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John Whalley proudly names Michael T. Sheil as new President of Whalley Computer Associates

After 41 years in his role as President of WCA, John Whalley was pleased to announce the appointment of Micheal T. Sheil as the company's next President. Sheil brings over 32 years of sales experience and a wealth of knowledge to this position.

Congratulations to Michael T. Sheil as the new President of Whalley Computer Associates!

Webinar: Why are there so many data breaches with all the money spent on protection?

Date: 7/15/2020

Time: 12:30 PM

With over $120B spent every year on security tools, it seems odd that there’s a 96% year-over-year in reported data breaches.  Thankfully, we have the Center for Internet Security Top 20 Critical Controls to help guide organizations into a structured way to plan and address cybersecurity.  The CIS Top 20 is scalable so it applies to organizations of any size or skill level.

In fact, 80% of threats can be prevented by meeting the top 5 CIS controls.

We’re hosing an educational webinar on July 15th at 12:30pm ET to talk about the Controls.  Please join so we can walk you through how to strengthen your security posture in an organized and easy-to-follow way.

Webinar: Cyber threats you should be looking out for in these unprecedented times

Date: 7/15/20

More details to come after registration!

Webinar: The 3 legged stool

Date: 7/22/2020

Time: 12:30 PM

WCA’s Data Center Recovery Basic’s - What are the options if you  don’t have a complete data center failover plan?  Disaster Recovery is expensive, come hear what WCA builds for clients to safe-guard our customers to recover core infrastructure and data in the event of a disaster.

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Webinar: The 3 legged stool

Date: 7/22/2020

Time: 12:30 PM

WCA’s Data Center Recovery Basic’s - What are the options if you  don’t have a complete data center failover plan?  Disaster Recovery is expensive, come hear what WCA builds for clients to safe-guard our customers to recover core infrastructure and data in the event of a disaster.

Webinar: Why are there so many data breaches with all the money spent on protection?

Date: 7/15/2020

Time: 12:30 PM

With over $120B spent every year on security tools, it seems odd that there’s a 96% year-over-year in reported data breaches.  Thankfully, we have the Center for Internet Security Top 20 Critical Controls to help guide organizations into a structured way to plan and address cybersecurity.  The CIS Top 20 is scalable so it applies to organizations of any size or skill level.

In fact, 80% of threats can be prevented by meeting the top 5 CIS controls.

We’re hosing an educational webinar on July 15th at 12:30pm ET to talk about the Controls.  Please join so we can walk you through how to strengthen your security posture in an organized and easy-to-follow way.

Webinar: Cyber threats you should be looking out for in these unprecedented times

Date: 7/15/20

More details to come after registration!

Webinar: Lenovo / Legion eSport

Date: June 24, 2020

Time: 12:30 - 1:30 PM

eSports has blossomed from brand new to burgeoning on campuses in the past five years. At Lenovo they power gamers arounf the world with their Legion line of PCs and laptops! 

John Whalley proudly names Michael T. Sheil as new President of Whalley Computer Associates

After 41 years in his role as President of WCA, John Whalley was pleased to announce the appointment of Micheal T. Sheil as the company's next President. Sheil brings over 32 years of sales experience and a wealth of knowledge to this position.

Congratulations to Michael T. Sheil as the new President of Whalley Computer Associates!

Webinar: How Lenovo is improving the modern collaboration experience

Date: June 18, 2020

Time: 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Join WCA and learn about Lenovo's newest solutions in the collaboration space! 

Webinar: Protecting Your Inbox with AI

Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Since the shift to remote working, companies have faced an unprecedented amount of email-borne attacks. From tricky impersonation attempts, to domain spoofing, traditional security controls are proving outdated and unable to keep pace with a rapidly changing threat landscape.

Darktrace has created the world’s first self-defending inbox, powered by AI that understands the dynamic human behind every alias, and draws on “contextual awareness” to spot and stop novel threats.

Webinar: 13 Email Threat Types to Know About Right Now

Date: Thursday, June 11, 2020

Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Come join Barracuda discuss the 13 email threats you need to know and how to protect against them. Times are different and your solutions need to be as well!

Webinar: Universal Privilege Management - A Modern Approach to PAM

Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

In this session, learn how the Universal Privilege Management model is used to secure every user, session and asset across your IT environment.

Webinar: Remote Learning: Data Driven Decision Making

Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Remote Learning Implementation is Hard, We're here to help!

School districts Nationwide are facing the unprecedented challenge of having to rapidly deploy a remote learning program. But what happens after deployment? How can you guarantee kids are being protected online when they aren't on the school network? How can schools know what's working and what isn't being used? Is their program still COPPA and FERPA compliant? We're here to help answer some of those questions.

Webinar: Urgent Security Response Methods to Enable the Remote Workforce Now

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

There is an invisible threat damaging businesses worldwide, and the opportunity presented to hackers is significant. Join this session to discover how to address the risk factors related to remote access and more! 

