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23
Jan

Does Your Business Do Enough To Mitigate Risk?

Every business should have a strategy and best practices in place to mitigate risks of online hacks, unauthorized access and breaches of security. Businesses hold a large amount of data and personal information about their business practices, staff, contractors and customers. With the privilege of data collection comes the responsibility to protect it from harm. Don’t wait until it’s too

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25
Nov

Do You Need Dark Web Monitoring And Identity Theft Services For Your Business?

Businesses today hold a lot of electronic data. Whether your business is an online store, B2B, B2C, manufacturing business, or anything in between, it is likely that you hold a lot of sensitive and confidential information about your staff, contractors, and customers (such as social insurance numbers, addresses, dates of birth, banking information, usernames, passwords, etc). Hacks and data breaches

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21
Apr

The Right Approach to Managed IT services

Many businesses that set out to hit ambitious growth numbers soon realized that managed IT services help in diversifying and managing the business better. Essentially, business leaders realized that there is a need to invest money on these services to save time. This time would soon be the most important asset that they have. Many of the service providers seek

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5
Apr

Common IT Mistakes that Small Businesses Need to Avoid

As a small business owner, you’re an expert on the product or service that you are selling rather than information technology – unless, of course, your business makes money by providing IT solutions. For everyone else, information technology is just another annoying chore that has to be dealt with.

1
Apr

Cybersecurity: A Serious Concern for Businesses Both Big and Small

Many businesses believe that online security breaches are only a real problem for big businesses. You only ever hear about cybercrime on the news when it happens to a business as big as Target or Home Depot. This way of thinking seems logical on the surface: When international corporations like Target are apparently vulnerable to…

18
Mar

Why Outsourced IT Support is a Huge Hit in Healthcare

We recently reported that outsourced IT support in the healthcare industry will create a “market worth 50.4 billion by 2018.” This is a huge leap from the (still substantial) 35 billion in 2013. Why is outsourced IT support such a huge hit in the healthcare industry? This article will explore the facts that have created this boom. The amount of

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10
Mar

Know the Security Flaws in Smartwatches

Smartwatches promise to usher in a new era of wearable technology that integrates into the day-to-day lives of people around the world. Similar to the rise of the smartphone, smartwatch manufacturers and software developers plan to make the devices an indispensable part of your routine. The smartwatch isn’t really a watch at all – it’s a tiny computer. Just like a

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5
Mar

How to Manage a Distributed Workforce Effectively

In the world today, we see an increasing amount of distributed workforces. Whether people are looking to work from home, on the road or out of the country, we are seeing an increasing number of people who are not going into the same company office every day. While this can be effective for many employees, it can prove to be
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18
Feb

How important is managing your IT assets?

If asset management was fun, everyone would be doing it. Managing inventories or counting stock on shelves is not that exciting. Neither is keeping track of your computer systems, software licenses and any other asset found on your computer network. We all know that it is important, especially tracking software compliances; but it never makes it to the top of

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27
Jan

Beware of Fake Remote Desktop Support Scams

You’re used to scams from people pretending to be rich relatives. But you may not have seen one from people pretending to be remote desktop support from Toronto, Markham and the rest of the GTA should beware. Wired.co.uk reported, “scammers have made an estimated tens of millions of dollars by tricking computer users into thinking their PCs are infected.” “The

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