1. [CASE STUDY] SKOUT Cybersecurity + VTech Dealer IT Means 360 Protection

    SKOUT Cybersecurity, a leading cybersecurity firm, interviewed VTech Dealer IT about how we provide IT services and cybersecurity for car dealerships and automotive retailers. When it comes to serving the auto dealership market, few IT solution providers can match VTech Dealer IT's expertise and experience. Founded in 2011, the MSP has become the outsourced IT department of choice for dozens of de…Read More

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    Free Security Training: Your Employees Are Your Biggest Risk

    You have a target on your back. Yes, you. Cybersecurity is the biggest threat facing businesses today. Ransomware, malware, and fines for noncompliance. Half of breach victims are small businesses, and a third of these breaches originate from an employee or other internal personnel. Dealerships handle sensitive financial data and other personally identifiable information (PII), which makes them an…Read More

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    Remote Worker Security Checklist for Dealerships

    Are your dealership employees working from home? We're all adapting to keep the lights on and business moving. However, an employee’s personal computer on their personal network is the most vulnerable setup possible. If you and your employees are working from home, it’s urgent that you protect your business immediately. Not sure if your setup and employees are covered? Check out the Remote Wor…Read More

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    Who is Bob and Why He Could Torpedo Your Dealership

    It's pretty mean to pick on Bob when you haven't even met the poor guy. Let's learn a little more about him. He might be a former service advisor, or your cousin that “knows IT”, or simply a backpack IT guy. Either way, Bob knew enough about computers that when you first got your dealership running, he started handling all of the IT equipment and the technology you needed to run your dealershi…Read More

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    When the Worst Hits, Who Do You Call? [CASE STUDY]

    Midland Motors Starts Selling Less Than 1 Week After Devastating Fire The Challenge It’s 7 A.M. on a Saturday - the morning of your biggest day of the week. The phone rings...  It’s the General Manager in Texas and he tells you that there was a fire last night, and that half your dealership has burned down. What do you do next?  This nightmare scenario came true for our client, Midland Motor…Read More

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    Are You Attracting the Right Partner?

    This might sound like a headline out of a cashier line magazine at your local supermarket, but it will apply across the board. The ancient notion that people can, and will, leave their personal issues at the door is a notion from a time long passed. This is the era of the whole person concept. That means the good and the bad. How many talented people have you come across, that keep attracting the …Read More

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    A Dealership Technologist?… You May Want One

    Do you have a Dealer Technologist? Do you know what a Dealer Technologist is? I’m not talking about your Vehicle Technologist- the person that knows how all the new gadgets and gizmos on your new year vehicles work or your IT Director; they know how to fix computers. I’m talking about a Dealership Technologist. Well, you probably need one because you are throwing your money away. I know that i…Read More