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Technology Unwrapped

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

Kaitlin Schneider

Kaitlin Schneider

As a Marketing Coordinator at CoreTech, Kaitlin Schneider supports client communication efforts, and is responsible for creation of content assets, enCore newsletter, and spreading the word about CoreTech's services.
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Internet Explorer 11 Reaches End of Support in 2021 And What That Means for You

Kaitlin Schneider
On August 17, 2020, Microsoft announced that Internet Explorer 11 would reach its end-of-support date a year later. The software company wants to give users plenty of time to switch over to the latest version of Edge before mainstream support ends for IE 11.   You can see the full timeline of Microsoft’s phase-out plan in the image below.  
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Topics: Microsoft Products

Specific Tactics Hackers Use When Phishing for Your Company’s Information

Kaitlin Schneider
Hackers have several complex ways they can attempt to infiltrate your organization’s IT systems, but most of the time, they will target your employees with a phishing attack. In fact, over 80 percent of SMBs were targeted by phishing attacks in the year 2019.   Cyber criminals and hackers often view your staff as the weakest link in your cyber security setup, and in our mission to keep you updated on the latest IT security threats and trends, we’ve detailed 7 different tactics that hackers ...
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Topics: Staff Training, Security Threats

Why Do People Fall for Phishing Scams?

Kaitlin Schneider
Since the start of the global pandemic, we have written numerous articles about phishing and phishing scams. By now, you know that they are prevalent, and attacks are becoming more difficult to spot, but have you ever wondered about the specifics behind why people fall for phishing scams?  We’ve detailed a few reasons below, as hackers use numerous, evolving tactics in an attempt to swindle your employees for information, or worse, access to your systems.
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Topics: Staff Training, Security Threats, The Workplace

Simplify Your Use of Microsoft Outlook with These 7 Productivity Tips

Kaitlin Schneider
The massive shift to remote work may have instigated a rapid pivot to tools like Microsoft Teams for your organization’s communication, but sometimes, sending an email through Outlook is still necessary.   And, sometimes, your inbox can look a little overwhelming due to the scores of messages you receive every day.   Although none of us may ever reach true Inbox Zero, you can still master the Outlook application and use it more effectively with the help of these Outlook productivity tips. 
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Topics: Microsoft Products

4 Ways Your Omaha Organization Can Develop a Cyber Security Culture

Kaitlin Schneider
Cyber security threats have only increased in frequency in 2020, and the techniques that criminals are using are only becoming more sophisticated. To protect your business from cyber threats, you need to safeguard your assets with a robust cyber security setup—one that includes numerous layers and defenses.   And, while there are several technological solutions your organization needs to have in place, your first line of defense is actually your staff. 
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Topics: Staff Training, The Workplace, Network Security, Local Omaha News

Working from Home? We’ve Rounded Up Our 21 Best Blog Posts About Remote Work

Kaitlin Schneider
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve written an array of articles with ways for you to thrive in your new home office space. In addition, we’ve compiled information for business owners and IT managers which helps them consider what technology, policies and procedures might work best.  Now, we’ve compiled those articles together in this post, so you can easily refer back to them anytime you need some additional tips and advice to make remote work, well, work. 
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Topics: Security Threats, Microsoft Products, The Workplace, Our Company, Trends, Network Security, Phone Systems, Technology Planning

Toshiba End of Life: Why Upgrading your Toshiba Phone System is so Important

Kaitlin Schneider
Back in 2018, we wrote about Mitel’s (owner of Toshiba phone systems) announcement to phase out Toshiba CIX and IPedge product lines. Since that writing, the company has since stopped selling new Toshiba equipment and add-on hardware. 
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Topics: Phone Systems, Technology Planning

8 Ways to Alleviate Virtual Miscommunication

Kaitlin Schneider
The benefits of technology, especially when it comes to remote work, are vast. However, no matter how useful contemporary tools and applications may be, sometimes human beings misconstrue the intended interpretation of a piece of virtual correspondence—be it an email, a quick text, a chat message or even a short comment on a document. These issues arise often when working remotely. When you’re not speaking face-to-face, you miss out on valuable contextual clues that tell you what’s really going ...
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Feeling Overwhelmed by IT Security? 4 Reasons You Should Onboard an MSSP

Kaitlin Schneider
IT leaders already have a lot to handle day-in, day-out, and that workload is only going to increase. Tacking another series of tasks on your to-do list probably isn’t the best option. What you need is a group of IT experts who will work as an extension of your team and take care of what you don’t have the time or resources for. If that’s cyber security, a managed security service provider (MSSP) is your best option for protecting your organization.
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Topics: Network Security, Outsourced IT

The 7 Best and Worst Personalities in Every Business Meeting [+Free Infographic]

Kaitlin Schneider
Whether your meetings take place in person or on a video conferencing platform, there are a few personality types that make themselves known in every meeting.     Do you know which ones are the best – or the worst – for successful meetings in your organization?  
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Topics: The Workplace