During a crisis, life can be more stressful than ever. In the era of social distancing, thousands of people across the world are learning how to work from home for the very first time. For many, this means setting up a home office – a professional setting to work and interact with your[...]
6 Tips for Setting Up Your Home Office
Top Tips for Video Conferencing Security
With physical distancing in full effect for an unspecified length of time, videoconferencing is the new way of the world. Businesses have moved their staff meetings, board meetings, and one on one client meetings online.There are plenty of online tools to help you connect “face-to-face” without[...]
Secure Methods for Taking Payments Online
Online payment options are growing more and more popular each day, and in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, taking payments online is more necessary than ever before. However, the taking payments online may make your company more vulnerable to financially motivated cyberattacks on you or your[...]
What to Do About Increased Social Engineering Tactics During COVID-19
There are plenty of changes happening in the world as we contend with the COVID-19 virus. In many cases, business activities, people, and communications are moving from the physical world to online. Unfortunately, that includes hackers. More than ever, it’s important to be aware of social[...]
6 Security Measures for Safer Cloud Storage
With the broad spectrum of benefits gained from cloud computing, it’s no wonder why so many businesses have begun to use it. However, it’s easy to make mistakes when handling the cloud, and using the cloud for storage can be risky if you don’t take the proper security measures. Protecting your[...]
3 Tips for Businesses Moving to Online Operations During COVID-19
Although we’re all lucky to have access to advanced digital tools during the outbreak of COVID-19, managing them isn’t always easy. Many Edmonton business owners are currently struggling with transitioning their operations fully online within a very short timeframe. This can leave a lot of gaps[...]
Why Businesses are Adding Artificial Intelligence to Their Websites & Ops
Artificial intelligence (AI) has quickly moved from the realm of science fiction to daily business operations. From self-driving cars to complex chatbot systems, AI systems are helping build industry-leading business practices across the world.
What to Expect When You Hire a Managed Service Provider for Your Business
As small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) grow, the demands of technology can quickly become overwhelming. Almost everything that happens in modern businesses happens thanks to technology solutions. That’s why so many companies are seeing the value of outsourcing IT services to a managed[...]
What is Network Monitoring & Why is it Critical for Businesses?
Here at Alt-Tech, we’re asked a lot of questions about network monitoring services. Most people want to start with the basics, so we’ll start with a definition of what networking monitoring means and what it includes.
4 Common Types of Cyberattacks and How to Prevent Them
Around 70% of Canadian businesses experience a cyberattack or cybersecurity threat each year. However, a common misconception is that these attacks are only carried out on large or data-heavy businesses. In reality, small businesses are just as, or in some cases, more susceptible, because they[...]