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3 Ways VoIP can help organizations get through the COVID-19 pandemic

April 1st, 2020

In this time of uncertainty brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, communication is more important than ever. Organizations in all sectors are struggling to stay connected with their remote workforces, as well as clients and partners who need assistance. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony offers the perfect solution. Aside from ensuring good communication, VoIP […]

Stay Safe Online While Working from Home

March 31st, 2020

We are all in uncharted territory. Over the last 2 weeks, businesses have moved to a work from home model in droves. The suddenness of the shift, and the lack of preparedness by most small businesses (and even large banks like CIBC and BMO), has made it clear that contingency plans are an absolute necessity for ALL businesses.

COVID-19’s huge impact on businesses

March 25th, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting individuals and businesses worldwide. As COVID-19 continues to spread, the private and public sectors are exerting great efforts to cope with present and future challenges. This includes leveraging technology resources. Here are some of the ways the pandemic will impact technology use. Increased reliance on communications technology The need for […]

Cybercriminals exploit scams as COVID-19 fears increase

March 24th, 2020

The novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19 has been classified as a pandemic and is spreading across the globe rapidly. This has caused many businesses to take immediate action. A majority of businesses have shut down and are encouraging employees to work from home.

Why autocomplete passwords are risky

March 20th, 2020

Many people use auto-fill passwords for their convenience. What you might not know is that hackers and advertisers can use them to get access to websites and other applications and gather sensitive information. Learn more about the risks of using autocomplete passwords. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous Certain web browsers have integrated features that […]

Why Secure Passwords Need Length

March 17th, 2020

The truth is, no matter how many times we see a warning about protecting our online identity, we take the easy route. It’s like the verification box we’re forced to check accepting the terms and conditions when we create a new online account, whether it’s for a Facebook or bank account. At most, we skim through the agreement and hope that nothing bad happens. And this mentality applies to everything. Unfortunately, that means that most people take the same approach when creating passwords. Creating strong and hard to guess passwords is difficult, so most of us instead opt to keep it simple and hope for the best!

Security tips for businesses that use IoT devices

March 16th, 2020

Internet of Things (IoT) devices are increasingly becoming a ubiquitous part of modern offices. Make sure that they don’t become entry points for hackers with the following tips. Set passwords Many users fail to realize that they can set passwords for IoT devices. Failing to do so makes their gadgets easy to hack. You have […]

5 VoIP services to help your business

March 13th, 2020

More and more business owners are becoming aware of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and its features and advantages over conventional landlines. As technology progresses, the options available for VoIP also increase. Read on and find out which service is best for your particular business. There’s a VoIP service perfect for every business setup. Do […]

Take notes the modern way with OneNote

March 11th, 2020

Note-taking is a vital skill in life. Whether you’re in a board meeting, conference, or lecture, you’re bound to list, quote, or summarize certain points in order to recall them later and understand them better. Thanks to new technologies, you now have more ways of taking down notes than just a pen and paper. Using […]

Gear up your network equipment with UPS

March 10th, 2020

During a power outage, responsible business owners use emergency power to keep desktop computers from unexpectedly shutting down. While that’s certainly a good strategy for keeping machines operational and preventing data loss, there’s something else you can do to ensure that your staff remains productive while weathering a storm: uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for networking […]