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A Wake-up Call For The Calgary Oil And Gas Sector

Suncor Data Breach
Explore Canada's largest ever cyberattack on its oil and gas sector, as Suncor Energy Inc. faces a significant data breach. Insight from leading cybersecurity experts highlight the urgent need for robust defense mechanisms in this ever-evolving digital landscape.

Mastering Multitasking: A Sit-Down with Curtis Hyde on Unleashing the Power of the Windows + ALT Shortcut

Windows + ALT Keyboard Shortcut
In a recent in-depth exploration with seasoned tech expert, Curtis Hyde of Colorado Computer Support, we delve into the transformative potential of the often overlooked Windows + ALT keyboard shortcut. This powerful tool provides a streamlined way to interact with applications and windows on a Windows machine, improving multitasking efficiency. From quick access to pinned taskbar applications, capturing screenshots, launching full-screen mode to toggling date and time visibility on the taskbar, the versatile Windows + ALT shortcut is set to revolutionize the digital experience of Windows users.

The Evolving Role of Information Management in the Hybrid Digital Workplace

Role of Information Management in the Hybrid Digital Workplace
In the era of hybrid and remote work models, information management platforms are rapidly evolving to meet the changing needs of businesses. Expert Jeremy Kushner from BACS Consulting Group highlights that the COVID pandemic has accelerated the digitization of company data, pushing the focus on cloud application evolution. As cloud services become more ubiquitous, leaders in information management will need to demonstrate innovation in security, accessibility, interoperability, value, and digital transformation.

Optimizing Your Outlook Mobile App Experience: Customize Your Swipe Options

Optimizing Your Outlook Mobile App Experience: Customize Your Swipe Options
In today's fast-paced world, staying organized and efficient is crucial for success, and the Outlook Mobile App has emerged as a key tool to help individuals manage their digital lives. One of the most useful features of the Outlook Mobile App is the ability to customize swipe options. This article and video from EasyIT's Megan O'Hara will explore how to set...

QR Codes: Techies’ Magnetic Love Affair Unveiled

QR Codes Attraction
This article explores the fascination of tech professionals with QR Codes and the reasons behind their widespread adoption in the tech sector. The attraction lies in the simplicity, convenience, versatility, and adaptability of QR Codes. With insights from leaders in the tech sector, including Ashu Bhoot of Orion Network Solutions, Mark Veldhoff of Envizion IT, and Bryan Ferrario of Alliance Technology Partners, the article emphasizes the role of QR Codes in marketing, contactless payments, and event management. The growing importance of QR Codes in the evolving tech landscape is also highlighted, with potential applications in augmented reality and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Cybersecurity Compliance: A Critical Imperative for Businesses in the Digital Age

Cybersecurity Compliance
As cyber threats continue to evolve and become increasingly sophisticated, cybersecurity compliance is essential for businesses to protect their systems, networks, and data. In this Wall Street Journal-style article, we explore the importance of complying with cybersecurity regulations, conducting risk assessments, implementing cybersecurity controls, and conducting regular employee training and awareness programs. We also highlight insights from cybersecurity experts who emphasize the need for ongoing investment, expertise, and commitment from businesses to mitigate cybersecurity risks. By taking a proactive approach to cybersecurity, businesses can protect their reputation, customer trust, and bottom line.

Critical Microsoft Outlook Vulnerability Strikes Calgary Businesses

Microsoft Outlook Security Warning
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft Outlook that leaves users at risk of cyber attacks. The CVE-2023-23397 vulnerability could potentially allow attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user, giving them access to sensitive data stored on the user's computer. Businesses and individuals in Calgary are being urged to take immediate action to protect themselves, with experts emphasizing the importance of updating systems and exercising caution when opening email messages from unknown senders. The threat posed by this vulnerability highlights the need for continued vigilance against cyber threats and proactive steps to ensure the security of sensitive data.

Benefits of Outsourced Managed IT Services for Small to Medium-Sized Businesses

Managed IT Services Benefits
Discover the benefits of outsourcing Managed IT services for small to medium-sized businesses with limited time, resources, and experience managing IT infrastructure. Access a team of experts, save time and money, and receive customized solutions tailored to your business needs.

Cybercrime in Canada: Trends, Statistics, and Solutions

Cybercrime In Canada
Cybercrime is a rapidly growing issue in Canada, with an increasing number of individuals, businesses, and the government falling victim to these attacks. According to recent statistics, the number of reported cybercrime incidents in Canada has increased by over 250% in the past decade. To combat cybercrime, it is essential for individuals and organizations to be aware of the various types of cybercrime, the latest statistics, and the solutions to prevent attacks, including proper cybersecurity training and working with tech firms that specialize in cybersecurity.

Protecting Your Small Business from the Next Generation of Ransomware

Ransomware In Calgary
Small businesses are increasingly vulnerable to ransomware attacks and must take the necessary steps to protect themselves. According to Jeremy Kushner, CEO of BACS Consulting Group, small businesses can greatly reduce their risk of falling victim to these attacks by thoroughly assessing their cybersecurity posture, ensuring all systems are patched and updated automatically, and deploying consistent security defenses across anything that touches their network. Small businesses should also audit all their cybersecurity vendors and develop a cybersecurity incident response plan. By implementing these measures, small businesses can keep their data safe and secure and focus on confidently growing their business.