Nicole Hayward

Minim releases Mega Panel: Service Provider COVID-19 Response, a virtual event

The Coronavirus pandemic has led to an 82.5% increase of broadband usage during business hours and 33% increase overall in quarantine markets (FierceTelecom). At the same time, the home WiFi is being put to the test as family devices compete for bandwidth— leading to perceived issues. What's more, ISP technicians may not be welcome into the home.  We recognize the immense pressure this has placed ...

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Samantha Albano

ISPs, try virtual truck rolls in response to COVID-19

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to affect how individuals live, work, and interact with one another, having a stable and high-speed internet connection at home is no longer a "nice to have." It's a necessity.

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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news: Malware stats amid COVID-19 [April 2020]

The smart home's attack surface has only grown since the start of COVID-19. As remote workers connect new devices to their home networks, access sensitive work files, and use work devices for personal use, attackers are paying attention. Here's what some of the most recent data (including Minim's) shows regarding malware found on the home office network.

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Samantha Albano

Security Threat Landscape virtual event by TPx [recap]

A major area of concern amidst the Coronavirus pandemic that's top of mind for Minim is remote working cybersecurity and the impact of these risks on business IT personnel. That's why I was excited to attend the virtual Security Threat Landscape event hosted by TPx yesterday. Here's a brief recap and my thoughts. 

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Samantha Albano

3 steps to find the best WiFi channel for your router

If you've ever had the unfortunate encounter with spotty WiFi, you may know that the common fixes like relocating closer to your router and fully rebooting it don't always solve the problem. Sometimes, it takes adjusting your router's settings to do the trick— and a key router setting that helps dictate your network's WiFi signal strength is the WiFi channel.

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Nicole Hayward

Emotet malware protection for remote workers

Emotet malware attacks have been around since early 2013 and have recently spiked— so much so that the Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity division released this alert about this sophisticated Trojan. Emotet can result in extensive business disruption and financial loss. Just this week, Microsoft published a case report that an Emotet attack shut down an entire business network, and ...

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Toni JV

Broadband marketing ideas: Facebook Ads best practices

As we are faced with uncertain times, one thing that remains certain is the business need for a digital marketing strategy. And probably one of the most effective forms of digital marketing for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) is Facebook advertising.  In this blog, I'll share a simple 3-step formula for making Facebook Ads become an effective digital marketing tool for your ISP business. Let's ...

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Andy Piggott

Working remotely with kids: tips from a Minim parent

Recently, Minim joined the NH Tech Alliance webinar Going Remote 101 to explore how business can help their employees transition to remote work while maintaining a work-life balance. As the topic of working remotely with kids came up, I thought I'd share some of the strategies that have helped my family to during this time. I hope these tips are helpful and would love to hear what your family is ...

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Samantha Albano

Using Zoom video meeting at home

Video conference platform usage is surging as the world continues to practice social distancing in response to COVID-19. Considering Zoom? Here are some stats and a handy getting started guide!

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Gray Chynoweth

Introducing a remote recess for kids

During this time of working from home, I've been trying to figure out how to manage my kids while staying productive at work.

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