Phoenix Pay System Data Breach Highlights Vulnerabilities

69,000 Affected By Phoenix Pay System Data Breach A recent data breach in the Phoenix pay system exposed the personal information of 69,000 government employees. Managed IT services might have prevented it.   Yet another embarrassing episode in the ongoing saga of the Canadian government’s Phoenix payroll processing system serves to highlight two crucial points about data system security an...

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Is Your Accounting Firm Investing In Cyber Liability Insurance?

Does Your Accounting Firm Need Cyber Liability Insurance? The cybercrime landscape is getting more unpredictable and complex every day. Cybercriminals are finding more effective ways to infiltrate business networks and steal critical business data. The fact is that the cybercrime business has never been bigger - it’s estimated that the global cybercrime industry will cause up to $6 trillion ...

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Why Accountants And CPAs Need To Harness The Cloud

Here Is Why Accountants And CPAs Should Harness The Cloud Cloud technology has created opportunities for a huge boost in productivity, efficiency, and profitability. That’s why a number of industries in Canada are steadily transitioning more and more of their business into the cloud. According to Statista and Newswire.ca: By last year, the number of cloud users worldwide had grown to 3....

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Have You Found IT Services In Toronto That Keep You Safe?

IT Services In Toronto Should Help Keep Your Business Safe Technology has done a lot to improve the modern accounting workplace. The cloud grants convenient access to your data and applications, and ongoing developments in key software makes your tasks easier and more intuitive. However, there is a downside to the increasingly technological nature of your workplace. As your world becomes more ...

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Windows 7 End Of Life Is Almost Here! Has Your IT Support In Toronto Helped You Upgrade?

Windows 7 End Of Life Is Almost Here! Have you been putting off your Windows upgrade? You don’t have much time left - all support for Windows 7 will end on January 14, 2020. This means no more bug fixes or security updates. After that time, the usability of Windows 7 will quickly degrade. This is your last chance to do something about it – is your IT support in Toronto doing anything to...

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IT Services For Financial Firms In Toronto That Support Your Security

Do You Have IT Services For Financial Firms In Toronto That Support Your Firm’s Security? By now your firm is already gearing up for a very busy January, which means you've got a lot on your mind. None of which has anything to with your technology, and least of all your cybersecurity. The thing is, that's not a conversation you can afford to put off. Especially not until the new year. Have y...

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Introducing Digital Defense: A Comprehensive Suite of Cybersecurity Tools

Have You Heard Of Digital Defense's Suite Of Cybersecurity Tools? Did you know 63% of network intrusions result from compromised usernames and passwords? Such a simple, small mistake like an employee reusing an easy-to-guess password too many times can take down your entire network. Microsoft found that 63% of network intrusions result from compromised usernames and passwords. Nowadays, cyberc...

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Ransomware Attacks In Healthcare Have Doubled In 2019

Ransomware Protection For Toronto Medical & Healthcare Organizations Some cybersecurity experts were optimistic this time last year, reporting a slight decrease in the rate of ransomware attacks. But 2019 has proven them wrong: The rate of ransomware attacks has doubled The average cost of ransoms associated with these attacks has increased by 184% The average downtime resulting fr...

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Accounting Software: Choosing The Best Solution To Survive Tax Season

Accounting Software Done Right: Choosing the Best Solution to Survive Tax Season (And Every Other Day) Tax season is all about time management. Most accountants know the drill: work/life balance goes awry during the busiest season of the year. You’re working around-the-clock to get the work done on-time and meet the demands of your clients. And even when it’s off-season, you’re busy working...

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Why Do Accounting Firms Using the Cloud Add FIVE TIMES More Clients?

Accounting Firms That Exclusively Use the Cloud Add FIVE TIMES More Clients Did you know accounting firms that exclusively use the cloud add FIVE TIMES more clients than those not using the cloud? It sounds a bit far-fetched, doesn’t it? Xero conducted research and found this staggering statistic to be accurate! The truth is, the cloud allows accounting firms to service a client base extending ...

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