Category: Telecom Terms, Business Tips and Industry Tidbits

How to give your company a Security Check-Up

It’s common for companies to believe they’re somehow flying under the radar when it comes to cyberattacks. In the news you read about large, top 10 cities getting hit by ransomware, Twitter’s recent hack, or information about customers of large retail chains having their credit card information sold on the dark web.

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“Hello” wins out over “Ahoy” thanks to the telephone

If you ever watch a movie that takes place prior to 1827 and a character says, “Hello”, you’ve just uncovered a continuity error. They’re fun to spot—there’s the gas-powered chariot in Gladiator, Dorothy’s pigtails that grow and recede 4 inches throughout a single scene in The Wizard of Oz, and the cobra’s reflection off the glass that safely separates it from Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark.

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Why every business should use a VPN

Given the rise in remote working due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has there ever been a greater need for companies to have VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) than right now? Companies the world over were literally forced to abruptly send workers home and test their business continuity and remote working strategies, provided they had them in the first place.

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Protect yourself from cybercrime

Unlike those footprints you leave on the beach, your digital footprint doesn’t simply wash away with the rising tide. No, your digital one leaves a trail that will probably last long after you’re done checking email and Twitter.

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