Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Monday, March 22, 2021

News | March 22, 2021

The Tech Newsletter  

EMPIST Tech Talk  

We’re rolling into another week of the EMPIST Tech Talk! Get the latest technology news, marketing highlights, trivia, and more. Let’s get started! 

The Weekly Tech News Update  

After the deep freeze in Texas this winter, there has been a focus on backup energy sources considering the climate change concerns. Items such as backup diesel generators, Tesla powerwalls, and “prepper” shelters will be more heavily utilized for natural emergencies. You can expect that the future will be filled with energy storage options and microgrid innovations. Read the full story >>

The Weekly EMPIST Blog  

HAFNIUM Targeting Microsoft Exchange Servers 

Recently, Microsoft came out with information to help their customers understand the strategies used by HAFNIUM to attack the vulnerabilities of unpatched systems.  

What Is HAFNIUM?   

HAFNIUM typically targets entities in the U.S. across several business sectors, including law firms, infectious disease researchers, education organizations, policy think tanks, defense contractors, and NGOs. Read the blog >> 

The Tech Talk Newsletter Tip 

From the EMPIST Help Desk 

Never have the “It won’t happen to me” attitude when it comes to cybercrime. The truth is if your business has an online presence, you are a target to hackers. Preparation is key!  

The Tech Talk Trivia 

Question: Before Super Mario Brothers became popular, Mario’s character was known by what name 

The Weekly Marketing Spotlight 

Pizza Hut has launched a campaign known as “Newstalgia” with limited-edition pizza boxes that have QR codes for customers to scan and play an augmented reality (AR) version of the old school Pac-Man game. This is a creative way to blend nostalgia with today’s current technology! Read the full story >>

Trivia Answer: Jumpman.  

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