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Zoom Security Risks and How to Prevent Them

COVID-19 has thrust many companies and employees into remote work – many of whom are now relying on video conferencing tools, like Zoom, to maintain their productivity. In three short months, Zoom’s user base has increased from 10 million users to over 200 million.

Beware Of These 7 Coronavirus Scams Targeting Businesses

As Coronavirus continues to spread around the globe, it is important to be aware of scams associated with it to keep yourself and your business protected. Here are some of the most common Coronavirus scams currently circulating:

Public Health

Scammers are claiming to be the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or the World Health Organization (WHO) and sending messages to individuals and businesses.

Keeping Your Smart TV Secure

January 29th, 2020 Share

Did you pick up a new Smart TV on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, or Boxing Day? Whether you bought one for your boardroom or your home, there are some security concerns you need to know about.

A Smart TV is any television that can connect to the Internet, allowing the user to stream media services, browse the Internet, shop online, access on-demand video services, and run apps.

Risks of Using Public Wi-Fi

December 19th, 2019 Share

The holidays are drawing nearer, which means more and more people will be going on holidays and working remotely. While working from anywhere has its advantages, it doesn’t come risk-free either. When connecting to public Wi-Fi at a coffee shop, in the airport, or at your hotel, you need to be mindful of these common hazards of public Wi-Fi usage.

End of Support: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008

November 20th, 2019 Share

The countdown to the end of support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 is on. Microsoft has confirmed that they will stop supporting these products as of January 14, 2020. While it can seem overwhelming to migrate to – and get familiar with – new systems and software, the transition can be smooth when you prepare correctly.

Cyber Security Awareness Month

October 22nd, 2019 Share

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month! This month acts as a great reminder to do a temperature check on your personal and business’ cyber security. Each October focuses on a different challenge for cybersecurity, as well as identifies opportunities for behaviour change. This year, the theme set by the National Cybersecurity Alliance is Own IT, Secure IT, and Protect IT. So what does that mean?

MS Exchange Server 2010 Support is Coming to an End

September 3rd, 2019 Share

On January 14, 2020, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 will no longer be supported by Microsoft. But don’t wait until last minute - now is the time to start planning and executing your migration strategy.

What’s Happening?

Exchange Server 2010, like many Microsoft products, has a defined lifecycle of 10 years during which Microsoft maintains the product.

Simplify Online Scheduling With Microsoft Bookings

September 1st, 2019 Share

If you own a business reliant on customers scheduling appointments, managing bookings has likely become part of your daily routine – slotting customers in when they call, rescheduling appointments when they cancel, calling with appointment reminders, and more.