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Physical security: top predictions, trends for 2024

February 13th, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Physical security: top predictions, trends for 2024”

“As our world changes, so do physical security challenges!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies

“Physical Security: Top Predictions & Trends for 2024” offers a comprehensive insight into the evolving landscape of physical security. As technology continues to proceed at a rapid pace, everyone connected to or concerned with physical security will continue to face new challenges and opportunities. From the integration of AI and machine learning to the increasing importance of cybersecurity measures, this piece by John Dobberstein for securityinfowatch.com explores the key trends shaping the security landscape this year. With an emphasis on proactive strategies and innovative solutions, readers can expect to gain valuable foresight into the future of physical security in 2024.

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8 Ways to Cyber-Harden Ethernet Switches

February 1st, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “8 Ways to Cyber-Harden Ethernet Switches”

“Cybercriminals are looking to breach your system from unexpected places; once in, they can move around easily.”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice and Data

Cybersecurity threats are everywhere today, and safeguarding our technological infrastructure is paramount. Ethernet switches, crucial components in network architecture, are often vulnerable to cyberattacks. Fortunately, there are proactive measures we can take to bolster their defenses. In this article written for securityinfowatch.com, author Henry Martel explores eight essential strategies to cyber-harden Ethernet switches, ensuring robust protection against malicious intrusions and enhancing overall network security. Whether you’re a seasoned IT professional, a small business owner or an aspiring cybersecurity enthusiast, these insights offer invaluable guidance in fortifying your digital ecosystem.

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The best Apple product you aren’t using

January 25th, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “The best Apple product you aren’t using”

“If you’re an Apple user, this is likely the best security feature you are not using! “

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies

As we all become more deeply embedded in technology, privacy concerns loom large, especially regarding email addresses and spam. Apple, known for its commitment to user privacy, introduced a new feature, “Hide My Email,” to address these concerns. This innovative tool allows users to generate unique, random email addresses to safeguard their personal information while still receiving important communications. Originally only 99 cents, Apple’s “Hide My Email” represents a proactive step towards enhancing online privacy and combating spam, empowering users with greater control over their digital identities. Best of all, it is now FREE with iOS 15 and beyond. Learn more in this informative piece by Michael Grothaus for fastcompany.com.

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What Is Data Privacy & Why Is It Important?

January 22nd, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “What Is Data Privacy & Why Is It Important?”

“It’s Data Privacy Week; time for a refresher on data privacy and security from one of the best.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies

Data privacy has become increasingly crucial in an era dominated by digital advancements. As we navigate the interconnected landscape of the internet, understanding what data privacy entails and why it holds such significance is paramount. In this article, Dashlane, a leading player in the cybersecurity realm, delves into this critical subject, shedding light on the intricacies that define our online security. As a bonus, Dashlane also defines three essential types of data protection while clarifying the difference between data privacy and data security.  

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Hackers impersonating hotels on Booking.com launch aggressive phishing campaign

January 17th, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Hackers impersonating hotels on Booking.com launch aggressive phishing campaign”

“Planning work or personal travel? Before you give out your information, beware of this new phishing campaign!”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice and Data

It’s peak travel season, and in an alarming revelation, cybersecurity experts have uncovered a sophisticated phishing campaign targeting users of the popular travel platform Booking.com. According to reports, hackers are employing a clever tactic by impersonating hotels on the website, luring unsuspecting travelers into a web of deceit. This aggressive cyber-attack raises serious concerns about the security of personal information and payment details for those planning their accommodations online. As the sophistication of hackers increases, robust cybersecurity measures become more imperative than ever to safeguard users from such malicious endeavors.

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Digital fatigue is increasing cyber risks in modern workplaces

January 16th, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Digital fatigue is increasing cyber risks in modern workplaces”

“While digital tools continue to improve our productivity, don’t sleep on the risk of Digital Fatigue.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies

Whether in the office or at home, in the contemporary workplace, the prevalence of digital tools has revolutionized how we work. However, this continuous digital transformation comes with a hidden challenge – digital fatigue. A recent article penned by the Security Staff at securitymagaxine.com explores how digital fatigue is rising and its implications for cyber risks. As companies and organizations increasingly rely on digital platforms, understanding and addressing the impact of digital fatigue is crucial in maintaining a secure and resilient work environment.

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