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Please be aware of Covid-19 Phishing attempts

We have seen a marked increase in the number of phishing attempts as people are dealing with the impact that COVID-19 is having on our lives. Unfortunately these cyber-criminals are very active, trying to take advantage of the situation.

Specifically we have seen email phishing attempts around the following topics:

Must-have Google Chrome extensions

Chrome is the most-used web browser on the planet. It’s already powerful on its own, but with the thousands of add-ons in the Chrome Web Store, you can further enhance its functionality. Today, there’s an extension for almost every need, and it can be quite overwhelming and time-consuming to choose the right ones. But don’t […]

Drive more leads with SMB marketing automation

More and more small- to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) today are embracing automation solutions to help grow their business. Marketing automation, in particular, provides the tools necessary to execute, manage, and streamline marketing tasks that help capture leads and nurture them into sales-ready prospects. Here’s why your SMB shouldn’t pass up the powerful opportunities you get […]

The benefits of hosted Microsoft Exchange for your business

Servers can host almost every type of business program, with email being one of the most common. Businesses commonly install email servers on-site and use Microsoft Exchange as their software. But if you’re looking to save on infrastructure costs, consider hosted Exchange. Here’s what you need to know. What is Microsoft Exchange? Microsoft Exchange is […]

5 Ways systems can be breached

When it comes to business IT security, many small- and medium-sized businesses like yours often struggle to protect their systems from cyberattacks. One primary step is to be aware of online threats. Here are five common ways your systems can be breached. 1. You are tricked into installing malicious software There are countless ways you […]

Choosing your ideal keyboard

Keyboards come with different options, from joint-friendly ergonomic models to those built for typing efficiency. Considering the myriad of products out on the market, you might have difficulty choosing the best keyboard for you. While personal preferences will always be a factor in your decision, the ideal keyboard must have the following qualities. Ergonomics To […]

Selecting the right VoIP system for your business

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services are taking over communications in the digital age, making office landlines a thing of the past. More companies are starting to deploy VoIP because it is reliable and cost-effective. But before you get your own VoIP system, you should consider several factors. How much control over your network do […]

Why is using cloud-native security solutions important when your business is in the cloud?

Data is valuable to companies and cybercriminals alike, so when businesses in Toronto and across Canada started migrating their data and applications to the cloud, malicious actors followed suit. While cloud providers now implement stringent security protocols in their physical data centres and virtual networks, data breaches and tampering still occur, mostly because of cloud customers’ shortcomings.

Microsoft 365 migration fail: 6 errors to avoid

More and more organizations across the globe are migrating their data and systems to Microsoft 365. If you’re thinking about making the move yourself, take note of the following common mistakes to ensure your migration is successful and hassle-free. Not having enough bandwidth Migrating your files and systems over to Microsoft 365 requires a large […]

Use these Firefox features to work more efficiently

Firefox isn’t the most popular browser today — that honor goes to Google Chrome. But Firefox has a devoted set of users who find it to be the better browser. If you’re one of those people, here are some tips to make the most of Firefox. Customizable Firefox toolbar Choose which tools you want to […]

Does my small business need a private cloud?

Servers are very powerful machines that can provide processing power and data storage to many users at once. These machines are what public clouds are made of. A public cloud is often compared to a condominium where tenants rent a bit of space and pay association dues to enjoy shared amenities such as elevators and services such as maintenance.

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