May 2021

31
May

Why Your Law Firm Needs Managed IT Services

Written by: Jay H. Your law practice relies on information technology to operate. However, issues arise with technology that your in-house staff may not have the capabilities to manage, including outages, data loss, regulatory compliance, cybercrime, and cloud migration. For this reason, many law firms are partnering with managed IT service providers to handle their information technology needs. Benefits Of

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30
May

Is Your Industry One Of These Now Being Targeted By Cybercriminals?

Written by: Jay H. One of the biggest cybersecurity mistakes organizations make is thinking they are “too small” to be targeted by hackers. Every business is at risk of data breaches, malware, ransomware, or other cybercriminal attackers. Yet, data shows that some industries are some susceptible than others. Mainly, industries such as healthcare, finance, and education have been prime targets

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28
May

Why Your Financial Firm Needs Managed IT Services

Written by: Jay H. Your financial firm, like most organizations, relies on information technology for daily operations. However, issues arise with technology that your in-house staff may not have the capabilities to manage, including outages, data loss, regulatory compliance, cybercrime, and cloud migration. For this reason, many accounting and financial firms are turning to managed IT service providers (MSP) to

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26
May

How Your Remote Team May Be Sharing Sensitive Business Data

Written by: Jay H. Business collaboration tools like Microsoft 365 have been the backbone of many organizations throughout the pandemic. However, according to a new survey from data management firm Veritas Technologies, employee misuse of these channels can put company data at risk. The report highlights the dangers of misusing instant messaging (IM) and collaboration tools and offers organizations ways

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24
May

Why Your Small Business Needs Managed IT Services

Written by: Jay H. As a small-medium business (SMB) owner, you face many challenges and opportunities every day. Remaining relevant and competitive in an ever-evolving market is one issue all business owners face. To accomplish this, SMB owners should look to partner with a managed service provider (MSP). An MSP delivers IT solutions for your SMB, including managed IT services,

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18
May

Cybercrimes Cost Americans Over $4.8 Billion In 2020: FBI Report

Written by: Jay H. According to a new report released by the FBI, cybercrimes cost Americans over $4.8 billion last year. In its annual Internet Crime Report, the organization announced that it received over 791,790 reports of suspected cybercrime. Alarmingly, this number is a 69% increase in total complaints from 2019. The top three crimes reported by victims were phishing scams (241,342),

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14
May

FragAttacks: The Security Flaws Affecting All Wi-Fi Devices

Written by: Jay H. On May 12, 2021, security researchers disclosed a new collection of security vulnerabilities that affect all Wi-Fi devices. These vulnerabilities, called FragAttacks, appear to impact every Wi-Fi device ever created. Here’s what you need to know about FragAttacks. What Are FragAttacks? FragAttacks stand for fragmentation and aggregation attacks. They are a collection of security vulnerabilities affecting Wi-Fi

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11
May

Canada Is At Risk Of Ransomware Attacks On Critical Infrastructure

Written by: Jay H. According to a Canadian security expert, the ransomware attack on a major U.S. gas pipeline should be a wake-up call for complacent Canadians. “My sense is we are seriously vulnerable, and this [attack] is a major canary in the coal mine,” Christian Leuprecht, a security and defence expert and Queen’s University professor, said in an interview days

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8
May

How Scammers Are Bypassing Your Email Security Measures

Written by: Jay H. Phishing campaigns are regular occurrences; in fact, 1 in every 99 emails sent is a phishing attack. Although there are security measures to block these scam attempts, scammers employ methods to bypass these defences. Security defence organization Armorblox found several examples of emails that made it into users’ inboxes and provided tips to defend against these attacks.

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4
May

iOS 14.5.1: Apple Issues Important Security Update

Written by: Jay H. Just one week after Apple released iOS 14.5, the tech giant is urging users to upgrade to iOS 14.5.1. This back-to-back update is for a good reason since it fixes several critical security vulnerabilities cybercriminals are actively exploiting. According to a post from Apple regarding the security content of iOS 14.5.1, two WebKit bugs may be

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