security

Why You Need a Multi-layered Cyber Security Approach

2/11/19

With a new year ahead, it’s wise to look ahead at some of the new cyber-security laws impacting your business.   One of the more pressing concerns for California business (and it’s a whopper) is the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, which will take effect in...

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Phishing

Have Your Users Made You an Easy Target for Spear Phishing?

2/01/19

Have unwanted emails made their way into your inbox this month? Targeted spear phishing and blackmailing spam attacks are on the rise. Unfortunately, even with a strong anti virus and a well designed firewall, some spam will still make it through. These are simple text emails that slip through the...

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Intelligent Manufacturing

New Trends in Intelligent Manufacturing

1/23/19

When you read the word “manufacturing”, surely one of the first thoughts that pops into your head is Henry Ford’s 1913 introduction of the moving assembly line. It took the concept of mass production, introduced standardization, and saw the time required to build a Model T go from 12...

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Virtualization

Virtualization: Save Time and Money

1/22/19

In principle, virtualization is very simple. It divorces software from hardware, allowing you to combine the software that would normally run on separate physical servers onto a single piece of hardware. These ‘virtual servers’ make possible tremendous efficiency gains: no longer will you have...

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Cybersecurity trends for 2019

Cybersecurity Trends for 2019

1/17/19

Cybercrime is exploding. If 2019 is anything like 2018, we all need to get ready for a wild ride. Here is the newest research on the magnitude of cybercrime. 1. The total cost of Cybercrime is predicted to top $6 trillion annually by 2021. This amount is more than the global drug trade....

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Gen Z

Is Your Business Ready for Gen Z?

1/04/19

A new generation of employees is about to enter the workforce-those born between 1996 and 2010. And this Generation Z workforce is unlike any that has come before it. This workforce grew up on technology. Many had cell phones at the ripe old age of 7 and most learned basic coding and PowerPoint in...

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North Korea Ransomware Hits News Media

1/03/19

If you turned on the news this last weekend you saw the cyber carnage. A major newspaper publishing company was hit with a server outage that disrupted the distribution of multiple US newspapers, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and Baltimore...

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kid's credit

Protecting Your Kid’s Identity

1/02/19

It's a sad day when the identity of a wealthy 70 year-old is less valuable than a newborn, but in today's ramped up cyber crime climate, all bets are off. Why?--A criminal has almost 18 years to manipulate and destroy the tot's credit but the older gent probably keeps a good eye on his credit...

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Security Tips

Tips to Secure Your Devices When Traveling

12/27/18

As we wind up Christmas and head into the Happy New Year, many of us are hitting the road for a holiday adventure--maybe skiing or a bowl game is on the agenda? But traveling means vulnerability when it comes to belongings, including your sensitive data. We secure our homes with alarms and...

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SQL Server 2008

Upgrade to avoid end of support for SQL Server 2008

12/21/18

Microsoft has a number of products that evolve over time. SQL Server 2008 is no exception. That's why it's time to upgrade. Without the right scalable and modern data platform, you could be putting your entire operation at risk. At EnhancedTECH, we want you to take advantage of breakthrough...

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