EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Monday, November 2, 2020

The Tech Newsletter  

EMPIST Tech Talk  

Happy November! It’s time to dive into the latest in technology, digital marketing, and much more. Let the Tech Talk news begin. 

The Weekly Tech News Update  

We all know that Zoom has blown up since the start of the pandemic. With more and more people hosting virtual parties and work meetings, Zoom has finally created end-to-end encrypted video calls for free accounts. This feature will make it harder for any outsiders to join your video calls. The technical preview for this feature will be starting in Zoom 5.4.0 on desktop and mobile. Read the full story >>

The Weekly EMPIST Blog  

2020 Cybersecurity Statistics You Should Know 

Cybersecurity in 2020  

2020 remains to be a big year for several things, and one of the less talked about things being cybersecurity. When a large percentage of the workforce started working from home, spam and phishing methods increased with the new circumstances. We’ve covered the top 10 2020 cybersecurity statistics to give you an insight into the security risks you should know. Read the blog >>

The Tech Talk Newsletter Tip 

From the EMPIST Help Desk 

Are you getting a lot of spam calls? One way your number may get leaked is when registering to a website, like a shopping site, for instance. It’s always safer to directly register with a username instead of using your mobile phone number. 

The Tech Talk Trivia 

Question: What is the name of the oldest web browser that is still in use/development? 

The Weekly Marketing Spotlight 

Kind, the healthy snack brand, is launching a new Kind Energy Bar with a Kind Energy Pledge. This pledge is meant to encourage customers to eat energy bars before exercising, instead of a less physical task. To give people motivation, the first 1,000 people to sign up for the pledge will need to take a picture of a receipt to show they purchased an energy bar. The cool thing with this pledge is that the energy bar doesn’t have to be from Kind. Kind is still honoring competitor brands and giving $100 to the first 1,000 people to enter toward fitness-related expenses. Read the full story >>

Trivia Answer: Lynx

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