Author: Werner Baron

Working from anywhere, safely

The year 2022 is bringing yet another wave of challenges as we continue our parade of working from the office, working from home, or working while travelling. Now, many of us have been doing this for quite a while, thanks to our laptops, docks, home Wi-Fi etc. We are...

CIS Controls

We share a lot about security. We do this to protect your company, network, data, and most importantly, your clients from cyber threats. We also do this because businesses today require a layered approach to security. This includes everything from best practices like...

Linkedin data leak

On June 22nd, a user of a popular hacker forum, advertised for sale data from 700 million LinkedIn users. The user posted a sample of the data that includes 1 million LinkedIn users. The sample was found to contain the following information: Email addresses Full names...

Centralized services: the bigger picture

As you may know, working together (rather than in a silo), will typically provide better results — this is also very much the case in the world of IT. While managing 10-20 computers at a single office may appear simple to tech-savvy individuals, what often becomes...

Journey to the Cloud

Currently, how you conduct business, take care of your technology needs and go about your personal life may often change due to the pandemic. During the spring, many business leaders shifted quickly to remote work environments. Others continue to consider making that...

10-billion email addresses

Have you ever been to the website www.haveibeenpwned.com? Well, it is one resource that we recommend you visit as soon as possible. At the website Have I been PWND you can search your email accounts to see if you have been involved in any known security breaches. The...

No more email spiral!

Way back in 2015, President Dave Monahan, shared the Email Charter - 10 rules to resversing the email spiral. Fast forward to 2020 and most of what was laid out in the charter only applies to external communication for anyone using Microsoft Teams. With Teams you have...

Data protection while working from home

Many of you are now working from home, have a good set up with computers, screens, and chairs and are getting used to the remote situation. Now that you are all set, have you considered data privacy and protection? If you are working with company data and are working...

Mitigate ransomware

Ever since the 1970’s people have been creating computer viruses to do all sorts of malicious things. And since the dawn of the Internet, attacks have been getting broader and more complex. Around 2006, seriously organized cyber criminals started becoming more...