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.

Ramp up your defenses with proactive cybersecurity

Cyberthreats are becoming more sophisticated every day, and if your business isn’t taking steps to protect itself from these threats, it faces a high risk of falling victim. This can cause you to lose valuable data or even go out of business. In this blog post, we will discuss what proactive cybersecurity is and how […]

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.

What is firmware and why is it important?

Securing your small business is a never-ending battle, but there are some steps you can take to make it a little bit easier. One of those steps is making sure your firmware is up to date. But what is firmware and why is it crucial to update it regularly? Read on to learn more. What […]

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.

How to protect your business from TDoS attacks

Small businesses are increasingly moving from traditional telephones to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) to save on costs. While VoIP offers many benefits, an unsecure system can leave your business vulnerable to a new kind of attack called telephony denial-of-service (TDoS). In this blog post, we will discuss what TDoS is and how you can […]

Why HTTPS matters for your cybersecurity

It’s no secret that the internet can be a dangerous place. Hackers, scammers, and identity thieves are always looking for new ways to steal your information or scam you out of your hard-earned money. That’s why it’s critical to take steps to protect yourself while you’re online. One of these is to make sure that […]

A short guide to IT security lingo

As more and more businesses move their operations online, the need for robust cybersecurity measures has never been greater. However, many employees are still unfamiliar with many cybersecurity terms. Here are some of the most commonly used terms in IT security. By understanding these terms, you will be better equipped to protect your business from […]