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Top 5 Tips for Building an IT Budget: Sure System

Top 5 Tips for Building an IT Budget

It’s that, time for new year budgeting. An exhaustive and time-consuming task for any organization. Are you responsible for your IT budget this year? Get a handle on how to plan for your 2018 IT needs with our top five tips: Know your organizations’ Vision Know what your company needs by asking the right questions,...
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Holiday Phishing Scams

Holiday Phishing Scams: 10 Things To Lookout For

It’s the season for holiday giving, and pretty soon our inboxes and social media feeds will abound with advertisements. Of course, the majority of these are legitimate and likely from organizations you can trust. However, it’s prime time for fraudsters and scammers! They sneak in there with phony emails and posts that may contain malicious...
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Moving IT Checklist

Your Office Move IT Checklist

Office moves can be exciting and yet a huge undertaking. New digs, new views  – a fresh start! You know what needs to get done and when you need to be out. But do you have a solid plan for moving your IT? Your IT is central to your business; don’t risk interruptions or downtime...
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Small Business Equals Big Risks | Cyber Security

Small Business Equals Big Risks | Cyber Security

Big business, small business, oil company, non-profit or cupcake shop – no matter what kind or size, if you use the Internet, you’re at risk for a cyber attack. However, the stats show that if you’re a small business, you have more at stake. Each year cybercriminals get more and more advanced, finding new ways...
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Social Engineering | Sure System Blog

What is Social Engineering?

Social engineering is deception, manipulation, and trickery to get into your computer system, and it is a big risk to your cybersecurity. Attackers are engaging people through social media, mobile apps, and email by creating fake profiles that resemble that of someone they know; a friend, family member, colleague or CEO.  The profiles look very...
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TechSoup and Non-Profits|Sure Systems

TechSoup and Non-Profits: Software that won’t break the bank

Are you a charity or non-profit organization? Thanks to TechSoup, registered non-profits, charities and public libraries in Canada are able to order the latest software and hardware at significant discounts. TechSoup Canada partners with over 30 companies such as Microsoft, Symantec, and Intuit to help organizations like yours gain access to technology to help your...
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Benefits of Cloud Based Account

5 Benefits of Cloud Based Accounting Software

Gone are the days when you need to rely on USB’s to transfer data, or store numerous documents labeled version one through five on your hard drive. Thanks to the cloud, data, and software now it is accessible online anytime, anywhere, from any device. More and more businesses are moving to cloud-based accounting software due...
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Why Patching is Crucial to your IT Security

Why Patching is Crucial to your IT Security

Protecting your business is a top priority. When your IT systems are breached, your whole business is at risk. Hackers love looking for vulnerabilities, and unfortunately, security flaws can and do happen at any time. This is why installing timely updates and patches are critical to protecting your systems and just as important as anti-virus...
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5 Ways to Protect your Cybersecurity While Traveling

5 Ways to Protect your Cybersecurity While Traveling

You have your passport, swimsuit, laptop, a good book and your kids’ iPads – you’re all ready to take off on vacation! But wait – there’s one important thing you could be missing – and that’s cybersecurity. Of course, you can’t pack “security”, but it’s the one thing that can make you most vulnerable while...
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Maintaining Your UPS| Sure System

Maintaining Your UPS

What is a UPS? Within every server room, there is one thing that is a staple. The UPS, also known as the Uninterruptible Power Supply. The UPS is a large backup battery and surge protector, for servers and other systems within your IT infrastructure. Without this vital piece of technology, your data and hardware are...
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