Are You Protected Against Leakware?

Leakware or extortionware

You should have heard about ransomware by now. Cyber-criminals access and encrypt your data and you have to pay a “ransom” for the key to unlock your data. If you have a backup you can revert to that and forget about the hackers threats. Leakware (also known as extortionware) is similar, but now the bad actors are threatening to post your confidential information online if you don’t pay up. Continue reading

What’s Causing Your Bandwidth Woes?

Bandwidth Issues

Every time you or your employees send or receive data online they need bandwidth. Like time and money, bandwidth is often a scarce resource in many offices. After all, every computer and digital device relies on bandwidth to complete various tasks online. Continue reading

Tradies Should Add Technology to Their Tool Belts!

TradespersonThere are many hands-on trades that haven’t traditionally needed technology. Yet modern tech tools help the plumber, carpenter, welder or other tradespeople improveĀ  their productivity and competitiveness. Continue reading

You Are Never Too Small to Outsource

Outsourced IT Provider

Small business owners generally have many hats – accounting, marketing, customer service etc. But that doesn’t make them qualified to handle these areas and owners should closely look at what services they can outsource. Continue reading

A Server Too Expensive? Then How About a NAS?

NAS - network attached storage

Streamline Your File Storage with a NAS

All businesses rely on digital data finding a central location that is accessible from all devices can sometimes be a problem. Yes a full blown server is great, but some companies don’t have the funds or requirements for a server and that’s where a NAS (Network Attached Storage) device comes to the fore. Continue reading

Do Not Get Hooked By a Whaling Attack

Whaling Attack

The executives of your company are the big fish in your sea and cyber-criminals think of them as whales. In fact, whaling is a new cyber-security threat targeting your C-suite level staff. Continue reading

Do You Have An Ink-Sucking Monster For A Printer???

New Printer

How long have you had your printer? Maybe your printer came as a package deal with your desktop or laptop purchase. In many smaller offices you will probably see a less-expensive inkjet printer sitting beside even the fastest PC. Here are some reasons why it is time for a printer upgrade. Continue reading

How and Why Small Businesses Shift to Local IT Services

Local Tech Support

A common roadblock that many small businesses face is managing their IT needs. If your business relies heavily on the internet, any issues with the network could significantly affect productivity for that day. Another important factor is the sensitive information you have stored on your computer. Any data loss or security breaches could result in lost revenue or damage to the brand. Continue reading