7 Ways to Stay Secure While WFH

Posted by Todd MacQueen on Feb 25, 2022 2:38:12 PM

1. Use your company's VPN when possible and always use it when connected to public wifi, such as coffee shops and fast food places.

2. Make sure anti-virus stays up to date. Sometimes, being away from the corporate network means your computer can't connect to the anti-virus servers to get updates. Again, connecting to the VPN should resolve that.

3. Use your intraoffice messaging to verify suspicious emails. Phishing scams are more likely to be successful if they appear to come from co-workers because the apparent sender isn't nearby to check in with.

4. Be aware that emails with shipping information may be phishing scams. Phishing may be more successful because companies need to send equipment to people's homes.

5. Store data in your organization's cloud services to avoid data loss. If company documents are stored on removable media like a USB, it can get left around the house where your children might find it and take it to school, not knowing it is work-related. Or, a pet might eat it, and you, being unable to locate it, may have to report it as a data loss event.

6. Don't do personal activities on your work computer.

7. Keep all of your personal technology up to date and secure. For example, leaving default passwords enabled on your wireless can allow hackers to access your home network, including your work device.

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Topics: security, Covid19, WFH, Working from home

How to Handle a Cyber Attack

Posted by In Time Tec on Feb 21, 2022 1:40:44 PM

Every 39 seconds, a cyber attack takes place. With a steady upwards trend, it’s crucial that you know what a cyber attack is and how to identify when it is happening. Put simply, a cyber attack is an unwelcome attempt to steal, expose, alter, disable, or destroy information through unauthorized access to computer systems. Sixty percent of small companies go out of business within six months of falling victim to a data breach or cyber attack. 

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Topics: security, cybersecurity, Information Technology

Time Management Facts

Posted by In Time Tec on Feb 14, 2022 9:43:00 AM
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How to Make the Most of Your 40 Hour Work Week

Posted by Annalisa Gorringe on Feb 13, 2022 3:14:00 PM

We all have 24 hours, 1,440 minutes, and 86,400 seconds in a day. That’s the unique thing about time, nobody has a competitive advantage. You can’t buy it, and no matter what you do, you can’t get more than 24 hours in a day.  A lot of us are probably guilty of saying that we wish there were more hours in the day. But why wish for more hours in the day when we can make better use of the time we have?

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Topics: personal development, professional development, Time Management

What Immersive Training is (And Why Your Company Needs it)

Posted by Cody Erben on Feb 7, 2022 7:00:00 AM

When starting a career, there can be challenges employees and employers face integrating and contributing into a team.  As a new entry into a chosen field, a person may have to come up-to-speed on complex business processes and gain fundamental domain knowledge before they can deliver meaningful value.  As an employer, you must provide time and space, along with learning materials, to a new employee.  At In Time Tec, we looked at how to create a win-win scenario for Jr Software Engineers and our partners with our immersive program.

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Topics: personal development, professional development, business, Immersive program

Press Release - Gov. Little Signs Tax Bill At In Time Tec

Posted by In Time Tec on Feb 4, 2022 2:00:38 PM

Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, Idaho Governor Brad Little signed bill H436 into law at In Time Tec. Bill H436, referred to as the 2022 Income Tax Relief Bill, changes Idaho income tax laws to consolidate tax brackets, lower corporate income tax, and provide a one-time tax rebate.

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Topics: Press release

Why You Should Invest In Quality Assurance

Posted by Aleya Ericson on Feb 1, 2022 8:45:00 AM

No company sets out to make a faulty product. Yet, even the best-laid plans go awry. Quality assurance, rigorous testing to ensure product quality, helps prevent catastrophes. However, it is tempting to rush a product to launch and not conduct the necessary testing. Here’s why you should take the time to invest in quality assurance.

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Topics: Programming, Information Technology, quality assurance

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