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Email Phishing Attack Exploiting Office 365

An email phishing scam that exploited Microsoft Office 365 has recently come to our attention. Last week, a local bookkeeper’s email account was hacked. Here’s the timeline and a summary of events: On Friday, the bookkeeper received an email from someone...

The Impact of IT on Productivity

Productivity While there are still many “old school” law firms, technology is pervasive at Pearlman Lindholm. With 16 busy lawyers and many more supporting staff, the diverse and progressive firm has many technology elements that Smart Dolphins has integrated and...

Understanding IT Spending

Over the past 17 years, we’ve met with hundreds of Vancouver Island’s business leaders and the cost of IT services is always top-of-mind. Small-to-medium sized businesses are either in a position where they are spending too much and not getting results, or they aren’t...

Cybersecurity Roundtable

Is your business or organization investing effectively in cybersecurity? Do you have the tools and IT leadership necessary to keep your organization protected? Are all computer users at your organization participating in security awareness training – can they...

Why Choose Managed IT with Smart Dolphins?

At Smart Dolphins, we truly believe that we are unique. We offer a lot more than your typical IT support company. We drive success by leveraging technology and how we do this is what sets us apart from other managed IT service providers on Vancouver Island. Business...

World Backup Day. Is your Business Prepared?

This Saturday, March 31st is World Backup Day. A simple backup is no longer sufficient to support your business when disaster strikes. The top 4 causes for backup failure are: Network outage Server error Human error Ransomware In this video, you’ll learn about...

Five IT Roadmapping Secrets

As Virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO) at Smart Dolphins IT Solutions, I simplify the IT planning process by helping professionals navigate the intricacies of IT, so that their time can be spent on what they do best. These five elements essentially make up the...

Spectre and Meltdown

Recent threats have surfaced known as ‘Spectre’ and ‘Meltdown.’ These vulnerabilities could exploit modern processors. We wanted to take a moment to share some important details of these vulnerabilities so that you can ensure that your business...