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“Accomplish your business goals…”

Every successful IT operation has one thing in common: strategy. Years of working with multiple organizations across several industries have taught our team one thing – no two businesses are alike. That means you need an IT plan that is strategically aligned with your distinct requirements to help you achieve real success in business.

Quest Diagnostics Data Breach: The Inside Scoop

Quest Diagnostics is the latest healthcare industry victim to suffer from a data breach at the hands of hackers seeking to steal valuable personal information and other enterprise data. In a recent December 2016 statement, Quest Diagnostics, Inc. stated that a data breach affecting approximately 34,000 people had occurred. The medical laboratory operator becomes yet […]

Avoiding Past Mistakes: The Worst Malware Attacks On Record

The number of malware attacks has increased over the past five years as hackers become more diligent and effective in their approaches to data theft. A 2015 CNN Money report revealed that over 317 million pieces of malware were created in 2014. This means that almost one million new threats were released every single day […]

The Last Pass Password Manager App is Now on Free Offering

As announced on LastPass.com, you can now use the password organizing application Last Pass for free on any device. You can download it for free from Last Pass and use it to organize your passwords across all your devices. As the creators of the Last Pass app say, it’s a tool to “help you simplify […]

New Ransomware Warning: Popcorn Time

New Popcorn Time Ransomware Demands Cash Unless Infected User Agrees to Spread the Virus to Friends We’re Urging Local Individuals and Businesses to be Informed about Latest and Most Sophisticated Cyber Scam The need for cyber security has been on the radar and in the playbooks of serious companies and their executives for some years. […]

Weekly Tech Tip: Establish security practices and policies to protect sensitive information

Establish policies on how employees should handle and protect personally identifiable information and other sensitive data.  Clearly outline the consequences of violating your business’s cybersecurity policies.

Avoiding Email Spam Filters So Emails Reach Recipients

Email marketing can be a very beneficial component for growing your business but are you taking the right steps to prevent the emails from landing in spam folders? Even if you spend a lot of time creating the ideal email campaigns, your emails may still be stopped by spam filters. There are many things that […]

Google Disclosed Windows Bug

Cyber attacks can happen at any time and the bug discovered in the Windows program is one example of how attackers can enter your system. Google has a Threat Analysis group that is constantly looking for any vulnerabilities in systems. The group recently discovered one such vulnerability in Windows and Microsoft is not very happy […]

The Correlation Between Business Continuity and Operational Maturity

A business continuity plan is vital to the success of a business. Learn more about why you should focus on it and how you can implement one, no matter what maturity level your business is. Business continuity is a core component of any business. The ultimate goal is to ensure that the business continues to […]

Ransomware Attack on Carleton University

Ransomware attacks are becoming more and more common with each passing day. Carleton University was recently attacked and is trying to figure out how to clean up the mess. Ransomware attacks are happening all over the world at an alarming speed. One of the more publicized attacks that has recently occurred happened on a larger […]