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iPhone 14 Pro Max Vs. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra: Flagship Showdown

September 19th, 2022 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “iPhone 14 Pro Max Vs. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra: Flagship Showdown”

“Check out this excellent head-to-head and decide which heavyweight smartphone would be best in your corner!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


The battle royal continues between the two technology giants in the smartphone arena, Samsung and Apple. In this latest battle, Apple is gunning for Samsung’s flagship smartphone with the release of their top-of-the-line model, the iPhone 14 Pro Max.

Now, the question on everyone’s mind is, can Apple’s newest superstar take down what many consider the reigning heavyweight champion of smartphones, Samsung’s Galaxy S22 Ultra? As Snider notes in this article for crn.com, Apple had a lot of time to put its game plan into action as Samsung’s Galaxy S22 Ultra was announced back in February of this year when Samsung President TM Roh said the S22 Ultra was “the ultimate smartphone.”

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Apple iPhone 14, Watch Series 8 Launched At ‘Far Out’ Event

September 12th, 2022 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology, Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “Apple iPhone 14, Watch Series 8 Launched At ‘Far Out’ Event”

“Never one to rest on their laurels, Apple is out with the iPhone 14 and more to dazzle and make your life easier!”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice & Data


In a “Far Out” event last week, Apple launched the highly anticipated iPhone 14, their new Series 8 Apple Watches and the first update to the AirPods Pro earbuds in three years!

Talk about excitement; at their biggest event of the year, Apple rolled out a lot of new tech for Apple product fans and potential new users. The updates to the new products announced is bound to make techies cheer with faster speeds, better sound, more features and durability and a greater focus on security leading the way. 

In this article, Shane Snider covers all the newest releases and provides the nitty gritty to help you get acquainted with the latest and greatest from this market innovator.

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The urgency of cybersecurity for hardware devices

September 7th, 2022 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology, Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “The urgency of cybersecurity for hardware devices”

“IoT devices are amazing! Unfortunately, hackers also love them and look to them for a new way in.”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice & Data


As if cybersecurity concerns for computers and computer networks were not enough, today, threat actors are becoming more advanced daily as they search for new vulnerabilities to exploit machine learning and AI tools within companies and organizations. Already targeting software and hardware gaps, these hackers have developed a new favorite, smart-enabled devices on the Internet of Things (IoT).

According to recent estimates, equipment connected to the internet is growing exponentially and will produce more than 30 billion IoT connections by 2025! That is a lot of connected devices to consider when addressing your company’s cybersecurity. In this piece by Chuck Brooks for Securityinfowatch.com, the author suggests several innovative solutions that may help you combat these growing threats to IoT devices in your organization.

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THE TOP THREE CYBERSECURITY THREATS IN 2022: WATCHGUARD

August 29th, 2022 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “THE TOP THREE CYBERSECURITY THREATS IN 2022: WATCHGUARD”

“Knowledge is the first step in your defense. Here are the top three cybersecurity threats organizations face in 2022.”

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security


Cybersecurity threats continue to blanket our digital landscape in 2022. In addition, according to a recent interview with Marc Laliberte, director of security operations for WatchGuard Technologies, a Seattle-based network security firm, it takes 207 days to identify a breach. These facts are not great news for organizations and their security teams.

According to many experts, knowledge is your first line of defense. In this recent article by C.J. Fairfield for crn.com, the author reveals the top cybersecurity threats organizations face in 2022 and provides an insightful overview of these different threats.

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How to Block Robotexts and Spam Messages

August 15th, 2022 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “How to Block Robotexts and Spam Messages”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Junk Email, Robocalls and now spammy Robotexts, ugh! At the least, Robotexts are now an ongoing annoyance that you can ignore and delete. That said, text/SMS spammers are very crafty, and if you are not careful, you will at one time or another fall prey to their relentless attempts to get you to reply or click on a link which could lead to dire consequences. 

All is not lost! You can take steps to reduce your exposure to these widespread attacks and keep your identity and personal information safer. In this excellent piece, Lance Whitney of pcmag.com guides you through the do’s and don’ts of texting and provides proactive tips on how to guard against these increasingly annoying attempts to identify active targets, capture your personal information or worse.

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Cyber-Physical Ignorance is No Longer a Defense

August 11th, 2022 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Cyber-Physical Ignorance is No Longer a Defense”

“Red alert for CEOs and organizational leaders! Cyber-Physical Ignorance is No Longer a Defense!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Smart buildings, appliances, appliances and buildings, self-driving cars, digital assistants, automated manufacturing systems, and more are combining further to blur the line between our physical and digital universe. The benefits of this evolution are tremendous.

However, as we know, hackers have been breaching servers for years, stealing valuable data and other information and holding our information hostage for ransom. As our physical and digital worlds continue to blend even further, the risk of these bad actors breaching our physical side becomes more real daily. Everything from thermostats to robots and security cameras is now in play as hackers look for new ways to disrupt and profit from our reliance on the benefits of digitalizing our physical world.

This article by Bud Broomhead for securityinfowatch.com pulls back the curtain of this disturbing trend and provides ideas on protecting yourself and your organization.

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