The internet is a marvellous place. From watching cat videos on social media to doing online business banking, there's an awful lot we do on the web. So it's probably not an exaggeration to say that much of our lives are online. And there's a lot out there that you...
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Ransomware — to pay or not to pay?
In the last decade or so, ransomware has frequently been in the news. Due to several high-profile attacks, it is a cyber threat that has found its way into the popular consciousness. This was especially true in 2017 when the infamous WannaCry attack hit. At its...
Follow this simple advice to maintain access to your digital accounts
Running a business involves wearing a wide variety of hats. From sales to onboarding new team members to payroll and managing inventory, there's a lot on your plate. As a society, we're now doing more and more online. This is extremely convenient, but it also carries...
Why your staff should never use their personal email at work
In our experience, most employees want to do a good job. They're committed, passionate and in the habit of helping their employer. However, many employees are under lots of stress, being pulled in a variety of directions on a daily basis. For simple convenience, some...
How professional data security support can benefit your business
It's no secret that more activities, business and communication are taking place online. This opens up new markets and exciting opportunities for both companies and consumers. But it is not without risk. Consider that many organizations have ever-increasing amounts of...
What’s the difference between a security assessment and a security audit?
For people outside of the cybersecurity industry, the terminology and complexity of data security issues can be daunting. At the end of the day, you don’t know what you don’t know, and that’s overwhelming and off-putting to many of us. At SeekingFire Consulting, we’ve...
Is your company’s network vulnerable? Don’t make an expensive mistake!
If your company’s computer network is vulnerable, it’s not an exaggeration to say your entire organization is at risk. A data breach can interrupt your business, expose critical data, intellectual property, customer information, payroll details and more. So naturally,...
Why every organization NEEDS a Security Incident Response Plan
In our fast-paced world, security threats and challenges evolve and develop all the time. With more business and communication taking place online than ever before, virtually every organization on the planet is vulnerable to a cybersecurity threat. So, what can you do...
What is cybersecurity and why does it matter?
Cybersecurity is a word that we hear about in the news, but that doesn't often inspire deep curiosity and interest; it's not exactly "light reading." Cybersecurity refers to the protection of digital assets and data from unauthorized or criminal use. It includes the...
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
We've got your back!
We know the information security space can be a little intimidating, but we’ve got your back. We offer no-judgement solutions to a wide range of cybersecurity challenges. Contact us for a custom quote. [Hyperlink]
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.