23
Jul

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA): What It Is And How It Works

Written by: Jay H. Keeping your data secure is more critical now than ever. With hackers and scammers continually looking for ways to gain access to your personal information, you must take steps to protect yourself. An easy and effective way to secure your data is by enabling two-factor authentication (2FA). Find out what two-factor authentication is and how it

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3
Jul

What Is Ransomware And How To Prevent It

Written by: Jay H. What Is Ransomware? Cybercriminals use several measures to exploit people for money, and ransomware is one of them. Ransomware is a form of malware that denies users access to their files through encryption until the attacker receives ransom payment. Once the user pays the ransom, there is no guarantee that the victim will recover their files.

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19
Jun

How To Properly Clean Your Electronics

Written by: Jay H. Given how much we rely on our phones, it should come as no surprise that they get dirty quickly. However, did you know that your phone could be carrying 10 times more bacteria than a toilet seat? Keeping our electronics clean is essential in preventing the spread of germs and viruses, but before you dunk everything

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2
Jun

4 Tiers of IT Support Explained

Written by: Jay H. IT support has many levels to it, each devoted to resolving user issues as efficiently as possible. After reading this article, you will be familiar with the different tiers of IT support and each level’s capabilities. The Role of IT Support Technical support assists users of products or services. Usually, IT support helps customers solve specific

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24
May

5 Ways To Speed Up Your Computer

Written by: Jay H. If you’ve ever used a slow computer, you know the frustrations an underperforming PC can cause. A sluggish computer can make routine tasks, such as opening a browser, take minutes instead of seconds. Fortunately, there are simple steps you can take to give your PC’s performance a boost. Use these five recommendations to help speed up

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19
May

Report: Password Recklessness Puts Millennials At Risk

Written by: Jay H. Three-quarters of millennials are using the same password for more than ten different accounts, apps, and devices, according to a report conducted by Clario and OnePoll. Alarmingly, some even admitted they were using the same password for over fifty different accounts! These acts of password recklessness are putting millennials at risk. The concerning survey sheds light

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13
May

Study: The Greatest Cybersecurity Threats to Canadian Organizations

Written By: Jay H. Ransomware and business email compromise are the leading cybersecurity threats to Canadian organizations, according to a new report. In its annual Canadian Cybersecurity Trends Study, law firm Blakes notes tactics that rely on human error are on the rise. “We have observed that more sophisticated ransomware variants are emerging at an accelerated rate,” said the report’s

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7
May

5 Online Marketing Methods Proven To Work

Written by: Jay H. The world has gone digital. Online marketing is essential to reach your audience. Need some ideas on ramping up your online marketing efforts? Here are five ways to reach out to your client base through online marketing methods: Webinars A webinar, or web-based seminar, is an online real-time video conference. This event allows participants to join

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28
Apr

Report: Targeted Attacks Are Leading Cybersecurity Incidents

Written by: Jay H. According to a report released by security vendor Positive Technologies, cybercrime is on the rise, and targeted attacks are the leading cybersecurity incidents. Using data collected last year, the organization found that targeted attacks made up 60 percent of incidents, a 5 percent rise from 2018. The top sectors targeted were government, industry, healthcare, science, education,

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21
Apr

5 Best Video Conferencing Apps Compared

Organizations and individuals alike have been flocking to video conferencing tools to keep in contact while working remotely. With so many video conferencing apps available, which one is most appropriate for which situation? We’ve evaluated five popular video conferencing apps: FaceTime Automatically integrated into Apple devices, FaceTime is a useful application for Apple enthusiasts. With one tap, a voice call

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