9
Dec

How To Secure Your Wi-Fi Network

Written by: Jay H. Your router is your gateway to the Internet, and vulnerabilities can allow others to access your network and data. Whether it be piggybackers (people who mooch your Wi-Fi) or nefarious hackers, you want to keep your Wi-Fi safe and secure. Learn how to secure your Wi-Fi network with these simple steps. 1. Change the wireless password

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2
Dec

6 Benefits Of Cloud Computing

Written by: Jay H. Cloud hosting has grown in popularity in recent years. In fact, by the end of 2020, sixty-seven percent of enterprise software infrastructure is projected to become cloud-based. So, why are so many organizations migrating to the cloud? Learn all of the benefits of cloud computing with us. Cost-Efficient One of the biggest reasons businesses say they

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27
Nov

How To Tell If Your Computer Has A Virus

Written by: Jay H. Computer viruses do more than only slow down your computer – they can impact your PC’s functions, download more malware, spread to other computers, and delete or steal your files. So, learn how to tell if your computer has a virus and how to prevent them from infecting your PC in the first place. Types Of

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25
Nov

Our WorkSafeBC COVID-19 Protection Plan

Written by: Jay H. At Design2Web IT, ensuring the health of our clients and staff is our top priority. As such, we want to detail how we are taking precautions to ensure everyone stays safe and healthy. We are following the WorkSafeBC four-level protection plan to reduce the risk of exposure. All staff must follow these safety protocols. First Level Protection –

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20
Nov

How To Make A Strong Password

Written by: Jay H. 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

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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 hosts’ option to temporarily pause their meeting and remove a disruptive participant. Hosts can stop all video, audio, in-meeting chat, annotation, screen sharing, and recording by

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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 rely 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 investment

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28
Oct

5 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 the following 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

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