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March 7, 2023 | 
Blog M&A

If you’re looking to sell your business, one of the first things you need to do is make sure your company’s financial data is neat and tidy. The quickest way to do that is to streamline your general ledger. By: Michael Contento, F12 Managing Partner, Corporate Development & Business Innovation Executive We’ve heard and read […]

Promo for The Goldilocks Zone of Pen Testing webcast
February 28, 2023 | 
Blog Cyber Security Penetration Testing Webcast Insights

Criminals use the latest and greatest in tech to break into your company and steal your resources. Did you know your IT provider has access to all the same tech? Why not get it working for you? That’s where pen testing comes in. By: F12.net Scroll down to the bottom of the page to watch […]

Webcast promotion for Economics of Hardware-as-a-Service
February 27, 2023 | 
Blog Webcast Insights

At F12.net, we’re often talking about cybersecurity, IT solutions, and the best tech for your business to promote growth, dependability, and efficiency. To change things up, our CMO Devon Gillard brought in the man with the finance plan: our CFO, Anin Basu. The two sit down in this latest webcast to chat about the economics […]

February 23, 2023 | 
Blog Newsletters

In our February 2023 newsletter: February sure has a lot of heart… …but at F12.net, we’re passionate about what we do all year round! You’ve probably heard the buzz around artificial intelligence and OpenAI’s ChatGPT-3.  Will this technology unlock a new era of efficiency and automation for individuals and businesses? Clearly, some major players think so. […]

Alex Webb, CEO of F12.net in featured webcast for forging a path in 2023
February 9, 2023 | 
Blog Cyber Security Webcast Insights

To kick off a new year in technology, CMO Devon Gillard sat down for a chat with F12.net’s fearless leader, CEO Alex Webb. They discussed how F12 is forging a path with its priorities this year, lessons learned in 2022, and Alex’s predictions for 2023. By: F12 Scroll down to the bottom of the page […]

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February 8, 2023 | 
Blog M&A

When selling your business, you need to know the difference between these two models—and which one a buyer is looking for. Recurring vs. re-occurring revenue is the big question when it comes to preparing for M&A dealings. By Michael Contento, F12 Managing Partner, M&A Strategist Have you been trying to boost the value of your […]

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February 1, 2023 | 
Blog Cyber Security Penetration Testing

Many business leaders believe they should do a penetration test.  But, when it comes to what a pen test is, they are a bit stumped. In this article, we answer the question, “what is a penetration test” and explore different kinds of penetration tests.    What is a penetration test? Penetration testing, or pen testing, […]

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January 19, 2023 | 
Blog Newsletters

In our January 2023 newsletter: Your Year to Thrive (Not Just Survive!) As we kick off the new year, it’s time to start thinking about the future of your business. For many small- to medium-sized organizations, the last few years have been all about surviving. But 2023 can be a fresh start. No more simply […]

Italian vineyard with purple grapes in the forefront, useful for finding your why
January 19, 2023 | 
Blog M&A

The first installment of my new series on selling your business focuses on “finding your why”, a key first step taken long before ever speaking to potential buyers. By Michael Contento, F12 Managing Partner, Corporate Development, M&A I’ve been an entrepreneur my whole life. I started a landscaping business at the age of seventeen with […]

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January 19, 2023 | 
Blog Cyber Security Penetration Testing

In today’s increasingly sophisticated cyber threats, it’s not enough to install your cybersecurity and be done with it. Instead, find out if you need a penetration test for your company, and if so, what kind.  Before getting into the “why” of penetration testing, there is a good chance you’re asking yourself a big question: what […]