What comes to mind when you think of security? For a lot of people, they think about locked gates, barbed wire, armed guard, cameras, and biometric and iris scanners. But what about computer security? Well, generally the first thing that comes to mind is antivirus or antimalware protection, followed by password security, and maybe a […]
Cybersecurity Video Series: Update Your Computer NOW
Cybersecurity Video Series: The Importance of Password Security
Passwords are a critical piece of the cyber security equation for every business. Every account you have requires a password – from your Facebook and Instagram accounts to your bank, CRM and email accounts. And because we all have so many different accounts, people have a tendency to use the same password for everything.
Connectability Webinar: Shooting Phish In A Barrel – How You Can Avoid Phishing Attacks
Email scams have been around for a long time. The “Nigerian Prince” email is one of the first example of a phishing attack. These types of emails were easy enough to identify as phishing scams, but over the past few years it’s become more and more difficult to distinguish attacks from legitimate emails.
Cybersecurity Video Series: What You NEED To Know About Cloud Backups & Disaster Planning
If someone accidentally (or purposely) deletes company data, or you are infected with Ransomware, or, god-forbid, your office was to flood or experience a fire, what would your business do? How long would it take to get recover your data from your most recent backup? And what happens if your data isn’t stored in the […]
Antivirus Software: You Get What You Pay For
In Part 3 of our cybersecurity video series Ted Shafran focuses on Antivirus software. Ted delves into the differences between free and paid antivirus software and explains why you generally get what you pay for. A paid antivirus subscription doesn’t need to cost you an arm and a leg! For less than the cost of […]
Why Connectability Is Toronto’s #1 IT Provider!
Connectability’s Ted Shafran points the way to the future of the IT industry with Consumers Choice Awards Where is the IT industry heading, and what do you need to do to prepare yourself? That’s a good question, with a lot of different answers depending on who you talk to.
4 Questions You Should Ask Any IT “Expert” Before Letting Them Touch Your Network
As businesses have become more dependent on technology, IT services providers have been popping up left and right. They’ve all got different strengths, capabilities and price points to consider. Some charge you by the hour and, while available to address any concerns you may have, they are pretty hands-off.
Business Grade Firewalls: What They Are and Why You Need One
In part 2 of our Cyber Security video series Ted goes deep about the importance of business-grade firewalls. If you don’t already know, Firewalls are the gatekeepers of your company network. They block malicious traffic from entering the network and causing havoc.
Cybersecurity: Why It’s Important and Where You Should Start
Cyber security has become a hot topic over the last few years. And rightfully so. Every time you turn on the news you hear about another high profile data breach. Even scarier – these breaches are occurring on a daily basis – you just don’t hear about them because many businesses don’t publicize them for […]
We’re the GTA’s Best Managed IT Services Provider!
Connectability was recently chosen as the GTA’s Best Managed IT Services and Outsourced IT Services Provider for 2018 by Consumer Choice Award. Thank you to all of our loyal clients who made this possible!
3 “Must-Do” IT Resolutions For 2017
“Never before in the history of humankind have people across the world been subjected to extortion on a massive scale as they are today.” That’s what The Evolution of Ransomware, a study by Mountain View, California-based cybersecurity firm Symantec, reported recently.
That Fake App Just Stole Your ID
Ryan loved tweaking photos on his Android phone. He’d heard rave reviews from his friends with iPhones about Prisma, a new iOS app for image editing. So when he heard Prisma would soon be released for Android, he logged in to the Google Play Store to see if it was there yet.