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Technology Unwrapped

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

3 Ways a Cloud Phone System Will Impact Your Business for the Better

Bob Tingwald
Your old phone system still runs, and you’re generally comfortable with it. Until it doesn’t run, and it impacts your business. Replacing your old system should be an easy decision when you take into consideration how communication with your clients, vendors and staff impacts your business operations and bottom line. What can you expect out of a new phone system? Here are just three ways it will impact your business:
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Topics: Owners & Managers, Phone Systems, Unified Communications

4 Reasons Your Omaha Business Needs Cyber Insurance

Angela Wight
A cybersecurity attack or data breach can result in significant financial losses and downtime for your organization. This could impact the reputation of your company and even pose challenges to business continuity. Having cyber insurance is what can protect your business from the unprecedented consequences of a cyber attack. 
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Network Security

Purchasing Cyber Insurance? What SMBs Need to Know

Angela Wight
Average data breach costs rose to $4.24 million for companies surveyed globally in IBM’s 2021 Cost of a Data Breach Report. That’s a 10% increase between 2020 and 2021. In companies where remote work played a role in breaches, the average was more than 1 million higher. On average, costs in the United States are more than double the global average. For this reason, many Nebraska SMBs like yours are turning to cyber insurance to protect themselves from the adverse effects of data breaches and ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Network Security

Unified Communications: A Story

Jason Hahn
I was talking to one of our clients the other day about phone lines vs. internet lines and thought you might find this tidbit of history interesting. We discussed the home telephone line and the internet line at his home. This client mentioned that his phone line and internet service come from the same box in his basement, and how this is different from what he remembered last time he had to add a phone line.  
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Topics: Phone Systems, Unified Communications

Data Privacy & Cyber Security Legislation: The Policies to Know

CoreTech Staff
Whether you’re referring to personal or professional information, keeping data private and confidential could be what stands between you and a cyber security attack—or a legal battle.   Either way, privacy acts are necessary for enforcing these requirements, and two of these policies have started shaping the landscape of cyber security legislation.   Note: There are a lot of acronyms associated with cyber security legislation, but I’ve done my best to keep this blog post from being just an ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Owners & Managers

Why Your SMB Needs Cyber Insurance [+Statistics]

CoreTech Staff
Insurance may be one of your least favorite aspects of operating business, but it’s still a necessary one.   Especially when it comes to cyber insurance.   You might be thinking that your small business doesn’t need cyber insurance, but that couldn’t be further from the truth.  
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Topics: Network Security, Technology Planning

In-House vs. Outsourced IT Support: What Does Your SMB Need?

CoreTech Staff
When it comes to maintaining productivity in your business, you need available, effective IT support. But should that support come from an internal IT team, or should you partner with an outsourced IT support company for your SMB? 
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Topics: Outsourced IT

Microsoft Teams for Healthcare Practitioners: Bringing Secure Collaboration to Your Entire Organization

CoreTech Staff
If you own or help manage a healthcare organization, you understand the importance of security, compliance, and thorough, thoughtful communication across your entire staff. You work with numerous patients every single day, and shuffle through information in droves in order to provide the best possible care experience.  
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Trends

How Does a Dark Web Scan Work? And Why You Want One Regularly

CoreTech Staff
You know that regular monitoring and maintenance of your data and systems is important for optimal performance uptime, but you might not realize that continuous scanning, particularly Dark Web scans, can mean the difference between getting breached and preventing one.  
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Topics: Security Threats, Network Security, Technology Planning

Zero Trust Policy: Why Your SMB Needs One

CoreTech Staff
As widespread work-from-home arrangements for knowledge workers continue, traditional perimeter-based security models are no longer viable.   Organizations today need a new model that effectively adapts to the changing/complex modern environment, embraces the mobile workforce, and protects people, devices, applications, and data wherever they are located. 
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Topics: Trends, Network Security