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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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Social Media Fraud and How It Impacts Your Business

Camryn Mottl
Are you among the many business tapping social media to promote your products and services? 96% of small business owners include social media in their marketing strategy, mainly for paid ads and connecting with current and potential clients. But, just as your business uses these platforms to seek out prospects, cybercriminals are lurking in the corners, on the prowl for inattentive victims, including your employees, through social media phishing.
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Owners & Managers

Digital Ads: When Does Adware Become Malware?

Camryn Mottl
Did you know that the average person is estimated to come across 6,000 to 10,000 ads on a daily basis? That includes, billboard, merchandise, streaming music, video, or on social media ads. The growing use of digital and online marketing only increases click throughs. And while this could provide opportunities for you to expand your network across the globe, it also could expose your employees to malware and hackers.
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, IT Support

7 Microsoft 365 Apps You May Not Know Exist [+2 Bonus Apps]

Camryn Mottl
With a program as powerful as Microsoft, business owners are able to organize and implement campaigns in a more efficient manner. The different branches allow for connectivity within the company, making communication and workflows a unifying experience. Tying all of Microsoft programs together is Microsoft 365, the homepage to their universe of features. Considering Microsoft wanted to build apps that would fulfill every user’s needs, there might be some features you didn’t know existed. And ...
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Owners & Managers, The Workplace

What Should I Do with My Old Technology I Don't Use Anymore?

Camryn Mottl
With large manufacturers such as Apple, HP, and Samsung releasing new technology every couple of years, if not every year, this has caused a buildup of e-waste. According to Great Lakes Electronics Co., e-waste is, “any electrical or electronic equipment that’s been discarded.”
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Are Your Employees an Insider Risk?

Camryn Mottl
While most cyber security measures are put in place to focus on threats outside of an organization, there may be some untrustworthy or negligent individuals who are increasing chances of a cyber-attack within your company. Let’s discuss how you can reduce potential threats to your business and provide solutions to prevent future exposures.
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Topics: Security Threats, Owners & Managers, Network Security

Microsoft Teams: New Features Equals More Productivity

Camryn Mottl
As the pandemic continues to impact communities around the globe, software applications, such as Microsoft Teams, are the glue holding everyone together, especially when it comes to workplace communication. One of their most popular apps has experienced an uptick in users in the past couple of years. In 2019, Microsoft Teams reported 20 million users and a revenue of $0.8 billion, only to claim 115 million users and approximately $7 billion in 2020. Over time, work environment communication ...
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Hackers are Phishing Off-Guarded Victims Through Google Docs

Camryn Mottl
In the past five years, phishing scams have become more complex, no longer tricking the gullible grandparent into clicking on the link leading to a “free Caribbean cruise” or a “free car”. Now, phishing has managed to work its way into the workplace through one of the most widely used sharing and editing software: Google Documents.
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Topics: Security Threats, Owners & Managers

A Ransomware Cyber Attack Knocks US Manufacturer Off Production

Camryn Mottl
From pipelines to meat packers, this past year has shown that no line of business is safe from cyber-attacks, not even the cream cheese industry. This became another digital blow in the U.S. marketplace as other industries took a hit from hackers, such as the Martha’s Vineyard ferry and Colonial Pipeline, and even meat producer JBS USA in early June 2021.  
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Most Common Data Backup Mistakes

Camryn Mottl
Backing up your company data is key to saving money and time when your business operations are down. Considering the large amounts of information your data and file stores are saving daily you want the backup to be a solid method. A dependable backup provides a sense of security knowing all your private contact lists, leads, and sales are available, even as backup, whenever you need them.
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Topics: Data Breach