Data security is everyone’s responsibility in the workplace. Commitment to keeping your information safe can’t be handed off to your IT Team. While they may be responsible for alerting management and initiating a cohesive response to a cyberattack, the bulldog guarding the front door is every member of your organization using the company’s computers and mobile devices to conduct business.
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Don’t let the cybersecurity Grinch ruin your Christmas
With the festive season upon us, we're here with a friendly reminder: Don't let the cybersecurity Grinch ruin your Christmas fun! There's never a good time for a data breach, but some times are certainly more inconvenient and disheartening than others. The best thing...
Canada’s National Cyber Threat Assessment for 2023-2024 published
Canada's technical authority on cybersecurity, the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, has published its National Cyber Threat Assessment 2023-2024. Working in collaboration with the Government of Canada, Canadian businesses, international partners and critical...
Five Eyes, including Canada, issue joint cybersecurity advisory
In the words of Smash Mouth, "the years start comin', and they don't stop comin'..." The same could be said of cybersecurity threats. They are coming from all angles all of the time, but the good news is that you can be a cybersecurity "All Star." Bet you didn't...
Go ahead, ruin a cyber criminal’s day!
You have the Government of Canada's permission to ruin a cyber criminal's day! Who says we're always friendly in Canada, eh? October is Cyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM or Cyber Month). Recognized internationally, Cyber Month is designed to educate and remind the...
Teaching your kids about cybersecurity
The pumpkin spice is out, the leaves are changing colour, and the kids are back in school. As your children settle into their new school year, it's important to teach them about the importance of cybersecurity and staying safe online. When it comes to teaching your...
The four stages of cybersecurity program development — part four
Welcome to part four of our four-part series on security program development. Our purpose in developing the series is to give organizations a helpful overview of creating a cybersecurity posture. 'Cybersecurity posture' is basically just a fancy way of referring to...
The four stages of cybersecurity program development — part three
We've now reached part three in our four-part series about security program development. The series aims to provide an overview of creating a cybersecurity posture for your organization's distinct needs. If you haven't read parts one and two yet, we highly recommend...
The four stages of cybersecurity program development — part two
Welcome to part two in our series on security program development (i.e. creating a cybersecurity posture for your organization's distinct needs). As a general rule, security program development typically follows four key phases for most organizations, with each...
Is your Wi-Fi network as safe as it could be?
87% of consumers put their information at risk while using public Wi-Fi. Source: 2017 Norton Wi-Fi Risk Report, Norton by Symantec, 2018
Protect your customers and your reputation
85% of organizations are the target of social engineering attacks, like phishing. Source: The Cost of Cybercrime, Accenture Security, 2019
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Malware attacks can be very costly. Are you protected?
Malware attacks cost organizations an average of $3.4 million each year. Source: The Cost of Cybercrime, Accenture Security, 2019
The Internet is basically our best friend (or at least connects us to our BFFs)!
91% of Canadians aged 15+ use the Internet. Source: Canadian Internet Use Survey, Statistics Canada, 2019
Canadians spend over 40 billion hours a year online
73% of Canadians spend at least 3-4 hours online per day. Source: Canada’s Internet Factbook, Canadian Internet Registration Authority, 2019.