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CrowdStrike-Microsoft Outage: 5 Key Updates To Know

July 22nd, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology, Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “CrowdStrike-Microsoft Outage: 5 Key Updates To Know”

“What to know about the massive outage that continues to cause problems! “

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Families

When it comes to cybersecurity, staying updated on significant incidents is crucial. Recently, CrowdStrike provided insights into the major Microsoft outage, revealing critical developments that every organization should know. These updates are essential for maintaining robust security defenses, from potential vulnerabilities to the latest mitigation strategies. This blog post delves into the five key updates from CrowdStrike’s analysis, highlighting their implications for your security posture and future readiness.

Bonus:  Microsoft recovery tool information (link to a second piece by Mark Haranas)

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Workplace Violence Prevention: How to Formulate a Plan

July 8th, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology, Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “Workplace Violence Prevention: How to Formulate a Plan”

“Unfortunately, workplace violence is a reality for all organizations.”
Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice and Data

Workplace violence remains a pressing concern for organizations across industries, posing significant risks to employee safety and productivity. Our latest feature investigates comprehensive strategies and best practices for preventing workplace violence. From recognizing early warning signs to implementing robust intervention plans, this article by Ryan Schonfeld for securitymagazine.com offers essential insights for creating a safer work environment. Join us and learn critical measures businesses should take to protect their most valuable asset: their people.

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Hackers impersonating hotels on Booking.com launch aggressive phishing campaign

January 17th, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology, Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “Hackers impersonating hotels on Booking.com launch aggressive phishing campaign”

“Planning work or personal travel? Before you give out your information, beware of this new phishing campaign!”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice and Data

It’s peak travel season, and in an alarming revelation, cybersecurity experts have uncovered a sophisticated phishing campaign targeting users of the popular travel platform Booking.com. According to reports, hackers are employing a clever tactic by impersonating hotels on the website, luring unsuspecting travelers into a web of deceit. This aggressive cyber-attack raises serious concerns about the security of personal information and payment details for those planning their accommodations online. As the sophistication of hackers increases, robust cybersecurity measures become more imperative than ever to safeguard users from such malicious endeavors.

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Why are Voice Fraud Threats a Danger to Your Enterprise?

February 23rd, 2023 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology, Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “Why are Voice Fraud Threats a Danger to Your Enterprise?

“Remember, fraud threats are not only computer related. Voice fraud is a growing threat to organizations!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies

Organizational threats can come from many places. The most significant recent concerns have centered around computer network integrity, ransomware and data breaches. Well, that is changing now as voice fraud is becoming more popular and could cause more damage than you realize to your organization.

In this article written for spiceworks.com, Dan Teichman, the director of solutions marketing at Ribbon, talks about what voice fraud is, the various types of it, and how organizations can protect themselves from this growing threat.

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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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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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