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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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4 Reasons Your Omaha Business Needs Cyber Insurance

Angela Wight
A cybersecurity attack or data breach can result in significant financial losses and downtime for your organization. This could impact the reputation of your company and even pose challenges to business continuity. Having cyber insurance is what can protect your business from the unprecedented consequences of a cyber attack. 
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Network Security

Purchasing Cyber Insurance? What SMBs Need to Know

Angela Wight
Average data breach costs rose to $4.24 million for companies surveyed globally in IBM’s 2021 Cost of a Data Breach Report. That’s a 10% increase between 2020 and 2021. In companies where remote work played a role in breaches, the average was more than 1 million higher. On average, costs in the United States are more than double the global average. For this reason, many Nebraska SMBs like yours are turning to cyber insurance to protect themselves from the adverse effects of data breaches and ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Network Security

What Can Business Owners Expect From Outsourced IT Services in the Coming Year?

Angela Wight
What can you expect from outsourced IT providers in the coming year? Knowing this information will help your business ask the right questions of the people you partner with. In addition, it will help you find the best outsourced IT provider to propel your organization successfully into the next year and the next decade.
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Topics: Outsourced IT

Identifying TrickBot Hinges on Your Ability to Recognize Phishing Emails

Angela Wight
The first step towards protecting yourself and your business is awareness. What types of scams are circulating? What are hackers pushing out and seeing results on? What tricks should I be watching out for?  One particularly "tricky" cyber threat, TrickBot, has evolved and taken different forms over the years. It’s even been crippled by Microsoft, who shut down its servers in October 2020.  However, TrickBot is back, and it’s something you need to be able to recognize. 
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Topics: Security Threats

9 Reasons to Outsource Your IT

Angela Wight
Years ago, your IT may have been managed in-house, with an internal IT support person or team of on-call technicians to handle user requests and hardware and software updates. However, today’s organizations rely on complicated systems: cloud computing, servers, voice and conferencing, mobile tools, and more. This complexity makes in-house IT management difficult, especially for organizations that rely on a single IT person. Tasking one employee to oversee user support, network maintenance, ...
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Topics: The Workplace, Trends

Why We Recommend OneDrive for Small Business Cloud Storage

Angela Wight
As a growing small business, you need your data accessible at any time and from anywhere. With so many irons in the fire, there’s no time or budget to invest in equipment, storage maintenance, or associated hardware maintenance — and this is where cloud services enter the picture. Cloud computing is an increasingly popular solution for small businesses that want to run on internet-based solutions rather than on-site storage hardware. With cloud services, all of your computing services and needs ...
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Topics: Cloud, Microsoft Products

Ransomware is One IT Security Threat To Keep Both Eyes Open For

Angela Wight
Ransomware attacks will double in 2017, and it is important for your business and staff to remain knowledgeable on what to look for. In addition, remaining alert and hesitant to what you click on is important as well. Learning all you can about the malware, what it is, how it gets in, and how to avoid it, will be crucial steps to keeping your data safe.
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Topics: Security Threats

Don't let cybercriminals cash in on your business this holiday

Angela Wight
Yes, it’s a wonderful time of year! The holiday spirit abounds—time with family, friends and special events. And yet, for businesses it’s also a time to watch out for criminals looking to take advantage of vulnerabilities at the holidays. Some security basics to implement now:   1. Warn employees to watch out for phishing scams, fake-outs, phony websites, and malicious ads. There are all sorts of phishing emails this time of year. Seemingly coming from UPS, FedEx, USPS, or other legitimate ...
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Topics: Security Threats

What Makes CoreTech Unique

Angela Wight
Why should your Omaha or Lincoln SMB work with CoreTech? All businesses have technology needs, goals and pains—that is a given. They need a partner to help them maintain and upgrade their systems—another given. And yet what makes CoreTech unique? Why choose CoreTech to support your business technology? We’ll give it to you in our words, but more importantly, we'll share what our clients have to say, too!
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Topics: Owners & Managers