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How to Password Protect an App on Your Android Device

How to Password Protect an App on Your Android Device

Have you ever wanted to put access to certain apps on your phone or tablet under an extra layer of security? There are all sorts of reasons people might want this. Maybe you want to share your phone with a child, but you don’t want little Johnny messing with work apps or your grown-up Netflix account. As...

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How to Keep Your Business Safe From the Dark Web

How to Keep Your Business Safe From the Dark Web

Assassins for hire, drugs by mail order, and fake passports: What do all these things have in common? You can find them all on the dark web. “Okay …” you may be thinking, “Sounds like a blast — but how does this affect me and my business?” Well, most likely, you’re not surfing the dark web for fake travel...

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How Can You Focus Your Company on Reliable Anti-malware Strategies?

How Can You Focus Your Company on Reliable Anti-malware Strategies?

Organizations across the country are learning from cyber attacks perpetrated in Atlanta, Newark, and Sarasota. Similarly, large targets such as San Francisco’s transit authority and Cleveland’s airport have also been targeted. The growing threat from ransomware, which locks up the victim’s device and files, is hard to track down to the source. Fortunately, many attacks are preventable...

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9 Cybersecurity Terms You Need To Know

9 Cybersecurity Terms You Need To Know

Every business should have a comprehensive cybersecurity plan and a competent team that can execute that plan. Otherwise, cybercriminals and malicious actors can and most likely will take advantage of security vulnerabilities to access company data and cause damage. But as important as it is to have skilled IT professionals looking out for your business, it is...

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Happy Canada Day

Happy Canada Day

Got Your Sparklers Handy? To make the most out of what we hope will be a gorgeous Canada Day long weekend, we will be closing our office for the day on Monday, July 1st.     Of course, just because it’s a holiday, that doesn’t mean you’ll have to make do without us. You’ll be able to...

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Introducing Canada’s Digital Charter

Introducing Canada’s Digital Charter

Technology is rapidly entering all areas of commerce, banking and society due to increased digital communications both in person and online. Much of the business that Canadians do every day is assisted by technology including shopping for groceries, promoting a brand and socializing with friends and family. “Data is a resource that companies use to be more...

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How To Remove Microsoft Office Metadata?

How To Remove Microsoft Office Metadata?

This article covers the definition of metadata and how to view, manage and delete it in Microsoft applications. What is Metadata? Metadata is information about your data. It contains facts that can’t be disputed, the same way data does. Here is an example from Microsoft Word. Let’s say you’re writing a letter to a co-worker. The letter...

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What Can A Business Impact Analysis Do For Your Organization?

What Can A Business Impact Analysis Do For Your Organization?

When a company functions at a high level, productivity and profitability appear seamless. But it’s also incumbent on decision-makers to understand the potential ramifications for business disruption. Without a working knowledge of how a breakdown in one area of an operation impacts the other moving parts, viable solutions remain out of reach. Determined industry leaders take proactive...

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Cyber Security Advice: 6 Crucial Strategies

Cyber Security Advice: 6 Crucial Strategies

Cyber security is more important than ever before. The news is full of stories of leaks and breaches large and small. Some of these result from sophisticated, targeted hacks, and others occur thanks to enterprising hackers taking advantage of security holes in insecure or out-of-date software. At the end of the day, though, just about every organization...

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How to Make Calls with Amazon Alexa

How to Make Calls with Amazon Alexa

  Did you know you can use just about any Amazon Echo device to make phone calls for free? You can do the same in the Alexa app on iOS or Android, whether or not you have an Echo device. You can also call others in your contacts on their Echo devices instead of their phones. These...

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Important Warning From The FBI

Important Warning From The FBI

Hackers Now Using HTTPS To Trick Victims Via Phishing Scams Everything you’ve heard about the safety of https sites is now in question. According to a recent FBI public service announcement, hackers are incorporating website certificates (third-party verification that a site is secure) when sending potential victims phishing emails that imitate trustworthy companies or email contacts. These phishing...

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Which Application Rules Supreme: Outlook or GMail

Which Application Rules Supreme: Outlook or GMail

Currently, 30% of email addresses change every year. The majority of these changes are business related. No one wants to deal with the problems that come with changing personal contact information. Quite often, personal emails are attached to personal bills and subscriptions as well. When the big change happens and it is time to make a move,...

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