While COVID-19 has played into the hands of cybercriminals. People work remotely and spend more time on devices; commerce has transitioned to online, and it is easy to choose convenience over security.
Many of you have had the opportunity to work with, listen to, or golf with Megan Keiswetter in the past. As Nex-Tech’s expert in all things marketing she did a great job representing the Nex-Tech Advertising Solutions team and we wish her well as she embarks on a new journey. Enter Maggie Basgall, who is taking over Megan’s role as Advertising Solutions Representative at Nex-Tech.
Let’s talk security. It’s everywhere, whether your business has 5 or 500 employees: encryption for your emails, surveillance cameras, or all the cloud services requiring multi-factor authentication. IT departments can’t get around it anymore, but it’s still a tough and complex conversation, especially when budget time comes.
Nate Rohleder is the Security Solutions Representative at Nex-Tech. He works with business customers to design video surveillance, electronic access control, and alarm systems to meet their individual security needs. With 10 years of sales and technical design experience, he is an expert in the fast-paced security industry.
Olga Detrixhe: Hi Nate, good to have you. Your working world revolves around physical security. Tell us what that means to you and why you are passionate about it?
The article Funny Memes or Phishing, Identity Theft and Exploitation? was published online by TK Business Magazine, Topeka, on April 30, 2020.
We have all noticed a surge in funny Facebook memes and games while sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are so clever and ridiculously tempting to click-and-share or click-and-play along. But here is the rub. There is an increased likelihood that clicking, playing, and entering information really just opens the door wide open for cyber predators to get your information. Read the full article.
Cybercrime is everywhere. We know it and you know it, but deep down, many of us still think we’re either too small or unimportant to be a target. Think again. You were never safe from cyber criminals, but when the new year rolled into March and COVID-19 became the only news, your small business moved to the front of the cyber criminal’s hack-line.
Steve Riat, Director of Sales at Nex-Tech, leads B2B revenue streams and market initiatives. He has been a featured speaker by Intel, Microsoft and SonicWALL for his unique ability to integrate business and technology. Steve has been involved with peer and mentoring programs for over 15 years and currently leads two national Technology Peer Groups. An entertaining and motivating speaker, Steve speaks and facilitates seminars on technology, business growth and culture.
Olga Detrixhe: Steve, tell us a little bit more about your role at Nex-Tech. What do you do day-to-day?
Working remotely has clearly been the talk of the nation. But how do you implement that? What tools do you need? What will it cost? How quickly can you get set up? Here are a few pragmatic, no nonsense, real-deal answers.