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Lee Snead

Lee Snead is Summit's Content Marketing Specialist, and brings cyber-security awareness and training expertise from his days as a security awareness program lead for a Fortune 500 company. Lee focuses on quality content creation, photography, videography, and impactful communications that turn complex IT topics into easily consumable ideas. When he's not writing or filming, he's out on the water. Surfing, kayaking, and SUPing are this St. Louis native's forte.
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Recent Posts

Valentine’s Day Brings Out the Catfish.

Valentines Day brings out the best (and worst) in people. As couples scramble to book their dinner reservations and grab the last bouquet of flowers, singles are swiping and clicking to find last minute love. Yet in the search for love, many online daters are finding scams and fraud instead.

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What do bell bottom jeans, mullets, and Windows 7 have in common?

One Year Until Microsoft Sunsets Windows 7

Don't let your operating system become the next fashion faux paus. The world has moved on. It's officially outdated. Microsoft has announced it is going to stop supporting Windows 7 on January 14th, 2020. That means you have one year to modernize your operating system by moving to Windows 10. 

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Giving Back: The Maryland Food Bank

By Lee Snead| December 17, 2018 |

Tags: Holiday, volunteering

Every year, just before the holidays hit, the Summit team sits around the conference table to discuss the holiday marketing campaign. We are never at a loss for ideas. Last year we had fun creating this video recounting how we saved the holidays for the North Pole, but this year we got to thinking... how can we help save the holiday for folks a bit closer to home? 

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Donuts & Data Breaches

While Dunkin' may not have suffered a data breach to their own systems, the company notified everyone who has a DD Perks rewards accounts that cyber criminals may have accessed their personal information through the DD Perk profiles in October 2018. 

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Choosing the Right Office Computers for your Business

By Lee Snead| November 28, 2018 |

When it comes to getting work done, we rely on the technology tools that we use every day to be reliable, possess the processing power to get the job done, and empower the team to work together and solve problems (other than troubleshooting computer issues). That's why choosing the right office computers for your business is such an important task. Finding the balance between budget,...

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Infographic: 5 Creepy Cyber Facts

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How Hackers are Using Your Address Book Against You

By Lee Snead| June 21, 2018 |

Tags: Security Awareness, Email, cybersecurity

D oes this sound familiar? A phone call out of the blue from a former co-worker, alarmed about an e-mail she said you sent her—only you didn’t.

 Janet, your former colleague, was clearly upset.  “I just got your email!Why are you sending me random links to these websites? I clicked the link and now my screen is filled with pop-ups that I can’t get rid of. I can’t use my browser at all anymore...

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How do I tell if this email is from who it says it is from?

By Lee Snead| June 19, 2018 |

Tags: Email, cybersecurity, phishing, cyberattacks

When Nigerian Princes and fake FBI agents pop up in your inbox, it’s easy to spot the spam emails that plague us these days. However, it’s those authentic-looking emails from vendors, retailers, charitable causes etc. that make it hard to determine if they are the real deal or not.

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8 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Digital Life

It’s that time of year again! Allergy season. The dust from your stuffy, slow, and overworked technology is finally getting to be a problem. Spring cleaning is the perfect time to address all the clutter in your life. But before you tackle the garage, take some simple steps to freshen up your tech. After all, we’re here to help with that one! (Good luck with the garage though…)

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Hacking March Madness - The Cybercriminal's Final Four Bracket Picks

The madness is about to begin…

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