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25 Hottest Black Friday Tech Deals And Sales Of 2022

November 21st, 2022 Posted by Life and Culture, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “25 Hottest Black Friday Tech Deals And Sales Of 2022”

“Black Friday is an excellent time to shop for tech and save! Here are some expert recommendations to help you get the best deal.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Looking to gift or upgrade your technology this holiday season? If so, here is an excellent place to start your shopping! Author Wade Millward is an associate editor covering cloud computing and much more at crn.com and an exceptional resource for your Black Friday technology shopping list.


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5 Reasons why Faces are Superior Credentials

November 16th, 2022 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “5 Reasons why Faces are Superior Credentials”

“While often controversial, security experts tout the benefits of facial recognition for access control.”

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security


Most access control systems provide fairly ordinary identity validation at offices, factories, campuses, housing facilities, and similar venues. These venues require reliable and accurate identity, allowing users to proceed with minimal interruption while controlling costs.

Security professionals agree that MFA (multi-factor identification) is the safest approach. However, MFA is often excessive in these everyday scenarios, relying on cumbersome ID methods like a PIN code combined with a fingerprint and a keycard.

So, the question is, what method is best for most access control systems? In this article by Aluisio Figueiredo for securityinfowatch.com, the author looks at facial recognition as the best solution, even as it faces ongoing privacy concerns from those who are asked to use it.


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School security: A focus on doors

November 7th, 2022 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “School security: A focus on doors”

“Technology is important, but some more basic prevention measures also prevent injuries and deaths when it comes to school and workplace violence.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Amid the continued uptick in school shootings and violence, there are many concerns about preventing the next incident. In addition, administrators, school security leaders, parents and law enforcement are also looking for solutions that will minimize the impact of these events and increase the chances that shooters can be stopped before anyone is harmed.  

While technology continues to be a critical focus, according to security experts, there are a few simple considerations that administrators and school security leaders should not overlook. One of the most vital of these is doors. In this article by Maggie Shein for securitymagazine.com, the author provides additional insight into doors and their role in mitigating school shootings. This information seems applicable to businesses and organizations as they also look for better ways to ensure the safety of their employees.


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The benefits of a comprehensive video surveillance system

November 2nd, 2022 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “The benefits of a comprehensive video surveillance system”

“Surveillance systems are more important than ever to the security and success of your organization.”

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security


The last several years have brought about many changes when it comes to security. While some believe physical security has become less important with the adaptation of remote and hybrid work scenarios, employee security has never been more critical than it is today for both team members and the success of your organization.

This concise piece by Andy Weixler for securityinfowatch.com looks at the recent evolution of business security and how surveillance contributes to the continuity of your business.


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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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