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How to Secure Your Wi-Fi Network
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August 2019
How to Secure Your Wi-Fi Network

The risk is real.   Don’t get us wrong – we love the speed and flexibility that comes with using a wireless network as much as the next guy. But with the potential threat posed by hackers and piggybackers online, properly securing that Wi-Fi network is crucial to the overall cybersecurity of your home or business.   From data-breaches to skyrocketing monthly […]

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10 Ways to Avoid Social Engineering
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August 2019
10 Ways to Avoid Social Engineering

Is your Business a Prime Candidate for Social Engineering?   There are plenty of things you can do to avoid social engineering attacks; you just need to be educated. In today’s social media-centric world, social engineering has become a concern in the workplace. Information is out there are hackers are using it to their advantage to […]

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EMPIST Tech News Roundup: Friday, April 26, 2019
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April 2019
EMPIST Tech News Roundup: Friday, April 26, 2019

Top tech news of the week: Find out the latest on Walmart’s AI store, WSU’s data breach lawsuit, Chipotle’s run-in with hackers and more. Keep scrolling for all this week’s tech news updates!   Walmart Unveils an AI-Powered Store of the Future, Now Open to the Public  TechCrunch | Thurs April 25, 2019 — This tech news may surprise […]

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5 Technology Pitfalls Law Firms Face
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April 2019
5 Technology Pitfalls Law Firms Face

There’s a lot to keep track of when you are working in the legal industry. One way to make things easier is to stay current with today’s tech practices. Technology is there to help your business remain secure and efficient. On the blog today, we are going over 5 pitfalls that law firms face working […]

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EMPIST Tech News Roundup: Friday, March 22, 2019
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March 2019
EMPIST Tech News Roundup: Friday, March 22, 2019

Top tech news of the week: Find out the latest on the Hydro ransomware attack, Nvidia’s new AI, last week’s Facebook outages and much more. It’s all in this week’s tech roundup. Keep reading for more tech news!   Aluminum Manufacturing Giant Norsk Hydro Shut Down by Ransomware  TechCrunch | Tues Mar 19, 2019 — Norsk Hydro is one of the largest […]

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The Latest Fujitsu Keystroke Tracking Bug
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March 2019
The Latest Fujitsu Keystroke Tracking Bug

In case you’re unfamiliar, Fujitsu is a popular wireless keyboard. Recently, researchers discovered a keyboard bug that can perform keystroke tracking from 150 ft away. These findings were unveiled with a computer system running with a Fujitsu Wireless Keyboard Set LX901.  News from Fujitsu  This cybersecurity threat does not have a CVE number, but its CVSS […]

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No Passwords? The Future of Password Protection
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March 2019
No Passwords? The Future of Password Protection

Are you worried about your login credentials getting compromised? Well, there’s a new Web Authentication API in town, and it’s changing the game. Can you imagine a secure way to login to sites without using a password? After approval from the World Wide Web Consortium, this idea has become a reality. The launch of WebAuthn has taken […]

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Google Just Launched an Alert Tool That Detects Compromised Credentials
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February 2019
Google Just Launched an Alert Tool That Detects Compromised ...

With the large amounts of data breaches happening today, Google decided to step up to the plate. Earlier this month, Google launched a free service called Password Checkup. This Chrome browser extension was developed to limit/prevent the spread of compromised credentials.   How Does it Work?   The new service was launched by Google on February 5th. […]

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EMPIST Tech News Roundup: Friday, February 8, 2019
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February 2019
EMPIST Tech News Roundup: Friday, February 8, 2019

Top tech news of the week: Tune in to hear the latest tech news on Snapchat, Sonos, Slack, cybersecurity trends and more. It’s all featured in this week’s tech roundup!   Snap Has Stopped Losing Users  The Verge | Tues Feb 05, 2019 — Snapchat may be the new tech Cinderella story. After a long streak of losing users, […]

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EMPIST Tech News Roundup: Friday, February 1, 2019
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February 2019
EMPIST Tech News Roundup: Friday, February 1, 2019

Top tech news of the week: Get the latest tech news on Google, Apple, Sundance, the Super Bowl and more. It’s all in this week’s tech roundup. Keep reading! Google Will Stop Peddling a Data Collector Through Apple’s Back Door  TechCrunch | Wed Jan 30, 2019 — Well, well, well, it appears that Facebook wasn’t the only one guilty of abusing Apple’s system. Google is responsible […]

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