Tag: Coronavirus

16
Aug

Remote Work: Your Employees May Quit Without It

Written by: Jay H. The coronavirus pandemic uprooted the workplace as we knew it. Seemingly overnight, organizations relocated entire workforces into remote environments. However, with vaccinations steadily rolling out, long-forgotten pre-pandemic activities are resuming, including attending concerts, dining in at restaurants, traveling and office work. However, a recent survey from Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies suggests that few Canadians

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29
Jul

The Phishing Tactic Cybercriminals Are Using To Trick You

Written by: Jay H. Phishing campaigns are fraudulent attempts to gain sensitive information such as passwords, usernames, and credit card information from victims. These scam attempts are a lucrative business for cybercriminals and the most popular way to distribute malware. In fact, phishing attempts impacted 75 percent of organizations in 2020. Given this, businesses recognize the importance of security awareness training to

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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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3
May

Apple iOS 14.5: New Features Focused On Privacy

Written by: Jay H. Apple released iOS and iPadOS 14.5.1 to the public on April 26. This update is particularly exciting for Apple users due to several new features focused on user privacy and experience. New Privacy Features The most significant feature in the new update is App Tracking Transparency (ATT), which shows which apps are tracking you as you

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21
Mar

Is Your Organization Mitigating The Risks Of Remote Work?

Written by: Jay H. The coronavirus pandemic abruptly forced employees from the office into their homes. Unfortunately, this unprecedented transition left employees exposed to numerous cybersecurity risks. A recent survey conducted by software vendor Lynx Software examines these threats and how to mitigate them. In a survey of 1,000 working Americans, Lynx found that a cybersecurity attack has impacted 36%

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13
Mar

How Vaccine-Related Phishing Attacks Are Threatening Your Organization

  Written by: Jay H. The rollout of coronavirus vaccines offers hope for many to resume normality soon. However, many people have questions regarding when, where, and how they will receive their first doses. Amongst the confusion, attackers have seized the opportunity to exploit the situation and launched waves of vaccine-related phishing scams. Vaccine-Related Domains Registered According to a recent blog post

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2
Mar

6 Ways To Improve Your Work From Home Space

Written by: Jay H. We’re approaching one year since the start of lockdowns that forced most of the workforce into a remote environment. Now, many organizations are looking to adopt remote working long-term even after the pandemic subsides. If you’re one of many full-time or part-time remote workers, you may want to make some improvements to your work area. Here

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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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