Tag: Coronavirus

4
Feb

New Zoom Features Prepare For Hybrid Workplaces

Written by: Jay H. Zoom has announced various new Zoom Room features that will help organizations safely transition back into the workplace. The traditional workforce has evolved, and Zoom meets the challenges of supporting in-office and remote workers simultaneously.” Whether it’s in an office, co-located space, remote location, or at home, Zoom’s platform enables organizations to put employee health and safety

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21
Jan

Ransomware: The Biggest Cyber Threat In 2021

Written by: Jay H. Ask anyone what the most notable story was for 2020, and they will likely tell you it was the coronavirus global pandemic. However, a massive digital transformation also took place, with cybercrime rates spiking to all-time highs. Cybercriminals directed ransomware attacks at sensitive industries such as health care, education, and government institutes. Unfortunately, these attacks show

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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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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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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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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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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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17
Apr

Coronavirus: Email Phishing On The Rise

Written by: Jay H. Amongst the chaos created by the coronavirus, scammers are scheming ways to capitalize on peoples’ fears. According to security firm Barracuda Networks, the amount of coronavirus-related email phishing attacks has steadily increased since January. Also, there has been an unprecedented spike since the end of February, with a 667 percent increase in coronavirus email phishing. From

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13
Apr

Report: Latest Cybersecurity Threats And How To Protect Yourself

  Written by: Jay H. Cybercriminals have been taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to target individuals and organizations. A report released by cybersecurity vendor Nuspire details the latest cybersecurity threats and how to protect yourself against them. Nuspire analyzed more than 90 billion traffic logs from the first quarter of 2020 and found malware, botnets, and exploits as the most

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