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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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Toronto Nonprofit IT Services Client Spotlight: KidSport

How Does Reliable & Secure Technology Help Nonprofits In Ontario? 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. What Is KidS...

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Password Management: What Lawyers Must Know

Passwords are a problem. In one sense they are exactly the opposite of what they should be. They’re hard for users to remember but easy for intruders to guess or steal. The user frustrations with the current system make it ripe for abuse, and that’s exactly what’s taking place every day. The best solution for lawyers and law firms alike is to implement a password management utility. We’ll...

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What Exactly Does A Managed IT Services Company Provide?

Running a business requires a great deal of focused attention. Unfortunately, when your technology team is spending a great deal of time dealing with login problems, software licensing, cybersecurity and more, it doesn’t leave a lot of time for growth activities and strategic thinking. As businesses grow, many organizations find that it makes sense to work with an IT managed services company to...

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Security Update: What’s PhishPoint?

The attack dubbed “PhishPoint” is a recent cyber-attack scheme being used by foreign hackers. It demonstrates the craftiness and the extent that cybercriminals will go to in order to harvest your Microsoft Office 365 credentials. It uses several familiar aspects of Office 365 to lull potential victims into an assumption that everything is above board. But it’s not. Here’s what you need to...

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Why Reusing Passwords Is A Horrible Idea

No matter your profession, reusing passwords is a horrible idea. It’s dangerous and insecure. Reusing passwords is especially problematic for those working in fields like law, ones that require confidentiality in one form or another. Many people already know that reusing passwords is unsafe, but they do it anyway. One recent survey conducted by Lastline revealed that nearly half (around 45%) o...

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What Is The Estimated Cost Of Your Next Ransomware Attack?

Successful businesses require smart leadership. How does a company effectively protect its profits? Planning for profits should also include company-wide management of expenses and security planning is high on the list. If the average ransomware payment has reached close to $15,000, a company’s leaders would want to plan ahead and ensure all security best practices for backups, network systems,...

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