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6 Best Practices for Digital Data Handling

 

This article was originally published on Wolf Technology Group blog.

Data can be considered the life blood of any business. Organizations must adhere to the best practices of digital data handling, especially since many businesses store personal data about their employees and customers. If hackers and scammers gain access to this data, they could try to sell it on the black market.

A report published by Intel Security suggests that 43% of all data breaches are caused by users. By training your users on how to properly handle digital data, your business can become proactive in its fight to defend your customer's personal identifiable information (PII) from prying eyes.

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Posted by Guest Blog on September 1, 2016 in data management | 0 Comments

Can Your Business Benefit from the Internet of Things?

 

We here at Waypost Marketing are here to help you simplify the internet, but we also want to make sure you understand as much about the internet as possible. To help you in your understanding, enjoy this guest article from Gregory Wolf at Wolf Technology Group in Greenville, South Carolina.

The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly becoming one of the top emerging trends in the world of technology today. If you consider yourself an IoT newbie, you're probably wondering, "What is IoT and how can it help my business?"

The Internet of Things is a term used to describe devices that are connected to the internet for the sole purpose transmitting critical data back into the cloud for further analysis. The data generated by IoT devices could be a game changer for your organization.

Gartner says that over 20 billion IoT devices will be in use by 2020. Gartner's market research also found that spending on IoT technology has increased by 30% from years 2015 to 2016. With so much momentum behind IoT, what business sector stands to benefit the most?

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Posted by Guest Blog on May 16, 2016 in Featured Blog Post | 0 Comments

Guest Post: "Free ewaste Recycling?" Don't Believe It.

 

Featured Guest Blog from Mike Munafo at Electronic Asset Recycling, LLC in Greenville, South Carolina.

In our line of work, we've run into more than a few shady "recycling" companies who swear up and down that they can do everything for free. If you see an ad for "free ewaste recycling," what you're really seeing is likely an advertisement for a scam. Even if they claim to have special certifications, 'free' electronic waste recycling is truly anything but.

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Posted by Guest Blog on December 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guest Post: Is My Small Business At Risk For Hacking?

 

Featured Guest Blog from Gregory Wolf at Wolf Technology Group in Greenville, South Carolina.

With recent high profile hacks such as Target, Ashley Madison, and others, you've likely considered a scenario where your small business gets hacked. Let's be honest though, shouldn't a prudent hacker target a larger business that has more to lose?

The answer to that question is relative, yet the thinking behind the question itself is flawed. The fact of the matter is: You are at risk because you are a small business.

According to a survey conducted by the National Small Business Association, as many as 44% of small businesses have been hacked with the damages totaling around $8,700 per incident. 

Personal Data Possesses Value in the Black Hat Hacking World

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Posted by Guest Blog on November 30, 2015 in Featured Blog Post | 0 Comments