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Ransomware and SMB’s: It’s No Longer a Question of If, But When icon
Ransomware and SMB’s: It’s No Longer a Question of If, But When

In September 2017 Datto released its 2nd Annual State of the Channel Ransomware Report.  In this, the most extensive study of its kind, researchers surveyed over 1700 Managed Service Providers (MSPs) who support over 100,000 small-to-mid-sized businesses (SMBs) around the…… Read More…

You’ve Been Hacked! Now What? icon
You’ve Been Hacked! Now What?

What’s your recovery protocol? A security breach has the potential to devastate your SMB so being prepared is critical. You and your team should have a protocol in place to deal swiftly with a breach and mitigate the damage it…… Read More…

Malicious Cyber-attacks On Small To Midsize Canadian Business Are On The Rise. icon
Malicious Cyber-attacks On Small To Midsize Canadian Business Are On The Rise.

Unfortunately, most business owners don’t consider their client data worthy of theft, ransom or other interference and they underestimate the ramifications of a breach. Sadly, they are in for a rude and costly awakening when an attack or breach occurs……. Read More…

HitmanPro.Alert: Protect Yourself Against Ransomware & Malware icon
HitmanPro.Alert: Protect Yourself Against Ransomware & Malware

Does your current antivirus prevent breaches and infections without having any prior knowledge of attacks or malware? HitmanPro.Alert blocks the core techniques and exploits malware uses to hide from antivirus software. It also detects intruders like banking malware, remote access…… Read More…

How to Protect Your Data Against WannaCry and other Ransomware icon
How to Protect Your Data Against WannaCry and other Ransomware

The WannaCry ransomware attacked organizations around the world – most notably in Europe and the UK. To date, it has affected over 200,000 companies in over 150 countries.  Though temporarily halted, the infection resurged as hackers began creating new versions…… Read More…

5 Reasons Why You Should Not Mind Your Own Business IT icon
5 Reasons Why You Should Not Mind Your Own Business IT

The first question a small or mid-size business owner asks about outsourcing the management of their information technology is: Why do we need managed services? We have employees that know about software, programming, servers, firewalls, backup systems and so on,…… Read More…

Social Engineering Is A Mind Game: Is Your CEO at Risk? icon
Social Engineering Is A Mind Game: Is Your CEO at Risk?

A mind-game is difficult to identify, so is a well-crafted social engineering scam. Both are forms of psychological manipulation; neither is welcome in your business. Today’s socially engineered phishing attacks are so sophisticated that even your most knowledgeable employees’ may…… Read More…

How to Identify an Email Scam in 10 Seconds or Less icon
How to Identify an Email Scam in 10 Seconds or Less

Your inbox is a potential ticking time bomb of email phishing scams. Every time you open an email you run the risk of losing: Your passwords Your hard-earned money Your identity Your Job Your reputation Email phishing scams change daily……. Read More…

Why Cybercriminals Target Canadian Small and Mid-Size Businesses icon
Why Cybercriminals Target Canadian Small and Mid-Size Businesses

The alarming facts about ransomware attacks in Canada Cyber security attacks through the use of ransomware are an increasing threat to Canadian businesses.[i] While the United States is reported to be the most affected region for ransomware attacks over the…… Read More…

Employees Are the Weakest Link in Computer Security – How to Help Them Stay Safe icon
Employees Are the Weakest Link in Computer Security – How to Help Them Stay Safe

Fast, cunning and ever adaptable, cybercriminals consistently find ways to infiltrate your security systems and get at your data. Their best bet? Your employees. How great is the threat? The APWG (Anti Phishing Working Group) reported that the number of…… Read More…