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TMCNet:  GEM Office Technologies Launches Cyber Threat Detection Platform to Enable Companies to Detect, Contain and Eliminate Today's Cyber Threats

[October 09, 2017]

GEM Office Technologies Launches Cyber Threat Detection Platform to Enable Companies to Detect, Contain and Eliminate Today's Cyber Threats

GEM Office Technologies, a leading office technology provider, announces a new service and cloud based software designed to evaluate possible cyber threats. The system is capable of detecting & containing infected files and preventing malware from infecting endpoints.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171009005315/en/

GEM's latest Quick Response Mobile Service Vehicle, The Threat Detection Lab, in front of the GEM HQ ...

GEM's (News - Alert) latest Quick Response Mobile Service Vehicle, The Threat Detection Lab, in front of the GEM HQ. (Photo: Business Wire)

Cyber attackers are now targeting small- to medium-sized businesses. When an attacker gains access to any endpoint, they gain an entry into your network. Once an endpoint is compromised, a hacker can obtain sensitive information, leaving your business vulnerable to identity theft and data breaches. The intruder could even encrypt files and hold it for digital ransom.

GEM's GUARD DOG Cyber Endpoint Platform continuously monitors and protects potential threats on laptops, smartphone, tablets, networked printers, or any device that is connected to a company's network.

Ransomware has become a critical concern for businesses around the world. Data breaches are costing companies millions and conventional antivirus software is not able to keep companies safe any longer.

"When I found out how simple it was to hack into a company's network and obtain things such as passwords and bank account numbers, I immediately started working on Guard Dog," says Kevin Dalessandro, President and CEO of GEM Office Technologies. "No longer is this threat only a concern for large corporations. Businesses of all sizes are being targeted and with Guard Dog it is simple to protect your endpoints from these attacks."

Most conventional antivirus programs run on a "default allow" philosophy. This means that "unknown" files that aren't recognized as known malware can pass through the firewall and can possibly infect endpoints. This method works to prevent already known malware. Due to the sheer number of new malware infections being released on a daily basis by hackers, this method is no longer effective.

Guard Dog's threat containment approach and "default deny" strategy solve this issue and prevent any "unknown" files from taking over individual systems. "Unknown" files can operate in a secure container until the true nature of the program can be determined. Therefore, the files never have a chance to take over and can be safely deleted by Guard Dog, if determined to be corrupt, intrusive or from an unknown source. This methodology is a game-changer in data security for businesses.

To complement this growing threat, GEM has released its "Threat Detection Lab", adding to their fleet of Innovative Quick Response Mobile Service Vehicles. The mobile "Virus Containment Lab" will be dispatched to provide a free forensic analysis, and to determine a company's vulnerability to cyber threats.

Protecting your business is simple and easy. Call Gem Office Technologies to schedule your analysis today.
info@gemofficetech.com 201-904-2200

About Gem Office Technologies, LLC.

GEM Office Technologies, LLC has been a leader in the office equipment industry for over 30 years. GEM has evolved over that time to become a complete source for all office technology needs, including internal security, data & document management, VoIP phone systems, IT & cloud services. They specialize and have expertise in financial, legal, healthcare, educational, & non- profit verticals. Follow us on Facebook, YouTubeTwitterLinkedIn and Instagram.


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