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Factsheet on Mobile Applications and Cybersecurity

FaceApp, the AI-powered photo editing app, went viral for quite a while until various experts expressed concerns about cybersecurity. In light of these concerns, we’ve put together a quick factsheet on mobile applications and cybersecurity. Here are a few tried and true ways to protect yourself: Download applications from trusted sources only and do your […]

Small Business Tech Tips

When chosen carefully, technology can make your work life (and your employees’) a lot more efficient. But without the help of an expert IT company, how can you be sure you even have the right technology in the first place? IT should not just be an afterthought. Just like your staff, technology is a resource […]

September’s Free Online Microsoft Training

Every month, we host Microsoft Office and other technology training sessions. Our training sessions are completely free of charge and are available “on-demand”.  Yes, you can tune-in whenever and wherever you like.   This month’s training session: 4 Ways To Use Microsoft Outlook Efficiently. Our in-house Microsoft training specialist, Dawn, will guide you through some […]

Google Docs Being Used to Attack Users With TrickBot Banking Trojan

Watch Your Google Docs: Program Being Used to Disseminate TrickBot Malware Beware of any Google Doc emails you receive. Cyber attackers are using the word processing program for a phishing scam that disseminates TrickBot malware.   Take extra caution if you receive a Google Docs document sharing email in the near future — it may be […]

Using Managed IT Services to Save You Money

How Using Managed IT Services Saves You Money in the Long Term Wondering how to make your business’ IT run better without costing more? One popular option to consider is managed IT services companies.  Digitization. Network. Security. Mobile. As the average business sees more and more complexity in their IT requirements, it can become harder […]

Happy Labour Day

To make the most out of what we hope will be a gorgeous long weekend, we will be closing our office for the day on Monday, September 2nd. And as always, we’ll have technicians on call for all of our managed IT services clients, and you’ll be able to reach us by calling our office […]

Newly Discovered Security Flaws Put Windows Users at Serious Risk

Microsoft Vulnerability Affects Most Recent Operating Systems Learn about two recently discovered vulnerabilities that could put your company’s computers and operations at risk and what Microsoft is doing to fix the issue. Two newly discovered security vulnerabilities could put Windows users at risk of attack if they do not download and install security patches Microsoft […]

The End Of Windows 7

As of January 14th, 2020, Microsoft will be ending all support for their hugely popular Windows 7 operating system, which has technology professionals strongly recommending businesses upgrade to Windows 10 in response. This brief video on the subject discusses what the end of Windows 7 support means for users and the risks that come with […]

Cyber Security is Vital for Small Businesses

Small Business Tech Security Small businesses need to take cyber security seriously, preventing lapses or weak points that could lead to major data breaches or attacks.   Modern technology is rapidly changing the landscape for small businesses. Small companies can now do more and have a far greater reach, but they are also faced with […]

Secrets to Searching Tabs on Chrome (It’s Time to Get Organized!)

Save Time and Headaches by Searching Your Open Tabs Instantly It is easy to lose track of which open tab contains the information you need when you are researching. Use this Chrome tool to instantly find the right tab.   Do you do a lot of research online for work or school? Then you know […]