Cyber Security Lessons from 2021

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If there is any lesson to take away from 2021, it’s that investment in cybersecurity to protect your business and your clients is still essential. Whether your business is small or global, if you collect confidential information from your clients, such as payment details, identification, and contact details, it’s your responsibility to protect that data […]

What to Do if Your Personal Data Is Compromised

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It happens a lot more frequently than companies care to admit. You turn on the nightly news, and there is a report on a new data breach. With the rapid evolution of cyberattacks, it seems that no industry is immune. Whether it be a top government agency, a digital platform, international companies, or local businesses, […]

5 Ways to Shield Your Business from Cyber Crime During the Holiday Season

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The holiday season has traditionally seen increases in cybercrime activity. This year will likely be no exception. When the COVID-19 pandemic began, we saw a sharp rise in the number and sophistication of cyberattacks. This trend has not let up, with each passing quarter reporting new and evolving attacks. Cybercriminals target everyone from government offices […]

The Top 3 Cyber Security Risks for Mobile Devices and How to Avoid Them

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How much time do you spend on your mobile device? A recent study shows that Albertans spend an average of ten hours a day looking at a screen. The category screen includes computers, laptops, TVs, cell phones, and other mobile devices. Between work and play, the majority of our day involves being online in some […]

How to Prevent Malware from Infecting Your Mobile Device

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In 2017, a malware attack dubbed “The Joker” was found hiding in dozens of apps in the Google Play store, affecting thousands of Android users who unknowingly downloaded and installed the virus onto their devices. The virus then copied personal account and banking information. It secretly used that data to sign users up for other, […]

How to Spot a Fake or Fraudulent Website: Part One

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Cyber scams evolve continuously. It can be challenging to stay on top of the latest cyber risks, from convincing phishing schemes to subversive malware attacks to fraudulent links. In the virtual world of today, almost any business can benefit from having a IT team of consultants in place to help you manage your network and […]

5 Ways an IT Company in Edmonton Can Help You Scale Your Business

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An entrepreneur works hard to build a company from the ground up. So, when the time comes to scale that business, it can feel overwhelming. With a larger business comes more responsibility, more workload, and the need for more support. When you reach that fork in the road to either stay small or scale larger, […]

What 2020 Stats Can Tell Us About Online Security Needs for Businesses

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COVID-19 turned 2020 into a business year unlike anything we’ve experienced in recent history. The global pandemic has impacted our lives dramatically, both in our home lives and in our businesses. We read the 2020 CIRA Cyber Security Report and have found a series of important trends regarding online security that every modern company should […]