IT Service Management

Why the Oldsmar Water Facility breach is a Wake Up Call to Update Cyber Security Measures

It sounds like something from a spy movie. Someone tries to poison a small city’s water supply by remotely accessing the computer for the water treatment system and briefly increased the amount of sodium hydroxide, also known as lye, by a factor of more than 100. It sounds like a sinister plot where James Bond appears at …

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Did you know 25% of Canadian Small Businesses Have Suffered a Cyber Attack Since The Start of COVID-19?

A new study by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) found that 25% of their members have suffered a cyber attack since March 2020. In that time, many businesses shifted to remote working, made changes to their online presence, or added an e-commerce site. Many of these businesses would have made the move swiftly …

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Why You Need a Remote COVID-19 Vulnerability Assessment?

According to Wikipedia, a vulnerability assessment “is the process of identifying, quantifying, and prioritizing (or ranking) the vulnerabilities in a system.”  With regards to IT Management and Cybersecurity, a vulnerability assessment may include: Network Mapping, Vulnerability Scanning, Phishing Assessment, Wireless Assessment, Web Application Assessment, Operating System Security Assessment (OSSA), Database Assessment, Penetration Testing. In our …

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5 Cyber Security Myths That Could Destroy Your Business

Many business leaders tend to ignore cyber security when it comes to their business plans. They ignore it in many cases because of these widespread myths. Do you believe in some of these myths? The following is a list of the top 5 myths that could destroy your business. Myth # 1: Cyber security is …

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How often Should You Update Your Cyber Security Policy?

Often is the simple answer. Cyber security threat landscape is constantly changing, and policies and procedures need to be updated on a regular basis to address these changes. The workplace is also constantly evolving. At the start of 2020, who would have thought that a global pandemic would force most corporate offices to close and …

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5 Reasons You Should Partner With an MSSP

An MSSP is a Managed Security Services Partner. MSSPs are responsible for Identifying and remediating threats, and for protecting your environment 24/7.  MSSPs can also provide your organization with the following services: Log Management, Vulnerability and Remediation Management, Data Protection Services, and Firewall Management. If you are unsure whether your organization could utilize the services of …

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How to Increase ROI on Managed GRC

That’s a lot of acronyms in one title, but hopefully I’ve got your attention. Who doesn’t want an increase in ROI?  There is a case for a great Return on Investment (ROI) for having a trusted partner manage Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) on your behalf.

Is Your Ecommerce Site Protected Against Magecart Attacks?

Is your ecommerce site protected against Magecart attacks? Do you even know what Magecart is? CSO Online defines Magecart as: “a consortium of malicious hacker groups who target online shopping cart systems, usually the Magento system, to steal customer payment card information.” The customer payment information is usually stolen using malicious JavaScript code which is …

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5 Myths About Cyber Security That Could Destroy Your Business

Many business leaders tend to ignore cyber security when it comes to their business plans. They ignore it in many cases because of these widespread myths. Do you believe in some of these myths? The following is a list of the top 5 myths that could destroy your business. Myth # 1: Cyber security is …

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Boost Your Revenue With a Compliance and Cyber Security Plan

You already know that a breach can cripple your business.  A breach can negatively affect your business not just in the cost of dollars spent to repair systems and infrastructure, potential fines and legal fees, but also in the loss of sales that comes as a result of loss of consumer trust.  But did you …

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