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Technology Unwrapped

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

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

Best Hosted VoIP Features for Remote Workers

James Thompson
COVID-19 has forced many businesses to revisit their remote work policies. But even before the pandemic, working from home was becoming increasingly common and even necessary for many companies. Now that workers are becoming more accustomed to working outside the office, having a flexible work-from-home policy may become crucial to recruiting and retaining top talent, as well as maintaining morale and work-life balance for current employees.
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Topics: Phone Systems

How MSPs Stay on Top of the Latest Trends in IT Security

Chris Vilim
Cyber criminals spend their days and nights trying to circumvent layers of security measures in order to steal your personal information and private data.  In order to thwart their attacks before they start, we at CoreTech stay continuously vigilant — which means we stay on top of the latest trends in IT security. 
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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

Top Advantages of Managed IT Security, According to Business Leaders

Chris Vilim
Handling the daily operations of your organization is already more than enough to have on your plate, and that doesn’t take into consideration all of the IT security requirements your business needs.  By engaging an IT service provider, you put those tasks in the hands of professionals, leaving you more time and energy to focus on serving your clients. Of course, that’s just one of the many advantages of managed IT security, according to business leaders in the cyber security industry. Below, ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Network Security, Outsourced IT

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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Are TikTok and WeChat Really Trying to Steal Private Information?

Joel Havenridge
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Topics: Security Threats, Trends

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

Best Cloud Computing Solutions for Small Business in 2020

Chris Vilim
Operating a business in the 21st century demands cutting-edge technology to keep up with an ever-changing work environment. Today’s cloud computing solutions for small businesses continue to become more sophisticated to meet user needs and accessibility.  To make the most of the benefits of cloud computing, consider incorporating these four cloud computing solutions into your day-to-day business operations. 
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Topics: Cloud, Microsoft Products, Phone Systems