iOS 15 is here: Everything to know before you update your iPhone

September 24th, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “iOS 15 is here: Everything to know before you update your iPhone”

“Timing is everything! iOS 15 is here but should you rush to update your phone?”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Hot on the heels of the iOS 14.8 update and security fix, iOS 15 has arrived! There are many new and unique features; however, you may or may not want to wait to download iOS 15. Alison DeNisco Rayome for cnet.com again does an excellent job laying out all the details in this informative piece.


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Apple iOS 14.8: Everything to know about the latest iPhone update and security fix

September 20th, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Apple iOS 14.8: Everything to know about the latest iPhone update and security fix”

“According to the experts, this iOS update is a must for iPhone and iPad owners.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Even though iOS 15 is just around the corner, if you haven’t updated to iOS 14.8 yet on your iPhone or iPad, you should do so now! Everything you need to know about this critical update and security fix is detailed in this short but informative read by Alison DeNisco Rayome for cnet.com.


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How to overcome common cybersecurity shortfalls

September 14th, 2021 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “How to overcome common cybersecurity shortfalls”

“Even if you’ve been upping your cybersecurity game, you may still be more vulnerable than you realize!”

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security


Cybercrime threatens all public and private organizations worldwide and, unfortunately, continues to grow as a vital revenue source for criminal organizations. The damage cybercrime has and will continue to inflict upon organizations can be costly and, in many cases, threaten their very existence! While many organizations take what they think are positive steps to protect themselves in actuality, they may not fully realize how vulnerable they still may be. This brief but concise piece by Tunde Odeleye CRN.com provides helpful advice on overcoming some of the most common cybersecurity pitfalls that beseech many organizations.  


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Strategies for establishing a zero-trust approach

September 9th, 2021 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Strategies for establishing a zero-trust approach”

“Zero-trust looks like the way of the future to help protect your information in our new age of remote work.”

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security


We all know that during the past 18 plus months, there has been a widespread, global migration to remote work, which does not look like it will go away anytime soon. While this recent shift has produced positive results for many organizations, it has also led to an extensive increase in cyberattacks. In this recent article for securityinfowatch.com, author Rajesh Ganesan points out that according to the 2021 Digital Readiness Survey, 83% of information technology professionals believe that remote workers have increased their corporation’s security risk. Yet, despite this increased security risk, the survey also points out that only 56% of companies have adopted a security strategy for their remote employees. As such, these elements are fusing to create an ideal climate for hackers and cybercriminals.

Read more about adopting a zero-trust approach for your organization and the importance of doing so—especially in the age of remote work.


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10 Dangerous Phishing Attack Trends To Know About In 2021

September 8th, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “10 Dangerous Phishing Attack Trends To Know About In 2021”

“Are you familiar with brand impersonation, business email compromise, initial access brokers and more? If you are not familiar with these and other dangerous phishing attacks, it’s time to brush up!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Phishing attacks continue to be a primary weapon of choice for cybercriminals. These attacks come in all shapes and sizes, and bad guys are getting more creative with each passing day! In fact, according to data from the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center last year, phishing attacks (via email and SMS texts) accounted for more than double the number of incidents compared with other types of computer crime.

Awareness is an excellent beginning to protecting your organization. Recently, experts identified the ten most dangerous phishing attack trends of 2021. Learn about these prominent attack types in this superb piece by Michael Novinson for CRN.com.  


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5 Tips to Avoid Smishing Scams

August 31st, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “5 Tips to Avoid Smishing Scams”

“Phishing, Smishing, what’s the difference? You should know so you can prepare and prevent for both!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


You are probably familiar with the term “Phishing Scams” and how cybercriminals use these email techniques to gain access to critical information and more. A phrase you may not be as familiar with is “Smishing Scams” and how these SMS attacks are becoming more common with the bad guys using this type of attack to lure you into clicking a potentially harmful link or giving out critical information as well.

Check out this short but revealing read on “Smishing Scams” from the University of Hawai’i Federal Credit Union for an excellent explanation of their nature and tips on avoiding becoming a victim and what to do if you fear you have.


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