EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Monday, September 28, 2020

The Weekly Tech Newsletter  

EMPIST Tech Talk  

It’s time for another week of the EMPIST Tech Talk Newsletter! Get the latest news in tech, marketing, and more. Are you ready to get started? 

The Weekly Tech Newsletter Update  

Zoom was never designed to be used on the level it is being used today. Now that the company is seen as a consumer product, they are in a phase of renovation to constantly improve the platform. Sadly, many are saying that virtual classes in Zoom School are far from perfect, and the former CEO of Blackboard is ready to do something about it. Zoom will no longer be a band-aid solution for classrooms but will have a new entity known as Class for Zoom. Read the full story >>

The Weekly Tech Newsletter Blog  

Popular Phishing Scams Used on Remote Employees 

As the workforce went remote, the percentage of cyberattacks on businesses increased. One organization stated that they have seen phishing and other cyber scams increase by 40%. Experts claim the numbers are even higher in some cases. We’ve highlighted some of the most popular phishing scams used on remote employees below, so you can protect yourself in the event of a cyberattack. Read the blog >> 

The Weekly Tech Newsletter Tip 

From the EMPIST Help Desk 

Secure Your Accounts with Two-Factor Authentication

A password can be used virtually from anywhere in the world, so where’s the proof that the password is being entered by you? Therefore, two-factor authentication has a physical component to it. Two-factor authentication works only after your password is entered correctly.  

The Weekly Tech Trivia 

Question: The first computer worm that targeted mobile handheld devices was running on what OS? 

The Weekly Tech Marketing Spotlight 

General Mills is embracing the ’80s! The cereal brand is bringing back the old recipes and shapes of some of its iconic cereal varieties including Golden Grahams, Cocoa Puffs, Cookie Crisp, and Trix. This reboot will be livestreamed to reminisce those nostalgic days of eating cereal while watching Saturday morning cartoons. Read the full story >>

Trivia Answer: Symbian  

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