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EVENTS

Get up close and personal with Iowa's entrepreneurial ecosystem at Innovation EXPO on Wednesday, October 10th at the DoubleTree by Hilton Cedar Rapids Convention Complex. 

Innovation EXPO 2018 is a state-wide event established to enable more fruitful connections between resources and entrepreneurs. It will culminate in a convention-like setting for celebrating our area's entrepreneurial companies and individuals.

Come visit our booth to learn more about our technology offerings and how they can make your business more efficient. Contact Us for FREE TICKETS.
 
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YOUR FAX MACHINE IS A HUGE RISK TO YOUR NETWORK SECURITY
 
Have you heard of faxploit? In a ground breaking new discovery, dubbed 'Faxploit', Check Point researchers illustrate how organizations of all sizes, as well as consumers, could be exposed to infiltration by hackers looking to exploit vulnerabilities in fax machine communication protocols. 

Furthermore, and perhaps more worryingly, the only information required to do this is the organization's fax number - something which is often publicly available on any employee's business card or company website.

INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY BY CHANGING YOUR OFFICE ENVIRONMENT

With workers spending the majority of their days sitting at a desk, having a setup that works can provide a more beneficial workspace and add to the employee's experience at work.

Adding ergonomic furniture, improved lighting and more effective organizational systems are just some of the ways that you can impact how you and your team performs and feels at the end of the day.

According to  a report by Ergonomics Plus, incorporating ergonomic features into your workspace can provide advantages such as added productivity, better employee engagement and improved work quality. Your company will also benefit from reduced costs and increased revenues from your enhanced workspace, as employees are apt to be more responsive to the changes.
 
THREE WAYS TO JUSTIFY THE IT SECURITY BUDGET YOU NEED
 
Advocating for the return on investment (ROI) in IT security has traditionally been a challenge for IT professionals to communicate to management. IT teams are responsible for the complicated task of balancing budget limitations with strong protection that will reduce the risk of a cyberattack in today's dynamic threat landscape

Creating a plan for IT security budgets and making a strong case to management is critical. Below are three key points to help justify why it's important for businesses to keep their cybersecurity strategies updated - both in terms of budgets and their approach.

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