7 Best practices to mitigate social media risks for business

Almost every business nowadays uses social media to market their products, heighten customer engagement, build customer loyalty, and other reasons. However, many business owners are unaware of the security risks associated with using social media.

For instance, confidential company information can be unintentionally leaked on the business’s social media page, or the company’s social media account can be hacked and used to gain access to internal data.

Going mobile? Here’s how to make sure you stay PHIPA-compliant

If your Ontario business uses mobile devices to collect, store, access, or manage patient data, make sure that it is compliant with the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA). Gaining PHIPA compliance may seem difficult, but with the help of the right technology and professionals, it can be achieved.

How an MSP can help with your backup and disaster recovery strategy

As a business owner, you know that an effective backup and disaster recovery (BDR) strategy is crucial to securing your organization's data in the event of any disaster. But what you may not realize is that a managed IT services provider (MSP) can be a valuable partner in creating and implementing your BDR strategy.

5 Data backup best practices to protect your business from ransomware

Backups are crucial to businesses, as they provide a safety net in the event of data loss, but they're even more critical in the event of a ransomware attack. This is because ransomware encrypts some or all of a business's data, effectively cutting access to live files and forcing users to rely on their backups to keep operations going.

The 5 most common PHIPA mistakes to avoid

If you're running a healthcare business in Ontario, then you must be aware of and comply with the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2014 (PHIPA). Noncompliance can entail serious penalties, fines, and/or jail time.

Any individual found guilty of violating PHIPA could be fined up to $200,000 and/or imprisoned for a year.

5 Data protection practices every small business should follow

Data protection involves having a set of processes and systems designed to safeguard digital data such as customer payment details, protected health records, intellectual property, or any information specified by compliance regulations.

But while data protection is important for businesses of all sizes, small businesses like yours often have fewer resources and staff to dedicate to data security.