A Secure Healthcare Prescription

April 12th, 2019 Posted by Security & Surveillance 0 thoughts on “A Secure Healthcare Prescription”

“As recent events have demonstrated, healthcare facility security is of great importance to doctors, patients, families and support staff.”

– Todd Hepler, Digitek Security


Hospitals and other healthcare facilities are busy places and are often part of large, multi-building/multi-level complexes that are open seven days a week, 24 hours a day all year long. Because of their unique operating schedule and the fact that most are open environments with doctors, nurses patients, family and support staff continually moving in and out they pose unique security challenges. According to the experts, the best prescription for health care facility safety requires multiple levels of security that are integrated and scalable. This article by Courtney Dillion Pedersen for Security Today takes a deeper dive into the subject and provides valuable insights on how to address security challenges in today’s healthcare environments.

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Almost Half Of SMBs Would Be Shut Down Permanently By A Major Data Breach

March 21st, 2019 Posted by Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Almost Half Of SMBs Would Be Shut Down Permanently By A Major Data Breach”

“A major data breach has just become a larger concern for many SMB’s than an office fire, flood or physical break-in, according to this recent AppRiver survey.”

– Glenn Baruck, eDot


If you own a small or mid-sized business, these recent survey results should grab your attention! According to the recent AppRiver survey of 1,059 cybersecurity decision makers at SMBs with fewer than 250 employees, forty-eight percent of SMBs say a significant data breach would likely shut their business down permanently. That is a sobering thought for sure and in some sectors, the number was even higher. Check out this concise summary by Jeff Goldman for Small Business Computing.com if you want to learn more.

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What Is A Managed Firewall and Do You Need One?

March 20th, 2019 Posted by Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “What Is A Managed Firewall and Do You Need One?”

“Do you need a firewall? The short answer is yes. Do you need a skilled partner to manage your firewall to maximize its effectiveness? That is the bigger question that needs to be addressed.”

– Glenn Baruck, eDot


Two of the most common questions we receive as an MSSP (managed security service provider) are in the headline. This brief article by Security Analyst Todd Hovorka will introduce you to the definition of a Managed Firewall, help you understand its nuances and determine whether this type of service is right for your company. Many companies have an internal IT person that can purchase and even implement the initial set-up of a firewall. What happens after that is as critical as having one in the first place and requires constant vigilance.

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How Humble Leadership Really Works

March 12th, 2019 Posted by Employment 0 thoughts on “How Humble Leadership Really Works”

“The quest continues for business owners and managers as they search for the answer to the question of how to bring out the best in their employees/team members. This article may lead you to the Promised Land.”

– Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


One of the paramount questions for business owners, C-Level Executives, and anyone in a management/leadership role remains:  “As leaders, how do we bring out the best in our employees/team members? “

Over time, various philosophies have emerged, some effective and others, not so much. Of the many, the concept of “Humble Leadership” outlined in this short article by Dan Cable for Harvard Business Review, caught our eye. Cable’s broad overview of his principle and interesting case study provide an excellent introduction into a new way of thinking in the pursuit to bring out the best people continues.

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30+ Key Tips For Marketing To Different Generations

March 6th, 2019 Posted by Marketing 0 thoughts on “30+ Key Tips For Marketing To Different Generations”

“Baby Boomers, Gen Z, Millennials and more. If you’re marketing to more than one of these groups, these tips will help you hone your marketing techniques to grab their attention better.”

– Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


If your service or product appeals to different generations of consumers, then your marketing approach must as well. According to marketing experts, there are four generations of consumers, and all have value to businesses. Each generation has different generally accepted attributes, and they all need to be pampered in different ways. Check out this article by Kristen Bentley for smallbiz technology for the low-down on each generation and tips on how to best market to them.

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When Should You Upgrade A Legacy Security System?

March 6th, 2019 Posted by Security & Surveillance 0 thoughts on “When Should You Upgrade A Legacy Security System?”

“Your business is changing and your security challenges are changing, as well. Keeping your security systems up-to-date is critical for Security Managers and Small Business Owners alike.”

– Todd Hepler, Digitek Security


Just like everything else, security systems also get old. Security system technology is constantly changing and security is playing an ever-increasing role of importance in most organizations. According to the experts, there are three main drivers compel an organization to upgrade or connect legacy systems. This brief article by Kami Dukes for The Security Industry Association provides insight into the recent changes in security technology and details how you should approach upgrading your legacy security systems.

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