EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Monday, August 5, 2019

News | August 5, 2019

EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter

We decided to stop giving Friday all the attention. It’s time for this week’s Tech Talk Newsletter! Find out the latest on Honda’s security lapse, Snapchat’s new advertising tool, and much more.

This Week’s Top Tech News

How damaging was Honda’s recent security lapse? Sources say that the automotive giant had an exposed database giving hackers access to all their vulnerabilities. The server alone contained 134 million rows of employee information. Could all of this have been avoided with higher database security measures? Read the full story >> 


Facebook Business Page Tips and Tricks 

Think the golden age of Facebook advertising is on the decline?   

Think again. With over 2.3 billion monthly active users, truth is, you probably still aren’t using Facebook’s marketing tools to their fullest potential. And while we’re willing to bet that your business already has some kind of profile on the site, there’s a good chance you could be doing so much more to tap into the social giant’s massive audience. Read the blog >> 

Tech Tip of the Week

From the EMPIST Help Desk 

Do you know how to combine two networks? Just Open Run Windows (Win + R) and type “ncpa.cpl“. Then, select the two-network driver, right-click, and choose your Bridge Connections options. It’s best to consult an IT professional before performing this task. 

Technically Joking  

Need a laugh? We’re serving up some techy humor!  

Why did the developer go broke?  

Answer: Because he used up all his cache.  

What’s Happening in Digital Marketing? 

Snapchat is launching a new advertising tool known as Instant Create. This tool was designed to make mobile-friendly ads easy to create. Snapchat is hoping this encourages more businesses to run advertisements through their platform. With a significant increase in Snapchat users, this could be the start of something big for the social app. Read the full story >> 

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