IT Security & Advisories

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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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Global Computer Chip Shortages

SIRKit is sending out this communication to advise our clients about a severe global computer chip shortage that is now directly impacting product availability. If you require new PCs, Servers, or electronics in general, delivery times are impacted. You should expect delays of up to 12+ weeks on certain products. Silicon chips are used in …

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Why You Need Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is no longer optional for any business. Read on to find out what you can do to increase cybersecurity for your business. Cybersecurity is a hot topic for businesses in the modern age. Everyone is talking about it, and yet, many businesses lack sufficient protection. It’s often overlooked because they feel their business is …

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Managed IT Services for Non-Profits

It’s pleasing for us to say that in one part of our practice, SIRKit is a Managed Services Provider (MSP) for non-profits, including government bodies and charitable organizations. Securing managed IT services has become extremely important for non-profits in Canada, as they blend more digital technologies into their daily operations. Given that not all MSPs …

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The Importance of Offsite Backups for SMBs

By definition, an offsite backup is a method of digital data backup involving the use of a remote location as a means of securing data in the event of a disaster. Modern data backup employs the cloud, where a data copy is sent over a network to an offsite server. While a large enterprise may …

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