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How to Determine What Ransomware Payment Option is Best (Hint: None)

CoreTech Staff
Unfortunately, this situation is now more common: Your business is hit by ransomware, and your valuable and sensitive data is locked by cyber criminals demanding an exorbitant ransom fee. You can’t afford to pay it. But there's a twist now, some ransomware gangs are offering victims payment extension options.
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Topics: Cybersecurity

How to Set IT Policies and Procedures Employees Will Follow

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We call businesses and companies “organizations.” It’s no coincidence that the term “organize” is baked into the name. The key to success for any business is keeping all of the team members organized. How do you do that? You outline policies and procedures that keep everyone on the same page and moving in the same direction. The real question, then, is how do you set policies and procedures that employees can successfully follow?
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Topics: Technology Planning, It Policies

How to Find the Best Omaha IT Service Provider for My Business

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Finding the best IT service provider for your Omaha business is crucial. You want to feel confident that the provider you’re partnering with is someone who knows what you need, is proactive with suggestions, and maintains the expertise to optimize your business technology now and in the future. Are you a CEO, CFO, or Information Technology (IT) Manager about to embark on a search for an IT support provider in Omaha, Nebraska? We’ve gathered the best tips and questions you can apply throughout ...
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Topics: Owners & Managers, Local Omaha News, IT Support

How Cybercriminals Hack Business Profiles on Social Media

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Facebook was under fire recently for hackers' hijacking personal and business pages. Profile users were emailed that they were removed as the page manager. Victims were left wondering how hackers could access their pages, even though they didn’t click any suspicious links. Facebook is currently in the process of rectifying the situation.
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Topics: Security Threats, Trends, Network Security

How to Apply AI to Your Business

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) has revolutionized the business landscape overnight, giving business more efficiency and significant productivity gains. According to IBM, 35% of companies are using AI, and 42% are exploring AI’s potential for future implementation.
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Topics: Trends

How to Hold a Smooth Video Meeting in Microsoft Teams

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The benefit of clear and concise business communication is that it leads to more sales, better customer service, and good rapport with clients, vendors, and employees. And that’s where technology tools become much more important in our work.
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Topics: Microsoft Products

How to Make Onboarding with Your New MSP as Smooth as Possible

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When a small to midsize business switches to a new IT services provider, many experience friction as they get to know the latest IT support staff they’re working with. The onboarding experience can be an exhaustive process for some companies, which is one of the leading causes behind why many small businesses won’t switch providers even when they need more comprehensive support.
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Topics: Owners & Managers, Our Company, Outsourced IT

Learn the Basics: Employee Cybersecurity Training Courses (+ Advanced Ideas)

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Topics: Staff Training, Security Threats, The Workplace

Wait, DON’T CLICK that Link!

CoreTech Staff
Phishing attacks continue to be one of the leading cyberattack methods targeting small businesses. With a cyberattack occurring every 36 seconds, hackers are relentlessly trying to steal your company or personal information. One of the ways they collect data is by providing you with a link to click. They are hoping you don’t know the signs and signals that the intent of their request is malicious.
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Topics: Staff Training, Security Threats, Network Security

4 Tips to Creating Your SMB IT Budget

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Creating an IT budget isn’t always easy for CFOs of small to midsize businesses. You’re busy keeping the business wheels turning to ensure the cash flow is there to sustain growth, analyzing key metrics, collecting accounts receivable, and reviewing reports.
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