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Your SMB Is At Risk: 10 Cyber-security Trends to Watch Out For In 2018 icon
Your SMB Is At Risk: 10 Cyber-security Trends to Watch Out For In 2018

Malicious exploits and ransomware demands are just a few of the many challenges facing businesses this year, but even though 62% of all attacks hit SMBs, most small to medium enterprises are still not adequately prepared. Take a close look at the items on this list, and decide where your SMB should hone in on […]

Road Warrior Information Security Survival Guide icon
Road Warrior Information Security Survival Guide

Security breaches are a significant threat in a standard office environment; however, when an organization has employees working from home or on the go, these risks become even greater . 1 Road warriors use mobile devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones with internet connectivity while traveling to conduct business.  Despite increased awareness, many employees do […]

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 globe. The report presents the survey’s key findings and includes significant detail on ransomware trends, […]

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 can cause. The attached infographic lists six immediate steps to take if you are hacked, […]

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. What business owners don’t realize is that hackers are often after customer data – billing […]

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 tools, and crypto-ransomware, simply by observing the behaviors that these threats exhibit. It even makes […]

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, right? Why use managed services? IT companies offer a managed service option to their clients […]

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 be convinced to open a virtual (or actual) door and let one slip through to […]

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. Are you prepared? Unless you’re in the business of internet security or have invested hours […]

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 last year, Canada ranks a close second.[ii] For 2017, ransomware attacks in Canada are forecasted to […]