EMPIST Tech Talk Newsletter: Monday, December 2, 2019

News | December 2, 2019

EMPIST Tech Talk

The EMPIST Newsletter

What makes Cyber Monday better? Another installment of EMPIST’s newsletter! Settle in for the latest tech talk, marketing updates, and more.

The EMPIST Newsletter Update

Facebook just purchased a virtual reality studio that is behind one of the biggest game titles in that industry. The studio Beat Games will now be under Facebook, though the details of the agreement have not been released. The studio Oculus is also planning to join forces with Beat Games, so something big is clearly in the works. Read the full story >>


5 Crucial Marketing Solutions for Your Cyber Monday Sale

Ah, Cyber Monday! This beloved shopping day gives customers the holiday deals they crave from the comfort of their own home. What could be better? As a business, there are things you need to know before launching your first Cyber Monday campaign. We are here to set the record straight! Read the blog >>

The EMPIST Newsletter Tech Tip

From the EMPIST Help Desk

Do you have a strategy in place to help prevent insider threats in the workplace? Remember, anyone that has access to your company’s information or building can be considered an insider threat.

The EMPIST Newsletter Trivia

Question: In its first two weeks, what gaming console sold 524,000 units for Sega in 1999?

Answer: Dreamcast

The EMPIST Newsletter’s Digital Marketing Spotlight

Snickers Gate? Mars Wrigley Group’s Snickers brand ran a campaign in France to trick consumers into thinking they placed Bounty candy bars in Snickers wrappers. The buzz started spreading on Twitter and YouTube with #SnickersGate, but then the brand revealed it was all a marketing tactic. Who knew creating your own scandal could pay off? Read the full story >>

Coffee with Kampas

Episode 10: Email Extortion

Tune in for this week’s episode of Coffee with Kampas as EMPIST Founder & CEO John Kampas discusses email extortion. According to the FBI, instances of email extortion rose 242% in 2018 are continuing to rise in 2019. Because of its increasing popularity among cybercriminals, you must understand what email extortion is and how you can protect against it. Watch now >>

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