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Are autocomplete passwords safe?

Are autocomplete passwords safe?

Advertisements and suggestions based on our internet browsing habits are sources of online tracking. However, autocomplete passwords are also another source of online tracking. This sneaky tactic comes with serious security risks. Here’s how you can stop it from targeting you.

How to tell if you need a new managed IT services provider

How to tell if you need a new managed IT services provider

Outsourcing IT services is an excellent way for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to enjoy enterprise-grade business solutions at a fraction of the cost of doing it in-house. Even the largest corporations partner up with managed IT services providers (MSPs) to optimize their IT spending and focus on their own value proposition.

IT problems only an MSP can help you resolve

IT problems only an MSP can help you resolve

Growing a business means stretching every dollar. Will that new server bring in new customers, or will it just collect dust, needlessly consuming electricity? Does the IT department need new specialists, or can existing staff take time away from their present tasks to undergo training? What about the latest Somethings-as-a-Service: are those subscriptions worth it, or are they just the newest holes in your budget?

Small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) don’t have large budgets, so they need help to create and implement the best IT strategies that directly contribute to their bottom line.

Is your business still missing out on VoIP?

Is your business still missing out on VoIP?

Despite the emergence of alternative communications channels such as email and SMS, the telephone continues to be the most effective channel of them all. Nothing beats the immediacy of a direct conversation, and the ability to hear a live person on the other end of the line can be the human element missing from the others.

Virtualization is different from the cloud

Virtualization is different from the cloud

Virtualization and cloud computing can be confusing, especially to business owners who are not familiar with them. But when you understand their differences, you’ll be able to best take advantage of these technologies. Virtualization Imagine a company with five servers, each assigned a single task such as storage, email, etc.

The hidden costs of cloud services

The hidden costs of cloud services

Cloud computing can seem like a godsend to Toronto’s small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) looking to gain more IT capabilities without breaking the bank. Indeed, the cloud allows SMBs to outsource their IT infrastructure needs and only pay subscription or pay-as-you-go fees.

Best practices for maintaining your business VoIP

Best practices for maintaining your business VoIP

Voice over internet protocol (VoIP) is a big boon for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) because of how much more affordable it is to deploy, use, and scale compared to traditional telephony. By using digital connections over the internet instead of analog lines, firms can establish distributed offices and enable work-from-home arrangements, further bolstering productivity.

Single Sign-On: The key to user management

Single Sign-On: The key to user management

Making passwords can be tedious. From complexity requirements to minimum lengths, creating a password for each new account brings its own set of headaches. If this problem is reaching a boiling point, Single Sign-On (SSO) solutions can help. These techniques are secure, easy-to-manage, and do away with the need to manage a long list of […]

How to make the most out of your CRM

How to make the most out of your CRM

Building rapport with customers has never been easier with customer relationship management (CRM) software. You can keep track of contact information, buying preferences, and sales patterns. It’s a must-have for all sales and marketing teams. If you want to know how to make the most out of your CRM, follow these tips.