October 2011

NYC Cyber Security Symposium

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Waytek representatives recently attended the Cyber Security Symposium held by Kaspersky Lab in New York City on October 6th, where Kaspersky Lab also launched its latest edition of Kaspersky's Antivirus/Anti-malware products.

Staying secure in a wifi location

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Have you ever worried about your internet security when surfing the web in a space away from the office or home? Here are some important tips from a recent article in the New York Times.

gadgetwise.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/15/tips-for-using-wi-fi-securely/

And, don't forget to view all of our security offers here on our website or contact us about our Remote Managed Services to best serve your SMB's security.

Tech Tip - Clutter Free Desktop

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If you frequently run multiple programs simultaneously, your desktop can get extremely cluttered. This can get annoying if you're working on one program and want to minimize all of the other windows. In previous versions of Windows, you had to minimize them individually.

Guy Kawasaki - Enchantment

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Guy Kawasaki - Waytek Book ReviewIn this issue, we are looking at Guy Kawasaki's bestseller of the year, Enchantment - the Art of Changing Hearts, Minds and Actions. It is not a book about manipulating others to follow your way; it looks more to winning others over by "enchanting" them, by having them see the positive attributes in you or your business that are honest and committed.

Gary Vaynerchuk - The Thank You Economy

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Gary Vaynewchuk - The Thank You Economy - Waytek Book ReviewGary Vaynerchuk, the wine seller who became an internet sensation with his Wine Library and his books on wine, has expanded his writing to a book about the impact of Web 2.0 on businesses and consumers today. His book, The Thank You Economy, is a compelling and good read and has been a best seller due, in part, to Vaynerchuk's own clever self-promotions on Twitter.

Daniel Pink - Drive

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A new feature of our newsletter, that we will periodically include, is a small book review on a book that contains relevant information or forward thinking for small and medium sized businesses and the world of technology. Please contact us at anitam@waytek.com with your comments. This month's book selection is Daniel Pink's Drive - The Surprising Truth about what Motivates Us.

Walter Isaacson - Steve Jobs

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Steve Jobs - Waytek Book ReviewThis issue features a review of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, an appropriate choice for an IT company and one that resonates for many working business or other career paths, aiming to make a difference and achieve excellence. Jobs approached Isaacson years ago to write a biography, but the author held back, believing that there was still more of the story for Jobs to live.

Jim Collins, Morten Hansen - Great by Choice

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In looking at books to review for our end of year edition, we found Great by Choice to be the kind of motivating book that lends itself to end of year reflection and inspiration. Jim Collins is known for his best-selling business book Good to Great (2001), which studied what made companies great over an extended period of time according to seven defining characteristics. Collins has followed up with a sequel, written in collaboration with Morten T.