8 tips for improving physical security in your organization

January 26th, 2022 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “8 tips for improving physical security in your organization”

“Physical security should be top of mind with cybersecurity to protect your assets and team members best.”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice & Data


These days, most of the conversation in organizations centers around cybersecurity while physical security gets pushed to the back burner. Yet, if your organization wants to protect itself effectively and mitigate workplace violence, physical security should remain at the top of your list.

Knowing where to start to improve physical security can be challenging as the environment we live in changes rapidly. In this article for securitymagizine.com, author Bryon Miller lays out a roadmap for you to follow in your quest to improve your organization’s physical security.


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It’s the Most Unsecure Time of the Year: Worst Password Offenders 2021

January 24th, 2022 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “It’s the Most Unsecure Time of the Year: Worst Password Offenders 2021”

“Here it is, the annual list from Dashlane that you do not want to be on!

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


After 60 years, passwords are a thorn in everyone’s sides; however, they are also one of the only things standing between your organization, a breach of your information and potential disaster.

This piece from Dashlane.com, one of the premier password tools available to help protect your passwords and information, features their sixth annual “Worst of” password faux pas list and insights on some of the steps you can take to protect yourself and your organization.  


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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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