Why Update?

Why Update?

Occasionally we get asked “Why Update? Our systems are working fine”- well, Ars Technica has an article showing how if you’re running a Windows server that hasn’t been patched recently, it’s possible a hacker can gain control of your...
Office Depot Fined for Fake Malware Scans

Office Depot Fined for Fake Malware Scans

Ars Technica is reporting that Office Depot / Office Max has been fined $35 Million for faking malware and virus scans to convince customers to buy “repair” services. The scans would indicate there were problems even when there were none, allowing their...
Season’s Greetings

Season’s Greetings

We here at Automatica hope that everyone has a happy winter season! Keep warm, enjoy the company of friends and family, and reminisce about the year gone by! Photo credit: IQRemix
November Brings New Data Protection Laws

November Brings New Data Protection Laws

As of November 1st, Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (or PIPEDA) has gone into effect, requiring Canadian businesses to take steps to protect their customer’s personal information. From the CBC: Among the...