Should employers monitor remote employees?

With remote work becoming the new normal for many businesses, employers can’t help but worry about how much work their employees are getting done. One way to determine this is by monitoring employees online. However, this practice can raise privacy concerns. This article will shed light on what employee monitoring is and how it can […]

The differences and benefits of two-factor and two-step authentication protocols

Both two-factor authentication and two-step authentication are processes that can help keep your business safe from data breaches. But while they serve the same purpose, these two methods are vastly different. In this blog post, we will discuss the differences between two-factor authentication and two-step authentication, as well as the benefits of each process. According […]

Top 5 tips for improving the physical security of your technology

It’s easy to imagine that cyberthreats are always digital in nature, like a virus infecting your IT systems or a brute force attack infiltrating your CEO’s email account. But it’s also possible for criminals to visit your Vancouver office and destroy your physical servers or steal flash drives containing sensitive data backups.

Why IT security audits are important

In today’s world, it’s important for organizations to take their cybersecurity measures seriously to avoid cyberattacks and data breaches. A good way for companies to keep their security up to date and compliant is to conduct regular IT security audits. What is an IT security audit? An IT security audit is a thorough evaluation of […]

How managed IT services improve SMB cybersecurity

A data breach or ransomware attack can be very costly. You can lose not just hundreds of dollars but also the reputation you’ve built through the years. This is one of the many reasons why you need cutting-edge cybersecurity solutions that can protect your business against evolving cybersecurity threats. The good news? Even small- and […]

Must-have network security components

In a previous blog entry, we wrote about the four cyberthreats you need to prepare for in 2022. A crucial part of your preparation should include equipping your Vancouver business with the right cybersecurity solutions. Here are five of the most important tools you need to boost network security your network security:

Firewall
A firewall separates your network from the internet, acting as a gateway through which all incoming and outgoing traffic passes.

Understanding fileless malware

Though fileless malware has been around much longer, it only became a mainstream method of cyberattack in 2017. With fileless malware, cybercriminals are able to use legitimate tools and services, such as existing software, applications, and authorized protocols, to carry out malicious activities like unauthorized data retrieval or data damage. Left unchecked, these types of […]

The dangers of password autofill

Modern web browsers and password managers come with a feature called password autofill. This helps users store and automatically use their account credentials to access websites and other applications. While password autofill is convenient, it comes with security risks. Why password autofill is so dangerous Modern web browsers and password managers have a feature that […]

Is it a good idea to monitor your employees’ online activities?

In a world where the internet plays such a crucial role in any and all businesses, it can be hard to imagine a time when employers didn’t place as much emphasis on monitoring their workers’ online activities. Today, many managers and team leaders feel the need to keep an eye on what their employees do […]

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