EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Monday, January 27, 2020

News | January 27, 2020

EMPIST’s Weekly Tech Talk 

Tech Talk News 

Ah, Monday. We meet again. Start your work week with the latest tech news, marketing highlights, trivia, and more. It’s time for some Tech Talk! 

The EMPIST Tech Talk Newsletter Update 

The times are a-changing! Thanks to a start-up in LA known as PlayVSFortnite is now an official sport in high schools and colleges. You read that right. In fact, PlayVS even partnered with Epic Games to bring the competitive league of gaming into high schools.  Read the full story >> 


The Best Content Marketing Predictions for 2020 

Curious what content marketing predictions are in this year? Remember, content is more than the written word. It comes in various forms and makes up a large portion of the marketing landscape. So, when we are looking at content marketing for 2020, we must take everything into account. This includes video, ads, imagery, and more. Read the blog >>  

EMPIST’s Weekly Tech Talk Tip 

From the EMPIST Help Desk 

One of the first things to look at to spot a phishing email is the sender’s email address. Look closely! You may not realize a letter is missing or additional punctuation is added to the email address that you’ve trusted in the past. 

EMPIST’s Weekly Tech Talk Trivia  

Question: On old PC’s, what happened when you pressed the ‘Turbo’ button? 

Answer: It made the computer run slower.  

EMPIST’s Weekly Tech Talk Marketing Spotlight 

If you are using third-party cookies in Chrome to assist with your marketing efforts, your days are numbered. Google recently announced that within the next two years, they will be blocking third-party cookies in Chrome web browsers. Now maybe the time to start reworking your marketing budget.  Read the full story >> 

Coffee with Kampas  

Episode 17: Rising Risks of Shadow I.T. 

In this week’s episode of #CoffeeWithKampas, EMPIST Founder & CEO John Kampas will be discussing the rising risks of Shadow I.T. Shadow I.T. refers to any technology that is used by staff but is NOT approved by the company. Using technology that is not explicitly approved poses a great risk to any company, mainly as it pertains to security, documentation, and controls. Watch now >> 


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