Is My Company At Risk If I Don’t Have A Managed IT Services Company?

Of the risks your company faces on a regular basis, those associated with your IT department are likely a low concern and priority. The fact is, in today’s world most office professionals are capable of conducting the majority of their own IT work as needed for their individual devices. However, that isn’t their primary job […]

FBI Warns Businesses Of Cyber Attack From China

Who Has Been Impacted by Chinese Cyber Attacks? At the beginning of the year, the FBI warned businesses to protect themselves from cyber attacks by foreign entities, saying activity has spiked in the past 18 months. Hewlett Packard and IBM are among the businesses most recently targeted. There’s a National Counter-Intelligence and Security Center that […]

How To Open A Shared Mailbox Using Microsoft Outlook 2016

A shared mailbox in Microsoft Outlook will prove invaluable if your team is collaborating on a project, as they can exchange messages from a central platform. A communal email center is also an asset if your employees are responsible for responding to customer inquiries. Outlook Calendar allows members to create events or let others know […]

How Does Outsourcing IT Help Fuel Business Growth?

You already know what IT stands for: information technology. What you might not know is that most companies have a pretty poor grasp of how best to put IT to work for them. Why? For the simple reason, that too few businesses take the time to consider the best approach to managing IT needs. They assume it’s […]

How Can Managed Services Benefit Local Businesses?

Using Managed Services is really about smartly growing your local business, especially if that business relies on technology to any degree. A Managed Service Provider (MSP) is a third-party contractor that partners with your company to do exactly what its name suggests: It manages a service or services for you, usually in the area of […]

The 2019 Guide To Securing Microsoft Office 365

The importance of fully securing Microsoft Office 365 cannot be overstated. Recent statistics show that a hacker attack occurs every 39 seconds. Government agencies and retail, technology and healthcare industries are among the most popular targets, but the truth is that cybercriminals are more than willing to hack into any vulnerable business to obtain valuable customer information […]

2019 Best Practices For Keeping Your Password Secure

Every account you have is protected by a password or a PIN of some kind. A PIN is a personal identification number that is unique to the account it is attached to. In some cases, you are allowed to choose your own PIN. For other accounts, you must use the PIN or password that is […]

2019 Accountant’s Guide to Preventing Technology Headaches

Downtime, compromised data, security breaches, and slow-running technology cause big headaches for today’s accountants. After all, you need your technology, and when it’s not working, every hour that goes by costs your firm money. You can’t afford to sit idle—when your technology doesn’t work, neither do you. If your competitors use more efficient IT solutions, […]

New Distracted Driving Laws In Ontario – You Better Read This!

You are driving along and you glance down at your smartwatch. Imagine the horror of it when you hear the sirens wail directly afterward — but you think that can’t be for you: you were not driving over the speed limit. But it can be for you. The police saw you glance at your smartphone, […]

Should Your Business Upgrade It’s Website To WordPress 5.0.2

Only a few short weeks ago, we wrote about the introduction of WordPress 5.0 in early December and discussed whether or not your company should upgrade now, never or at a later date. Our recommendation was to wait until some of the bugs had been worked out of the system and until your business has […]