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We specialize in solutions that safeguard and protect your data and keep operations running smoothly.

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When you just want IT to work!

There are a lot of computer shops out there that you can call up to fix an issue or install a piece of equipment. They might be able to get you out of crisis mode, but they aren’t looking at the full picture.

At Marin Technologies, we understand business. We consult. We provide solutions to solve everyday challenges. We just happen to fix computers as well.

We believe (and have proven) that if you proactively manage technology, run maintenance religiously, and monitor a business network, everyday issues and downtime will be greatly reduced.

This is what makes us different than your typical tech support company. Sure, we can fix computer issues when you have them, but our specialty is preventing them in the first place.

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What Our Clients Say

  • I don’t know if I can say enough about Marin Technologies.
    President, Concordia Finance, Inc. / Rancho Cucamonga

    I don’t know if I can say enough about Marin Technologies. I have known Steve Marin for 8 years. He was working for another company at the time but still made us feel like his only client. He even recommended a person to be our in house I.T. manager. The relationship continued as an additional source for our I.T. issues. When our I.T. manager left the company, Marin Technologies had been established. It was an easy decision to make the transition.

  • Marin Technologies treats me like I am their only and most special client.
    President, Accredited Tax, Inc. / Chino, CA

    The uniqueness I have experienced is one of being treated like I am their only and most special client. The response time and willingness to help and wide range of knowledge of technology is beyond my expectations of any firm.

  • Marin Tech provides excellent service with personal attention
    Engineering Manager, Yardney Water Filtration Systems, Inc. / Riverside, CA

    Marin Tech provides excellent service with personal attention, we always get the expert tech!

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Technology Basics: CMS

Defining a CMS
A CMS application stores your content and makes it easy to change it or share it with others. These types of solutions often have integration with third-party programs and applications so that the content can provide as much value as possible. In essence, it’s the central location of access for your business’ content, allowing for the ability to build, change, or store the content. Depending on the application, you’ll have a specific strategy in mind when it’s implemented. Two of the most popular CMS strategies out there rely on the following goals:

  • Web content management
  • Enterprise content management

Here are some strategies that you’ll want to consider for your content, as well as how to choose a CMS for that purpose.

Web-Based Content Management System (WCMS)
More often than not, a business works with a website creator to put their public face together. These creators often use a WCMS to create and manage the website’s content. Furthermore, since a website can be considered the central hub for a business’ digital marketing strategy, it makes sense that you would want a way to organize this information in an easy-to-consume and easy-to-find environment. A WCMS provides those who don’t typically have advanced training in programming languages or website management with options to managed and create content they can share and use to their organization’s benefit.

Marketing has become more and more of a day-by-day process, and organizations have found that the ability to make changes to their websites as need is an invaluable prospect. A web-based CMS gives organizations the ability to quickly create new pages, edit the content, and publish them as needed, as well as provide the opportunity to integrate with forms, forums, and social media to provide a great customer experience as a whole.

Some titles include: WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal.

Enterprise Content Management System
Though the premise is largely the same, enterprise content management is a bit different. It’s essentially a way to manage your content in an online environment that your employees will all have access to. The numerous functions that an ECMS provides include:

  • Improving security by managing access to organizational content.
  • Making files easy to access and searchable, boosting an organization’s collaboration capabilities.
  • Centralizing all organizational content.
  • Incorporating a document management system (DMS) to further build a digital content storage platform.
  • Creating and storing templates to improve workflow efficiency.

Maintaining access to information is one of the best ways that your organization can remain competitive. Likewise, you need control over this information to ensure maximum value from your investment. What it comes down to is basically a management of data, so the easier you make this process for yourself, the more time you can spend on making sure your business remains profitable.

Some titles include: HP Distributed Workflow, IBM ECM, Oracle WebCenter Content.

Marin Technologies can help your business figure out the best software for your needs. To learn more, reach out to us at (909) 287-3621 | (208)-316-4357.

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Will Your Online Privacy Be Better Using Blockchain?

The Sovrin Network
However, many companies haven’t forgotten, and have come together to form a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a network that will enable far more secure online exchanges of information and credentials. This association, called the Sovrin Foundation, is working to create something called the Sovrin Network using blockchain technology.

This network would allow each user to maintain a digital wallet containing identification credentials, banking and other financial credentials, and even employment credentials or a company ID.

Their Mission
The Sovrin Foundation was founded in response to what many companies see as a fundamental flaw in the infrastructure of the Internet. After a year during which 2.9 billion records were compromised in assorted data breaches and cyberattacks, these companies have banded together to create an improved system for confirming one’s identity online that also limits the opportunity for identity-based cybercrimes.

In short, the intention is to create a standardized means of establishing digital credentials, as well as a method of verifying them as they are used. The Sovrin Foundation is leveraging blockchain technology in order to do so.

How Will It Work for the End User?
Of course, there is always the concern that people will be resistant to change, despite the benefits that this change will bring them. Furthermore, it isn’t very likely that the average layperson is suddenly going to come to the conclusion that they need to download an app that provides them with a secure online identity wallet.

That’s why organizations, like financial institutions and businesses, will be able to access these capabilities through QR codes and other, similar means of identification.

Using the blockchain, different institutions could securely contact one another in seeking out information about you, and the minimal amount of information needed to satisfy the inquiry would be shared. For example, if a user was trying to take out a bank loan and both the financial institution and their employer were a part of the blockchain network, the employer could confirm that the user meets the minimum income requirement for the loan without actually sharing the salary of the user.

In this way, the Sovrin Network would put the power to control their information back in the hands of the user.

But What If I Lose My Phone?
Let’s face it, you wouldn’t want to lose your actual wallet, never mind one that contains your entire digital identity - so what should you do if your phone is misplaced or stolen with credentials from the Sovrin Network on it?

The same thing that you should do if the same happened to your actual wallet - cancel your credentials and have new ones issued.

Is This Approach Really Better?
In so many words, yes. As a society, we are increasingly reliant on data and information to ensure our own security, and proceed with daily business as usual. Any means we have to make that security more reliable is something that we should consider.

What do you think about all this? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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Have You Implemented These Security Best Practices?

Patching and Updating Software
A few weeks ago, National Public Radio shared a story that reported a new cyberthreat that infects network devices to extract numerous kinds of data, focused primarily on business targets. Whether it infects your router, network switches, or firewall, it can steal your data, peek into your infrastructure, and otherwise dive into your network. Even your minor devices could potentially cause a security issue and will need to be secured.

To accomplish this, make sure you apply any patches and security updates from the developers of your devices - including your router.

Endpoint Security
Now, as we said, even your minor devices can potentially cause security risks, so it is only natural that your servers, desktops, and other larger solutions can also be points of infiltration. Alternatively, so can the mobile devices that are brought in and out of the office on a regular basis. A good rule of thumb to follow is that any device that can access your critical data needs to have some kind of security put into place. This usually means that it needs to have a properly licensed firewall or antivirus installed.

You could also take the next step up and utilize a Unified Threat Management tool, commonly known as a UTM. This solution bundles the safeguards you need into one package, delivering firewall, antivirus, spam blocking, and content filtering.

Subscribe to Best Practices
When it all comes down to it, the key to your security is to follow best practices religiously and ensure that your employees are doing the same. We can help you implement the solutions to support this. To learn more, reach out to us at (909) 287-3621 | (208)-316-4357.

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Marin Technologies is proud to announce the launch of our new updated and imroved website at https://www.marintechit.com The goal of the new website is to make it easier for our existing clients to submit and manage support requests, and provide more information about our services for prospective clients.