MDU property managers shut door on lockers in favor of smart package rooms

October 31st, 2022 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “MDU property managers shut door on lockers in favor of smart package rooms”

“New tech can help solve package handling problems for multifamily and apartment buildings and residents.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Do you shop online? Do others in your family shop online? Of course, you all do and based on the continued growth of e-commerce sales; it seems like just about everyone you know shops online too! Yes, e-commerce sales are soaring, and according to eMarketer, the United States e-commerce market reached over $843 billion in 2021, number two behind China!

The continued growth in online shopping also continues to fuel an enormous increase in package shipments and deliveries. And these more frequent deliveries are stressing concierge services and residents of multifamily and apartment buildings.

In this recent article by Ned Hill for smartbuildingstechnology.com, Hill dives into the growing problem of package handling in multifamily and apartment buildings and some incredible new technology that may relieve this common and growing concern.

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Video Meetings Are Here to Stay, Despite Return to Office

October 24th, 2022 Posted by Employment, Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Video Meetings Are Here to Stay, Despite Return to Office”

“The hybrid workforce is in full swing, and with it, so are video meetings.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


As companies continue to navigate the changing landscape of the return to the office and the digital workplace, one thing looks certain; video meetings are here to stay. Recent polls show that more than half of workers expect to have a hybrid work arrangement, and the increased importance of video conferencing/video meetings comes with hybrid work arrangements.  

In her piece for reworked.com, author Siobhan Fagan looks at the evolution of the post-pandemic workplace while providing professional insight into various technologies and approaches.

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Is the cyber insurance industry on the brink of collapse?

October 18th, 2022 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Is the cyber insurance industry on the brink of collapse?”

“After paying out $7 billion in 2021, cyber insurers are worried about the sustainability of this crucial business insurance coverage. “

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


In its infancy, cyber insurance was a high-profit segment of the insurance industry. Today, this essential part of the commercial insurance industry has done a complete 360 in terms of profitability and, due to the ongoing onslaught of claims, may be on the brink of collapse.

Last year some carriers paid out more in claims than they received in premiums which has industry leaders looking for ways to reduce their exposure and shore up the business before it’s too late.

In this article for securityinfowatch.com, author Stephen Moramarco examines the current state of affairs and what the industry is doing to try to salvage what experts now feel is essential to the future survival of businesses.

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Alarming Cyber Statistics For Mid-Year 2022 That You Need To Know

October 17th, 2022 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Alarming Cyber Statistics For Mid-Year 2022 That You Need To Know”

“The 2022 mid-year cyber stats aren’t pretty. However, there’s room for improvement, and this article has some excellent ideas!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


It’s October; the mid-year cybersecurity stats are out, and unfortunately, they are not pretty. Here are a couple of highlights (or low lights, depending on your point of view) from a recent article by Chuck Brooks for forbes.com:

· Cybercriminals can penetrate 93 percent of company networks

· Many security executives say they’re unprepared for the threats that lie ahead

· 2022 Study: 50% Of SMBs Have A Cybersecurity Plan In Place

· 82 percent of CIOs believe their software supply chains are vulnerable

The report contains many more stats to help you keep track of trends, goes into a bit of depth on each and, most importantly, provides excellent insights and suggestions on what businesses should do to mitigate cyber threats.  

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3 ways to keep ahead of the physical impact of cyberattacks

October 12th, 2022 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “3 ways to keep ahead of the physical impact of cyberattacks”

“Cyberattacks can cripple your physical assets as easily as your virtual ones.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Physical and cybersecurity are converging with attacks focused on or often affecting physical systems, assets, and infrastructure.  Successful breaches of physical assets can have a domino effect on your business or organization, leaving you dead in the water if you are unprepared.

This piece written by Matthew Bradley for securitymagazine.com provides a few critical tips to help keep your organization ahead of the physical impacts of a cyberattack.

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10 Cybersecurity Threats That Should Be Top Of Mind For All Companies

October 10th, 2022 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs) 0 thoughts on “10 Cybersecurity Threats That Should Be Top Of Mind For All Companies”

“With a mind-boggling number of types, it’s helpful to know the top 10 cybersecurity threats you should be aware of for your business.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Cybersecurity threats are by no means new, and unfortunately, they are also, by no means, going away anytime soon. In fact, according to the mid-year report from Check Point Security, “cyber-attacks have intensified in the first half of this year, highlighting a 42% global increase in attacks” obviously, not good news!

With cyberattacks increasing in frequency, now is an excellent time to read this piece by author Jay Fitzgerald from crn.com. In this article, Fitzgerald points out the many types of cyberattacks and highlights the Top Ten Cybersecurity Threats that should be top of mind for all companies.

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