Tag: Coronavirus

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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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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