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September 27, 2023
Cyber Threats Amid Canada-India Diplomatic Tensions

An Intricate Web of Cybersecurity and Diplomacy Recent allegations by the Canadian government against India have not only strained diplomatic relations but also led to a notable surge in cybersecurity threats. Hacktivist groups and other cyber entities have engaged in activities that compromise the security of digital spaces. This article aims to discuss the complex […]

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July 24, 2023
Managed IT Services – A Guide for Calgary Business

Managed IT services might not be a new kid on the block, but their importance in the current business landscape is indisputable. Think of them as the insurance providers of technology. They aim to reduce and prevent support incidents because fewer incidents mean better operational efficiency and, by extension, higher profits. It’s important to remember […]

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July 20, 2023
Antivirus Software: Do You Really Need It?

Is antivirus software essential? It’s a question that often bounces around in the minds of those who want to secure their digital life. Well, let’s unravel this mystery together and understand the value of antivirus software, what it protects against, and when it makes sense to stick with your built-in safety net, like Windows Defender. […]

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July 18, 2023
What is DNS Blocking?

In our modern, hyper connected world, cybersecurity has swiftly transitioned from being a mere option to an undeniable necessity for every business, regardless of size. Among a plethora of defensive strategies at our disposal, one technique shines bright due to its unique advantages. DNS Blocking. Let’s embark on an easy-to-understand journey to unravel this indispensable tool, […]

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July 10, 2023
Why Quarterly Business IT Reviews Just Don’t Cut It

The world of information technology, with its myriad components and complexities, forms the backbone of modern businesses. While the significance of robust IT systems cannot be understated, its intricate nature often leads companies into a quagmire of avoidable expenses. This concern becomes even more pressing when conventional IT management practices, such as quarterly business reviews, […]

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July 5, 2023
Rethinking Extended Warranties: Prioritizing Your Unique Needs

Charting a course through the intricate labyrinth of vendor service contracts and extended warranties often feels like a high-stakes puzzle. The task becomes even more daunting when most managed IT support providers appear more intent on increasing their profit margins than meeting the genuine needs of their customers. Looking back to the inception of managed services, […]

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June 27, 2023
Suncor Cyber Attack: A Wake-up Call for Calgary SMB’s

In the digital age, where commerce, communication, and critical infrastructure rely heavily on technology, cybersecurity is no longer an optional luxury—it is a business necessity. A striking illustration of this fact emerged today when one of Calgary’s most prominent oil companies, Suncor Energy Inc., confirmed falling victim to a cyberattack. According to a CBC report, the company […]

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June 26, 2023
Technology Partnerships: Leveling the IT Playing Field

It’s easy to get lost in the wave of innovations and tech products, especially for SMBs. Striving to keep their operations up to date, these businesses often end up directly dealing with multiple vendors and service providers – an impressive feat, indeed, but not without its unseen costs. The culprit here is the dire need […]

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June 19, 2023
The Benefits of Managed IT Support for Startups

In today’s technology-driven landscape, even the most modest startups are becoming increasingly reliant on technology. A strategy fast becoming a lifesaver for these startups is Managed IT Support. This isn’t merely an approach to solving tech woes but also a pathway to fostering scalability – an aspect of critical importance for startups. Decoding the Unique […]

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