Seven basic security tips to aid business emergency planning

May 10th, 2021 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Seven basic security tips to aid business emergency planning”

“You never know when you will need a solid emergency plan. Creating even a basic outline is an excellent place to begin!”

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek


Developing and maintaining an emergency business plan is often looked upon by business owners as a chore to be put off rather than a critical element essential to the organization’s long-term survival. To ensure that you cover all of the bases, lean on security professionals who know the importance of protecting against online and physical attacks to lead in the planning process and during times of crisis.

This article By Devin Partida for Securityinfowatch.com provides 7 fundamental security tips to help in creating your emergency plan and is worth re-visiting from time to time.   


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Ransomware gangs get more aggressive against law enforcement

May 10th, 2021 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Ransomware gangs get more aggressive against law enforcement”

“If they’re willing to attack Police departments, you can be sure that these hackers are not afraid to hold almost any organization hostage for ransom payments!”

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek


Ransomware attacks continue to proliferate the digital landscape in 2021, with experts predicting no end in sight to this growing trend. One of the more shocking realities is that these cyber criminals seem to be unintimidated, even targeting Police departments large and small! Recently, these hackers have become even more aggressive, threatening to and leaking confidential information, including informants’ identities, unless an unspecified ransom was paid. This article By Alan Suderman for APnews.com provides a look into recent attacks and the expanded information collected by Police departments at risk of being exposed.   


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Social engineering cyberattacks and how they’re impacting businesses

May 5th, 2021 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Social engineering cyberattacks and how they’re impacting businesses”

“Social engineering cyberattacks target your organization’s weakest link, you and your people!”

Glenn Baruck, eDot


Criminals seeking a profitable income stream continue to gravitate towards cyberattacks as one of their preferred sources of income. Experts anticipate global cybercrime costs to skyrocket to $10.5 trillion annually by 2025. In response to this constantly rising threat, organizations are increasing digital defenses to protect against traditional cyberattack methods. At the same time, cybercriminals are adopting a new strategy, side-stepping conventional defenses, and targeting businesses’ most vulnerable assets, the ones that software can’t fully protect — people. This new trend is known as “Social Engineering Attacks.” If you are not familiar with or would like to learn more about these attacks, check out this outstanding article by Author Devin Partida for Securityinfowatch.com. In the article, Devin provides an excellent overview of this trend and valuable insights on identifying and defending against them.


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15 Cool Tech Gifts And Gadgets For Mom On Mother’s Day

May 3rd, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Technology 0 thoughts on “15 Cool Tech Gifts And Gadgets For Mom On Mother’s Day”

“Moms deserve something extraordinary this year! How about some tech?”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


It has been a tough year for everyone and especially many moms who have had to take on double and triple duty with stay-at-home restrictions! Instead of the old stand-by flowers and candy, maybe consider the techie side of mom this year and get her something that can simplify her life or provide some much-needed relaxation! Check out this excellent techie gift guide put together by Gina Narcisi for CRN.com for some cool suggestions; I am betting that special mom in your life will really appreciate it!


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Mailroom security considerations: Best practices and procedures

April 28th, 2021 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs) 0 thoughts on “Mailroom security considerations: Best practices and procedures”

“Don’t forget the security of your mailroom in your risk assessment, security planning and policies!”

Glenn Baruck, eDot


Often overlooked, mailroom security is a critical component in the process of keeping your facility, team members and organization safe.  While email remains dominant and warrants ongoing training and procedures to prevent a data breach, mailrooms are still relevant and present a potential security gap. In this article from Securityinfowatch.com, author Brian W. Lynch provides excellent insight and valuable guidelines for upping your mailroom security in commercial and residential settings.


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The 6 Coolest Smart Home Technologies To Watch In 2021

April 26th, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Technology 0 thoughts on “The 6 Coolest Smart Home Technologies To Watch In 2021”

“Now your grill can tell you when to flip your burgers! Cool stuff, while you’re enjoying, don’t forget to follow best practices and secure all devices with high-quality passwords.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


As AI continues to develop, our homes keep getting smarter! The IoT is growing, and in this short-read, Dylan Martin from CRN.com introduces us to 6 of the hottest new IoT technologies. It is pretty amazing stuff and makes me keep asking myself, “Why didn’t I think of that?”


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