EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Monday, February 24, 2020

News | February 24, 2020

The Weekly EMPIST Newsletter  

Tech Talk News 

Are you ready for the weekly EMPIST newsletter? Get the latest Tech Talk news, marketing updates, and so much more. Let’s get started! 

The Weekly EMPIST Newsletter Update 

The government online payment platform Click2Gov had some smaller data breaches back in 2017-18. However, this past August, another data breach surge hit parts of Iowa and California. Though things are being investigated further, people have stopped using the Click2Gov app as a precaution.  Read the full story >>  


Cybersecurity Best Practices of 2020  

What’s New in Cybersecurity Best Practices?   

As the years go by, technology continues to evolve. Cyber-hacking is no exception. With everyday advancements in the tech space, we need to be hyperaware of how this impacts our cybersecurity methods. Read the blog >> 

The Weekly EMPIST Newsletter Tip 

From the EMPIST Help Desk 

The first thing you need to do when you are evaluating your cybersecurity plan is to complete an inventory of your assets. 

The Weekly EMPIST Newsletter Trivia 

Question: What component controls the speed of the computer? 

The Weekly EMPIST Newsletter Marketing Spotlight 

With the launch of Domino’s new Pie Pass app, they brought in an expert. Domino’s hired, George Wendt who played Norm on the classic TV sitcom “Cheers”. The Pie Pass app will flash the name of the person who’s ordered on a screen when they enter any Domino’s location. A fun play on the “Cheers” theme song to go where everybody knows your name Read the full story >>  

Coffee with Kampas  

Episode 19: Building a Strong Password Policy 

On this episode of Coffee with Kampas, EMPIST Founder & CEO John Kampas is discussing what goes into a good password policy. According to the 2019 Verizon Data breach report, 81% of hacking-related breaches are linked to poor passwords, and 70% of users reuse passwords. Where do you line up? Watch now >> 

Trivia Answer: Central Processing Unit (CPU) 

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