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Technology Unwrapped

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

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: Security Threats, The Workplace

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Topics: The Workplace, Trends

iPhone quick tips

Lauren Hunter
The iPhone is a very impressive tool with hundreds of brilliant features, but there are many tips and tricks you may have not taken advantage of--until now. Take a minute to read through these quick tips to help you stay organized, conserve time, and learn new features of the iPhone.
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Topics: Trends

Take the initiative to implement green IT

Lauren Hunter
You may be wondering, what exactly is green IT? Green IT (information technology) is the practice of environmentally sustainable computing. How we operate day-in and day-out can have a negative impact on the environment, however if companies take the right steps they will be able to minimize all of these negative impacts. Eliminate paper, printer, and packaging waste There's no doubt that companies use a lot of paper for day-to-day operations, and much of that is wasted and possibly ...
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Topics: Trends