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By: Adam Baer, Director of IT Services
A world where everything is connected is a world with endless possibilities, for better and for worse. Your network unlocks the potential of your business, helping it to function more efficiently. Unfortunately, it also opens you up to cybersecurity threats, which are constantly evolving and finding new ways to attack your business.
By: Alex Wasson, Director of Security
Of all the hot-button issues in security and surveillance technology at the moment, few have generated as much controversy as facial recognition. When the technology first emerged several years ago, it seemed destined to be the industry standard before long.
By: Dave Bruns, Senior Solutions Designer
If your business caught on fire, what could you afford to have destroyed? The question might sound absurd on its face but is a practical consideration that every business owner needs to make. Do you carry, handle, or use unique items that cannot be replaced? Do you rely on critical, expensive systems to run your business? How painful would it be if you experienced downtime?
When it comes to buildings, green is the new black. Ecological responsibility is a hot-button issue, and measures promoting energy efficiency are becoming more and more common. In the United States, buildings account for 41% of total energy consumption, and nearly 40% of all CO2 output, making them key targets for improvement.
By: Joe Dorsey
For many educators, the rapid technological growth of the digital era has presented unique challenges. Ask a high school teacher, and you’re likely to hear about students distracted by their phones, conditioned to multiple screens and constant streams of content.
By: Laura Wasson
No matter your relationship to the long-term care industry – resident, caregiver, business owner or otherwise – falls are a nightmare. The recovery process is painful for all involved, whether physically, emotionally, or financially.
They say it’s the most wonderful time of the year, and it should be. The holiday season brings several concepts to mind: family, gifts, food, vacation – but one that too often goes unnoticed is danger. Unfortunately, house fires spike during winter months – particularly around the holidays – and robbery and personal larceny both peak during the month of December.
According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), U.S. fire departments respond to calls about residential fires every 86 seconds. And while firefighters are incredibly efficient and effective at their jobs, fires still result in 2,650 civilian deaths and over $7 billion in property damage each year.
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and while the month is more than half over, there’s still plenty of time to re-examine your digital profile and beef up your security. Cybersecurity threats are everywhere these days, but these few small changes can go a long way in keeping both your business and your private life safer online.
The Fourth of July should be one of the best days of the year – packed with patriotism, friends, family and food. Too often, however, the celebration is ruined by an unwanted guest: fire. Experts say the Fourth of July is the most dangerous holiday weekend of the year, due in large part to fire-related incidents. At Tech, we love the Fourth as much as anyone, which is why we want to help you arm yourself with some crucial fire safety tips, and keep your Independence Day safe and fun!