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Minimum Requirements for Cybersecurity Insurance

The world is changing. There was a time when cybersecurity insurance was easy to obtain. With insured cyber losses of $1.8 billion in 2019 (Hiscox) and cyber incidents growing rapidly, insurance companies are now introducing minimum requirements for businesses. Read on to learn what may be required before they will approve you. Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) … Read more

The Hidden Costs Behind Data Breaches

Data is one of the most valuable assets in today’s world. Today’s digital giants- such as Microsoft, Google, and Facebook- command incredible amounts of data. Despite their size, however, even they deal with security incidents. Breaches are a huge threat to any organization, with the average cost of a data breach being $3.86 million (Varonis). … Read more

The SMB Guide to Office 365

Microsoft has an overwhelming number of licensing options. It can be difficult to understand the available software and services, let alone choose an appropriate license for your team.  We’ve put together the following information to help you make the right choice. Office 365 licensing should be based on the size of your business. If your … Read more

Edgewood Case Study

Edgewood Group is the largest stocking wholesale distributor of floor matting products in Canada. The company was founded in 1979 in Edmonton, Alberta and now has two additional warehouses in Toronto, Ontario, and Vancouver, British Columbia. Edgewood Group provides products and services to dealers anywhere in Canada and prides itself on being able to customize … Read more

Four Cybersecurity Measures to Adopt

Cybercrime as an industry is constantly developing. There are approximately 350,000 new malware strains released every day. To protect your business, it’s important to follow certain cybersecurity best practices. Using Multi-Factor Authentication, using centrally monitored anti-malware, anti-virus, and anti-ransomware tools with Artificial Intelligence, securing cloud programs, and using secure business software will all help enhance … Read more

Why Your Business Needs Microsoft Defender for Office 365

What is Microsoft Defender for Office 365? If you’ve been looking into cybersecurity for your business, you probably know about the risks associated with phishing, malware, and other virtual threats. There are many ways to protect your organization from these threats, including teaching staff to recognize phishing emails and installing anti-virus, anti-malware, and anti-ransomware protection. … Read more

Why Your Business Needs Cybersecurity Insurance

Why Your Business Needs Cybersecurity Insurance Preventing cyber-crime is one of our top priorities – and for good reason: the threat level is higher than ever. In 2020, Data breaches exposed 36 billion records in the first half of 2020 (according to While partnering with a Managed Services Provider can help provide cybersecurity, no network … Read more

Six Most Overlooked Devices to Protect in Your Office

Many companies across the world are investing in better cybersecurity. They’re securing computers and email, choosing secure software, and backing up data to the cloud. There is, however, one area that’s often overlooked in cybersecurity: Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices. While IoT devices improve productivity and quality of life in the workplace, they can also act as … Read more

What is Multi-Factor Authentication, and Why Is It So Important?

As a team responsible for protecting thousands of users around Canada, we want to make it clear that if you are not already using Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) to protect your business and yourself, you should make it a priority to implement as soon as possible. Clients often ask us if MFA is truly necessary, and … Read more

Why You Need Managed IT Services

Technology is advancing at unprecedented rates. Staying current, protected, and leveraging technology to help your team reach its full potential truly requires expertise and continuous improvement. All businesses should now have their systems monitored, maintained, automated, and frequently checked against best practices to avoid falling behind and exposing the business to unnecessary risk. As a business leader, you need to focus on … Read more

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