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The Battle to Keep Electronics Up to Date

Keeping electronics up to date always seems like a losing battle. As soon as you upgrade something, there’s some new tech ready to replace it. In college, I upgraded my phone from whatever the cheapest one was to a Galaxy S7. I was feeling pretty confident, I had the latest and greatest. I felt cool.…
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June 22, 2020 0

What We Learned about a Remote Workforce

Many companies were not prepared for remote worker arrangements this spring, as COVID-19 uprooted everyday life and businesses around the globe. When a huge number of workers needed to be sent home, it exposed how unprepared some businesses were for this change; however, it also showcased how, even unprepared, businesses rose to the occasion. They…
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April 27, 2020 0

We’re Here for Our Partners

We currently stand at a pivotal time in human history, with most of the world at a stand-still and sequestered at home. There are a lot of questions. How many lives will be lost? How long will it last? What are the long term effects? Will my small business survive without income for months on…
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April 21, 2020 0

The New IoT

Is this the major technology trend of the decade? The International Computer Electronics Show (CES) just finished up last week in Las Vegas. There where over 3,900 exhibitors showing off their latest and greatest products and services. There were more than 170,000 attendees. CES is the largest annual tradeshow focusing on technology held each year.…
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January 20, 2020 0

Secure Banking, To-Go

Over current years, the epidemic of digital oversharing has grown exponentially. People want to share the good and bad: haircuts, food, selfies, wounds, jobs, kids, heartbreak, and joy. These are just the tip of the iceberg. The majority carry smartphones and are ready to capture every shareable second. Conversely, we are scared to carry our…
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December 23, 2019 0

Outsourcing Security Concerns for SMBs

As a small or medium business (SMB) owner or company, it is hard to understand what security is needed and how to get that security operational. Business owners today are faced with news of data breach after data breach affecting well-known companies in various sectors. In many of these reports, small niche service organizations are…
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November 11, 2019 0

Could Security Tokens Be Bigger than Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is the world’s most recognizable encrypted, digital cryptocurrency coin; however, Bitcoin is just one of over 4,000 different types.  The top five largest, by market cap, are: Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Cardano (ADA). Combined, these five are currently worth $250 Billion USD. Bitcoin makes up over half of…
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September 30, 2019 0

Servers at End of Life – An Opportunity for Growth

Microsoft has announced that their Windows Server 2008 End of Life (EOL) is set for early next year (2020) and their Windows Server 2012 is slated for EOL in 2023. End of Life, for Microsoft, means that they will no longer provide any support or updates for these products, putting them at inevitable risk for…
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September 16, 2019 0

The Small Bank Advantage: Stay on Your Tech Toes

Step-Drag, Pivot, Jab, Duck, Pivot, Block… In a boxing match, the boxers constantly move about in offensive and defensive maneuvers. Within these ever-changing movements, one thing remains the same: they stay “on their toes”. Boxers keep weight off the heels of their feet for heightened balance, fluidity, agility, and responsiveness. In the same way, community…
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August 19, 2019 0

The Human Aspect of Ransomware

You may have read or heard about cities in Florida and Baltimore being hit with ransomware that essentially stopped them from providing services. Ransomware, a form of malware, is a plague to businesses worldwide. It locks your data away in a secured (Encrypted) format that denies you any way to access or use it. Ransomware can…
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July 9, 2019 0