September Newsletter 2017

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September 2017  TekReport

This month is National Preparedness Month. We have had wild fires,
multiple hurricanes and tornadoes hit us this year. I would like you to
take a moment and reflect on your home and business. Are you prepared?
While we may not get hurricanes, we do have lots of other natural
disasters that we need to be ready for, flooding, high winds, lightning,
and earthquakes.Natural disasters aside, what about building
fires, theft, equipment failure, or that car which accidentally went
through your wall. Have you thought through what these could mean for
your business? Give us a call if you would like to see what options
exist for your business to quickly recover, should an unexpected event
happen to you.Scott Christopherson
President –
Tekmanagement Inc.
Why bother with updates and upgrades?

When was the last time you thought about software updates
and hardware upgrades? For many, updating software and hardware
is not a priority because “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”.
However, it’s clear that today’s cyber attacks prey on vulnerabilities
present in old software and hardware. (This holds especially
true for operating systems such as Microsoft Windows.)

It may not be “broke”, but it’s still old. “Working”
does not mean “secure”.

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Are social logins safe to use?
used with permission from Norton by Symantec

By now you’ve noticed you typically have two options to log
in to an online account. One is the traditional username and
password combination. The other is the social login, which uses
your credentials for a social networking account, such as Facebook,
Google+, or Twitter.

Until recently the login method you prefer might have hinged
on convenience. However, you may want to consider security and
privacy before you click that “Log in with Facebook” button

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How to find your office Zen
used with permission from HP Technology at Work

Sometimes we all need to step away from our work and take
a little break. But often, actually leaving the office isn’t
an option. So what do you do when you need a quick mental vacation?
Thankfully, the same technology that helps you stay productive
can help you productively relax, too. Here are five tech tips
that can help you find your balance, right in the midst of a
hectic workday.

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Business Continuity Tip:
National Preparedness Month: Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM) and this year’s
theme is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” The goal of
NPM is to increase the overall number of individuals, families,
and communities that engage in preparedness actions at home,
work, business, school, and place of worship.

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Just for Laughs

Quote of the Month

“What we can or cannot do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.”— Anthony Robbins
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