Are You Still Using Windows 7? We’ll Tell You Why You Shouldn’t

Is your business in Toronto is still using the Windows 7 operating system? If so, your computers could get infected with malware. What should you do? What OS should you be using? Do you need to buy a new computer? We'll answer these questions and others here. How Will The End of Life For Windows 7 Affect Our Business In Toronto? Despite being a very popular operating system, Microsoft announced ...

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What Technology Should Small Law Firms Choose

It is questionable whether there is any industry today that has not been forced to adopt new technology to remain competitive. But for small law firms, the need to utilize technology appropriately is necessary for more than just competitiveness—it is actually being increasingly pushed by jurisdiction. In just the past few years, the ABA Model Rule 1.1 went through revisions so that the rule now ...

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Critical Update From The NSA

The NSA Is Urging To Patch Remote Desktop Services On Legacy Versions of Windows The National Security Agency is urging Microsoft Windows administrators and users to ensure they are using a patched and updated system in the face of growing threats. Recent warnings by Microsoft stressed the importance of installing patches to address a vulnerability in older versions of Windows. Microsoft has w...

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Notice For Businesses In Toronto: Support Is Ending For Server 2008

Microsoft will be stopping mainstream support for Server 2008 on January 14, 2020. This is a popular technology solution, so the end of support creates concern for many. Read on, and we'll explain what this means and what you should do. What Does Windows 2008 Server End of Life Mean For Your Company In Toronto? Windows Server 2008 end of life means that Microsoft will no longer update this produ...

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3 Great Microsoft Solutions For Nonprofits In Toronto

Technology can play a powerful role in helping to meet the world's greatest challenges. It can also help make nonprofit organizations like yours more productive, more innovative, and ultimately, better stewards of your resources so you can do more good. Here are 3 Microsoft technologies that you need to do this: 1. Microsoft Office 365 Business Empower creativity, productivity and security wi...

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What Do We Need To Know About Phishing?

Phishing is a term that was adapted from the word "fishing." When we go fishing, we put a line in the water with bait on it, and we sit back and wait for the fish to come along and take the bait. Maybe the fish was hungry. Perhaps it just wasn't paying attention. At any rate, eventually a fish will bite, and you'll have something delicious for dinner. How Does Phishing Work? This is essentially ...

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How to Stop Spam from Ever Hitting Your Inbox

Spam emails can be incredibly annoying. Not only that, it can be downright dangerous, considering the phishing schemes and other email scams that are prevalent today. We can’t avoid spam completely and hope to have any kind of digital life, because so many services require an email address as part of the sign-up process. These can tend to clutter our inboxes with (technically not spam) promotio...

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Sign In With Apple

Sign In With Apple…Should You Use It? Apple recently reported that its new “Sign in with Apple” feature will be part of the iOS 13 release in the fall of 2019. It promises to protect your privacy, and authentication experts say it could have an enormous impact on data privacy. What Is Sign In With Apple? With Sign In With Apple, you’ll be able to log into your applications. It offers ...

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What Are Tracking Cookies? Are They Bad?

For today’s tech blog we’ll tackle a topic that’s become much more visible over the last couple years. What are tracking cookies? How do they get on your devices? Can they harm your devices? We’ll answer these three questions in this post. What Are Cookies? Tracking cookies are a specific type of cookie, so we first need to define cookies (the non-baked-good variety). In the digital world...

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Nonprofits In The GTA Choose Microsoft Office 365 Business

Did you know that 60% of nonprofits stated that they didn’t have or know of an organizational digital policy that would identify how they handle cybersecurity risks, equipment usage and data privacy? It's essential that you choose secure, trusted technologies that protect your sensitive data from accidental or malicious threats so you can focus on your mission. That's why we recommend Microso...

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How To Make Awesome Slides In Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is the industry leader in presentation software, a venerable application that’s over 30 years old. Awesome PowerPoint slides can greatly enhance the visual impact of a meeting presentation. The inverse is also true: terribly designed PowerPoint slides can create serious distraction and disinterest. Many a speaker has been undermined by his or her slides. Today’s tech tip w...

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How Much Does Managed IT Service Cost In Canada?

Remember when your parents told you that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?” Well… they were right – at least when it comes to IT service. If you ask most IT professionals, they’ll tell you the same. Managed IT Services are more cost-effective than using a time-and-materials approach with Break/Fix IT Services. With Break/Fix you’ll ultimately be paying for a “pound o...

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