Technology Unwrapped

The most important technology concepts, strategies and actions uncovered for your business.

Angela Wight

Angela Wight
As Marketing & Communications Director, Angela oversees marketing, administration and bookkeeping, as well as completing a number of marketing projects for CoreTech.

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Vulnerabilities, Exploits & Threats: How They Impact Your Business

A 2023 report by Cybersecurity Ventures predicts that midsize businesses spend about $826 to $653,587 on cybersecurity incidents. It further asserts that the costs of cyber crimes will reach an estimated $10.5 trillion by 2025. The constant increase in the cost of cyber attacks in business is a message for Chief Financial Officers to take adequate threat-detection measures so that their organization doesn't become victim to a security incident.
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Topics: Security Threats, Cybersecurity

How Do I Apply IT Support Automation to My Business?

What are the burning technology topics in your organization? Now that artificial intelligence (AI) has been delivered to the masses and has everyone talking, both automation and AI are gaining traction. Whether it be staff expecting technology to perform to get the job done, or the C-suite strategizing a new way to impact their customer base to deliver productivity and stickiness, we all have opportunities when it comes to leading automation endeavors. The IT department has a lot to offer their ...
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Topics: Outsourced IT, Artificial Intelligence

How AI is Transforming the Cybersecurity Landscape

Artificial intelligence (AI) is an exciting frontier for businesses and, unfortunately, hackers. It is considered a highly beneficial tool for humankind. However, like humans, AI has a light and dark side to the force since both cybersecurity experts and malicious actors use AI to benefit their objectives and work. While AI and machine learning algorithms significantly benefit midsize businesses, it is crucial for business leaders to know what is happening and how it impacts their business. A ...
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Topics: Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence

Ransomware Gangs: What Are They & How Do They Operate?

Ransomware is known to be one of the most potent cyber attacks that affect businesses of all sizes. While corporate networks and government organizations maintain stringent cybersecurity policies to discourage ransomware attacks, the attackers, ransomware gangs, have shifted their focus to small and medium-sized businesses. According to Ransomware Trends 2023, Q2 Report from Cyberint, there has been a significant surge in ransomware incidents in Q2 of 2023, a staggering 67% increase in ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach

How Your Business Can Detect and Manage Insider Threats

As an IT Manager, is it a struggle to implement preventative measures to detect, respond to, and mitigate insider threats? If they materialize, the insider threats can result in financial loss, reputational damage, legal and regulatory non-compliance, operational disruption, and negative impact on stakeholder, customer, and employee morale. Helping others in your organization realize the importance of preventing and managing insider threats and getting behind your process can be challenging. ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Network Security

Why Business Owners are Concerned About the Dark Web

Almost every day in the news, business owners hear about data breaches compromising confidential information. Have you ever wondered what cybercriminals do with the sensitive data they steal? The stolen data is misused to compromise your online identity, make fraudulent purchases, and is sold to unauthorized third parties. Cybercriminals also use the stolen information to hack into other accounts you maintain to steal more information, data, and money without your knowledge.
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Topics: Data Breach, Network Security, Alert

Hybrid Cloud Solutions: Harmful or Helpful for SMBs?

Thanks to the incredible advancements in cloud computing, technology experts are recommending a move to cloud-based data collection and storage solutions for all kinds of reasons. Small businesses, though, have individualized needs and goals for their technology and question the one-size-fits-all approach of moving to the cloud. Cloud computing has empowered businesses of all sizes to achieve the following:
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Topics: Trends, IT Support

How Your SMB Can Benefit from Outsourced IT Support

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Topics: Outsourced IT, IT Support

What Does Strategic Planning Look Like for My SMB? (+3 Results)

A clear and well-defined strategy enables an organization to focus its resources and energy in the most impactful areas while playing to the organization's strengths. The strategy sets a course for how the company wants to get ahead, or stay ahead, of its competitors. A strategic plan ensures that all the elements of the company are working together as a coherent whole to achieve goals and objectives. Executing a strategic plan isn't something that can be done by the marketing department or the ...
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Topics: The Workplace, Technology Planning

Why Your Small Business is Not Prepared for a Cyber Attack

You have installed layered security systems, and created backups, onsite and offsite. You may have even hired the best Omaha IT professionals to monitor your security, and yet, your business is still at risk. How can this be? You may be thinking the answer is because of the constant sophistication of cyber-attacks, and you are not wrong about that. However, the greatest weakness and biggest risk to your small business IT security is your staff, the people who are in your system every day.
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Topics: Security Threats, IT Support