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 […]

Here’s what you should know about distributed spam distraction

Cybercriminals are always devising ways to attack both individuals and businesses inconspicuously. This helps them avoid detection, which buys them time to infiltrate a system and take hold of information they can leverage for a bigger attack. One way crooks do this is through distributed spam distraction (DSD) schemes. What is DSD? DSD is a […]

5 Cybersecurity New Year’s resolutions to make for 2022

No one knows what the future holds, but there’s no harm in aiming to keep your Vancouver business as well-defended as possible from cyberthreats. Making and keeping these cybersecurity New Year’s resolutions for 2022 are a great start to achieving that goal:

Back up your data regularly
Data such as product, vendor, and customer information are crucial — losing them can paralyze your company’s operations and lead to costly downtime.

Printer security tips to prevent cyberattacks against your business

Business leaders invest a lot of time and resources into cybersecurity because they understand that protecting sensitive data is a necessity in the digital age. One business component that often gets overlooked are business printers. They are also vulnerable to cyberattacks, so make sure to follow these tips to ensure your company stays protected. What […]

Beware of these five common mobile security threats

Today’s smartphones and tablets are practically mobile computers, so it’s no wonder they’re increasingly being used in business as handier alternatives to laptops and desktops. Cybercriminals know this. In Q1 2021, cybersecurity giant Kaspersky noted over 1.4 million mobile malware installers, although this figure went down to 886,105 by Q2 2021.

But malware is just one of several security threats to mobile users today.

Picking the right VPN for your business

Virtual private networks (VPNs) keep your online activities secure and private, which is especially useful if you’re using a public Wi-Fi network. But considering the variety of VPNs in the market today, it’s hard to find which one is the best for your business. Here are tips to help you make the right choice. What […]

How should you respond to a data breach?

A data breach can occur at any time. Should it happen to your company, you need to know how to respond to the incident so you can limit its impact on your customers and your business’s operations and resources.
What is a data breach?
You can only properly respond to a problem if you understand what it is, so it’s crucial that you know what happens during a data breach.

A guide to implementing proactive cybersecurity measures

Running a business has always been a challenge, but the ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape has made it even more so. Every day, newer, more sophisticated cyberthreats emerge, putting businesses at risk of significant data, productivity, and financial losses. Implementing a proactive cybersecurity strategy is an effective way to keep these threats at bay and ensure continuous […]

Why should you beware of jackware?

When you think about it, we are practically living in a ’90s science fiction movie. There are incredible technological advances everywhere --- mobile phones are almost as powerful as computers, self-driving cars are getting closer to being mainstream, and medical devices are becoming increasingly automated.

Surefire ways to protect your email account

If you think your email is safe from hackers, think again. A lack of sufficient email security protocols can lead to data theft, unauthorized access to sensitive information, and successful malware attacks. Here are some tips to secure your email account from cyberthreats and the many troubles that come with them. Use separate email accounts […]