All industries and businesses are susceptible to fraud. In fact, fraud is one of the most common ways that businesses and individuals can lose money. According to CPA Canada, “In 2019, nearly 45,000 Canadians fell victim to fraud, losing more than $96 million, according to the Canadian[...]
Protecting Your Business from Fraud
3 Essential IT Services for Businesses in the Financial Services Sector
Data security is important in any business, but it’s a critical pillar of business success in the financial sector. High-quality and real-time support from a managed service provider is a necessity when you’re working with personal and financial information and complex programs. You also need[...]
6 Points to Hit in Cybersecurity Training For Your Employees
In 2017, 21% of businesses were affected by cybercrime, of which more than half said the incident prevented employees from doing regular work. Cybercrime is on the rise, especially as more businesses move to virtual means of communicating and sharing documents and information. Although there are[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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.
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.