March 2024 Newsletter | March into Greatness: Celebrations, Security Scoops, and Skill Building

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Spring is upon us, and with it comes a fresh wave of energy and excitement at Teleco! As we embrace the spirit of celebration this March, we extend our warmest greetings to you, our valued community. In this edition of our newsletter, we’re not only bringing you the latest security scoops to keep you informed and protected but also empowering you with insights and resources for skill-building in the ever-evolving tech landscape. Join us as we embark on this journey together, filled with learning, growth, and celebration.

Feeling sharp this morning? Here’s a riddle to tickle your brain. (find the answer at the bottom of the newsletter!)

I add security, an extra layer’s my game,
To access your account, you’ll know my name.
First your password, then another way,
What am I, that keeps the hackers at bay?

Empowering Growth and Leadership in 2023!

Embark on an exhilarating journey of growth and leadership with Teleco! 🥳 In 2023, we dedicated a staggering 1246 hours to empowering our team through immersive training and personal development experiences. From cutting-edge certification programs with industry leaders like Axis Communications, WatchGuard, CommScope, and Belden, to dynamic sessions covering Microsoft, cybersecurity, leadership, customer service, and diversity and inclusion—we spared no effort in cultivating a powerhouse of talent.💪

This transformative program not only enriches the skills and knowledge of our team but also reinforces our unwavering commitment to providing unparalleled services and solutions to our valued clients.🤝

March 8th, 2024: International Women's Day

Celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2024! Flowers and appreciation from everyone at Teleco to the two women at our office, Adriana and Penny, whose strength, compassion, and leadership are truly inspiring. 🙌 May you too be surrounded by respect, kindness, and admiration. 💕💫

Two BIG Employee Anniversaries! Thanks Ger-Bear and Spencer For Your Years of Service.

Join us in celebrating Gerry’s incredible 38-year work anniversary at Teleco! 🎉 Gerry, one of our esteemed Senior Technicians and cherished mentor, has been with us since 1986, almost from the company’s inception in 1985. His wealth of knowledge and enduring loyalty make him an invaluable part of our team. Affectionately known as Ger-Bear, Gerry’s impact extends beyond his technical expertise—he’s also famous for enjoying our BBQ leftovers! 😬 Thank you, Ger-Bear, for your unwavering dedication and countless contributions.

Happy 8th Anniversary to Spencer Graham, our Customer Advocate.🎉 Over the last 8 years Spencer has possessed a genuine commitment to helping our customers with their technology needs and is open to continuous learning of new solutions and technology. Filled with positivity, confidence and open-mindness Spencer is wonderful to work with. Every organization should have an employee like Spencer! 😊

5 Signs Your Business Needs Surveillance Cameras 📷

In today’s fast-paced world, ensuring the security of your business premises is paramount. One effective way to enhance security and protect your assets is by implementing video surveillance cameras. However, determining whether your business truly needs these cameras can be a challenging decision. To help you assess your security needs, we’ve compiled a list of five signs that indicate your business could benefit from video surveillance cameras.

  1. ⚠️ You’re In A High-Risk Location: Video surveillance cameras deter criminal activity in high-crime areas, reducing theft, vandalism, and trespassing.
  2. 🔒 You Have Valuable Assets: Safeguard valuable inventory, equipment, and confidential information with strategically placed surveillance cameras, providing evidence in case of theft or unauthorized access.
  3. 🧑‍💼 Employee Safety Is A Concern: Ensure employee safety by monitoring key areas like parking lots, entrances, and hallways, enabling quick intervention during emergencies.
  4. 📈 Boosting Operational Efficiency: Surveillance cameras optimize workflow, identify areas for improvement, and ensure compliance with company policies, doubling as a valuable training tool for new hires.
  5. 📱 You Have Remote Monitoring Needs: Stay connected to your business with remote access features, allowing you to view live footage and recordings from anywhere, anytime.

Investing in video surveillance cameras proactively safeguards your business, assets, and employees. Contact us today to explore tailored security solutions for your business needs.

Answer to the Riddle: 2-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication (2FA) adds an extra security step beyond passwords, typically involving a code sent to your phone or generated by an app. It’s vital because passwords alone are often vulnerable to cyber threats. 2FA significantly reduces the risk of unauthorized access, enhancing overall account security and protecting against identity theft and fraud.