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PwC Survey Highlights Eight Cyber Threats and How to Counter Them
  By Alex Anderson, Contributing Writer, SMB Nation

A new cybersecurity survey from PwC and CSO magazine makes for some chilling reading for U.S. businesses. According to the 2014 U.S. State of Cybercrime Survey the rate of cyber attacks is increasing and the majority of U.S. organizations are falling sort when it comes to addressing them. In fact, 62 percent of organizations do not have the structure in place to prioritize security investments based on impact and risk.


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How To Make More Money From Your Existing Clients
  By Bob Vogel, B2 Marketing

I’m a high tech marketing guy, and make a living generating leads, awareness and interest for IT products and services. So, more than most, I know how hard it is for most IT Service companies to land new clients. That’s why it’s so important to make the most of the clients you have.

Noted IT services guru Erick Simpson has teamed up with RapidFire Tools to show IT service pros how to make more money with their existing clients. They’re offering up a free training video plus valuable documents that you can also download for free by clicking here.

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Uber Allies with AT&T to Expand Coverage
 
By Heather Lawrentz, Contributing Writer, SMB Nation

Uber and AT&T recently announced that they have entered into an agreement which will allow Uber to greatly expand its coverage in the United States.

As of this writing, Uber is in 60 cities, and has been able to cover 43% of the US population in four years (you may remember Harry’s article on his experience with Uber). The company is now switching its focus slightly from expansion in distinct cities, to general overall coverage in a campaign known as UberEVERYWHERE.

Follow the link below for more on this agreement, as well as analyst comments from Steve Hilton, Co-Founder and Managing Director of MachNation.

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D&H Opens New Dedicated Site Page
for Education Resellers
  Earlier this week, D&H Distributing announced the addition of a new site dedicated to its Education Resellers. This site, located at www.dandh.com/K12, features a number of resources, including new webcasts and white-label marketing materials.

D&H noted some recent initiatives in the education space dedicated to helping schools update their technology. These initiatives include Microsoft’s “Shape the Future” campaign and the ConnectEd program, which is a parallel to the old E-Rate program in the 1990’s...

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Save the Date: SMB Nation Fall Conference 2014!
 

We just want to reach out and let you know that this year’s Fall Conference is coming home to Redmond, WA! Join us September 26-28th, 2014! Keep watching this site for more news and information!



 

 
The Week that Was: May 30
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By Alex Anderson, Contributing Writer, SMB Nation

Your weekly roundup of news for the IT channel.

Click below to read news from Unitrends, American Digital, Microsoft and more!

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June 3, 2014,
Issue 8-48

This Issue:
 
bullets PwC Survey Highlights Eight Cyber Threats and How to Counter Them
 
bullets Uber Allies with AT&T to Expand Coverage
 
D&H Opens New Dedicated Site Page for Education Resellers
 
bullets Save the Date: SMB Nation Fall Conference 2014!
 
The Week that Was: May 30
 
 
Upcoming Events:
 
June 12, 2014: PowerShell – Level 100-200
 
September 26-28, 2014: SMB Nation 2014 Fall Conference
 
 

 
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SMB Nation Kitchen

Cocktail Meatballs

Ingredients:

1 pound lean ground beef
1 egg
2 tablespoons water
1/2 cup bread crumbs
3 tablespoons minced onion
1 (8 ounce) can jellied cranberry sauce
3/4 cup chili sauce
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, egg, water, bread crumbs, and minced onion. Roll into small meatballs.

View the rest of the directions at the recipe source here.

 
On This Day in History

June 3, 1965: Gemini 4 launched on the first multi-day space mission by a NASA crew. Crew-member Ed White performed the first US spacewalk.

 

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