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Have You Reviewed Your IT Security For 2016?

As technology advances, so do the methods hackers use to victimize businesses both large and small. While the government focuses on cyberterrorism, automobile or medical device hacking, and infrastructure threats, businesses need to proactively prepare for new emerging threats (mobile computing, social media, cloud computing) but also more traditio

Creating an Active Defense Strategy to Guard Against Hackers

Security systems are evolving. In the past, security systems involved defense rooted in perimeter security, endpoint protection, and technologies focused on dealing with the fallout from an attack. This is no longer the case, however, as the focus has shifted to proactivity, improving the ability to detect an attack, and improving response abilitie

Have You Planned for the Inevitable?

Disasters – from cybercrime to human error to natural occurrences – are inevitable. Do you have a business continuity plan in place to keep your company going? Disasters are inevitable. Just take a look at history. In 2013, a fire occurred at the St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market north of Waterloo, ON – impacting the entire communi

Three Things You Need to Know About Disaster Recovery

Business continuity, including disaster recovery and data protection, has been identified as the biggest challenge businesses face. As cybercrime continues to evolve, and natural disasters or human errors aren’t coming to an end anytime soon, here are the to three things that everyone should know about disaster recovery, and how to plan accor

Facebook at Work

Facebook at Work: An Exciting Social Network for Business to be Released Soon! Because a More Connected Workplace is a More Productive Workplace… For more than 11 years now, Facebook has given over 3 billion people from all walks of life the means to share their personal lives, and connect with others, with no more than a few simple keystr

New Disaster Relief Bill to Assist Small Businesses in the Wake of a Disaster

It’s difficult to forget the havoc that Hurricane Katrina wreaked on the residents of New Orleans in August of 2005. With more than 1200 people killed, over 108 billion dollar’s worth of property damage, and far below adequate emergency relief, it is a tragedy that the world will not soon forget. Rise After Disaster Act Not surprisingl

What are Targeted Attacks?

Targeted attacks are threats aimed directly as specific categories. These are called Advanced Persistent Threats (APT). These threats are created specifically to victimize a certain individual or organization. The experts at welivesecurity indicate that APTs have special objectives: Pursue its objectives repeatedly over an extended period of time A

Beware: Amazon Phishing Email Makes Rounds Around the Internet

It’s no secret that everyone is vulnerable to malware attacks, from recreating internet users to the largest of corporations. Phishing emails are amongst the biggest concerns, wherein hackers try to fool the recipient into opening a link received via email. The link the takes the clicker to a site where personal information is being requested

How a Strategic Move to The Cloud Will Benefit Your Small Business

The benefits of the cloud are wide ranging and unique depending on every circumstance  – unfortunately, most small business owners don’t quite understand how or why the cloud will work for them. What’s important to recognize is that working with the cloud is extremely flexible and customizable, and that’s where {company

What Happens If You Wake Up Tomorrow, And Your Data Is Gone?

What would you do? Would you panic?  Would your vital information be lost forever? Wouldn’t you want to ensure that you would never have to worry about that happening in the first place? We are here to uncover potentially costly threats you are not even aware are there! Just because you installed an anti-virus program and firewalls to k