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Windows 11: Here Are The 10 Biggest New Features

October 11th, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Windows 11: Here Are The 10 Biggest New Features”

” Microsoft insights and early reviews point to Windows 11 being a big step up from Windows 10!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


It’s here! The arrival of Windows 11 signals a new era in operating systems, and Windows 11 promises to be a leap forward instead of a slight improvement. Exciting features for this major update include improved security, a revitalized user interface, AI-powered widgets, improvements to memory and a revamped Microsoft Store. All these changes are available as of October 5, 2021. Get the full story here in this article by Wade Tyler Millward for crn.com. 


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Cyber criminals exploit fan craze around new James Bond film ‘No Time to Die.’

October 4th, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Technology 0 thoughts on “Cyber criminals exploit fan craze around new James Bond film ‘No Time to Die.’”

“No time to fall for click-bait scam for an early peek at ‘No Time To Die.'”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Everyone loves Agent 007. Maybe not everyone but the British spy and the spy thriller series initially created by Ian Fleming is generationally popular and has millions of rabid fans! Don’t look now, but the bad guys know this too and use the newest James Bond Film, No Time To Die, as click-bait in the latest phishing scam. Check out the 411 on 007 in this short read by Alkesh Sharma, thenationalnews.com.


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Strategies to Help Protect Your Digital Footprint

September 30th, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Strategies to Help Protect Your Digital Footprint”

“Digital footprints, almost everyone has one; the question is how do you protect it from the bad guys?”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice & Data


Like it or not, you have a digital footprint. It’s unavoidable; you create a digital footprint if you access the internet from a computer, tablet, smartphone, or just about any smart device.

So, what exactly is a digital footprint? Is a digital footprint good or bad? How do you protect your digital footprint from being misused? These are all relevant questions, and fortunately for us, they are the focus of this excellent piece from Morganstanley.com.


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iOS 15 is here: Everything to know before you update your iPhone

September 24th, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “iOS 15 is here: Everything to know before you update your iPhone”

“Timing is everything! iOS 15 is here but should you rush to update your phone?”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Hot on the heels of the iOS 14.8 update and security fix, iOS 15 has arrived! There are many new and unique features; however, you may or may not want to wait to download iOS 15. Alison DeNisco Rayome for cnet.com again does an excellent job laying out all the details in this informative piece.


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Apple iOS 14.8: Everything to know about the latest iPhone update and security fix

September 20th, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Apple iOS 14.8: Everything to know about the latest iPhone update and security fix”

“According to the experts, this iOS update is a must for iPhone and iPad owners.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Even though iOS 15 is just around the corner, if you haven’t updated to iOS 14.8 yet on your iPhone or iPad, you should do so now! Everything you need to know about this critical update and security fix is detailed in this short but informative read by Alison DeNisco Rayome for cnet.com.


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10 Dangerous Phishing Attack Trends To Know About In 2021

September 8th, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “10 Dangerous Phishing Attack Trends To Know About In 2021”

“Are you familiar with brand impersonation, business email compromise, initial access brokers and more? If you are not familiar with these and other dangerous phishing attacks, it’s time to brush up!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Phishing attacks continue to be a primary weapon of choice for cybercriminals. These attacks come in all shapes and sizes, and bad guys are getting more creative with each passing day! In fact, according to data from the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center last year, phishing attacks (via email and SMS texts) accounted for more than double the number of incidents compared with other types of computer crime.

Awareness is an excellent beginning to protecting your organization. Recently, experts identified the ten most dangerous phishing attack trends of 2021. Learn about these prominent attack types in this superb piece by Michael Novinson for CRN.com.  


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