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Cybersecurity Month Series – Part 3

By |2021-10-21T16:20:50-04:00October 21st, 2021|Cloud, Security, Tips & Tricks|

October is Cybersecurity Month here at WW Works. Here's the Third part of our month-long series to help you stay safe while you are online. If you haven't seen Part 1 - or Part 2 - please check them out too.   17 Prepare an incident response plan (IRP) The truth is, no matter how

A Beginner’s Guide to Cyber Security Threats

By |2021-10-20T10:47:28-04:00October 20th, 2021|Cloud, Security, Tips & Tricks|

Unfortunately, cyber attacks are increasingly common for Canadian SMBs. According to the 2020 Cyberthreat Defense Report, 78 percent of Canadian organizations experienced at least one cyber-attack within a 12-month period. However, the report also found that companies with a solid strategy in place to guide security initiatives were significantly more likely to report successful outcomes.

Cybersecurity Month Series – Part 2

By |2021-10-15T11:41:32-04:00October 15th, 2021|Cloud, Security, Tips & Tricks|

October is Cybersecurity Month here at WW Works. Here's the second part of our month-long series to help you stay safe while you are online. If you haven't seen Part 1, click here and check them out.   9 Use Firewalls First things first, what is a firewall? A firewall is network security that oversees incoming

Are Your Company’s Critical Assets Protected?

By |2021-10-12T13:56:29-04:00October 12th, 2021|Cloud, Security, Tips & Tricks|

Do you want to sleep well at night knowing that your company’s critical assets are protected? For the past year, WW Works has been using Covalence. Covalence was established by FieldEffect, an Ottawa-based company, for threat monitoring, detection, and response. We have put our entire trust in the Covalence system for the protection of WW

Cybersecurity Month Series – Part 1

By |2021-10-15T11:40:45-04:00October 7th, 2021|Cloud, Security, Tips & Tricks|

October is Cybersecurity Month here at WW Works. Cyber Security Awareness Month is an internationally recognized campaign held each October. With all of the changes of the last year and half, we are using our devices and computers more than ever. Whether we are working and conducting business, or spending time online with our friends

Keep Hackers Away With Multi-Factor Authentication

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

Keep your credentials out of the wrong hands by enabling multi-factor authentication (MFA). It’s the best way to prevent yourself from having your credentials leaked or stolen. MFA is a security system that verifies a user’s identity by requiring multiple credentials. Rather than just asking for a username and password, multi-factor authentication requires additional pieces of evidence,

End of Support: Microsoft Products

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

Action Required! Upgrade to Windows 10 PRO End of Support is coming to Windows 7 & Office 2010 on January 12, 2020, so as of that date, Microsoft will no longer update or support the operating system. End of support means the end of security updates which may lead to security and compliance issues and

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,

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

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