Webinar: Introduction to Mist Wireless

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

A Mist expert will be on this webinar to walk you through the world's first Al-driven WLAN - showing you how your network can be more productive, reliable and measurable.

WCA Honored as One of Largest Tech Providers by CRN - Press Release

Whalley Computer Associates (WCA) honored as one of the largest Technology Solution Providers in North America by CRN Magazine. Each year, CRN releases its list of top 500 solution providers, a ranking of the leading IT channel partner organizations across North America by revenue.

Webinar: Protecting Devices, Securing Data for the Mobile Workforce

Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

A modern security paradigm is needed. Check Point enables the mobile workforce by securing all your devices and data. Learn more about how you can be assured your data is secure by attending this webinar.

Webinar: Why Does Your Network Not Get a Regular Checkup?

Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Time: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Attend this webinar to learn how WCA has helped our customers from experiencing network issues before they happen. Bonus - anyone who attends this webinar will be entered into a drawing for a FREE assessment!

Webinar: How the Cloud Made the Transition During this Pandemic Much Less Stressful

Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Come hear from an IT colleague on how their experience in the past month was much less stressful because they implemented their apps into the cloud, get a live demo of the cloud solution and a Q&A as to what your concerns are and how the cloud could alleviate them.

Webinar: Darkface Cyber Al Platform

Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Al an Autonomous Response in the Age of Machine-Speed Attacks.

Webinar: Live Demo of Remote Service Platform & Customer Experience Testimonial

Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

WCA will feature a Remote Services Customer to explain how manage services has helped their IT staff become more efficient.

Webinar: Why You Need to Pay Attention to Their WiFi Networks in the Midst of the COVID-19 crisis?

Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Time: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

For certain businesses, there are privacy and security concerns that prevent employees from working from the public cloud. Because employees are relying on the business network even though they are off-site, IT still needs to be able to automatically monitor applications and servers 24x7 to ensure they are performing well and can handle the new remote load.

Webinar: Is Your Network's Power Infrastructure Ready to Handle the Next Disaster?

WCA is teaming up with Eaton to help you mitigate IT downtime during this webinar.

Webinar: Why Does Your Network Not Get a Regular Yearly Checkup?

Anyone that attends this webinar will be entered into a drawing at a chance to win a free assessment of their network!

Webinar: What Teachers & Parents will need from 1:1 initiatives during closures

Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Learn more about our 1:1 Cloud solution which was built with the express purpose of managing 1:1 devices in-school and maintaining education off-campus.

Webinar: Best Practices for Protecting Remote Worker Endpoint Security

Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Join WCA and the PC Matic team as they share best practices for making sure your remote workers are safe and secure with company data – no matter where they are conducting business.

Webinar: COVID-19 - Seven Ways WCA Can Help Transition Your Employees to Working at Home

Date: March 25, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Time: 12:30-1:30 PM EST

Join WCA's Webinar IT sessions on Wednesdays geared towards the topic of the COVID-19 and how it is affecting the workplace. To register, visit https://wcaevents.com. Come listen to seven solutions WCA offers that can help you transition your employees to working from home, as well as an open discussion on the problems your colleagues are facing and what steps they are doing to solve these problems!

Don Yaeger at WCA Kickoff

2/4/20 - WCA held their annual company kickoff meeting where we were joined by 11-time New York Times Best Selling Author and leadership speaker, Don Yaeger. WCA employees enjoyed his presentation and were each given a signed copy of his book, "Great Teams: 16 Things High Performance Organizations Do Differently". After his presentation, WCA met to review their goals in further detail. It was a great way to "kick-off" 2020.

Remote Work Options

Times like these make it more evident than ever that every business should have a solution in place that allows their employees to work remotely. Businesses that do not have a solution deployed currently are scrambling to find ways to continue operating while allowing their staff to remain safe from the threat of COVID-19.

Live Support Desk Help

WCA’s Managed Support Desk has been a widely accepted best practice amongst the different industries we partner with. This best practice has become a more cost-effective option,especially for small to medium sized businesses. Read why WCA’s Managed Service Live Support Help Desk can be beneficial to company of all sizes.

Remote "Access in a Box" Capabilities

Now more than ever it is crucial for remote access due to COVID-19 and how it is affecting the workplace. Remote access enables employees to access the systems they need when working remotely.

Blissful Meadows Customer Appreciation Golf Tournament

WCA Annual Customer Appreciation Charity Golf Tournament 2020

Date: August 7, 2020

Time: Shotgun Start - 8:30am

Registration: 7:15am - 8:20am

Blissful Meadows - 800 Chocolog Road, Uxbridge, MA

To register please visit www.wcaevents.com. For Questions Please Contact Melissa Derouin at 413.569.4235 or mab@wca.com