EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Monday, July 8, 2019

EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter

Recovering from the holiday weekend? We’ve got just the thing. Sit back and enjoy some tech news, trivia, and more! 

This Week’s Top Tech News

It’s starting to happen more and more. Hackers are holding cities and U.S. agencies for ransom. Just this month, after the $600,000 Florida malware scandal, the Georgia Administrative Office of the Courts was hit with a ransomware attack. Until the ransom money is paid, all operations at the court office will be handled offline. Read the full story >> 


Choosing the Best File Sharing Software 

Providing a quick, reliable, and secure way of transferring information, such software can ensure your team stays collaborative and, ultimately, competitive, in a time when constant communication means everything.   

But not all file-sharing services are created equal.   

To help you pick the right platform for your business, here’s the rundown on the best file sharing software on the market today. Read the blog >> 

Tech Tip of the Week

From the EMPIST Help Desk 

Did you know you can clear your cache by pressing Control + Shift + R? This trick will also refresh your page.  

Solve This  

*Cue dramatic gameshow music.* It’s time for some Tech Trivia! 

Question: What was AOL’s original business name? 

Answer: Control Video Corporation  

What’s Happening in Digital Marketing? 

Brace yourselves. Amazon Prime Day is coming soon. From July 15-16, Amazon is launching its 5th Annual Prime Day! Did you know that sales from Prime Day always exceed Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales? Do you think Amazon will break the record again this year? Read the full story >> 

EMPIST Update  

Our very own CEO & Founder John Kampas will be featured in a Crain’s Chicago Business publication later this month. In the Q&A article, John will be answering some questions on cloud transformation and how it relates to business practices. Stay tuned!  

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