The Most Common Causes of Data Breaches & What to Do

Since the pandemic began, the number of people working remotely from their homes has increased drastically. We've discussed in previous blog posts how remote workers have become increased targets of phishing and other email scams. An FBI report states that in 2020 alone, Americans lost $1.8[...]

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The Difference Between IDS and IPS & Why it Matters for Business Owners

The language of IT and network security sounds complicated to anyone who doesn’t work with IT solutions on a daily basis. Further complicating the way we discuss IT solutions is the fact that they are so varied from business to business. Some businesses have comprehensive IT teams, some have[...]

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Our Top 5 Data Loss Prevention Strategies

As Yogi Berra once said, “you don’t know what you don’t know,” and when it comes to protecting valuable data for your business and your clients, what you don’t know can seriously damage your reputation and your finances. Canadians value the privacy of their personal information and data[...]

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Why Transferring to Protected Cloud Storage is in Your Best Interests in 2021

If this last year taught us anything, it’s that keeping data protected and easily accessible from any device makes life a whole lot easier when disaster strikes (like a global pandemic). Many businesses found themselves scrambling to efficiently access and transfer important information when the[...]

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5 Home Business Cybersecurity Measures You Can Implement in a Few Hours

Managing Technology for Remote Teams

The trend toward remote or home-based employees is growing exponentially, especially as COVID-19 continues to impact workplaces. As a result, many companies are discovering work-from-home technology solutions that allow them to continue operations seamlessly.

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Protecting Your Business from Fraud

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[...]

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Why Insurance Companies Need Managed IT Solutions

With the rapid advancements of technology that happen every day, all industries need to have proper, up-to-date IT, or they risk falling behind their competition. Insurance companies are no exception. Managed IT services can become an incredible asset for insurance companies and brokers, and[...]

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The Top 5 Security Considerations for Online Stores

Every day, more and more online stores fall victim to cybercrime. In 2017, 21% of businesses were impacted by cybercrime, and that number is only growing. With more and more business being conducted online, business owners want to know, “How can I protect my online store from being affected by[...]

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What is Encryption & How Does it Work?

Understanding Encryption

The last thing anyone wants is to be hacked or compromised online. Technology is so vast and complicated that people don’t always realize how vulnerable their data is until it’s too late. There are all kinds of confidential documents that need extra security and[...]

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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[...]

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