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Smart Dolphins Grows Wings

Smart Dolphins was born at a time when people surfed the net through dial-up and email was considered new-age. Technology progressed and IT support became more complex than just answering the phone quickly and plug wiggling. In response, we developed our comprehensive...

Why your Business Needs MFA?

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is an additional layer of security that offers greater protection against hackers. MFA requires two different factors to verify a user. Login credentials are most commonly used in addition to accessing a passcode from another trusted...

Beware of Mindspark

We’re getting lots of inquiries about infections from Mindspark/MyWebSearch/Ask toolbars. Who is Mindspark? A marketing firm and data reseller. What is it? Mindspark offers hundreds of different toolbars with different names, the most common being the ‘Ask’...

How do you manage all of your passwords?

How many passwords do you have to access in your day-to-day work? Is there as many as 20 or how about up to 50? According to LastPass, a small business employee has an average of 85 passwords that they will have to use at some point. All your passwords must be managed...

Use this Site to Check for Email Breaches

Want to know if your login credentials have been breached? Check out Have I Been Pwned: https://haveibeenpwned.com “Have I Been Pwned” is a specialized search engine which allows you to check your email address against known data breaches to tell you if...

Office 365 Collaboration

Many Vancouver Island businesses are moving their email to Office 365 but haven’t considered what they can do with their data and Office 365 collaboration features after the move. And while most of these same businesses have some sort of instant messaging platform in...

Are you Moving with the Speed of Technology?

A train used to whistle down the tracks of what is now known as the Galloping Goose Trail. Despite trains feeling ancient, it was not that long ago that this relic of commerce was operating alive and well here. Now it seems e-bikes do the whistling. The world changes....

Your Cloud Security Roadmap

These days, most companies are utilizing cloud technologies. In 2018, Microsoft announced that there were over 155 million business users on Office 365, and this continues to grow rapidly.While the cloud offers great benefits, many businesses give little thought to...

VirusTotal

Have you ever received a file from someone and have suspicions that it might be unsafe to open?  Or wonder if a URL is safe to go to?  If so, you’re in luck. VirusTotal offers free, comprehensive, quick and easy virus scanning with over 50 antivirus engines. ...