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Preparing to Create Your Incident Response Plan

Often, when we consider creating incident response plans, we have cyber incidents in mind. This is not surprising, given the ever-increasing frequency of cyber attacks…

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Best Practices for Cybersecurity Awareness Training Programs

Government agencies such as the Canadian Center for Cybersecurity (CCCS) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the U.S., not to mention…

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Avoid Becoming a Victim of Social Engineering

In any conversation regarding cybersecurity, the topic ultimately turns to phishing and the social engineering tactics that make this the most effective strategy for cybercriminals…

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To Pay or Not to Pay: That is the Question That Ransomware Victims Must Answer

Most people never heard of the Colonial Pipeline Company before May 2021, even though it transports 45% of all fuel consumed on the US East…

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Preparing for Compliance to the Modernization of Privacy Laws in Canada

With all the different legislation either already enacted or being enacted in different jurisdictions, organizations may find it difficult to determine what they need to…

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Have you Heard About the Cybersecurity Onion?

Cybersecurity continues to be a top concern for businesses in Canada. This is not a surprise. In 2021, 85.7% of Canadian organizations experienced at least…

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The Modernization of Privacy Laws and What This Means for Your Business

In a digital world where personal information is so easily collected and may easily be used for malicious intent, concerns about privacy and the protection…

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How to Prepare for Disruptions Caused by Cloud Service Outages

You don’t have to look very hard to find examples of cloud service outages. In June of last year, a huge cloud service outage caused…

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MicroAge Kingston Named One of the Best IT Support Companies in Canada

MicroAge Kingston was selected as one of the 50 Best Managed IT Companies in Canada for the 5th year in a row! It’s such a privilege and an honour. Everyone who is selected to receive the award is equally ranked and recognized as one of the top 50. They are all evaluated on their best business practices. Over 1500 Canadian IT companies qualified, and only 50 were ultimately selected to receive the award.

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Don’t Leave Your Cloud App Data Vulnerable

When cloud computing was first introduced, most businesses were reluctant to try the apps being offered by public cloud service providers. Companies were mainly concerned…

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Why Collaboration Data Needs to be Backed Up

In today’s business environment, the majority of collaboration content is acted upon and stored electronically in Software as a Service (SaaS) applications such as M365….

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What is the Difference Between Cloud Storage and Cloud Backup?

The cloud has become more pervasive in the last few years and in particular, the last two years. It has certainly helped businesses with their…

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31 Tips to Keep Your People and Your Business Cybersafe

Whether you engage with an IT service provider like MicroAge or you have an internal IT team, there are some basic security practices that should be…

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As service providers to more than 300 companies, the dedicated professionals at MicroAge are second to none when it comes to managed services. By improving efficiency, cutting costs and reducing downtime, we can help you achieve your business goals!

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Advantages of IT Staffing Services for Your Business

Competent and trustworthy staff are the key to any successful business, but it can be difficult at times to find the right professionals suited for…

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Digital Transformation – Now or Never

Digital transformation has been a buzzword for years and every year, pundits declared that this was the year of digital transformation.  IDC predicted in late 2018…

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Everything You Should Know About Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

Most of us only use five or fewer passwords for all the applications and services we use. That includes both work related and personal apps…

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3 Very Risky Practices to Avoid When it Comes to Cybersecurity

With so many different types of cyberattacks being launched against companies these days, a common question among businesses looking to improve their defenses is “Where…

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Find Out What Data Microsoft Is Saving about You

If you use Windows 10 and have a Microsoft account, you can easily see the types of data that Microsoft has stored about you. Learn where you can find this data and how to delete it.

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