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Technology Unwrapped

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

Camryn Mottl

Camryn Mottl
Camryn is a quirky, creative Nebraskan working as the Marketing Coordinator for CoreTech. Her innovation, enthusiasm and dedication to excellence is the power behind CoreTech's blog, social media and campaigns.

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7 Habits to Keep Your Business Cyber Safe

Camryn Mottl
According to the University of Maryland, an average of 2,244 cyber attacks occur daily. That’s one attack every 30 seconds. With the gradual sophistication of attacks, it is important to train your staff on what to watch out for. Firewalls, email spam filtering, multi-factor authentication (MFA), endpoint protection, and backups do their job, but, in the end, training employees is the best way to keep your business safe from a cyber attack.
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, The Workplace

The Difference Between RaaS, Ransomware 2.0, 3.0, and 4.0

Camryn Mottl
Ransomware has maintained the boogeyman title of cyber security for nearly three decades, growing steadily as its target expanded from individuals to corporations to government facilities and education. Since its creation, hackers have sophisticated ransomware attacks on a database, creating multiple versions to fit whatever objective they try to achieve.
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Topics: Data Breach, Network Security

Fraudulent Accounts: Victims Losing Thousands on LinkedIn

Camryn Mottl
With over 830 million members in 200 plus countries worldwide, LinkedIn is a great tool for business professionals to utilize. LinkedIn differs from its social media counterparts with its added ability to search and recruit for jobs, strengthen professional relationships, and pick up on tips colleagues have learned.
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Trends

Email Encryption 101: What it is, How it Works, & Why Your SMB Needs it

Camryn Mottl
Email is one of the core connectors for both internal and external communication. Millions of emails are sent daily to update, inform, advertise, and more. But security measures, such as email encryption, must be instilled when the email contains confidential information. 
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Topics: Security Threats, Microsoft Products, Unified Communications

CoreTech Partners with Sangoma to Sell Switchvox

Camryn Mottl
Today, CoreTech announced their partnership with Sangoma to offer small and midsize businesses Switchvox on-premise phone systems. This comes at a good time as many companies are transitioning to new phone systems as old systems go end of life, including TOSHIBA phone systems. 
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Topics: Equipment Purchases, Cloud, Our Company, Alert, Phone Systems

Create Your SMB IT Budget With This 5-Step Checklist

Camryn Mottl
During the pandemic, technology proved its worth by connecting people, maintaining productivity, and even doing so remotely while simultaneously reaching revenue targets. According to Gartner, boards and CEOs are more willing to invest in technology due to the successful business outcomes it provides. As a result, 2021 saw worldwide IT spending rise by almost 9% and is forecasted to increase another 5% in 2022.
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Topics: Finance, Technology Planning, Outsourced IT, IT Support

Exposing a Hackers Popular Tactic: the Brute Force Attack

Camryn Mottl
Hackers continue to refine their intrusion techniques to create more sophisticated attacks. But they still use tried and true methods. One is a brute force attack, a trial-and-error hacking method to crack passwords, login credentials, and encryption keys. They systematically try or steal, different usernames and passwords until they log into the system correctly.
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Network Security

Dial IT Up: How a Technology Roadmap Benefits Your Business

Camryn Mottl
As a business grows and matures, so does the demand for quality IT services. Adapting to growth impacts all areas of your Omaha business, from personnel to workflow management. To succeed, your business needs to be scalable and prepared for changes that occur both internally and externally. 
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Topics: Technology Planning, Outsourced IT, IT Support

Microsoft Rolls Out Web-Based Meeting Scheduler: Bookings in Outlook

Camryn Mottl
The days of a six-email chain to schedule a meeting will soon be in the rearview mirror for Outlook users. In May 2022, Microsoft announced an update to Outlook, which essentially integrates the web-based scheduling tool, Bookings with Outlook. Bookings in Outlook allows you and others to create custom meeting types for internal and external purposes according to your availability and preferences.
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Owners & Managers, The Workplace

Outlook vs. Gmail Head-to-Head: Which One is Best for Business?

Camryn Mottl
Ladies and gentlemen, it is time for the head-to-head match. In the red corner, the underdog is gaining ground with over 6 million business users and owning over 10 percent of the market productivity suite through Google Workspace, Gmail. Over in the blue corner, our champion contender with over 87% of market productivity and is connected to one of the largest online business portals, Outlook. Which email service is coming out on top as the best email service for your business?
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Topics: Microsoft Products, The Workplace, Technology Planning