EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter

It’s that time of the week again! Take a break from your work day and enjoy your weekly dose of tech talk, news, and more.  

This Week’s Top Tech News

The time has finally come. Federal authorities are taking action against robocallers. Sources say that several companies and individuals are at fault for the large increase in spam calls. Reporting that billions of calls have been made illegally, “Operation Call It Quits” was put into order. So far, fines have been filed against the guilty parties for over 200 million dollars. Read the full story >>


Must Know Phishing Attack Prevention Tips 

With the professional use of personal devices, social media, and mobile connectivity on the rise, your data is at more risk now than ever before of being bested by a phishing attack.  

In fact, a recent Better Business Bureau study indicates that the odds of a cyber-attack could be as high as 1 in 4 for businesses of less than 25 employees and 1 in 3 for businesses of 25 or more employees. Are you willing to take those chances lying down? Read the blog >> 

Tech Tip of the Week

From the EMPIST Help Desk 

Want to easily jump from one program to another? You can switch programs on your computer by pressing (Alt + Tab) on a Windows and (Command + Tab) on a Mac.  

Technically Joking

It’s time for a tech joke! 

Joke: What kind of party does a laptop go to? 

Answer: A CISCO party!   

What’s Happening in Digital Marketing? 

You’ve probably heard of the term “deep fake” by now. This is the process in which photos can be manipulated into video footage. Big fears of this A1 software are people messing with political campaigns, major brands, influencers, and more. So, what happens when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is involved? Read the full story >> 

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