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SIRKit 2022 Charity NHL Playoff Pool

We’re excited for playoff hockey and eager to spice up the rivalry! To support those in need and entice our clients to take on the hockey legends at SIRKit, we are hosting our First Annual Charity NHL Playoff Pool that features a $500 CAD donation from SIRKit to the winner’s charity of choice. Whether you’re …

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Best Managed IT Services Provider – Alberta 2022

We’re extremely excited to announce that SIRKit has been awarded Best Managed IT Services Provider – Alberta 2022 by Acquisition International. The Global Excellence award recognizes businesses with a demonstrated commitment to innovation, client satisfaction, achievement, and performance. More importantly, it confirms that although we continue to grow, the entire team remains accountable to our partners. …

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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 …

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Top 5 Phishing Targets Your Organization Needs to Protect

Phishing surpassed ransomware attacks for the first time last year, and now shares the throne as a top cybersecurity threat to businesses to watch out for in 2019. While it’s an organization-wide concern, evidence shows that there are certain individuals and departments that have bigger bullseyes painted on them. And as you might suspect, Phishers are …

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Computer Security Tips for the Workplace

Computer security in a corporate environment is concerned with the security of physical computers (desktops, laptops, mobile devices) and installed software. It’s only one component of cyber security, which is concerned with the entire network, but it absolutely requires your attention. Today, we’re going to look exclusively at your hardware so that you can block …

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5 Most Vulnerable IoT Devices in Your Office 2020

Companies are finally coming around when it comes to investing in better cyber security. They are securing email and computers, subscribing to more secure software, and backing up data to the cloud. But one concerning area is often overlooked, the internet-of-things (IoT) devices used in the office environment. All of the digital bells and whistles that intend to improve both productivity and …

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IT Security Tips for Every Business – Common Pitfalls to Avoid

Every business, no matter how large or small, should be prepared to make a larger investment in cyber-security; data shows that 73% of businesses admit to having inadequate defences. The numbers are concerning and while some businesses are taking steps to appropriately protect their systems, many continue to ignore how serious the risk actually is. And that’s …

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How to setup and use Intel WIDI (Wireless Display)

Plugging your laptop into a television or projector is something many of us do on a daily basis. But cords can be as limiting as they are ugly. There are an increasing number of solutions to this, but one that is already built in to many laptops is Intel’s Wireless Display (WiDi) solution. WiDi allows …

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