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DMARC, DKIM, SPF Record – Improve Email Security

If you want to improve your spam score, increase email deliverability, stop ending up in junk folders, and reduce phishing and impersonation emails from your domain, DMARC, DKIM and SPF Records can help.  As a managed IT services provider in Toronto, it’s a little shocking

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Recommended IT Policies For Small Business In Canada

Technology management is complex. Clearly defined policies provide clarity. Below is a list of some of the more common useful policies for Canadian organizations to help you manage technology, security and expectations. Recommended IT Policies BYOD Policy The legal agreement defining the use of both

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Mobility

How to Use Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM)?

Even though more and more Canadian businesses are reopening, many have decided to continue with their remote work and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) arrangements. A 2021 McKinsey survey found that 9 out 10 organizations will rely on remote and on-site working in 2022 for

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Security

Is Antivirus Enough To Protect Small Business Data?

Commercial antivirus software were wildly popular a few years ago and many companies still swear by them to protect their online IT infrastructure and computer networks. However, do their claims to protect computers from malicious attacks still hold up to modern IT security standards? The

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Definitive Guide to NIST Compliance in Canada

Even after a century since its inception in 1901, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) continues to be an extremely important body of governance for businesses all around the world, including Canada. The NIST Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure and Cybersecurity assists both

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Recommended IT Policies For Small Business In Canada

Technology management is complex. Clearly defined policies provide clarity. Below is a list of some of the more common useful policies for Canadian organizations to help you manage technology, security and expectations. Recommended IT Policies BYOD Policy The legal agreement defining the use of both

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The Dark Web and Protecting Small Business

What Is The Dark Web? The United States government created the dark web’s multi-layered tor (the onion router) technology in the mid-1990s to allow spies to anonymously exchange information. The dark web attracts a lot of bad actors. They buy and sell malware, computer exploit

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Security

How To Use Apple Business Manager for IT Security Screenings

Vendor screening is an important step that helps companies reduce their liability when working with subcontractors – helping companies mitigate contractual, fiscal, and compliance risks. According to PWC, 85% of consumers are not willing to do business with organizations if they have doubts about their

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Mobility

How to prevent data loss with a remote work team?

Enabling Data Loss Prevention for Remote Work on a Budget For most companies in Canada, working remotely was not a choice, and the transition was rushed during a crisis. Consequently, companies, especially SMBs are unprepared for the various risks that come with remote work. Canadian

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Mobility

How to Use Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM)?

Even though more and more Canadian businesses are reopening, many have decided to continue with their remote work and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) arrangements. A 2021 McKinsey survey found that 9 out 10 organizations will rely on remote and on-site working in 2022 for

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Mobility

Using Microsoft Intune to Protect Employee Devices

According to a recent survey of 1,400 CIS officers in 14 countries (including Canada), 63% of Canadian businesses have seen a rise in targeted cyber attacks since switching to remote work. According to the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses, more than a quarter of their

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How To Reduce the Cost of BYOD in 5 Steps

Many small businesses in Canada are making remote work a permanent part of their business. However, not everyone is doing this with the same efficiency (or profitability). For instance, an Oxford Economics study found that organizations that provide employees with devices spend more on average

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Guide to PCI DSS Compliance In Canada

Content Intro What is PCI DSS? How to become PCIDSS compliant? Compliance Assessment Tools 3 ways to become compliant Cost of compliance Benefits of compliance Wrapping Up The Allianz Risk Barometer report for 2020 found that cyber incidents posed the biggest risk to businesses in

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Guide to COBIT Compliance for Business in Canada

In 2021, Canadian businesses must have an internal conversation about compliance. Small and Medium Businesses in Canada are increasingly susceptible to cyberattacks. According to the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS), cybercrime is the biggest threat to Canadian businesses with more than 11 cyberattacks on

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