Security

23
Dec

Cyber Security: Everyone is at Risk

As if Small- and Medium-sized Business owners don’t have enough to worry about, an increase of “hacktivism” has been predicted for 2012 by Kroll, an Information Technology (IT) consulting company. Cybercrimes are nothing new, but cyber criminals have more ways to infiltrate a small-business owner’s private company data. Just because a company is small –…

8
Dec

Google’s Geolocation Service, something to be concerned about?

Not a big fan of Google’s geolocation service? You’re in for some good news then. Following a decision by the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) that the process is in violation of laws in the Netherlands, Google is letting network owners from around the world opt out of its geolocation mapping service, meaning you can…

7
Dec

6 Easy Tips For Better Security Of Your Passwords

Remembering all your passwords can be a tough job. We don’t blame you; there are so many password protected sites and PIN-protected accounts these days that anyone who can remember all their passwords should be awarded, honestly! And this difficulty is exactly what leads many people to use the same password for multiple accounts or…

23
Nov

The Top 25 Easy To Guess Passwords

Easily guessable internet passwords don’t just let you in, they let hackers in too! That’s why it’s time you knew the worst passwords you can possibly choose (and avoided them!). To make it easier for you, here’s a list of the worst passwords of 2011 (Go through it, and while you are at it, don’t forget to thank SplashData, which

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16
Apr

Are Social Networks the New Front Line For Social Engineering?

The corporate sector is increasingly using Internet-based technologies, and cybercriminals have found ways to take advantage of corporate Canada’s adoption of social media and internet technologies. Using social networks and search engines, attackers are stealing intellectual corporate property which is more valuable than day-to-day financial and customer data by performing astutely crafted social engineering attacks. These attacks are mostly devised

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22
Jan

Acceptable Internet Use In Your Toronto Business

When is it proper to check the latest Toronto Maple Leafs scores and stats at work? Would your boss mind if you book your next vacation on your work computer? Access to the Internet is as common as the telephone. Employees can have access to social networks, travel sites and personal email on the office computer. With this ease of

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21
Dec

Using USB Thumb Drives in your Markham business

USB Thumb Drives or USB Memory Sticks are everywhere throughout the GTA.  The use of USB devices is on the rise as businesses in Markham look at new ways to share information and make a quick and easy backup. They are inexpensive and very convenient. Did you know that our USB Memory Sticks pose a serious risk to your business?

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17
Dec

Selecting the right Malware protection

What is Malware? Malware is short for malicious software. Many times it is software designed to secretly run on your computer and attempt to steal information, send out spam emails and even in some instances run processes on your computer system and send the result back to another server somewhere online. Malware is hostile, intrusive and a risk to many

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