Security

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…

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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18
Jan

Is Your IT Company Talking to You About Email Encryption Regulations?

If your IT company isn’t paying attention to compliance and new regulations for the real estate industry, they could be putting your entire business at risk. Have you heard about the new Email encryption regulation that’s taking effect? You know that no business is immune to data breaches or cyberattacks, and you need to ensure…

30
Oct

6 Questions to Ask When Creating a Disaster Recovery Plan

Disasters – when they strike – can cause a significant amount of loss to a business. They can give business leaders sleepless nights. However, you can mitigate a disaster’s impact on business by putting an IT disaster recovery strategy in place.

3
Jan

The importance of a flawless business continuity plan at times of disaster

  Most companies would agree that they have regularly been affected by some security flaws or breaches. On careful inspection, it has also been revealed in many cases the employees have been directly or indirectly responsible for the breach. Most firms continue to spend more money on breach detection software and will continue to do so since they are extremely

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24
Oct

Losing sleep over cloud security? Let A Managed IT Services Company Handle Your Security!

With all the recent news of malware attacks and hacking, there is a never-ending need for strong IT cloud security services. It has become fairly evident nobody is safe from these security issues. Many organizations take it for granted that their cloud security is flawless and that it has been taken care of by the provider. Often, organizations using public

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3
Nov

If You’re Not Protecting Against Hackers, You May Face Charges

  One of the more significant rulings affecting large companies that do business online took place when the FTC won a case that allows damages to be awarded and charges to be laid if a business doesn’t take the appropriate steps to protect the information of its customers.

16
Jun

How 3 Major Companies Got Hacked

The Ponemon Institute found 47% of consumers have had their personal information compromised due to a company’s data breach. Are you at risk? There are two types of companies: ones that have been hacked and ones that will be hacked. Studies have shown data breaches are not only more common than ever before, they’re also…

3
Jun

Recovering from Just One Cyberattack Could Cost You Over A Million Dollars

That’s Why Your Accounting Firm Needs A Secure Remote Access Solution Fall victim to a cyberattack and you’ll find that the following cleanup is incredibly costly. It costs businesses an average of $150 per compromised file to recover from a security breach. All right, $150 isn’t worth worrying about… but thousands of files are usually…

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…

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