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Bottom Line I.T. with Amy Mumby and Erik Jacobsen with Special Guest Brett Gerrish

Bottom Line IT
September 28, 2018 12:00 PM

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Bottom Line I.T. with Amy Mumby and Erik Jacobsen

Erik BLIT PhotoAmy BLIT PhotoRECORDED at ASK
September 25, 2018

 

 

 

Segment 1

Facebook drama series featuring Avengers, Star Wars stars arrives next week
https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-drama-series-featuring-avengers-star-wars-stars-arrives-next-week/

Even thought Facebook Watched in August 2017, its stepping up its game in a new way. Facebook Watch is coming out with an original series, “Sorry For Your Loss” with stars from Avengers and Star Wars. So the question is: Is Facebook a competitng with Netflix, Amazon and Hulu now?

Segment 2
eBay uses iPhone X camera to let people shop with a move of the head
https://www.cnet.com/news/ebay-uses-iphone-x-camera-to-let-people-shop-with-a-move-of-the-head/

We’ve seen the growing trend and need for websites to be accessible for individuals with disabilities, but eBay is taking accessibility to the next level. eBay wants to make shopping easier for individuals with disabilities. Through the use of Apple technology, someone can now use their phone’s camera to track head movements, allowing for a hands-free shopping experience. This new way of shopping is ideal for individuals with motor impairments.

Segment 3
Twitter’s livestreaming video app Periscope launches audio-only broadcasts
https://mashable.com/article/periscope-audio-only-broadcasts/?utm_cid=hp-h-10#.bUTDECwHiqj

Remember Periscope? We don’t blame you if you don’t. Periscope is Twitter’s video streaming app, but it never really gained much popularity. Recently, Periscope launched the ability for users to post auto-only broadcasts. This feature now allows individuals to talk to their audience, without being on camera. So for all of you who are camera shy, you have no excuses!

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Special Guest: Brett Gerrish
https://mimfg.org/

Brett Gerrish, communications coordinator for Michigan Manufacturers Association, joins ASK in discussing technology trends and what Michigan Manufacturers need to be aware with cybersecurity.

Segment 5
MFG Guide to Cybersecurity
https://view.joomag.com/mma-publication-mfg-guide-to-cyber-security/0805533001501001731?short

Manufacturing is a top 5 target of a cyberattack. It’s no surprise, considering how connected the networks and devices are for manufacturing organizations. Not to mention on sensitive the information, plans and data is for manufacturers. So what can manufacturers do to protect their intellectual data and assets?

Segment 6 – Bottom Line Security
Email Phishers Using New Way to Bypass Microsoft Office 365 Protections
https://thehackernews.com/2018/08/microsoft-office365-phishing.html

We preach this day in and day out – it’s not if, but when. When it comes to email, it’s not if you get hooked by a phishing scam, but when. Phishing scams are incredibly sophisticated. So much so that email phishers are finding new ways to get around Microsoft Office 365 Protections. What does this mean for companies on Office 365? It means that they need to have multiple levels of security and monitoring 24/7/365.

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