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Threats to corporate security are on the rise

January 31st, 2023 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Threats to corporate security are on the rise”

“Experts say protecting employees, operations, assets and customers is not getting any easier.”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice & Data


Undoubtedly, our world has changed dramatically in the last several years, and unfortunately, many of these changes have destabilized the world we know. Events at home and abroad continue to affect the security of nation-states, businesses of all sizes and us as individuals.

In this article for securityinfowatch.com, author Dale Buckner goes inside some of the most concerning threats and discusses the preparedness of business leaders and their companies.

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10 Hot New Smart Home Gadgets And Devices: CES 2023

January 30th, 2023 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Technology 0 thoughts on “10 Hot New Smart Home Gadgets And Devices: CES 2023”

“Not only computers and smartphones, but CES 2023 was also filled with incredible new technology for your home!

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


In addition to all the excitement in laptops, smartphones and tablets, the 2023 Consumer Electronics Show was brimming with some of the most fantastic home gadgets revealed in years. So, before we put the 2023 CES show to bed, let’s look at 10 of the most exciting smart home introductions selected by author Mark Haranas of cnet.com.

P.S. – when setting up any of your new smart home devices, remember to create a strong password for them; otherwise, they can be an easy gateway into your network, identity and more!

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Look Out for These 3 Red Flags Before Downloading an App

January 23rd, 2023 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “Look Out for These 3 Red Flags Before Downloading an App”

“Anytime you’re considering downloading that shiny new app, take a minute or two to look for some easily spotted warning signs.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


According to recent research, if you are like most of us, you rarely read the service terms or the privacy policies of apps you download on your smartphone. Well, that can be a terrible idea any time of the year and could result in you agreeing to something you don’t realize, including giving your firstborn children to an imaginary company (no, really). In this informative piece for cnet.com, author Shelby Brown provides some valuable suggestions on what to look for BEFORE downloading that app that looks really cool.

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End Of The Road For Windows 7 Security Updates: ‘It’s About Time’

January 18th, 2023 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “End Of The Road For Windows 7 Security Updates: ‘It’s About Time’”

“If you’re still running Windows 7, you are now on your own. Best to backup and upgrade with some expert guidance.”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice & Data


Like a classic rock band playing its “final tour,” Microsoft took quite a while to close the books on its wildly popular Windows 7 operating system. While the official end of support day occurred in January 2020, Microsoft has now officially closed the books on bug and security fixes for its venerable operating system. crn.com author Kyle Alspachs’ recent article sheds light on this recent announcement.   

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The Most Ridiculous and Weird Tech Gadgets From the Last 25 Years

January 17th, 2023 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “The Most Ridiculous and Weird Tech Gadgets From the Last 25 Years”

“If you’re like us, you love your tech gadgets. That said, some ideas are better than others!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


We told you about some of the incredible technology on display at the CES 2023 and that some of it is available to us right now! Well, in this entertaining piece, author Ty Pendlebury for cnet.com highlights some of the craziest tech gadgets that have appeared at the CES over the past 25 years.

I’m unsure how many of these techno gadgets made it to market or if any are still available. However, as a dog lover, I recommend you think twice about the pet dryer before you use it on your favorite family friend (if it’s even available). Enjoy the article; I can see you smiling now.

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Security trends to watch for in 2023

January 11th, 2023 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Security trends to watch for in 2023”

“Keep your guard up and stay informed; 2023 will be as challenging as 2022 when it comes to security.”

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security


As we welcome the new year and get used to typing “2023”, security remains top of mind for business owners, IT professionals and property owners alike. The not-so-good news is that this year will bring everyone new physical security concerns and cybersecurity challenges. The good news is that 2023 will deliver new and innovative solutions to help protect our physical and digital assets.

From AI to Zero Trust, author and security guru John Dobberstein provides an in-depth insight into what to be on the lookout for in 2023 in this piece from securityinfowatch.com.

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