Tag: Electronics

16
Dec

How To Protect Your Eyes From Blue Light

Written by: Jay H. Most people use their digital devices for a significant number of hours in their day. Canadians average six hours per day connected to the Internet with any device, and this number is only growing as our digital life becomes more entwined with our physical life. With all of this time in front of screens, people are

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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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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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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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19
Oct

Zoom Finally Has End-To-End Encryption

Written by: Jay H. Zoom has announced that end-to-end encryption (E2EE) is finally available for free and paid users globally. The feature is available as a technical preview for thirty days, during which Zoom is soliciting feedback from users. E2EE is available on Zoom desktop client version 5.4.0 for Mac and PC, the Zoom Android and Apple apps, and Zoom

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12
Oct

What Is A VPN (Virtual Private Network)?

Written by: Jay H. A VPN (virtual private network) is a technology used to increase your privacy and security online. It works by connecting your computer to a server run by a VPN provider using an encrypted connection. Then, the data transferred between you and the server is kept safe from hackers. Using a VPN strengthens your online protection. Since

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14
Sep

In-House IT vs. MSP: Which Is Better?

Written by: Jay H. There comes the point when you must choose an IT services team for your business. So, should you outsource to an MSP or hire in-house IT personnel? Which is better for your business? Learn about both options and decide which is best suited for you. In-House IT Having an in-house IT support team allows businesses to

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1
Sep

How To Improve Your Wi-Fi

Written by Jay H. A poor Internet connection can make online browsing slow and frustrating. Luckily, there are some steps you can take to improve the quality of your Wi-Fi and boost your Internet speed. Use the following suggestions to help improve your Wi-Fi quality: 6 Ways To Improve Your Wi-Fi Move your router If your router is in the

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