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Mobile Security Made Simple | Cisco Meraki
Mobility is key to being agile in today’s marketplace. Business is global, and most business connections are literally in our pocket. With this mobility, however, comes a host of security issues. To deal with mobile security, Cisco has developed Meraki, which is a systems manager that can help to guarantee the safety of your data,...
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What is EDR and Why Do You Need it
Imagine that you are just about to launch your business online. You have ticked all the boxes:  you have secure connections, and you have confidence in the safety of your critical data. What’s missing? If you’re not including endpoint detection and response in your plan, you may be overlooking a crucial part of your online...
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System Security Without the Worry | Cisco Umbrella
Putting your business online is no longer as easy as throwing out a shingle and taking what comes. Even things like choosing a service provider can affect how your business is conducted online. It helps to know what is happening with your data as it runs through your provider’s network. You don’t have to be...
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50 Best Managed IT Companies in Canada
Being recognized by your peers is both humbling and motivating. It is with those feelings in mind that Sure Systems is proud to announce that we won the Top 50 Best Managed IT Companies in Canada. By doing what we know is right, by going above the standards and strictly adhering to best practices, we...
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Email Security Trends for 2018
Spam continues to make up 60% of most incoming email. Dealing with all of that garbage mail can be a huge time suck and clicking on any of the trash links that are included in spam emails can be devastating. Using filters is critical to monitor emails and cut through the noise. It also provides...
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6 Ways To Improve Your Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity no longer just applies to banks and government websites—if you have email, a business website, or even if you just own a computer, you need to be aware of cybersecurity. Below are 6 ways that you can improve and maintain a healthy cybersecurity regimen. Don’t help spread threats The interconnectivity of so many aspects...
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Why Having a Person Answering our Help Desk Makes All the Difference
We have all had one of those calls. You know, the ones where the automated “operator” keeps asking you to repeat your selection, and then when you finally get through, you’re put on hold in a long list of calls that “will be answered in the order they are received.” You hit speaker phone to...
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Cyber Attack on Tim Hortons
A recent malware attack that affected nearly 100 Tim Hortons restaurants across Canada provides a perfect example of the benefits of using a managed service provider (MSP).Because of outdated security measures, the virus disabled computers and point of sale terminals and even forced the closure of some restaurants. While Tim Hortons was careful to mention...
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Tips to Avoid Unexpected IT Costs
With technology, there’s always the risk that old hardware is going to bites the bullet. Your server could fail, or your company does an acquisition which requires more desktops, laptops and mobile devices. All of these things, when unplanned – can add up to a hefty bill. Expenditures are inevitable, but if properly planned for,...
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Pros and cons of the cloud
Everywhere we go, we’re connected. Our devices get smaller, faster and we become increasingly more reliant on them. They’re smart, and we need them to be. We’re in an era where workplaces are becoming more streamlined. We live in a society of busy-ness and accessibility. This always “on” way of going about our days has...
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