blogheader-rev

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.
Connect with me:

Author's Posts

3 Criteria You Should Consider When Selecting An IT Service Provider

Kaitlin Schneider
When choosing a managed service provider (MSP), it can be difficult to know exactly what to look for regarding experience, terms and services. By hiring any service provider, you’re taking a big risk with your security, efficiency, and assets, so identifying the right one is key. When you’re investigating potential candidates, however, there are many different factors to consider. You need to understand what they offer in terms of support, what services are included in your contract and how ...
Read More
Topics: Technology Planning

How to Avoid Falling Victim to Cryptocurrency Scams

Kaitlin Schneider
On July 15, a small group of hackers gained access to 130 high-profile Twitter accounts, and they perpetuated a cryptocurrency scam via the social media platform. The group made off with 12.9 Bitcoin, which, as of the exchange rate at that time, equates to around $120,000.  
Read More
Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Trends

7 Pros and Cons of Working from Home Long-Term

Kaitlin Schneider
You’ve no doubt noticed that working from home has several advantages, but, as with anything, there are also a few downsides as well. During the current pandemic, both sides of the equation have likely surfaced at one point or another.   Depending on your work style and your actual job responsibilities, you may love working from home or hate it, so we’ve detailed seven pros and seven cons of working from your home office, dining room or—let’s admit it—your couch.  
Read More
Topics: The Workplace, Trends

CoreTech Celebrates Our 20th Anniversary

Kaitlin Schneider
Twenty years ago, on July 17, 2000, CoreTech president Chris Vilim and his father, Larry, joined forces to deliver quality IT services to Omaha’s small businesses. 
Read More
Topics: Our Company

What is Zoom Fatigue? 5 Reasons You’re Feeling it and Tips to Combat it

Kaitlin Schneider
As your organization continues to work from home, you’ve no doubt had to adopt new ways of conducting business. One of the biggest changes is meeting through tools like Zoom, Skype or Microsoft Teams instead of in the office conference room.  
Read More
Topics: The Workplace, Trends

Why Your Omaha SMB Should Be Conducting Phishing Email Simulations

Kaitlin Schneider
We’ve all heard that COVID-19 phishing scams have seen a sharp uptick in the past few months. That fact itself may not be surprising, considering cyber criminals ramp up their activity anytime major events happen. However, the actual statistics behind the frequency of recent phishing attacks are jaw-dropping.
Read More
Topics: Staff Training, Security Threats, Local Omaha News

4 Elements of an Effective Cyber Security Awareness Training Program

Kaitlin Schneider
Your employees likely already know that they play a critical role in protecting company data assets, and that failing to uphold that responsibility can have disastrous consequences. However, an understanding of the stakes is not enough to protect the company from data breaches; your employees need the right tools and information presented in a digestible, actionable way.  Conveying facts and instructions via a long PowerPoint presentation simply isn’t effective. In order to get all of your ...
Read More
Topics: Staff Training, Security Threats, Network Security

Securely Store, Share and Manage Passwords with LastPass Teams

Kaitlin Schneider
You know how devastating a cyber security attack on your organization’s data can be to your business, but did you know that over 80% of those breaches are caused by unsecured passwords? That is why we recommend using a password manager, like LastPass. With password management for your small to midsize business, you significantly reduce the risk of security breaches caused by poor password use.
Read More
Topics: The Workplace, Network Security

4 Technologies Your Company Needs to Enable Remote Work

Kaitlin Schneider
Work-from-home setups are steadily becoming the new normal for many businesses, whether by preference or default due to current circumstances. Most organizations are understandably focused on making remote work functional for their operations in the short term. However, don’t make the mistake of not looking at your long-term remote work structure and investing in technologies that will help employees stay productive and keep assets secure.  Here are four remote work must-haves for businesses ...
Read More
Topics: The Workplace, Trends, Technology Planning

5 Ways Working from Home is Stressing You Out

Kaitlin Schneider
According to Slack HQ, as of March 27th, the number of people working remotely in the United States was somewhere around 16 million. That number has no doubt increased since then, and no one is certain how long the current ways of working will continue.   And, while working from home has its many perks, like a significantly shorter commute from living room to dining room; the ultimate snack drawer, AKA the pantry or fridge, or even a relaxed dress code, there are still a few downsides to ...
Read More
Topics: The Workplace, Trends