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Habits You Want From Your Technology Partner

Habits You Want From Your Technology Partner When you are running a business, you want your technology to integrate well with the other tech you use in your business and with your overall IT platform. When you run into situations where your tech fails to integrate well, it can cause serious problems—leading to lost productivity, […]

Building a Rock Solid Cybersecurity Plan

Cybercriminals may be going into a stealth mode, but that doesn’t mean that cyberattacks are slowing down — quite the opposite, in fact. According to the 2018 SiteLock Website Security Report, attacks increased by 59% and accelerated going into December. Record numbers of businesses are being infiltrated by hostile actors, with data breaches affecting hundreds of millions of users […]

Old School Meetings Revisited

You know running a successful business requires much more than just offering a great product or service. It takes constant engagement and collaboration of all of your employees to produce the best results, and it takes your best effort to remain competitive in a crowded marketplace. Collaboration between employees used to mean lots of daily […]

Important Security News About Mac & Zoom

Did you know that your Macintosh webcam could have been hijacked? A serious security flaw in the Zoom video conferencing application joined Mac users to video calls without their permission. Zoom has now released a fix – click here. A vulnerability in the MacZoom client allowed malicious websites to enable Mac cameras without users’ permissions. […]

Mac Operating Systems Vulnerable to New Security Exploit

A recently discovered security vulnerability could leave Mac users exposed to malware disguising itself in other programs. If your business relies on Mac, it’s important to know how you can protect your company from falling victim to a cyberattack. What is the Security Vulnerability? In early 2019, security expert Filippo Cavallarin discovered a bug in Apple’s Gatekeeper […]

How to Password Protect an App on Your Android Device

Have you ever wanted to put access to certain apps on your phone or tablet under an extra layer of security? There are all sorts of reasons people might want this. Maybe you want to share your phone with a child, but you don’t want little Johnny messing with work apps or your grown-up Netflix […]

How to Keep Your Business Safe From the Dark Web

Assassins for hire, drugs by mail order, and fake passports: What do all these things have in common? You can find them all on the dark web. “Okay …” you may be thinking, “Sounds like a blast — but how does this affect me and my business?” Well, most likely, you’re not surfing the dark web for […]

Acquiring A New Business? Check Their Cybersecurity Posture

Buying a company is no small undertaking, even if the company is considered “small” by industry standards. Due diligence is a huge part of the process. Anyone considering purchasing business must review a whole host of issues with the company to ensure that they are making a good decision. Things like accounts receivable, market position, […]

Why Security Awareness Training Makes Sense for Your Small Business

Your small business needs a cybersecurity strategy, but beyond that, it also needs security awareness training. These two areas are not one and the same. There are important, distinct differences. The Importance of a Cyber Security Strategy First, let’s talk about cybersecurity in general. By now you likely understand the importance of cybersecurity for your […]

Happy Canada Day

Got Your Sparklers Handy? To make the most out of what we hope will be a gorgeous Canada Day long weekend, we will be closing our office for the day on Monday, July 1st.     Of course, just because it’s a holiday, that doesn’t mean you’ll have to make do without us. You’ll be […]