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What SMBs Should Expect From Today’s IT Service Providers

The role of an IT service provider has changed over the years. It used to be that it was enough to just be good with…

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Key Cybersecurity Requirements for Cyber Insurability

When an organization or business becomes a victim of a cybersecurity incident, having cybersecurity insurance can help with some of the costs that are associated…

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What Risks are Generally Covered Under Cyber Insurance Policies?

When an organization becomes a victim of a cybersecurity incident, having cybersecurity insurance can help with some of the costs that are associated with recovering…

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How to Prepare for a Cybersecurity Incident

A recent report by research firm, CyberEdge Group, found that 85.7% of Canadian organizations experienced at least one cyberattack within a 12-month period in 2021….

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The Benefits of Electronic Signatures for SMBs

An electronic signature is a process of attaching an encoded signature to an electronic document. Electronic signatures are legally binding based on federal and provincial…

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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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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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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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How to Implement a Successful Data Backup Routine

Data backups are absolutely essential for small and large businesses alike to prevent downtime, disruption, and delays. Without smart backup solutions, your company’s information becomes…

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The Dark Web: What Is It and Why Should You Care?

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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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Planning Your Cybersecurity Budget for 2023

For many organizations, this is the time of year for forecasts and budgets for the upcoming year. From an IT perspective there are many considerations…

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