Social Engineering

You walk into the office on Monday morning, and the first thing your colleague says is; “Did the password I sent you this weekend work to get into the accounting files?” You have absolutely no clue what they’re talking about, so you look at them in confusion. Your colleague goes on to say, “The password? […]

4 Ways to Combat Social Phishing Attacks

Phishing, in all its forms, is the most common method of cyber-attack and has been responsible for everything from ransomware to credential theft part. Cyber criminals are carefully crafting these attacks to mimic your trusted partners (banks, streaming services, governments, etc.) to trick us all into giving away our information and to gain access to […]

The 4 Pillars of IT

Most business experts agree that Finance, Operations, H.R, and Sales are the key areas of every business’s operations that must be managed for a successful outcome. It is our opinion that Information Technology needs to be included in those planning and strategy conversations as well. The problem is that most business operators don’t have a […]

A Resilient Organization Starts with Cyber Resilience —Here’s Why

A Resilient Organization Starts with Cyber Resilience. Here’s Why Global events, such as recessions and pandemics, create enormous social and economic challenges that impact organizations and their management. From employee and customer satisfaction to financial difficulties, supply chain disruption and skyrocketing cyberattacks, top-level management oversees a wide range of concerns. As business owners aim to […]

Building the Culture—Implementing Work From Home Security for Your Team

Building the Culture—Implementing Work From Home Security for Your Team Digital tools are only as effective as the people using them. It is up to business owners to maintain clear protocols and threat understandings as their workforce shifts to a hybrid work model where staff may choose to work from either home, the office, or […]

The Work From Home Data Risks: A New Perspective

The Work From Home Data Risks: A New Perspective The COVID-19 pandemic changed the landscape of the corporate world drastically. Rolling lockdowns, shelter-in-place orders, bans on gatherings for safety purposes, and international travel restrictions meant the world could no longer function as it had during pre-pandemic times. This shift was equally impactful for businesses and […]

Protecting Your Business From Cybercrime During Work From Home Orders

Protecting Your Business From Cybercrime During Work From Home Orders The Coronavirus crisis has changed the world as we know it. With social distancing, lockdowns, and work from home becoming the “new normal,” cybercriminals are finding ways to exploit the situation by taking advantage of security vulnerabilities that didn’t previously exist. Many businesses are finding […]

Operational and Data Integrity Risks of IoT for SMBs

Operational and Data Integrity Risks of IoT for SMBs The continued rise in the number of Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices has brought about a host of security challenges for many businesses. Most small and medium businesses don’t even realize that they have IOT devices – but if you have an internet enabled thermostat, […]

Cyber Extortion Can Wipe Your Business Off the Map! Cyber Insurance Can Help Protect It

Our modern working world has brought about changes in the cyber risk profiles of small and medium businesses in Canada – most companies depend entirely on their computers, so much so that any interruption or cyber-attack can bring their operations to a dead stop. Tier 3 I.T. Solutions are experienced in preventing and mitigating damages […]