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Why Ransomware & Cyber Security Education is Important for Your Business

CoreTech Staff
From ransomware and malware to email and financial data hacks, business data and personal information are the main targets of most cyber criminals. One of the greatest threats to your information security comes from your employees' lack of knowledge on the subject, and hackers know that. They send malicious emails to your employees, hoping they won't know the difference between a fake and real email. Educating your entire staff on cyber attacks and what they look like could be the difference ...
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Topics: Staff Training

How to Outsmart Hackers

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Hackers spend their days finding ways into your devices and accounts in order to obtain credit cards, passwords, social security numbers, and basically everything you wouldn’t want to share with a complete stranger. Also, you have unscrupulous hackers that are constantly attempting to trick you so that they can lock up your data and hold it hostage for a ransom.   Having a plan in place BEFORE your information is stolen is the best way to outsmart a hacker. Read on to learn what you should be ...
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Topics: Network Security

Strengthen your competitive advantage with these technologies

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All businesses, regardless of size, are constantly faced with the challenge of keeping up with their competitors. Technological innovation is quickly becoming the driver of marketplace competition. New technologies have changed the pace and expectations of business processes. While you can’t predict future technologies, here are five that are currently fueling the competitive advantage of small and midsize businesses.
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Topics: Trends

7 Password Security Tips to Keep Yourself Safe

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Passwords have the key to unlock access to our network of friends, work colleagues, and most importantly, our bank accounts. It's imperative to keep our passwords private, diverse, and hard to crack, because there are cybercriminals out there spending their days finding the codes to people's digital accounts and gaining access to their most private information. While most of us think we know all there is about having a secure password, we are not only making it more complicated than it needs to ...
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Topics: Security Threats

How to Stay Organized and Save Time with Microsoft OneNote

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OneNote provides users with a quick and efficient way to take notes, while still staying organized. Regardless of whether you want to write or type your notes, all is possible when using OneNote. Learn how to navigate the application and personalize it to what you need - while also staying organized and saving time!
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Topics: Microsoft Products

Top 5 technology trends for Omaha small business

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Technology has grown to become an intelligent, digital mesh of people, equipment, and services. While advancements in technology are improving the way in which we conduct business, it means we must also keep up with it. Adopting new technologies for your business not only can save time and money, but can efficiently speed up business processes as well. Small Omaha businesses are implementing these advanced technologies to not only improve business functions, but give themselves a competitive ...
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Topics: Trends

Why Does Your Business Need Unified Communications?

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Regardless of the type or size of business you have, the one aspect that all companies cannot afford to neglect is the way in which they communicate with customers. Unified Communications (UC) is a solution for doing just that! It is not a product, but rather a combination of different avenues which boost productivity in the workplace. UC includes collaboration tools such as instant messaging, video, conferencing, mobile applications, integrations, and voice. With these tools working together, ...
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Topics: Equipment Purchases, Phone Systems

How To Avoid Smishing Attacks

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We often get spam messages that are both annoying and dangerous. Cybercriminals use targets' mobile phones to break into accounts and steal personal information, in so-called "smishing" attacks.  Smishing, or SMS phishing, is when a criminal sends malicious text messages containing a link or a number to call back to in order to obtain private information through a fake but genuine looking message. When a user clicks on the link or calls the number provided in the SMS message, he falls prey to ...
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Topics: Security Threats

How to utilize Cortana

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Putting aside all the great features included in Windows 10, Cortana is one of the best reasons to upgrade to the new operating system. Microsoft's digital assistant, which was originally introduced on mobile devices, now has its own space in the taskbar. It's available to help you with a lot of everyday tasks that help you be more productive! Cortana is always at your fingertips ready to help you find anything on your PC, track your packages automatically, give you accurate weather ...
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Topics: Microsoft Products

Petya - a new worldwide ransomware outbreak

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A massive ransomware attack has hit businesses around the world, causing major companies to shut down their computer systems. Researchers are still investigating the software behind the attack, warning that it's more sophisticated than the WannaCry worm that struck hundreds of thousands of computers across the globe last month.
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Topics: Network Security