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Mileage Tracking Using MileIQ

Trying to track your mileage for reimbursement and tax purposes can be a hassle for people who are naturally organized, and is even for worse for those of us who aren’t. If you have a smartphone, it has built-in GPS technology that can make the tracking process easier and automatic – but only if you […]

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REMOTE DESKTOP ACCESS: YOU MAY HAVE JUST OPENED YOUR NETWORK TO HACKERS

What’s The Remote Access Protocol And Why Should I Worry About It? The Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a means that Microsoft provides for Windows (and Mac) users to access another computer remotely. Remote computer access is often used by IT people to diagnose and repair a problem with a computer. If you’ve ever worked […]

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Canada Now Has It’s Own Version Of Required Breach Disclosure

As data breaches echo around the world, Canada now has its own law, paralleling Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the USA’s Health Insurance Privacy and Portability Act (HIPAA). These regulations govern disclosure of data breaches to people whose data has been lost, stolen or somehow leaked to the public. Responsible leaders in U.S. […]

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Does Power BI Make Sense For Your Business?

If you could draw insights from your data within five minutes flat, would that get your attention? Microsoft’s Power BI is an online service, with a connection to other Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications, that lets you analyze, visualize and transform data quickly and easily. Through the use of Power BI dashboards, interactive reports, and rich visualizations, […]

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Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

Happy Thanksgiving From Our Team To Yours! Why Not Show Your Thanks By Helping Another Business Use Technology To Succeed? As the days get shorter, and the nights get cozier, Canadians across the nation turn our minds to gratitude. It’s a season where we take a little time to appreciate the best things in our […]

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Scalable Wi-Fi Is Best Practice For Schools

Everyone has Wi-Fi. We all expect to see it wherever we go, and most of us have more than one Wi-Fi-enabled device. Grocery stores, fast food restaurants – even your mechanic has Wi-Fi. But does that mean you REALLY need it in your school? Isn’t it less secure than wired? To answer the first question: […]

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Are Microsoft’s New Artificial Intelligence and Mixed Reality Applications Redefining Business?

From its inception, Microsoft has been defining and redefining business. According to History, Microsoft was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in April of 1975. The company introduced the Windows operating system in 1985. In 1995, it released its web-browser, Internet Explorer. Prior to the Microsoft Ignite 2018 conference for IT developers and professionals, […]

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It’s Cyber Security Awareness Month…Are You Prepared?

Are You REALLY Secure? Follow This Checklist To Know For Sure   When everything is going well, the last thing you want to do is think about what will happen when something goes wrong. It can be easy to think that just because you’ve recently bought some new hardware, or updated your security software, or […]

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What Is RDP And Why Is The FBI Warning Companies About This?

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) released a public service announcement at the end of September 2018, alerting companies about the risks of allowing RDP endpoints to be exposed online. The IC3, a division of The US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), is sending out the alarm to U.S. businesses about their concerns that millions […]

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Important News: Potential Facebook Data Breach

Facebook Was Breached Were You Or A Facebook Friend Affected? Facebook has confirmed that more than 50 million user accounts have been breached. They made the announcement today, Friday, September 28th.  However, their engineering team discovered the security breach back on Tuesday, September 25th, 2018. They tell us that the vulnerability has been fixed and the […]

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