Between the Bytes

Between the Bytes

By Executech
Technology Ideas, Tips, and News

We're bringing you the latest and greatest stories, tips, and ideas from some of the leading IT experts in the West. Get a better idea of how IT impacts and benefits your business. We'll discuss everything from the basics of networking, to cybersecurity, to working from home, new Softwares, and more.
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Gone Phishing: What is Phishing and How to Protect Yourself
In our latest episode of Between the Bytes we bring a group of of Executech veterans together to discuss phishing. We cover the basics of what phishing or spear-phishing attempt is, how it's gotten worse over the years, and what you can do to protect yourself and your organization from malicious phishing attempts. To learn more about phishing scams targeted to Coronavirus worries, visit: https://www.executech.com/insight/coronavirus-phishing-scams-how-to-protect-your-information/ To request a free cybersecurity assessment or to get information on having a security consultant run a social engineering phishing test at your organization, visit: https://www.executech.com/contact-us/
21:47
August 4, 2020
Why are passwords the worst? Password best practices and more
Do you still need to change your password every 90 days? What is a phishing scam? What is the Dark Web? We hit all of these questions on this insight-packed episode of Between the Bytes. Listen now! Register for our upcoming webinar on the Dark Web and get a complimentary Dark Web scan: https://my.demio.com/ref/erelIRVFGWNY4WcR Check to see if your personal account has ever been part of a public breach: https://haveibeenpwned.com/ Learn more about cybersecurity best practices and ways we help protect your business: https://www.executech.com/cybersecurityservices/
12:53
July 14, 2020
The Low Down on Microsoft Teams: What we Like and Don't Like
In this episode, we have an open discussion with Ben Rees, Technical Training Manager, and Jarom Plewe, Business Development about Microsoft Teams. We talk briefly about how Teams got started and we walk through some of the major features that we love most. We also talk about a few of the shortcomings and our wishlists for the future of Teams. Have some thoughts on Teams? Not sure how to use it? Check out this training webinar we did at the start of WFH: https://www.executech.com/insight/webinar-how-to-use-microsoft-teams/ Follow us to get regular episodes on the latest tech trends, IT news, and tips!
16:46
June 30, 2020
How to Use Technology to Cut Costs and Improve Efficiency in Your Business
During this episode, the senior leadership at Executech will discuss how businesses can start reducing spend and improving productivity through technology.  The panel will discuss topics like; how to use the cloud to reduce hardware costs, how to improve business processes for greater efficiency, and the importance of maintaining good security measures during this time. For any IT support, cybersecurity or cloud questions, visit executech.com to learn more. 
48:40
June 23, 2020
Disaster Recovery: How to Prepare Your Business & Maintain Continuity
Does your business have a disaster recovery plan in place? If not, now is the time. We define disaster recovery as having secondary technology, plan procedures, and trained personnel already in place and ready to respond to any potential, future, work-stopping event. In this episode of Between the Bytes, we'll discuss some of the common (and new) cybersecurity dangers that businesses face. We'll outline a variety of preventative measures you can take to protect your business and how to put together a disaster recovery plan. Our guest on this episode is James Fair: James has always had a passion for technology since a young age. He has been working in the professional technology industry now for over 20 years. Today, James leads the IT Services division at Executech as the Senior VP of IT Services. James is an expert in all things business technology including network infrastructure and cybersecurity. James has overseen the successful implementation of cybersecurity best practices and protections at dozens of organizations across the West.  Get a free Disaster Recovery checklist for your business at: https://www.executech.com/insight/disaster-recovery-plan-checklist/
32:08
June 16, 2020
HR Considerations for Remote Teams
In this podcast, we'll talk about some of the best practices and tips for managing a remote team, including some things to watch out for and avoid.
53:53
June 12, 2020
Adapting Your IT in Times of Crisis: Three Real Stories
Three stories from three different disasters and crises in the past two years of Northern California's business community. Learn about how these local businesses leveraged IT to react quickly to disaster and change and the steps you can start taking to...
29:59
April 30, 2020
Working from Home - Technology Considerations for Your Remote Team
This episode of Between the Bytes we discuss the transition to working remotely and the technology considerations companies should have. We'll talk about:VPNsSecurityHardwareRemote Working ToolsAre you ready to work from home (WFH)? Learn more on the...
14:08
March 17, 2020