Jay Heppner

25
Nov

Our WorksafeBC COVID-19 Protection Plan

Written by: Jay H. At Design2Web, ensuring the health of our clients and staff is our top priority. So, we want to detail the ways we are taking precautions to make sure everyone stays healthy and safe. We are following the Worksafe BC four-level protection plan to reduce the risk of exposure. All staff must follow these protocols. First Level Protection –

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20
Nov

How To Make A Strong Password

The importance of strong passwords has been reiterated. Websites tell you to add capitalizations, special characters, and extra letters to your passwords. However, it isn’t enough to use one strong password everywhere. If a data leak happens, hackers could have access to your entire digital life, including financial and personal information. Elements Of A Strong Password So, what makes a

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19
Nov

Report: Organizations Facing Increased Cyber Threats

Written by: Jay H. Organizations are facing increased cyber threats, according to a new report released by the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security. “Over the past two years, targeting of industrial processes and ransomware attacks have become regular occurrences resulting in major impacts, including reputational damage, productivity loss, legal repercussions, recovery expenses, and damage to infrastructure and operations,” said authors

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18
Nov

Zoom: New Features To Combat Meeting Disruptions

Written by: Jay H. Zoom has introduced new security features to combat disruptive meeting participants, in conjunction with other tools to keep meetings secure. New Security Tools Suspend Participant Activities The new security features include an option for hosts to temporarily pause their meeting and remove a disruptive participant. Hosts can stop all video, audio, in-meeting chat, annotation, screen sharing, and

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12
Nov

Coronavirus Cyberthreats in 2021

Written by: Jay H. The coronavirus has impacted all aspects of our lives, including cyberspace. Businesses were forced to quickly transition their workforces to remote environments, creating opportunities for cybercriminals to strike. As the pandemic continues into 2021, expectations are that these attacks will increase. In a report released by cyber threat intelligence provider Check Point Research, there are three

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10
Nov

Connecting 98% of Canadians To High-Speed Internet By 2026

Written by: Jay H. Months after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadians are relying on the Internet for work, school, and communication. However, many communities still don’t have access to the proper infrastructure needed for this new digital reality. So, the Government of Canada is working to connect all Canadians to high-speed Internet. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced an

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28
Oct

4 Reasons You Should Outsource Your IT Services

Written by: Jay H. You have enough to concentrate on your business. Why add managing your own IT services to the list? Outsource your IT services to take the workload off yourself and gain numerous benefits. You Save On Costs Attracting, retaining, and training IT staff is expensive. You have to pay their wages even if their services aren’t always required.

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19
Oct

Zoom Finally Has End-To-End Encryption

Written by: Jay H. Zoom has announced that end-to-end encryption (E2EE) is finally available for free and paid users globally. The feature is available as a technical preview for thirty days, during which Zoom is soliciting feedback from users. E2EE is available on Zoom desktop client version 5.4.0 for Mac and PC, the Zoom Android and Apple apps, and Zoom

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12
Oct

What Is A VPN (Virtual Private Network)?

Written by: Jay H. A VPN (virtual private network) is a technology used to increase your privacy and security online. It works by connecting your computer to a server run by a VPN provider using an encrypted connection. Then, the data transferred between you and the server is kept safe from hackers. Using a VPN strengthens your online protection. Since

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14
Sep

In-House IT vs. MSP: Which Is Better?

Written by: Jay H. There comes a point when you must choose an IT services team for your business. So, should you outsource to an MSP or hire in-house IT personnel? Which is better for your business? Learn about both options and decide which is best suited for you. In-House IT Having an in-house IT support team allows businesses to

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