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Technology Unwrapped

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

5 Signs You Have Outgrown Your Omaha IT Support Provider

Angela Wight
As a small to midsize business owner, one of your top priorities is ensuring your company has the right technology in place to reach your business goals. This means ensuring your employees have the tools they need to do their jobs, such as computers, printers, and applications. One of the most important technologies you can provide for your employees is effective IT support.
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Topics: Owners & Managers, Technology Planning, IT Support

Celebrating Small Business Week: Our Top 10 Blog Posts of All Time

Camryn Mottl
We love serving and celebrating Omaha small businesses! Congratulations, you have worked hard to get to where you are today, so get out there and celebrate!
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Topics: Owners & Managers, Local Omaha News, IT Support

What Anti-Spoofing Policies can SMBs use against Phishing Attempts?

Esteban Hernandez
Communication is vital component for a business to run smoothly. A majority of businesses use emails to interact with coworkers and those outside of the company. This is a direct connection to the outside world; this also leaves your company at risk of hackers. Phishing is the most common way hackers try to gain access to your database. When it comes to phishing emails, the hacker relies on the end user to do most of the work. They can spoof the CEO’s email and act like them wanting the end ...
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Topics: Owners & Managers, IT Support

Watch Out for Ukrainian Email Scams!

Camryn Mottl
People around the world are finding ways to help Ukrainians who are fleeing their homes after the Russian invasion. Polish parents are leaving strollers at the train station for incoming Ukrainian mothers. Nonprofits, such as Nova Ukraine, are raising funds for medical supplies, food, and cots with blankets. Others are getting creative by purchasing several nights at Airbnb’s so families and groups of people can have a safe place to stay.   Unfortunately, malicious hackers are using this crisis ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Owners & Managers, Trends

8 Topics Your Employee Cyber Security Training Needs to Cover

Camryn Mottl
Are you ready to empower your employees as they face cyber scams and phishing emails entering their inbox? Training your staff to recognize common cyber threats will help your Omaha SMB block viruses and malware. But what should you train on? You will want to be certain you are prioritizing the best topics and training on up-to-date information. Here are some subjects worth including in your cyber security training:
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Topics: Staff Training, Owners & Managers, The Workplace

Social Media Fraud and How It Impacts Your Business

Camryn Mottl
Are you among the many business tapping social media to promote your products and services? 96% of small business owners include social media in their marketing strategy, mainly for paid ads and connecting with current and potential clients. But, just as your business uses these platforms to seek out prospects, cybercriminals are lurking in the corners, on the prowl for inattentive victims, including your employees, through social media phishing.
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Owners & Managers

Creating a Security Culture for Your SMB Workplace

Damon Hagerty
With our dependence on technology and the significant increase in hacker activity in the organization no one should need to ask if they have enough security implemented throughout the organization. It’s important to know that security is crucial, and it must be embedded into everything an organization does. A quick look at the news provides details on the security events of the day tied to an application's vulnerability or a major hack that occurred at a company or government organization. ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Owners & Managers, The Workplace

7 Microsoft 365 Apps You May Not Know Exist [+2 Bonus Apps]

Camryn Mottl
With a program as powerful as Microsoft, business owners are able to organize and implement campaigns in a more efficient manner. The different branches allow for connectivity within the company, making communication and workflows a unifying experience. Tying all of Microsoft programs together is Microsoft 365, the homepage to their universe of features. Considering Microsoft wanted to build apps that would fulfill every user’s needs, there might be some features you didn’t know existed. And ...
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Owners & Managers, The Workplace

Are Your Employees an Insider Risk?

Camryn Mottl
While most cyber security measures are put in place to focus on threats outside of an organization, there may be some untrustworthy or negligent individuals who are increasing chances of a cyber-attack within your company. Let’s discuss how you can reduce potential threats to your business and provide solutions to prevent future exposures.
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Topics: Security Threats, Owners & Managers, Network Security

Hackers are Phishing Off-Guarded Victims Through Google Docs

Camryn Mottl
In the past five years, phishing scams have become more complex, no longer tricking the gullible grandparent into clicking on the link leading to a “free Caribbean cruise” or a “free car”. Now, phishing has managed to work its way into the workplace through one of the most widely used sharing and editing software: Google Documents.
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Topics: Security Threats, Owners & Managers