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15
May

Disaster Planning: Are You Ready?

What would happen to your small business if there was a flood tomorrow which rendered its physical location inaccessible? Or, how would you cope if your company was the victim of terrorism? These might not be questions to which you’ve given much thought. After all, who wants to think about disaster striking? However, ignoring the potential for catastrophe (and its

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10
May

Simple IT Security Tips To Protect Small Businesses in Toronto

It doesn’t matter what neighbourhood you’re in – there are threats lurking if you’re a small business owner in Toronto. And buying bars for the windows or fancy locks won’t help. The risks your business faces are of the digital variety. They include a wide variety of viruses and vulnerabilities within software which allow hackers to access vital information. Don’t let your business become

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5
May

5 Ways Businesses in Calgary Should Stay On Top Of Trends

Being a small business owner in Calgary means keeping up with trends. That can be a daunting task when you’re focusing on running a business. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be complicated or overwhelming. There are a few simple steps you can take to stay on top of trends. We’ve rounded up five things you can do to keep current.

4
May

Your fingerprints could be stolen just by swiping on your smartphone!

Are cybercriminals getting their dirty paws on your fingerprints? It sounds like a crazy idea, but experts are reporting that a recently discovered flaw on the Galaxy S5 makes it possible. Now, there’s no need to throw out your phone just yet. The chances of your fingerprints having been stolen are incredibly low – in…

1
May

Small Businesses in Toronto: Here Are 6 Ways You Can Improve Your Business

If you’re a small business owner, you know that every day provides a new set of challenges. If you’re just getting started, running a business can be overwhelming. We know what it’s like to run a small business, which is why we’ve collected ten tips for those of you running a small business in Toronto. Read on to learn how you

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28
Apr

1 Million New Threats Emerge Every Day: How Is Your Malware Protection?

Cyberattacks are getting sneakier and more creative, and businesses are struggling to stay one step ahead. Last year was huge for high-profile cybercrime; from major corporate attacks to the Heartbleed bug, to Sony’s public information leaks. Are you ready to combat malware? An analysis by Symantec showed that in 2014 attackers were working faster than…

27
Apr

All Versions of Windows Affected by New SMB Flaw

Taking notice of vulnerabilities is absolutely crucial – and there’s one you need to pay attention to right now. There’s a serious vulnerability in all supported versions of Windows that allows attacks to steal your credentials from valuable services. The bug is related to the way Windows and other software handles some HTTP requests. Researchers…

23
Apr

Looking for a Disaster Recovery Plan? Cloud-based DR Might Be the Best Option for You!

The term “disaster recovery plan” refers to the arrangements a business has in place to return to normal operation in the wake of a man-made or natural disaster. In recent years, cloud technology has played a larger role in disaster recovery planning. A cloud disaster recovery plan allows you to backup your files as well as run applications and systems in the

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22
Apr

Important Security Tips

Don’t Fall for Phony Phone Calls An easy way for hackers to gain access to systems and accounts is to ask for it. Social engineering is a time-tested method used by many hackers. In many cases, all it takes is a phone call to a victim posing as an IT professional with a request for…

20
Apr

Is Your Current Data Protection Good Enough?

Your data is a valuable asset. What are you doing to protect it? And is that protection effective? If it isn’t, your information is vulnerable to hackers and other criminals who can exploit it. Such an attack could cost you a great deal of money, in addition to the blow your company’s reputation would suffer. What’s an effective way to

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