Category Archives: Cyber Security

9 Terrible Passwords to Avoid in 2022 and Always

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A lot has changed since 2018. We’ve seen innovation and unprecedented milestones in nearly every industry. Civilians are travelling to space, more employees are working remotely, virtual reality experiences are more accessible than ever, and the Smart Home is expanding its reach. We can only imagine what we’ll see hit the markets by 2023.  In […]

How to Prepare for Cybersecurity Threats in 2022

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We hear of new data breaches and cybersecurity attacks on companies and industries across Canada and the United States each month. It’s only April, and the health sector and tourism industry have already reported breaches. Even the major corporations are not immune to vulnerabilities. Recently, Google’s internet browser Chrome issued an urgent software update to […]

5 Cybersecurity Tips for Financial Service Providers

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No industry is immune to cyber threats. Economists at Goldman Sachs have warned that some of the top targets for cyberattacks in 2022 will likely include financial service firms, the transport sector, and companies responsible for generating and distributing energy. Amid tax season, we understand that financial service providers are busier than ever, serving their […]

4 Reasons Why It’s Essential to Update Your Software

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How often have you seen a notification pop-up on your phone or computer indicating you are due for a software update? Usually, a message will display that reads something like this: This application has an update. Would you like to install it now or later? How many times do you click on the “later” option? […]

7 Tips to Better Protect Your Client Data

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Keeping your business safe and secure is something every company strives to do. Long-term business success requires keeping client information as safe and secure as possible. An essential part of the business that needs to be protected includes sensitive client data, ranging from names, addresses, credit card information, phone numbers, and other personal details. IT […]

7 Steps to Creating a Strong Cybersecurity Plan

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Being prepared for online threats cannot start too soon when it comes to your business. The world of cybercrime evolves, and so should your cybersecurity plan, no matter the size of your business. You may be just starting your company or maybe you have been growing for decades. Either way, having a comprehensive cybersecurity plan […]

3 Things to Avoid to Prevent Installing Unknown Ransomware or Malware

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It’s not a secret that malware and ransomware are vicious cyberattacks that can affect anyone, from an individual or a major company or a government institution. And while you might do your best to stay informed on the news and follow basic protection measures for your online activities, there are still devious methods that cybercriminals […]

5 Ways to Help Keep Your Online Members Area Safe

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Running an online business has a lot of perks. You can reach clients beyond any specific geographical region, you can deliver content at any hour of the day, and you can connect people based on their shared interests that might not come together in any other way. While free platforms offer basic options for connecting […]

How to Keep Cybersecurity Culture Alive in the Workplace

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Workplace culture for companies is an important factor in employee retention. People increasingly credit the companies that treat them well, offer opportunities, and foster development as ideal places to stay and work. The same can be said for companies that want to succeed long-term. Good workplace culture helps companies to thrive with dedicated staff. While […]