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Bottom Line I.T. with Special Guest Victoria Simmons

Bottom Line IT
October 19, 2018 12:00 PM

Victoria Simmons

Bottom Line I.T. with Amy Mumby and Erik Jacobsen
welcome Special Guest from Elevate Marketing Victoria Simmons to talk about the latest I.T. trends.

RECORDED at ASK
October 16, 2018

Segment 1
Richard Branson believes the key to success is a three-day workweek 
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/12/richard-branson-believes-the-key-to-success-is-a-three-day-workweek.html

Most business leaders would say that a 3-day workweek is out of the question. But billionaire Richard Branson disagrees. In fact, it might be the secret to success! Branson believes that business leaders should embrace the 3-day workweek and encourage flexible work schedules. Do you think this is a good idea?

Segment 2
Snapchat releases deeply integrated voter registration portal
https://mashable.com/article/snapchat-voter-registration-2018-midterms/?utm_cid=hp-h-2#lDHS2tOxdaqk

Vote! Vote! Vote! Snapchat is encouraging individuals to register to vote by rolling out a registration initiative right within the app. Snapchat users over the age of 18 will receive a Register to Vote link that takes them to an in-app portal. They will also have the ability to add a filter that says “I’m Registered to Vote”.

Segment 3
https://www.securitymagazine.com/articles/89444-the-importance-of-cybersecurity-in-modern-video-surveillance-environments

Think that cybersecurity only matters when it comes to passwords and computers? Think again. Hackers will stop at nothing, including hacking their way into your network through your security video surveillance system. So start thinking big picture. If it is connected to your network in any way, it poses a risk – and even a loophole – for hackers.

Segment 4: Guest Speaker Victoria Simmons
Victoria Simmons is the social media and marketing manager at ASK’s sister company, Elevate Marketing Co. Victoria creates social media strategies and manages social media pages for their clients. The ultimate goal is to use social media as a tool to increase brand awareness, engage with clients, and promote services. Victoria creates a strategy around how to make that happen and takes on the heavy lifting!

https://www.elevatemarketingco.com/meet-the-team

Segment 5: Social Media Security Guest Speaker: Victoria Simmons.

Social Media Security
https://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/feature/Social-Media-Security  

It’s safe to say that it can be difficult to stay ontop of social media, especially when it comes to network/app updates. Victoria doing ASK in discussing ways indviduals and businesses can stay secure on social media.

One way to help your business stay ontop of social media is to create a strategy – one that includes documentation. Documentation is important because it allows a business to keep track of it’s account, monitor security settings, and outline what is allowed/not allowed for work purposes.

Segment 6 – Bottom Line Security
Beware of Hurricane Florence Relief Scams
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/09/beware-of-hurricane-florence-relief-scams/

This isn’t a first and it certainly won’t be the last. Disaster relief organizations are battling the ongoing issue of scams. Especially for northerners like us in Michigan, we often feel helpless and feel the need to give to relief organizations during times of crisis and when mother nature shows her worst. Krebs on Security is adivising individuals to beware of scams, malicious links and fake disaster relief organizations. By all means, continue to give and support those in need – just do your research first!

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