How To Protect Yourself When Holiday Shopping Online

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Online shopping continues to get better and better for Canadian consumers. Unfortunately, the ease and convenience of online shopping makes the holiday season the perfect time for cyber-criminals to commit fraud and steal information from unsuspecting online shoppers. Three common ways that attackers take advantage of online shoppers are: Creating fraudulent sites and email messages…

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What Is Ransomware?

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Click on the link below to watch the interview! CTV News Winnipeg Mathieu appears on CTV News Winnipeg to discuss ransomware, following a cyber attack on the Southern First Nations Network of Care, an indigenous child welfare authority.

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The Hidden Danger Of ‘Shadow IT’ To Your Business

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What is ‘Shadow IT’? We all know that using information technology — programs, apps, or internet browsing — carries a certain amount of risk. Nobody wants to have their secure data compromised, but technology brings enough benefits that the risk is worth it. So you vet certain systems, you establish protocols, you update and patch…

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Des entrepreneurs francophones du Manitoba primés

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Cliquez sur le lien ci-dessous pour visionner l’interview! Radio Canada, ICI Manitoba   Les entrepreneurs francophones innovent et leurs efforts sont salués. La Chambre de commerce francophone de Saint-Boniface a annoncé les lauréats des Prix de l’entrepreneurship 2019. Mathieu Manaigre d’Avenir IT Inc. en discute avec Genevieve Murchison.

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The 5 Emails You Should Never Open

The 5 Most Common Email Phishing Scams No matter how “bomb-proof” we make your network, you and your employees can still invite a hacker in if you click on a link or open an attachment in an e-mail sent by a cyber criminal. Some spam is obvious but others are VERY cleverly designed to trick…

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Caisse Groupe Financier rassure ses membres après le vol de données chez Desjardins

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Par: Gavin Boutroy Radio-Canada, ICI Manitoba Les données des membres de Caisse groupe financier, au Manitoba, sont bien protégées, selon l’entreprise. Celle-ci se veut rassurante à la suite du vol sans précédent des données personnelles de 2,9 millions de membres du Mouvement Desjardins. « C’est toujours des mauvaises nouvelles quand on entend des choses de…

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Is YOUR Business Prepared For The End Of Windows 7?

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What You Need To Know If you’re one of the estimated 30%+ of businesses still on the outdated Windows 7 platform, consider this your wake-up call. Time is nearly up for the trusty, tried-and-true operating system. On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will end support for Windows 7. That means no more updates, security or otherwise,…

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4 Mistakes You Might Be Making With IT Security

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The Old Adage, “If It Ain’t Broke Don’t Fix It” Is Putting Your Company At Risk For something so instrumental to the success of your business, technology can be an incredibly unstable, confusing and ever-changing tool. Just when you think you’ve got a handle on the latest cyber security trend, hackers find a way to…

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Network Abuse: Don’t Push Your ‘Luck’

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Defend Your Network From Abuse With Content Filtering Look around your office. Isn’t it great to see your team hard at work on their computers? Yet if we take a closer look, let’s see what’s really happening…   Joe, your new sales rep, is poring over last weekend’s game stats… Amy in marketing is looking…

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4 Ways To Keep Your Confidential Information Confidential

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4 Ways to Keep Your Employees from Leaking Confidential Information Hacking a business today is easier than it has ever been. With nearly every company in Canada now intimately intertwined with technology, you might think cyber security would be a priority. But the truth is, our protective measures have grown lax, as organizations fall behind…

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