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Lauren Hunter

Lauren Hunter

As our Marketing Intern, Lauren Hunter supports marketing & client communication efforts at CoreTech. She is also a student at UNO in Business Administration.

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What's so important about software updates?

Lauren Hunter

It can become quite irritating when the little box pops up on your phone, laptop or other device saying you need, yet another software update. You click, "remind me later," and continue on with your day. As irritating as they are, software updates are extremely important and you should get in the habit of following through with those pesky notifications. Why? Read on...

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Topics: The Workplace, Security Threats

Word quick tips to increase your productivity

Lauren Hunter

Take advantage of all Microsoft Word has to offer your business and your work flow. After reading these tips and tricks, go ahead and try them out, and watch the productivity increase!

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Topics: Trends

What to do BEFORE your identity is stolen...

Lauren Hunter

How is it even possible for someone to steal your identity? Unfortunately, today, it is easy for a criminal to obtain your personal information. After your identity is stolen, not only can the criminal steal your money, they can apply for mortgages, file false medical claims, open lines of credit for fictitious businesses, and so much more. What can you do to protect yourself? Read on...

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Topics: Security Threats, Network Security

Microsoft Teams

Lauren Hunter

Imagine accessing a mass collaboration tool for everyone to use. A tool that would bring together people, new ideas, and conversations, so they can easily collaborate to achieve more. Good news--this tool actually exists! Microsoft Teams is the new chat-based work space in Office 365 that will allow for collaboration in any office. How can your company benefit from using Microsoft Teams? Read on...

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How cyber criminals are caught

Lauren Hunter

Every year, there are 80-90 million cyber security incidents. Information is snatched, computers are hacked, money is taken, and identities are stolen. Cyber criminals use phishing, malware, and all other sorts of methods and techniques to obtain data and take money. All of these cyber criminals can't possibly get away with all their crimes, can they? Read more to find out how cyber criminals are put behind bars.

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Topics: Security Threats

Mobile device app security

Lauren Hunter


What mobile device apps do you use on a daily basis? From weather to news to games, mobile devices come with it all. Apps are easy to download, often free, and they are so convenient to download that you might not be thinking of some key security questions before installing that application on your device.

People who would never open an email attachment from a stranger buy apps without considering the possible consequences. You need to watch out for apps that are malicious. Hackers could steal your personal information, others' contact information, or passwords if you download a malicious app. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take so this does not happen to you.
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Topics: Security Threats, Trends

Tax season security tips

Lauren Hunter

The tax deadline is right around the corner. While most dread this time of year, for obvious reasons, there are many cybercriminals out there lurking for your personal data. It is important you take the right precautions to stay secure this tax season.

So, what is the worst that could possibly happen? To sum it up in just two words, identity theft. In 2014, $5.8 billion was given to identity thieves by the IRS due to fraudulent returns. Don't become a victim of identity theft by leaving your personal information open to cyber criminals.
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Topics: Trends

Android quick tips

Lauren Hunter

Androids have a very unique operating system. They are packed with great features and time-saving tricks. The question is, how much do you really know about your android? Read these quick tips below to save you some time on your mobile device.

Save your battery

Turn on battery saver mode to help your battery last longer! Open your device's Settings app. Tap "Battery". Tap the menu with three dots at the top right of your screen, then tap "Battery saver." At the top of your screen, set the switch to 'on'. The top and bottom of your screen will turn orange when battery saver is turned on. To turn on battery saver automatically when your battery is low, tap "Turn on automatically" and select "at 5% battery" or at "15% battery."

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Topics: Trends

Is your business taking advantage of mobility benefits?

Lauren Hunter


Mobility as a business strategy continues to trend upward. Studies project 9 billion users will make mobile connections by 2018, with 50% of the population utilizing a tablet or smart phone as their first method of contact. With numbers like these, it is critical that businesses review how they are taking advantage of mobility and if they are capitalizing on the benefits. If used correctly, mobility will allow employees to work more effectively and efficiently. In, addition your business may benefit from using mobile devices to communicate with clients and vendors at anytime and place. Here are some benefits to consider.

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Topics: The Workplace, Trends

Meet the team: Angela Hilgendorf

Lauren Hunter

Angela has been with CoreTech since September of 2016. She is our bookkeeper and handles all accounting activities. There are a lot of moving parts within her position, so every single day is different.

1. What do you enjoy most about working in technology?

It is always growing and changing, plus I always get to work with the latest technology.

2. Who or what inspires you?
I can’t say that any one person inspires me. I have a very competitive drive so I’m always trying to improve myself. So, I would say that competition inspires me to always improve in all aspects of my life.

3. What type of movies do you like? Do you have a favorite movie? What do you like about it?
I love westerns! I would have to say my favorite is Lonesome Dove. I like the simplicity of the movies and the era they take place in. 

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Topics: Our Company