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4 Common Technology Budgeting Mistakes

4 Common Technology Budgeting Mistakes

Are you planning to include your IT needs in your annual budget this year? If so, congratulations! You’re doing something incredible to ensure your small business’ success. Budgeting for technology can be tricky. On the one hand, you want to be ready for anything, but you also don’t want to overspend and waste valuable resources. […]

Protect Your Business Against Accounting Redirect Scams

Protect Your Business Against Accounting Redirect Scams

Accounting redirect scams are one of the biggest financial threats to organizations today. This form of cyber-attack occurs when a fraudster poses as a company supplier over email. In their message, they’ll tell you that their payment details have recently been updated and provide you with new billing information to defraud your company. You might […]

The Swiss Cheese Model For Risk: Your Starting Point For Effective Cybersecurity

The Swiss Cheese Model For Risk: Your Starting Point For Effective Cybersecurity

By 2025, it’s estimated that cybercrime will cost the global economy a huge $10.5 trillion annually. It’s easy to understand why. As organizations embrace cloud tools and hybrid working, the attack surface is growing rapidly. At the same time, cyber-attackers are becoming more conniving and sophisticated, meaning more organizations are falling victim to successful attacks […]

Phishing Scams: What To Watch Out For

Phishing Scams: What To Watch Out For

Phishing scams are rising year on year. In 2021, over one in three Canadians were targeted by a phishing attack. Given the notoriety of these scams, it’s vital that individuals learn the signs to recognize these scams so they don’t fall victim. What is Phishing? Phishing is a form of cyber attack in which a […]

Should I Outsource my Businesses I.T

Should I Outsource my Businesses I.T

Business owners often wonder, should I Outsource my I.T. Department? We usually respond by asking a question of our own – Do you think I.T. is a role, or is it a department?  We believe that it is next to impossible to fulfill all the expectations of the typical business’ technology plans with one person.  […]

What Is Microsoft Defender for Individuals & What Does It Do?

What Is Microsoft Defender for Individuals & What Does It Do?

When you hear about Microsoft adding security apps to M365, it’s often the business versions. But the pandemic has changed the way that we see the workplace. It’s now a hybrid world. One made up of several connected “mini-offices” located in employee homes. The outsourcing market has also contributed to the change in company networks. […]

3 Types of Cyber Insurance You Need to Know About

3 Types of Cyber Insurance You Need to Know About

As the world becomes more digitized and cybercrime increases, the need for cyber insurance is something businesses should not overlook. If your company handles, transmits or stores sensitive data, you need to know about cyber insurance. Cyber insurance is intended to protect businesses from the monetary losses arising from a cyber incident that could jeopardize […]

3 Times Businesses Were Denied Cyber Insurance Payouts

3 Times Businesses Were Denied Cyber Insurance Payouts

Cyber insurance is a type of insurance that protects businesses from financial losses that can result from a cyberattack. While it’s an essential tool for businesses of all sizes, there are some facts you should be aware of before purchasing a policy. Just because you have cyber insurance, it doesn’t mean you are guaranteed a […]

Don’t Fall for These Cyber Insurance Myths

Don’t Fall for These Cyber Insurance Myths

As the world increasingly moves online, so do the risks to our businesses. Cyber insurance is one way to help your business recover following a cyberattack. It covers financial losses caused by events such as data breaches, cyber theft, ransomware and more. Cyber insurance can be beneficial in many ways since it typically covers the […]

How an IT Service Provider Can Help With Cyber Insurance

How an IT Service Provider Can Help With Cyber Insurance

When looking for cyber insurance for your small business, you may find it hard to navigate technology and insurance jargon. There are even different types of cyber coverage and you might not be sure what you need because you’re not a cybersecurity expert. Plus, once you do have coverage, there’s always the risk of not […]

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

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