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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'security' (16)

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



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…


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

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…


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

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…


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

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…

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

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…


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

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.…


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

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…


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

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…


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…


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

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…


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

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…


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

Mainstream Media Is Making Data Sharing More Transparent and Consumers Don’t Like It

On March 9, the popular television show “60 Minutes” aired a segment titled “The Data Brokers: Selling Your Personal Information”. In the segment, Steve Kroft interviewed various privacy experts who explained how…


Added by Scott T. Joseph on March 18, 2014 at 5:50am — 1 Comment

Between A Rock and a Hard Place: The Increasing Concern of Data Security

Data security is becoming an increasingly public concern as databases from large retailers continue to be breached and consumer information exposed. Congress is holding hearings this week with top data security professionals to discuss how best to prevent future breaches. The concern is so high that Congress is…


Added by Scott T. Joseph on March 12, 2014 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Why ronsmap?

Here's the inspiration behind ronsmap. Your thoughts?

Added by Ron Morrison on May 14, 2010 at 8:46am — 2 Comments

Have you changed your passwords lately?

This morning as I'm reviewing tweets, posts. blogs, etc I came across the post below from the Time Management Ninja about personal passwords. It's a nicely written article that seemingly spoke about the password habits of many of the people I know (yes admittedly mostly me).

I am guilty of a few of the bad practices around password usage and he's right about the reasons for them: changing passwords costs time and discipline. Yet it is so very important. We know that we should change… Continue

Added by Ron Morrison on May 5, 2010 at 6:28am — No Comments

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