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[...]
4 Common Types of Cyberattacks and How to Prevent Them
Common Cloud Storage Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
According to a report released by Intuit and Emergent Research, up to 80% of small businesses will be using the cloud for their storage and computing needs by 2020. That’s a significant leap from the 2014 estimate of just 37%.
4 Obstacles to Technology Adoption & How to Overcome Them
When it comes to picking up the latest technology for our homes, most people don’t need much convincing to get on board. From smart home systems like Google Home and Amazon Alexa to the latest in wearable technology, people jump at the opportunity to enhance their lives with technology.[...]
Everything You Need to Know About Multi-Factor Authentication for Your Business
Sometimes the simplest solutions are the most effective for protecting your business online. One of the easiest ways to prevent data breaches and establish cybersecurity in your business is requiring multi-factor authentication for all accounts and data. This small addition to your business[...]
7 Elements of a Successful Cyber Security Plan
With technology improving at a rapid rate, cyber security is top of mind for businesses across the globe.
If you have sensitive information stored somewhere other than on paper, cyber security is extremely important.
4 Simple Financial Controls that Could Save Your Business from Major Hardships
When it comes to managing online risks, there are plenty of technical solutions an IT provider can implement to save your business from catastrophes.
However, one of the greatest risks to your business comes from internal financial controls – or the lack thereof.
5 Quick Tips to Improve Online Security in Your Business
When it comes to online security, most small to medium-sized businesses don’t have the time or capacity to do more than their basic due diligence.
Just like insurance can sometimes feel like a big investment for a far off “what if?”, online security measures can seem like overkill.
How to Choose Server Hosting Through an IT Managed Service Provider
What is server hosting & why does your provider matter?
Server hosting is the management of hardware systems for a business. Outsourced server hosting allows a company to move faster, save money, and cut down on setup and management of their systems and connections.
4 Benefits of Cloud Migration For Your Business
Many small and medium-sized businesses are still holding out on cloud computing services.
Although they’ve brought a few of their systems online, most don’t have a fully functioning data centre to use as a hub for their operations.
Getting the Right Type of Firewall to Boost Your Online Security
If you’re operating without a firewall or you’ve never checked your settings, your network may be at risk.
Without a firewall, your employees’ and clients’ personal information, credit card details, and data could be at risk, alongside all your other essential company data. Your operating system[...]