EMPIST Tech Talk Newsletter: Monday, December 16, 2019

News | December 16, 2019

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The Tech Newsletter

Tune in for the tech newsletter! It’s time to go over this week’s tech news, marketing highlights, and more. Keep scrolling!

The Tech Newsletter Update

The internet domain provider, Network Solutions, was the recent target of a data breach. The company announced that a third-party gained access to some of its computer systems in August of 2019. Network Solutions has begun investigating this matter, but luckily, the data breach didn’t appear to compromise financial information. Read the full story >> 


Top Questions Regarding Windows 7 End of Life

The Clock Is Ticking

Windows 7 will end of life on January 14th, 2020, and Microsoft has encouraged all its users to upgrade to Windows 10. So, what does this mean? Any unsupported program has an increased risk of spreading malware because it is no longer receiving security updates and patches from developers.

We Get It. Change Is Tough.

We know that upgrading from Windows 7 can seem daunting, but we are here to help! We’ve answered some of the most popular questions relating to Windows 7 end of life, so you have the knowledge you need to make an informed decision. Read the blog >>

The Weekly Tech Newsletter Tip

From the EMPIST Help Desk

Did you know that more than 90% of successful hacks/data breaches start with a phishing scam? Phishing attacks happen, a lot. It’s time to stop thinking that your business isn’t a target and get educated.

The Tech Newsletter Trivia

Question: What was the name of the internet company co-founded by Jim Clark that went for $663M on its first public trading day?

Answer: Netscape

The Tech Newsletter’s Digital Marketing Spotlight

Did Taco Bell win this year’s best marketing campaign? Pop-up experiences have become a major trend over the past few years. Everyone needs some photos for their Instagram account, right? This year, Taco Bell took it one step further and opened a Taco Bell hotel in Palm Springs. The hotel, known as “The Bell,” was a completely refurbished space with all the Taco Bell decor, food, and amenities you could ask for. Read the full story >> 

Coffee with Kampas

Episode 11: Insider Threats

An insider threat can go beyond cybersecurity. Tune in for the latest episode of Coffee with Kampas as EMPIST Founder & CEO John Kampas dives into what an insider threat is and how you can prevent them from happening in the workplace. Watch now >> 

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