What’s the Difference Between Multi-Factor Authentication Options? (SMS, App, Security Key)

Cloud adoption is nearly complete in Canada, with 92% of all businesses here using public cloud services. Cloud-based tools have become indispensable during the pandemic because they make business processes and data available from anywhere. But with the flexibility of the cloud services also comes new security challenges. One of the biggest dangers with online environments is password breaches. All too often business SaaS tools (Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, Salesforce, etc.) are only protected by user passwords, and unfortunately, people often adopt poor password habits. Some of these bad habits that put company cloud accounts at risk are: Reusing passwords … Read more

Does Your Business Have a Disaster Recovery Plan?

Today’s business landscape would have been unrecognizable 30 years ago, thanks to the implementation of Information Technology to manage and run operations. With such a reliance on IT, business needs to mitigate risks and implement a disaster recovery strategy to ensure there is continuity in the business even though IT infrastructure fails in any way. Data disasters come in many forms – some can be natural such as an earthquake or flood, some are technical such as utility disruptions or blackouts, and others are human-based such as cyberattacks or human errors. The financial impact of an IT disaster on businesses … Read more

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Does Your Business Do Enough To Mitigate Risk?

Every business should have a strategy and best practices in place to mitigate risks of online hacks, unauthorized access and breaches of security. Businesses hold a large amount of data and personal information about their business practices, staff, contractors and customers. With the privilege of data collection comes the responsibility to protect it from harm. Don’t wait until it’s too late and your brand ends up headlining the news because there was a hack and data leak. This type of damage is difficult to overcome, and many businesses have had to close their doors after a data breach. Step #1 … Read more

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Do You Need Dark Web Monitoring Services For Your Business?

  Businesses today hold a lot of electronic data. Whether your business is an online store, B2B, B2C, manufacturing business, or anything in between, it is likely that you hold a lot of sensitive and confidential information about your staff, contractors, and customers (such as social insurance numbers, addresses, dates of birth, banking information, usernames, passwords, etc). Hacks and data breaches are a threat to all businesses! You Have A Duty Of Care As a business, you have a duty of care to protect sensitive data that you hold on your staff, contractors and customers, and mitigate your risk against … Read more