Posts in Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs)

5 Big IoT Security Challenges (And How To Overcome Them)

July 27th, 2021 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “5 Big IoT Security Challenges (And How To Overcome Them)”

“The IoT is growing exponentially, and so are the security challenges it presents to your organization.”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice & Data


The IoT market is growing and shows no signs of slowing down. With this growth comes a continuously increasing number of smart devices entering the business and personal world. These new devices can be game-changers for productivity and convenience, but they also create new IoT security challenges for companies and their IT departments.

This piece by Dylan Martin for CRN.com covers the most significant security challenges organizations face from the growth of the IoT and how organizations can try to overcome them, based on interviews with executives at IoT security startups and other companies.


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What Are the Minimum System Requirements to Run Windows 11?

July 26th, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology, Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “What Are the Minimum System Requirements to Run Windows 11?”

“A question that is on the minds of many: Is my hardware up to snuff to run Windows 11?”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Since Microsoft announced Windows 11 would be arriving at the end of 2021, people have been wondering if their equipment is up to the task of running the new software. Well, you’re in luck! Microsoft recently announced the minimum system specifications required to run the new operating system.

Read about the system requirements and other valuable Windows 11 insights in this helpful piece by Ben J Edwards for How To Geek.com.


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Microsoft Patches ‘PrintNightmare’ Vulnerability In Windows, Urges Immediate Install

July 12th, 2021 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Microsoft Patches ‘PrintNightmare’ Vulnerability In Windows, Urges Immediate Install”

“Microsoft users listen up; this could be critical info! “

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Heads up! Microsoft has released security updates to address a vulnerability in Windows print spooler dubbed “PrintNightmare,” recommending that users “Install these updates immediately.” It looks as if this vulnerability could lead to malware embedding and a ransomware attack.

Mike Wilson, chief technology officer and a partner at Interlink Cloud Advisors, said that Microsoft acted quickly on the patch-which was important because the vulnerability affected all versions of Windows and could lead to malware embedding and a ransomware attack.

This short read by Wade Tyler Millward for CRN.com will help you with more details.


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Why you should make every employee part of your cybersecurity strategy

July 7th, 2021 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Why you should make every employee part of your cybersecurity strategy”

“Threat actors see all employees as a possible way into your company. Does your cybersecurity strategy do the same?”

Glenn Baruck, eDot


If your organization’s cybersecurity strategy is the sole responsibility of your IT department or maybe a few information security professionals, you’re living dangerously with today’s cybersecurity threat landscape. Currently, experts stress that organizations must move away from this dated approach and into a practice that includes every member of your team.

In this informative article, Stu Sjouwerman from CRN.com explains this current state of thinking in organizational cybersecurity and delivers some dos and don’ts to help your company get to a better place.


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Enabling a safe return to the workplace through smart building technology

July 6th, 2021 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Enabling a safe return to the workplace through smart building technology”

“If you’re a building owner, tenant, or commercial real estate company, here is a don’t miss piece about how to ensure a safer return to the workplace! “

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Now, as vaccines roll out, lockdowns are lifted, and commercial businesses implement reopening plans, building owners and operators face the challenge of enabling a safe return to the workplace via healthy, comfortable, and engaging environments that instill confidence and trust for all building occupants.

With surveys indicating that more than 65% of employees are worried about their health in returning to the office, it’s obvious why nearly two-thirds of employers are planning to modify their facilities to ensure worker productivity, maintain business continuity, and reduce risk. Commercial real estate companies are also responding by increasing their focus on health and wellness within smart buildings.

Loaded with excellent information, this article by Betsy Conroy for Digital.smartbuildings.com gives an in-depth look at how organizations and building owners can enable a safer return to the workplace using smart technology.


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Microsoft’s 5 Biggest Windows 1 1 Updates

June 28th, 2021 Posted by Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Microsoft’s 5 Biggest Windows 1 1 Updates”

“Windows 11 sounds like it’s going to be transformational in many positive ways!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


The initial details are out, and the first version of the new era of Windows 11 sounds impressive! According to the info released by the tech giant on Thursday of last week, Windows 11 operating system updates include exciting features like a redesigned Microsoft Store, integration with Teams and improved security requirements. Check out this piece by Wade Tyler Millward CRN.com for some additional insights.


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