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Cyber Security in the Remote Work Environment

Cyber Security in the Remote Work Environment While some employees are returning back to the traditional office, some employers have found that productivity and employee morale has increased under remote or hybrid work models. Whether teams are strictly virtual or splitting time between home and office, the same security concerns exist. Handling company documents and customer data can come at

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VP of Regulatory & Compliance Bill Rakowitz Voted onto Texas Lone Star Network Board of Directors

YK Communications of Ganado, Jackson County, Texas is proud to recognize its Vice President of Regulatory & Compliance Bill Rakowitz as being voted onto the Texas Lone Star Network (TLSN) board of directors. Board elections took place on the final day of the TLSN annual meeting of members on July 23rd, 2021 in Burnet, Texas.I’m proud to represent our rural

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Business

Better Virtual Workplace Communication Skills

One of our all-time most popular blog posts is our 10 Workplace Communication Skills article. With the evolution of the office over the last couple of years, YK Communications thought it was important to offer up similar information about virtual workplace communication.   Effective communication skills are becoming more important in the workplace as face-to-face communication becomes replaced by online communication.

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The Young Family Foundation Awards 2021 Scholarships

The Young Family Foundation — the nonprofit organization founded by the owning family of YK Communications — proudly announces its 2021 scholarship recipients.  These six students reside in the YK Communications broadband Internet and voice service area and recently graduated from high school. Each plans to attend an accredited college or vocational school located in the state of Texas. We

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Tech Tips

What’s Next In Tech According To YK Employees

We may not be living on Mars or traveling to work using jet packs, but there’s no doubt the coming years will bring many exciting technological advances. What’s next in technology is a strange yet exciting topic. Here at YK Communications, our Network Operations team keeps eyes on the future and closely follows trends. By doing so, our team can prepare

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Business

Why People Still Fall For Scams

People are more vulnerable to hackers. Here’s how you can guard against them. Here at YK Communications, we all know the feeling, that awful sinking in your stomach when you realize you’ve clicked a link that you shouldn’t have. Maybe you were in a hurry, or it was a popup ad. Also see YK’s How To Avoid Facebook Scams. Whatever

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Technology

Empowering Independence with Technology

At YK Communications, we know that no matter the age, we all strive for and enjoy independence. From the time we are born, our parents teach us how to care for ourselves until we reach adulthood. Then, the cycle continues with us teaching our children the value of doing things for themselves. Independence is instilled and the desire to remain

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Technology

Take Control of Your Technology

At YK Communications, we know technology can be overwhelming. The Internet of Things has made it possible to reduce many household chores to afterthoughts. You can schedule your robotic vacuum to clean the floors while you’re at work, automatically lock your door when you leave, and turn your lights on and off from afar. All of this convenience can make

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YK Communications Presents Its Favorite Holiday Films

The holidays are drawing near,so gather ‘round as we spread some cheer.YK’s favorite films of the seasonare listed below – be sure not to miss ‘em.Take a look at our top movie picksto warm your heart or leave you in stitches. ——— What is your name? Manuel Gonzalez What is your title? Combination Technician What is your favorite holiday movie?

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Home Security

Top 5 Signs You’re an Easy Target for Burglars

It’s everyone’s worst nightmare — coming home to a place that’s been left in shambles. All your most prized possessions have been taken. All of the items you’ve worked so hard for — gone. You’ve been robbed. Are you an easy target for burglars? Unfortunately, many fall victim to burglary by getting stuck in the “that would never happen to

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