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The Importance of Having a UPS for your Server
It’s summertime, and with any luck, the weather will be warm. While that is great for vacations and being outside, it also means that a lot of energy gets consumed. Air conditioners and fans keep us cool, but the heavy use of power can cause power outages or brownouts. Keeping your server safe from a...
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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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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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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across Canada provides a perfect example of the benefits of using a managed service provider (MSP).Because of outdated security measures, the virus disabled computers and point of sale terminals and even forced the closure of some restaurants.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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Have you heard of Meltdown and Spectre? Well, you have now. These hardware design flaws are wreaking havoc by exploiting critical vulnerabilities in modern processors. It is most likely that your computer systems are affected, and you don’t even know it as they do not leave any traces in traditional log files. When affected, cybercriminals...
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Moving 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
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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Why Patching is Crucial to your IT Security| Sure Systems
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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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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Cyber Threats | Prevent - Detect - Respond
If you’re a business owner, you probably know that cybersecurity is important.  But how important is it, and what are the potential threats that inadequate cybersecurity can cause your business?
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