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Here Are The Biggest Challenges 10 IT Leaders Are Facing Today

May 23rd, 2022 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Here Are The Biggest Challenges 10 IT Leaders Are Facing Today”

“IT leadership is more challenging than ever. See what 10 IT leaders said are their most daunting challenges from recent interviews at the Midsize Enterprise Summit.”

Glenn Baruck, eDot


These days, being an IT leader today is no easy task. The COVID-19 pandemic has influenced our workplaces in ways many never fathomed and caused numerous changes that solution providers are helping their clients with day in and day out. These include helping to provide air-tight security around computer networks and better securing data, among others, while adjusting to the new normal of remote and hybrid work arrangements.

If you are an IT leader, take solace in knowing you are not alone. In this brief article, C.J. Fairfield for crn.com highlights the most significant challenges 10 CIOs and IT directors say they are wrestling with today when interviewed at the Midsize Enterprise Summit, hosted by CRN parent The Channel Company.


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Employees Say Workplace Safety Is More Important Than Ever

May 23rd, 2022 Posted by Employment, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Employees Say Workplace Safety Is More Important Than Ever”

“Attracting and keeping high-quality employees is not only about salary and benefits. Workplace safety is growing as a key concern.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


The feeling of insecurity regarding workplace safety is increasing with the rising number of workplace threats and incidents. According to a recent study by AlertMedia, a large majority (90%) of workers believe that their employer has a legal and moral obligation to protect them from unnecessary risk of harm. However, as incidents continue to rise, only half (55%) of working Americans feel their employer has increased their efforts to ensure their safety than in previous years.

In this article by facilityexecutive.com, you can explore the numbers in more depth and get a better feeling for the pulse of the U.S. workforce when it comes to their most significant organizational safety concerns and how these concerns affect employee retention and loyalty.


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Cyber insurance misconceptions: What businesses need to know

May 16th, 2022 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Cyber insurance misconceptions: What businesses need to know”

“Cyber insurance is now necessary for SMBs and larger businesses. Keeping up with industry changes and knowing your policy is also a must.”

Glenn Baruck, eDot


As cybercrime continues to be a growing concern for businesses and organizations, cyber insurance has gone from a luxury to a necessity. The cyber insurance industry and the product are also shifting during the process, making keeping up with these changes more challenging.

 In this piece, author Max Pruger for securityinfowatch.com covers today’s cyber insurance misconceptions and provides sound advice for business owners regarding this evolving landscape.


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9 Benefits Of Risk Assessment For Facilities

May 11th, 2022 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “9 Benefits Of Risk Assessment For Facilities”

“As we move forward, facility risk assessment needs to shift from user-health to external and internal threat evaluation.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


With facilities around the country reopening and crime rising, building and facility managers need to shift their focus from a pandemic user-health approach to evaluating a facility’s defenses against internal and external threats.

In this article from Jonathan Tal and facilityexecutive.com, the security risk assessment expert outlines the 9 benefits of risk assessment for facilities in this ever-changing environment.


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Meeting the moment for hybrid work cybersecurity

May 5th, 2022 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Meeting the moment for hybrid work cybersecurity”

“Your IT Security team should not go alone in today’s distributed, multi-cloud environment.”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice & Data


Hybrid and remote work scenarios combined with the ongoing increase in cyberattacks continue to push security professionals and resources to their limits. The reality taking hold is that most IT security pros need help in implementing a more holistic approach to their organization’s security and require assistance from AI and outside partners.

This article composed by Rich Korn for securitymagazine.com takes a closer look at the current journey for security professionals. In addition, Korn provides guidance for getting your security staff the help they need to keep your business protected in this new environment.


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Cyber Insurance Tips To Help IT Leaders Be Ready For ‘Game Day’

May 4th, 2022 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Cyber Insurance Tips To Help IT Leaders Be Ready For ‘Game Day’”

“Are you and your IT leadership ready for ‘Game Day’?”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Cyber insurance is necessary for most organizations in today’s hostile digital environment. The good news is that many business and IT leaders are well aware of this reality, purchased a policy and have the peace of mind that it is in place. However, having a cyber insurance policy is only a part of the game-time preparation needed In what some experts say will be the worst 72 hours of IT leaders’ lives. When a cyber incident happens, IT leaders will be relied upon to put their cyber insurance policies into action, and without some of these insights, things can get scary.

This piece by C.J. Fairfield for crn.com delivers three critical tips for IT and business leaders to prepare for if and when they have to put their cyber insurance policies into action!


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