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Building A Zero Trust Network For Small Business with Microsoft 365

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In the era of total connectivity, companies who follow the old ways of doing network security are running great risks. It’s important to understand the Zero Trust Network for small business, why this is the new networking standard for IT security, and how to get started with Microsoft 365. A networked world offers cyber attackers…

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Cyber Crime Prevention For Small Business Budgets

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When hackers breach the security of corporations it makes headlines. When they hit small to medium sized businesses (SMB’s), you rarely hear about it. Very few people are aware that SMB’s are targeted by cyber criminals. Here we cover the current threat landscape, and cyber crime prevention for small business budgets. According to Verizon’s 2013…

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The Limitations Of Antivirus – A Small Business Owner’s Guide

It’s easy to assume it won’t happen to you, until it does. Cyber criminals are targeting small businesses in a big way – and the consequences can be shocking. To protect your sensitive data and prevent security issues, our team at TUCU present this free guide to malware and viruses so that you can understand…

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Ransomware Statistics In Canada – 2017 to 2018 Update

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Canadian Ransomware Statistics Update Cyber crime is still going strong, and small business owners are suffering. Ransomware, created in 2013, is a new favourite among cyber criminals. This malicious software is designed to block access to a computer system, denying access to data until a sum of money is paid. For small business owners, it…

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5 Tips For Small Business Data Security Improvements

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If sensitive data plays any role in your small business, you need to protect it. Sensitive data can be email correspondence with a client, payment information, financial records, personal identification used to approve or secure services or loans, health related information, legal case file information and more.  With more advanced and complex IT systems constantly evolving,…

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Canadian Companies and Ransomware

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Canadian Companies More Likely To Pay Ransomware Demands The following findings were the Canadian portion of a study of 540 respondents in 4 countries, and it seems Canadians were more likely to pay ransomware demands.  The study was undertaken by Osterman Research, published by Malware Bytes and reported on by Profit Guide. In this small…

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