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Creating Your Incident Response Plan 

In a previous article we wrote about the activities and information required to create an effective incident response plan. In this article we will talk…

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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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Patch Management Best Practices

Right up there with human error, unpatched systems are one of the top causes of data breaches. According to the Ponemon Institute, over 57% of…

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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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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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5 Reasons to Back Up Your Microsoft 365 Data

Many SMBs have moved to the cloud to take advantage of all the benefits that it can offer. A common misconception, however, is that the…

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3 Critical Cyber Threats For Businesses in 2019

Malware, vulnerabilities, and social engineering are some of the main concerns for IT security professionals. Although the tactics used to target businesses and individuals are…

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5 Benefits of an Optimized IT Infrastructure

Is your current IT infrastructure helping your business thrive in its industry or creating obstacles for growth? If you’re still not using cloud technologies to…

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3 Advantages of Using Cloud Infrastructure

Everyone knows that cloud computing is a hot trend, and its adoption should only increase over the next few years. According to one study published…

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3 Ways to Reduce Your IT Costs

Are you looking for ways to reduce your IT costs? Here are three proven strategies to make your company more efficient, profitable, and innovative: IT…

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How to Avoid Staffing Outages with IT Staffing Services

Your staff and the abilities they possess are what can make or break your business. Having a fully staffed team can make any challenge easy…

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