Have You Heard of DuckDuckGo?

The self-proclaimed “search engine that doesn’t track you,” DuckDuckGo is likely the most successful search engine available when it comes to privacy and security. While Google remains the most popular search engine by far, many users are concerned about its practice of collecting and using your personal data. Namely, Google tracks what you search (yes, everything), stores it, and uses it...

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UEFI Rootkits

Whether you are a cybersecurity expert or not, there are some security risks that every business leader needs to be aware of—and UEFI rootkits definitely fall into that category. These nasty computer viruses are uniquely dangerous to your computer systems because they do not get wiped out when you reformat your hard drive or reinstall your operating system. Instead, they stick around in your co...

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Hackers Steal Company Information

Cybercriminals have started 2019 off by stealing more than 1.7 billion records. They look for data that is profitable in some way, whether they sell it directly or use it as part of another attack. A successful intrusion attempt comes from various factors, such as an employee downloading a malicious file or the business failing to follow IT security best practices. Here are 10 ways that hackers f...

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Essential List of Cybersecurity Terms to Know in 2019

As the digital community continues to expand to include more individuals and more devices, enforcing cybersecurity becomes more complicated. The number of opportunities and vulnerabilities for hackers to leverage is continuously growing; it is imperative for businesses to take proactive measures to protect themselves. With new terms and acronyms constantly emerging to refer to these issues, it’...

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Happy Administrative Professionals Day!

April 24th is Administrative Professionals Day, which is an occasion worth celebrating. No office can function without hardworking and dedicated administrative staff, so why not take this as an opportunity to remind them how much you value them?     Treat your administrative staff to a little something special today, and let them know how important they are to everything that your business do...

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Celebrate Earth Day This April 22nd!

    This year, what will you do to celebrate Earth Day? The 49th Annual Earth Day is nearly upon us. As always, it’s April 22nd and the perfect day to celebrate this beautiful blue planet we live on. Let’s learn more about what Earth Day is, where it comes from, and how you can celebrate. What is Earth Day? Earth Day is an annual worldwide event, celebrated each year on April 22nd. It w...

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Want To Take A Shot At Your IT Company?

Register For Our Charity Dodgeball Tournament & Support KidSport Nonprofits in Ontario rely on their technology to provide services to their members and to promote their missions. It's no different with KidSport. They rely on IT solutions and support to offer under-resourced children and youth, 18 years old and younger, with a sport of their choice via local clubs and programs. We provide pro...

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How To Encrypt an Email In Microsoft Outlook

There is any number of reasons to encrypt an email in Microsoft Office Outlook, anything from details about your salary to negotiations to purchase a business. With the state of cybersecurity, you need to know that you are protected from individuals who may attempt to hijack your email as it is in transit between locations, too. Fortunately, Outlook has the functionality built in that will allow ...

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Should Law Firms Start Their Own Podcasts?

Podcasts are huge these days. Popular podcast Serial has been downloaded millions of times and has become a pop culture phenomenon right alongside other “did they really do it” series like Netflix’s Making a Murderer. Podcasts are also used for informational and educational purposes. NPR offers its programs in podcast form so users can listen at their own pace. They’ve even developed ...

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7 Cybersecurity Tips For Nonprofit Organizations In The GTA

After hearing about all the massive breaches over the last few years, nonprofit directors and managers are now more aware of their risks of being hacked. Security has taken on new meaning as businesses and associations start putting defensive measures in place. Even nonprofits for children aren’t safe. The Save the Children Federation in Fairfield, Connecticut was hacked twice in 2017, where...

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