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 server and learn the passwords of all your users- enabling even…

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 new rules are a requirement that companies must keep accurate data about cybersecurity safeguards for two years following, in…

The SOHO Specialists

After working in the IT support field for over 30 years, it became apparent that IT support companies preferred to work with larger companies. While they would work with small and home offices (SOHO), they often did not understand the unique requirements of the smaller organization. Often times quotes would…