October 2017 Teknews!

By October 9, 2017 Blog, Newsletter, Uncategorized

 

 

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Welcome

Did you know that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has designated October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month? We are joining DHS’s efforts to promote awareness around this topic.

Please attend our event “Cybercrime and fraud in today’s business. Deter, Detect, Defend.” Planed for Tuesday October 24 at SOU/RCC downtown Medford from 1:15pm2:45pm.
Click here for more details.

I also wanted to let you know that we are extending our office hours. We now have our Help Desk staffed and ready to serve you from 7am – 5pm. As always you can reach us 24/7/365 in an emergency.

News Flash: Office 2007 has reached the end of extended support with Microsoft this month. If you are still using Office 2007 you will no longer be getting security updates or patches. Please contact us so that we can discuss your options.Scott Christopherson

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Tekmanagement Inc.

A Short Guide to Data Security Practices for Your
Business

Much has been said about data security practices and
cybersecurity measures that businesses should follow. All the
information and recommendations out there can be confusing and
overwhelming. Large data breaches and multiple scary ransomware
attacks have dominated the news for years now. Each time
businesses have to ask, “Should we be worried? Are we a target?
What can we do to defend ourselves?”


Read more →

Fraud alerts vs. credit freezes

used
with permission from FTC.gov
by Lesley Fair

Consumers are apprehensive about the security of their personal
information and recent headlines about data breaches have moved
the needle substantially on the -ometer that measures such things.
As a business executive, your customers and employees may be
coming to you with questions. Here are answers from the FTC
about two topics on consumers’ minds: fraud alerts and credit
freezes.


Read more →

 

Prolonging Your Smartphone Battery

Is your smartphone battery suddenly being depleted too quickly?
Your phone’s age, environment, and installed apps can all affect
the battery and its ability to hold a charge.

Here are some tips to find out what’s draining your battery
and how to remedy it.


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Business Continuity Tip:
Take
Simple Steps for
Cybersecurity Strength
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Many
small businesses may not have all the resources they need to
have a strong cybersecurity posture. Here are some simple
cybersecurity practices that a small business can implement
to safeguard information and data.
Read more →

Just for Laughs

Quote of the Month

“The cure for boredom is curiosity.
There is no cure for
curiosity.”— Dorothy Parker
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