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How to Use Automation in Your Business for Better Results

Automated systems are popping up everywhere, from self-checkout stations at grocery stores to virtual greeters in airports. You’ve probably encountered automated systems as a customer when on the website of another business, but you might not have realized it was an automatic process. So what does automation look like for small businesses? Anytime you use […]

Five Questions to Consider When Buying or Replacing On-Site Servers

There are many moving parts in a business, especially in terms of technology and hardware. Whether you’re a new entrepreneur, a seasoned CEO, or an IT manager in a small business, you know how important technology is for long-term success. Many tech pieces require continuous monitoring, upgrading, or replacing. One of the more significant pieces […]

People Over Products: How People-Focused IT Services Provide Better Outcomes

People Over Products: How People-Focused IT Services Provide Better Outcomes - smiling woman with red lipstick and sweater

Although IT is driven by technology, services, and products, in many ways, IT services are more about people than products. Although tools like computers and servers are important, it’s the people using them who are at the centre of what we do as an IT service provider in Edmonton and area. Great people do great […]

The Most Common Causes of Data Breaches & What to Do

The Most Common Causes of Data Breaches & What to Do

Since the pandemic began, the number of people working remotely from their homes has increased drastically. We’ve discussed in previous blog posts how remote workers have become increased targets of phishing and other email scams. An FBI report states that in 2020 alone, Americans lost $1.8 billion dollars in business email scams. Meanwhile, the Canadian […]

The Top Reason Why Most Companies Are Falling Short on Cybersecurity Measures

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The world of cybersecurity grows more complicated year by year. Cybersecurity and cyberattacks are not new issues; they’ve been important topics ever since businesses moved online. The main difference now is the level of expertise and security training required to do the job effectively. Employees used to be able to learn about and perform their […]

How to Use Multi-Factor Authentication Correctly for Your Business

How to Use Multi-Factor Authentication Correctly for Your Business

The password used to be the valiant knight that was ready to protect your information online from prying eyes. Unfortunately, in our modern technological world, a single password is no longer enough to protect your business from cybercrime. You need a fortress with high walls, a drawbridge, and a moat filled with piranhas to keep […]

The Difference Between IDS and IPS & Why it Matters for Business Owners

The Difference Between IDS and IPS & Why it Matters for Business Owners

The language of IT and network security sounds complicated to anyone who doesn’t work with IT solutions on a daily basis. Further complicating the way we discuss IT solutions is the fact that they are so varied from business to business. Some businesses have comprehensive IT teams, some have virtual IT managers, but many others […]

Our Top 5 Data Loss Prevention Strategies

Our Top 5 Data Loss Prevention Strategies - strings of lights that look like data streams

As Yogi Berra once said, “you don’t know what you don’t know,” and when it comes to protecting valuable data for your business and your clients, what you don’t know can seriously damage your reputation and your finances. Canadians value the privacy of their personal information and data security. In 2020, a poll conducted by […]