automotive Technologies announced today it's celebrating the company's 20th anniversary. For 20 years Helion has been a Managed Services Provider for auto dealerships, designing and implementing proactive information technology (IT) strategies to support…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr on January 11, 2017 at 6:58am — No Comments


Vendor
Protect Customer Data and Bank Accounts with Two-Factor Authentication

Cybersecurity is more than just a buzzword that's hanging over from the election. This issue is a real threat to every small business, including dealerships. You may think your network is protected with a firewall and anti-virus software, but…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr on January 5, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments


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Helion Issues Top Five Information Technology (IT) Priorities and Recommendations for Auto Dealers in 2017

Timonium, MD – December 12th, 2016-- Helion Automotive Technologies, a leading provider of information technology (IT) solutions for auto dealers, today announced the top technology priorities for auto dealerships in 2017. As dealerships plan to improve operational efficiencies, allocating budgets to these five areas will result in strong, fast and secure IT backbones that will support new business and technology initiatives.

 

"Dealers often view IT as a cost of…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr on December 12, 2016 at 6:12am — No Comments


Vendor
A Simple Checklist To Prevent Employee Theft

Here's a scenario that unfortunately many dealers are familiar with: your star salesperson is poached by the competition. To add insult to injury, the salesperson takes with him a list of all his--and your dealership's--former customers.…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr on December 7, 2016 at 6:47am — No Comments


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Balise Auto Group Continues Expansion with Help From Helion Automotive Technologies' IT Improvements

Helion's expertise and scalability of services allows auto group to focus on core business and improve customer experience as it acquires four new dealerships

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Added by Erik Nachbahr on October 17, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Car Dealers Are Facing Imminent Threats of Cyber Attack

Car Dealers Must Prepare To Deal with Security Breaches

In August, Timonium, Maryland based Helion Technologies announced that 75 percent of small businesses have experienced at least one security breach within…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on October 9, 2016 at 12:30am — 2 Comments


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Helion's Nachbahr Reveals Five Reasons Why Call Flow Becomes Disrupted & How to Handle at AICPA

Timonium, MD – September 26th, 2016-- Helion Automotive Technologies, a leading provider of information techology (IT) solutions for auto dealers, announced today that Erik Nachbahr will present at the AICPA National Auto Dealership Conference. In his session Dealership IT: What Matters Now and in the Future, Nachbahr will share the top…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr on September 26, 2016 at 7:11am — No Comments


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43% of Small Businesses Have Been Phished: Is Your Dealership Next?

In the last 12 months 43% of Small to Mid-Size Businesses (SMBs) experienced a successful phishing attack, according to a July 2016 report titled…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr on September 20, 2016 at 10:08am — No Comments


Influencer
Social Media and Security: This Could Be Important!

These days, most companies have a social media presence. Some are healthy and vibrant, while others merely exist. Regardless of how well any particular company presents itself on these channels, social media has transcended beyond the term “social media” and could now also be said to be a:

  1. Marketing…
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Added by sara callahan on July 26, 2016 at 5:10am — No Comments


Vendor
Seven Mistakes Employees Make That Could Cost You Millions

Recently an auto dealership experienced an all-too-common security breach. An employee in the accounting department received an email from someone who he thought was the dealer asking him to initiate a $30,000 transfer from the dealership's bank account to another bank account. The accounting employee complied with the request and it was discovered later that the email was a scam. Unfortunately, there was no way to retrieve the funds.

This dealership has a state-of-the-art…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr on February 11, 2016 at 8:41am — No Comments


Coach
Selling a Vehicle is a Breeze without SSN or DOB

One of the biggest issues facing dealerships in the sales process is compliance. There are a number of pitfalls dealers face. Many of these have to do with “transparency.” This basically means being certain the dealership personnel treat everyone the same -- especially when matching them up with the correct financing.…

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Added by Ken Luna on January 25, 2016 at 3:58am — No Comments


Influencer
Keeping Your Dealership's Social Media Secure



Robert Allen, Social Media Specialist
by Robert Allen, Social Media Specialist

Would you give one of your employee’s full ownership of your dealership website?  Your television or radio spots? Or your billboard? Most likely, you answered 'no' to these questions. You…

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Added by CDK Global on April 8, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments


Influencer
Data Security Starts At Home

As security breaches and data theft become more commonplace, businesses will encounter increasing regulatory and consumer pressure to protect that data. I’ve written numerous articles on the importance of data security in dealerships, especially when dealers share that sensitive customer…

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Added by Scott T. Joseph on October 16, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

What’s the Big Deal with Data Anyways? – Part One

This blog is the first in a series I plan based around how to better use dealer data in marketing to customers.

There is a reason that ‘Big Data’ has been a hot topic in the automotive industry for the last few years. Many retailers in other industries are using it quite successfully to target…

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Added by Mike Gorun on May 6, 2014 at 5:30am — 4 Comments


Influencer
Federal Judge Decides FTC Can Hold Companies Liable For Data Security

Earlier this month, a Federal District Court judge ruled that the Federal Trade Commission…

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Added by Kenny Alward on April 23, 2014 at 5:57am — No Comments


Influencer
J&L Marketing at the Innovative Dealer Summit

Last week, I had the privilege of attending the 5thannual Innovative Dealer Summit. I’m always happy to assist in educating dealers and being a part of events that encourage it. I had never attended this event and looked forward to participating in the only event of this size organized by a state auto dealers association. The event itself was held in a super-cool venue – Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Being an avid sports…

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Added by Jennifer Payne on April 18, 2014 at 5:18am — No Comments

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