Erik Nachbahr, CISSP's Blog (73)

Helion Automotive Technologies and Dealertrack DMS to Co-Present Data Security Session at DrivingSales Executive Summit

Timonium, MD –­ October 10, 2017 –­ Helion Automotive Technologies, the retail automotive industry's leading Information Technology (IT) managed services provider (MSP), today announced that its President and CEO, Erik Nachbahr, will co-present with Kai Nielsen, Director of Strategy and Business Ops with Dealertrack DMS, at the upcoming DrivingSales Executive Summit. Nachbahr's and Nielsen's session is titled "…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on October 10, 2017 at 9:43am — No Comments

Helion's Erik Nachbahr To Address Auto Dealership Security Risks and Prevention at AICPA, NCM Mega-Dealer Group

Timonium, MD – October 2, 2016-- Helion Automotive Technologies, a leading provider of information technology (IT) solutions for auto dealers, announced today that Erik Nachbahr will address security risks and prevention at the upcoming AICPA National Auto Dealership Conference in Las Vegas, NV and at the NCM Mega-Dealer Group.

 

"Data security continues to be a…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on October 2, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

Would You Like a Latté with Your Software Update?

Connected cars are officially here. The 2018 Honda Odyssey minivan is just one example of how this technology is turning vehicles into traveling entertainment centers. Inside, passengers can access a 4G LTE Wi-Fi network so they can stream videos or surf the Internet. The Odyssey also offers smartphone control of entertainment and climate control…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on August 24, 2017 at 10:49am — No Comments

Helion Automotive Technologies Welcomes Tracey Reyes as New Director of Marketing

Timonium, MD –­ July 17th, 2017 –­ Helion Automotive Technologies, the retail automotive industry's leading Information Technology (IT) managed services provider (MSP), today announced the recent addition of Tracey Reyes as its new Director of Marketing. Reyes brings more than 20 years professional experience in marketing, advertising, events, branding and strategy to the position, with over 10 years of experience in the retail automotive industry.

 

In her…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on July 17, 2017 at 8:28am — No Comments

Helion Automotive Technologies Ranked #69 Out of 501 Top Managed Services Providers in the World

Baltimore, MD –­ July 10th, 2017 –­ Helion Automotive Technologies, the retail automotive industry's leading Information Technology (IT) managed services provider (MSP), today announced it has been ranked # 69 out of 501 top managed services providers in the world according to the 2017 MSPmentor 501 Global Edition - Worldwide Company Rankings. The list is compiled annually by MSPmentor.net…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on July 10, 2017 at 8:32am — No Comments

Eliminate the Waiting Game with Single Number Reach

Have you ever waited for an important call from a potentially important customer, only to miss it when the call finally comes through? Nothing is more aggravating. You call the person back immediately but meanwhile they're leaving you a voice mail. You try again and they don't answer.…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on June 13, 2017 at 10:51am — No Comments

Helion Issues New Warning to Auto Dealerships: Hackers Targeting Social Media Posts, Don't Click!

Timonium, MD -- June 12th, 2016 -- Helion Automotive Technologies, a leading provider of information technology (IT) solutions for auto and truck dealers, today issued a new data security warning for auto dealerships. Hackers are now planting malware inside of social media posts designed to lure employees of organizations to click on the post. If an employee takes the bait and clicks on the social media post, e.g. Facebook and…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on June 12, 2017 at 10:51am — No Comments

This Overlooked Tool is Guaranteed to Improve Your Customers' Experience

If you're like most dealers when I say the term 'collaboration tool,' you may have no idea what I'm talking about. However, when I say the term 'Instant Messaging' you know what I'm talking about, but you may not like it. Remember a decade or so ago, when IM apps were all the rage in the workplace? Many…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on May 16, 2017 at 11:14am — No Comments

EY Announces Erik Nachbahr of Helion Automotive Technologies as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Maryland Award Finalist

Baltimore, MD, May 9th, 2017 – EY today announced that Erik Nachbahr, President and founder of Helion Automotive Technologies, is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Maryland region. The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Nachbahr was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on May 9, 2017 at 11:43am — No Comments

5 Tech Upgrades Your Dealership Needs to Sell Cars Online

A recent article in Automotive News states the era of online car sales has arrived. Some dealerships already offer customers the ability to transact most, if not all, of the purchase experience online. AutoNation CEO Mike…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on April 11, 2017 at 10:58am — No Comments

Is Someone Stealing Your Leads? Why You May Never Know.

While I was at NADA this year, I ran into a dealer who told me that he had recently discovered something very upsetting. An ex-salesperson who went to work for the competition had been logging into the dealer's CRM and stealing leads, which the salesperson then proceeded to enter into the CRM at his current workplace. Apparently this had been going…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on March 21, 2017 at 10:42am — No Comments

Helion Automotive Technologies Issues Proactive Security Recommendations for Auto Dealerships' Customer Data Breaches

Timonium, MD – March 13th, 2017-- Helion Automotive Technologies, a leading Information Technology (IT) Managed Services Provider, today issued proactive security recommendations for auto dealerships that may experience customer data breaches. The recommendations come on the heels of an incident that occurred last month and was widely reported in news outlets.

 

In…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on March 13, 2017 at 9:36am — No Comments

6 Things You Should Know About Your PC

A PC is arguably the most important tool you use on a daily basis. It's used to communicate with customers and your colleagues. It's used to store documents and other important files. It's used to run business applications and to access the outside world via the Internet, as well as cloud-based applications.…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on February 14, 2017 at 12:25pm — No Comments

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, CISSP on January 23, 2017 at 9:41am — No Comments

Get Ready: Artificial Intelligence is Coming to Your Dealership

If you watched any TV over the holidays, you probably saw the commercials for Amazon Echo, affectionately known as Alexa, and for Google Home. These devices employ Artificial Intelligence (AI) to learn voice commands and perform tasks such as controlling smart home appliances, answering questions, placing orders online, playing music and more.

 

Right now these…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on January 18, 2017 at 9:54am — 4 Comments

Helion Releases Free eBook for Auto Dealers: Three Service Department Pain Points, Solved!

How Faulty IT Infrastructures are Causing Dealerships to Lose Revenue, Lose Customers and Lose Employee Buy-In

Timonium, MD – January 16th, 2017-- Helion Automotive Technologies announced today the release of a free eBook for auto dealerships, titled Three Service Department Pain Points, Solved! How…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on January 16, 2017 at 11:16am — No Comments

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 auto dealers' business success. One year ago Helion expanded into the heavy-duty trucking dealership space when they brought…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on January 11, 2017 at 10:06am — No Comments

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 that won't stop sophisticated hackers from gaining access to your emails, your data, your customer records…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on January 5, 2017 at 12:38pm — No Comments

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, CISSP on December 12, 2016 at 9:14am — No Comments

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.

 

Now your competition is reaping…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on December 7, 2016 at 9:55am — No Comments

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