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This Data Breach Was the Largest Collection Discovered Yet 
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January 2019
This Data Breach Was the Largest Collection Discovered Yet 

It’s 2019 and hackers are not messing around. The findings of this recent data breach collection prove that. As technology advances, cyber-hacking continues to grow with it. It’s not just businesses; everyday people are getting their information hacked on a regular basis.   You’ve Got Mail Users need to stay proactive in preventing their accounts from […]

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Why a Cybercriminal Is Worse Than a Crazy Ex
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December 2018
Why a Cybercriminal Is Worse Than a Crazy Ex

Don’t think that cybercrime is a big deal? We are here to prove you wrong. Maybe you thought you had your share of bad relationships, but there is something far worse out there – a cybercriminal. All jokes aside, educating yourself on the dangers of cybercrime is an essential step towards data security for you […]

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Booming Cybersecurity Careers in 2018
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October 2018
Booming Cybersecurity Careers in 2018

We are continuing National Cybersecurity Awareness Month by highlighting some of the popular jobs in this growing industry. It is all over the news; cybersecurity has become a necessity for businesses today. As the world continues adapting with technology, careers in cybersecurity will become more viable.   The great thing about working in cybersecurity is every industry needs it—giving you a […]

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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: The Beginner’s Guide to Cybersecurity
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October 2018
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: The Beginner’s Gui...

Let’s face it, some of us have no idea what we are talking about when it comes to technology. In today’s digital world, we all deal with technology on some basic level; it’s unavoidable. Can you imagine functioning without Wi-Fi? Most people would say no. That’s why it’s so important to understand the ins-and-outs of cybersecurity.   […]

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Repair or Replace: When and How to Update IT Equipment
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August 2018
Repair or Replace: When and How to Update IT Equipment

IT equipment is one of the lifelines of any business. From day-to-day office work and keeping networks running to preserving the safety of sensitive data, the maintenance of your IT equipment should be a priority. Unfortunately, tech hardware is not a one-and-done activity. It requires regular upkeep, but regular upkeep doesn’t mean the same thing […]

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Freedom of Data Security: Know the Rights of your Consumers
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July 2018
Freedom of Data Security: Know the Rights of your Consumers

Data security rights for consumers has been a hot topic in 2018. This year marked a major change in how businesses conduct themselves regarding the privacy of their consumers. Prior to and upon the arrival of the GDPR, businesses scrambled to make sure their privacy policies were spelled out clearly and left nothing up to […]

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Top 10 Tech Acronyms You Should Know
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June 2018
Top 10 Tech Acronyms You Should Know

Tech acronyms are everywhere you look but unless you work in the tech world, they might all seem like Gibberish. Much like most technology today, tech acronyms exist to speed up communication and save ourselves from using complicated (and often long) language. The problem with some tech acronyms is that many eyes glaze over and […]

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5 Myths About Cloud Technology
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June 2018
5 Myths About Cloud Technology

It’s no secret that we at EMPIST have many reasons to love cloud technology. Not only do we provide cloud computing services to our clients, but we also use it ourselves. Cloud technology has a lot to offer businesses of all sizes but, surprisingly, not all businesses are on board just yet. Cloud technology is primarily […]

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5 Steps for Better Data Security You Can Do Now
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May 2018
5 Steps for Better Data Security You Can Do Now

Data security is a priority, but it can be a challenging priority. The Identity Theft Resource Center Breach Report stated that between 2005 and 2018, there have been 8,854 data breaches. Those breaches resulted in over one billion exposed records containing sensitive information. As technology evolves, we have smarter ways to protect our sensitive data, […]

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Phishing Scams Can Be Avoided with a Company Phishing Test