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Data Security and Privacy at Home

August 3, 2020

With one of the largest threats to a company’s security and privacy being its own employees, having employees work remotely only adds to the risk. While this year’s Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report chalks it up to internal errors rather than intentional malice, the …




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Could 2020 Be the Year of the IT Professional?

July 29, 2020

IT professionals are used to change and disruption. From dealing with unexpected hardware malfunctions to troubleshooting dodgy Wi-Fi, IT pros are some of the most resilient employees in any organization. This is not to mention the constant cadence of technical evolution. What’s an industry …



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Friendship Is Magic. And Harder Than It Looks.

July 17, 2020

Building relationships is no easy feat. It’s been my experience that it’s common for people (especially, but not exclusively, men) to connect with each other through activity-based friendships—you might have a friend named Bob, for example, with whom you’ve played golf every Thursday afternoon …


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The Harsh Realities of Working From Home

July 15, 2020

To the companies who’ve practiced remote work for years or are solely online, congrats! You’re probably thriving in this environment. But as IT practitioners we need to acknowledge, while remote work has been a breeze for some, it’s been a challenge for others in …