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Cloud Computing Security Explained

By |2021-07-27T11:29:03-04:00June 28th, 2021|Cloud, Security|

Cloud computing provides the convenience small business owners need. It saves time and money, improves collaboration, and boosts productivity. In today’s dynamic business climate, it’s all-important that people get the information they need wherever they happen to be, whether they’re in the office or out and about with their cellular phone. Information travels fast nowadays,

Action Plan for Seniors: Ontario’s LTC Innovation Investment

By |2021-07-27T11:29:03-04:00June 28th, 2021|Healthcare|

The province of Ontario is leaning in to investments and innovations with the new seniors’ strategy, Aging with Confidence: Ontario’s Action Plan for Seniors, which addresses many priorities of seniors and their families.   The government’s plan includes thousands of new long-term care (LTC) beds, expanded staffing and information technology. Promoting innovation in LTC Long-term care homes across the

Online Scams: Take Them Seriously

By |2021-07-27T11:29:03-04:00June 28th, 2021|Security|

Although news of large corporate websites being hacked is reported on a regular basis, many small businesses fail to realize that they too, are a possible target for online scams. Even if you’re business is small, don’t move forward with the philosophy that online scams ‘won’t happen to us’. That was the casual attitude of

8 Common Phishing Scams to Avoid

By |2021-07-27T11:29:03-04:00June 28th, 2021|Security|

Online fraud is at all time high. It’s in everyone’s best interest to have a basic understanding of the types of common phishing scams online fraudsters use. Help avoid a cyber crime attack by recognizing the signs. Here are eight types of phishing scams you need to be aware of: 1) Deceptive Phishing Deceptive Phishing

Cyber Security Breaches in Healthcare

By |2021-07-27T11:29:03-04:00June 28th, 2021|Healthcare, Security|

No doubt about it, cyber security breaches are a major concern for everyone, even major websites. Recently a massive denial-of-service (DoS) attack shut down major websites across the internet, including Twitter and Spotify, a streaming music service. The Healthcare industry, in particular, is especially vulnerable to cyber attacks. The Ponemon Institute’s latest study, The Sixth Annual Benchmark Study

Why Managed Compliance is Important for LTC and Retirement Homes

By |2021-07-27T11:29:03-04:00June 28th, 2021|Healthcare, Security|

Do you worry about your Long-Term Care or Retirement home being audited? Do you know if your patient data is secure? What would happen to if your patient data was compromised? Are you unsure of your regulatory compliance with CARP and PIPEDA (“Personal Information Protections and Electronic Documents Act”? Be sure your client or patient data is protected and

Can a High-Tech LTC Home or Retirement Residence be Trouble Free?

By |2021-07-27T11:29:03-04:00June 28th, 2021|Healthcare|

Does your Long-Term Care Home or Retirement Residence suffer from the following technical troubles? Aging hardware Slow computers or network links No backup and limited security for data Inadequate Wireless coverage Staff that need more training and support What if those problems could disappear, and you never had to worry about your information technology again…on

Free SSL Certificates with Managed Services

By |2021-07-27T11:29:03-04:00June 28th, 2021|Security|

SSL Certificates are used to establish an encrypted connection between a computer browser and a web server. Secure Sockets Layer’s (SSL) technology activates a lock and the https protocol which allows for secure connections that protects sensitive information. Once that connection is established, all web traffic between the web server and the computer browser will be protected. Usually, an SSL

Get Creative and Change your Common Passwords

By |2021-07-27T11:29:03-04:00June 28th, 2021|Security, Tips & Tricks|

Here’s a reminder to do something you probably haven’t done in a while…change your common passwords.  And, while you’re at it, choose new passwords that are not so common. Some of the most commonly-used passwords, according to the security group SplashData, are “password”, “qwerty”, “12345” and “welcome”.  Predictably, they are all terribly easy to guess. You can see

IT Funding for Long-Term Care Homes in Ontario

By |2021-07-27T11:29:03-04:00June 28th, 2021|Healthcare, IT Budget|

The Government of Ontario’s guidelines for Long-Term Care invoices can be confusing. The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care insists on specific procedures to claim and capture funding, so it’s important to understand how to properly invoice expenditures for your Long-Term Care Home’s Information Technology services. If done right, funding can be obtained to support your IT

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