Christmas is a holiday that allows one to truly express how they feel about the season, but many tend to overlook safety when it comes to decorating their home. Christmas trees are an excellent example, as many forget the responsibility that comes along with having a tree covered with lights and decorations. Being responsible for about 13 million dollars in damage every year, Christmas trees are much more dangerous than they look. Between heating sources in a poor location, electrical malfunction, or tree dryness, a Christmas tree can quickly make your living space a death trap.
Safety Precautions for Real Christmas Trees
If you feel as if Christmas wouldn’t be the same without a real tree, here’s a few tips one can utilize to avoid making a call to the fire department in the future:
You can never be too cautious when it comes to fire prevention.
Scott Gallupe of 403Tech Discusses Cybersecurity Threats in Business in Calgary Article
The COVID-19 pandemic sent businesses scrambling to pivot from an office-based environment to a remote workforce. A recent issue of Business in Calgary featured 403Tech President Scott Gallupe, who advised on how local businesses can protect their IT systems from cybersecurity threats. He explained that passwords and video collaboration tools are possible entryways for viruses and malware. The article, Alright, Stop, Collaborate and Listen, features several local IT leaders, describes the issues faced by business owners during the pandemic and provides guidance on ways to protect business data from ransomware and other types of cyberattacks.