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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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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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Securing your digital life, the finale: Debunking worthless “security” practices

November 30th, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Securing your digital life, the finale: Debunking worthless “security” practices”

“Securing your information and protecting your privacy is not something you should leave to out-of-date resources or second-hand advice.”

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security


When it comes to securing your information and protecting your privacy, there is a lot of information out there. People often do their own “research” and, like many things, end up garnering information from second- or third-hand sources like “tech-savvy” friends or something they saw on TV. While some of this advice can be helpful, much of it is often outdated or may even provide a false sense of security, leading to disaster.

Thankfully, some resources and experts can get us back on track with good info to help us better secure our information. This piece by Sean Gallagher (former Ars Technica’s IT and National Security Editor and currently Senior Threat Researcher at SophosLabs) can help you sift through what is folklore and fact when it comes to securing your information and protecting your privacy.


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Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas, … Beware of Holiday Online Shopping Scams!

November 24th, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Technology 0 thoughts on “Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas, … Beware of Holiday Online Shopping Scams!”

“Phishing, smishing, fake websites and more! The bad guys are ready, are you?”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Happy Thanksgiving! Even though the tryptophan from your Thanksgiving turkey feast has set in, now is not the time to sleep on holiday shopping scams! If you’re like many of us, your holiday shopping is just beginning. That said, beware; the scammers have been preparing for this season well before you even thought about your shopping list! There is a lot to look out for, and this informative piece from news.trendmicro.com will give you a fighting chance this season against the bad guys.


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The 20 Hottest Black Friday Tech Deals And Sales For 2021

November 22nd, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “The 20 Hottest Black Friday Tech Deals And Sales For 2021”

“Techies rejoice! Here are some of the hottest tech deals this year from a tech expert!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


From laptops and modems to earbuds, mobile phones and more, it’s that time of year again! If you’re shopping for a techie or an upgrade gift for yourself, Wade Tyler Millward for CRN.com highlights his best Black Friday tech deals so you can get a jump on your holiday shopping!


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