Posts Categorized: IT

OTELCO’s Cyber Security Round Up

Cyber security covers everything from smart devices to ransomware.

Did you know that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month? To celebrate, OTELCO has collected our top five Cyber-Security blogs to help you, your family, and your business safe from cyber-criminals. Password Best Practices: Keeping Your Online Accounts Secure At this point in the digital age, we all have a lot of online and accounts and just as many passwords to go with them. As cumbersome as they can be, passwords are your first line… Read more »

Staying Organized with Outlook

Last week, we brought you our list of Telecommuting Tips and Tools, with an overview of the best ways to stay in touch with your team, even if you’re not in the same space. We highlighted Outlook as a dynamic email platform (complete with features that go beyond your inbox!) and here are a few of our favorite ways Outlook can help users stay on task. Talk with a Telecommuting Expert Today  Personalize your emails…. Read more »

Telecommuting Tips and Tools

Telecommuting is on the rise. Today 4.7 million employees in the U.S. connect remotely at least half the time, a number that has grown 159% since 2005, and will continue to rise in the coming years. Telecommuting requires a whole new set of skills and tools to stay connected, productive, and in sync with the rest of your team. This week, OTELCO has five tips for the modern telecommuter, and over the next few months,… Read more »

How to Recover After a Data Breach

We know you have enough on your plate without worrying about what to do in the wake of a data breach – but cybercriminals won’t wait until business slows down to strike. Depending on your business, you might be storing data ranging from sensitive company information to personal client details. Whatever information is in your system, the last thing you want is for someone else to get ahold of it. Unfortunately, data breaches are all… Read more »

Case Study: The Value of a Twenty Year Partnership with OTELCO
How a Car Dealership Uses SiteLink to Stay Connected

Darling’s is a Maine based company which has been selling vehicles, parts, and service since 1903 and, more recently, comprehensive insurance coverage through Darling’s Agency. Darling’s has been a valued OTELCO customer for over twenty years. Recently, we sat down with IT Manager Norman Richbell to discuss Darling’s lasting relationship with OTELCO, and their success with our SiteLink product. Relationship As previously mentioned, Darling’s and OTELCO have been working together for a long time. “We… Read more »