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Connected and protected: How to secure IoT

Connected and protected: How to secure IoT

The Internet of Things, often shortened to IoT, refers to all the smart devices you find in homes today. Those devices could include doorbells, speakers, kitchen appliances, and even smart pet technology. The best connected home devices can make your home more...

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Why call 811 before you dig?

Why call 811 before you dig?

Did you know that there are more than 10 billion feet of underground utilities in the United States.? And every time you dig even just a few inches below the ground—you’re at risk of hitting one. In this short video, we'll discuss why you need to protect yourself and...

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How to know what kids can watch with TV Parental Guidelines

How to know what kids can watch with TV Parental Guidelines

The growth of streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, and many others has opened up a world of viewing options. With so many shows and movies available, it's hard for a parent to determine the best choices for their children. Fortunately, along with all the viewing...

How to create a strong password for better security

How to create a strong password for better security

In this digital age, we need a password for nearly everything - from our banking app to our social media accounts to our work computer sign-ins. It can be hard to keep so many passwords straight, which is why many people opt for simple, easy-to-remember ones. While...

Cybersecurity 101 and the top 4 ways to stay secure

Cybersecurity 101 and the top 4 ways to stay secure

What is cybersecurity? It plays an essential role in keeping our digital spaces safe. According to America’s Cyber Defense Agency (CISA), cybersecurity is the “art of protecting networks, devices, and data from unauthorized access or criminal use and the practice of...

Life with Technology

Connected and protected: How to secure IoT

Connected and protected: How to secure IoT

The Internet of Things, often shortened to IoT, refers to all the smart devices you find in homes today. Those devices could include doorbells, speakers, kitchen appliances, and even smart pet technology. The best connected home devices can make your home more...

How to know what kids can watch with TV Parental Guidelines

How to know what kids can watch with TV Parental Guidelines

The growth of streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, and many others has opened up a world of viewing options. With so many shows and movies available, it's hard for a parent to determine the best choices for their children. Fortunately, along with all the viewing...

How to create a strong password for better security

How to create a strong password for better security

In this digital age, we need a password for nearly everything - from our banking app to our social media accounts to our work computer sign-ins. It can be hard to keep so many passwords straight, which is why many people opt for simple, easy-to-remember ones. While...

Small Business

Search results: How to spot organic vs. sponsored

Search results: How to spot organic vs. sponsored

Navigating the internet has become an integral part of our daily lives, especially when searching for products or services. Online search results are so prevalent and normalized that we barely pay attention to the different types of search results that pop up on our...

How to find the right investors for your small business

How to find the right investors for your small business

There may be times when your business needs an influx of money. Perhaps demand for your services is growing so fast you can hardly keep up. Maybe you even want to move your restaurant to a more centralized location to attract more customers. In order to expand your...

7 best practices for selling your small business

7 best practices for selling your small business

The decision to sell your small business can change the course of your entire life. To ensure the process is as smooth and successful as possible, you’ll need to meticulously prepare — years in advance, if possible. The complicated multi-step process of selling your...

Connected Communities

Building fiber optic infrastructure

Building fiber optic infrastructure

Fiber internet has become a popular internet service due to its speed and reliability. With fast download speeds and higher reliability, there are many benefits of fiber internet. But what is fiber internet and what needs to happen to bring it to your city?...

5G: A no-nonsense guide for multifamily owners and developers

5G: A no-nonsense guide for multifamily owners and developers

The long-awaited arrival of 5G technology is here. Increasingly, the devices in our pockets can use 5G networks. But while telecom companies have been powering the 5G rollout on city streets, inside buildings — where we live, work and spend most of our time —...

Multifamily residences and slow internet

Multifamily residences and slow internet

As many Americans continue to work, attend virtual school and spend the majority of their free time at home, access to fast, reliable internet has never been more important. While a slow at-home connection used to be frustrating, now it can mean the difference between...