What’s New in Cybersecurity for the New Year?

January 18th, 2022 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “What’s New in Cybersecurity for the New Year?”

“Excellent article that may provide the info you need to protect your organization in the new year better.”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice & Data


It’s a new year, and with it comes new concerns about cybersecurity threats. While most are aware of the dangers posed by these threats, not every business or organization, especially smaller ones, know what to do about them. In fact, according to a recent survey of business owners and independent insurance agents in the United States, many businesses are simply not taking the necessary steps to protect themselves and their assets. An excellent place to begin learning about the latest in cybersecurity is right here in this helpful piece by Becca Williams for smallbiztechnology.com.  


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The top data breaches of 2021

January 17th, 2022 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “The top data breaches of 2021”

“2021 was a tough year for data breaches and 2022 is likely to follow suit!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


The results are in and 2021 was not a good year for data breaches. According to Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) research, 2021 was a record-breaking year for data breaches with the total number of data breaches through September 30, 2021, already exceeding the total number of events in 2020 by 17%, with 1,291 breaches in 2021 compared to 1,108 breaches in 2020! From Facebook and LinkedIn to Android users and more, the total number of people affected was in the billions! This piece By Maria Henriquez for securitymagazine.com highlights the top 10 for 2021.


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20 Hot Consumer Electronics Products At CES Unveiled 2022

January 11th, 2022 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “20 Hot Consumer Electronics Products At CES Unveiled 2022”

“Although not perfect, CES is back in 2022 and filled with excitement!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Billed as one “The Most Influential Tech Event in the World,” CES (the Consumer Electronics Show) opened in-person for the first time since 2020 in Las Vegas this week. The show is open to in-person and virtual attendees. While some of the major players did pull out due to Omicron, there was still plenty of excitement and incredible new product intros that are worth a look! If you are like us and love tech, check out this piece by Wade Tyler Millward for crn.com for his selection of 20 of the hottest new products for 2022.


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Conquering security challenges in the hybrid workplace environment: The BYOD variant

January 6th, 2022 Posted by Employment, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Conquering security challenges in the hybrid workplace environment: The BYOD variant”

“BYOD and hybrid work solutions are great for employees but causing headaches for corporate security at the same time!”

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security


Even before the pandemic, the BYOD revolution had begun its arrival. The trend has only gotten more prominent since, and now with spikes due to Delta and Omicron, it looks like BYOD devices and hybrid work environments will be more the norm than ever.

The “BYOD Variant” has produced many benefits while simultaneously complicating corporate security as it continues to spread. This short read by Bert Kashyap for securitymagazine.com identifies some of the organizational challenges BYOD and hybrid work solutions create and provides some excellent insight on what to do about them as well.


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Your employees are making a run for it, and so is your data

January 6th, 2022 Posted by Employment, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Your employees are making a run for it, and so is your data”

“The great resignation continues and may be the source of your data leak. Prepare before your data walks out the door too!”

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security


As the pandemic continues, a historically high turnover rate in the US labor market has come with it. Recent data shows that 25% to 40% of employees have plans to leave their current jobs and that at least 63% of employees admit to taking data with them to a new job. Companies now need to understand that their data may run out the door just as quickly as their employees and do something about it! This article by Mark Wojtasiak for securityinfowatch.com exposes the dangers of this growing phenomenon and the risk mitigation steps businesses can take to help prevent their data from moving on with their employees.


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The 10 Coolest IoT Devices And Products Of 2021

January 4th, 2022 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “The 10 Coolest IoT Devices And Products Of 2021”

“The IoT is a treasure trove of devices designed to help us improve our work and personal lives! 2021 was an outstanding year for new device introductions.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


The IoT (Internet of Things) continues to expand for business and personal use. Unique innovations and practical solutions made their debut in 2021, with more on the way in the future! Here is an excellent list of some of the coolest IoT device intros of the past year from author Dylan Martin for CRN.com.


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