Safe Harbour Information Technology Blog
WannaCry: Don’t Get Locked Out By Ransomware
By now, you (along with everyone else on the planet) have undoubtedly heard of WannaCry—a massive cyberattack that hit 200,000 victims in 150 countries, on May 12, 2017. If you were one of the unfortunate victims that were targeted by this latest ransomware onslaught, there’s a good chance your files, drives, or even your […]Read More >>
Are Printers Becoming Malware Magnets?
Malware attacks have increasingly become an all too common part of the internet landscape, with hackers exploiting any and all internet-connected devices, leaving many businesses to wonder what online security threat is around the corner. Like filthy rodents infesting your home, cyber-criminals will squirm their way into any possible points of entry, unleashing their latest […]Read More >>
W2 Phishing Scams—A New Twist on CEO Fraud
If you’ve kept up on phishing scams, then you’ve undoubtedly heard of CEO fraud—an email scheme where cyber-criminals impersonate the boss, requesting a wire transfer or personal information about employees. Attackers love CEO spoofing emails for one simple reason—it’s easy. There’s no malware to write, no malicious links to imbed, and no major risk of […]Read More >>
Tips to Keep Your Data Secure During Tax Season
Tax season is here. While you are preparing to file your returns this year, keep in mind that cyber-criminals will be out in full force, trolling the internet for business and personal data alike. Phishing scams, malware attacks, and identity theft—2016 saw a huge jump in cyber-attacks. And as for 2017, expect more of the […]Read More >>
Are You Spending Your IT Budget On Outdated Technology?
Still on the fence when it comes to investing in new technology? You could be putting your business’ sensitive data at risk. No company wants to hear they are wasting money. But that is exactly what some companies are doing when they continue to shell out for older or outdated technology. If you want to […]Read More >>
Extra! Extra! Read All About It! Safe Harbour’s Instant Remote Support Saves Stranded Copywriter!
I’ve been a professional copywriter for a while now, so it’s probably safe to say I’ve written dozens, if not hundreds of articles (many found on this very website) on the growing threat of cybercriminals. Figuratively waving a stern finger in the air, I’ve gone to great lengths to inform readers on how the internet […]Read More >>
Keeping Your Data Backup and Recovery Strategy Up-to-Date
No business is immune to data loss, from human error to a natural disaster. Whether it is an important email or the applications responsible for running your entire organization, properly managing your data is critical to a company’s behind-the-scenes success. One of the best ways to ensure this is with an up-to-date data backup […]Read More >>
Top Security Tips to Boost Your Business’s Data Privacy
Security is a vital part of any business, yet surprisingly, it often gets neglected. And as cyber-attacks continue to rise, failure to grasp the significance of data protection could cost your organization dearly. If your business is concerned about data breaches, it is vital to have a forward-thinking security plan in place. While the war on […]Read More >>
Top Reasons Small Businesses Need Managed IT Services
Running a small to medium-sized business (SMB)? Then you already know the importance of IT. Processing orders, communicating with customers, and advertising products and services—today’s SMBs understand that technology is an integral part of the business landscape. That is precisely why more and more companies are turning to a managed service provider for all their […]Read More >>
Gmail Users Are Being Attacked By the Latest Phishing Scam
2017 has only just started and we’re already being hit with the next wave of newer, smarter cyberattacks. In case you haven’t heard, Gmail users worldwide are being targeted by sophisticated phishing scams that are quickly gaining in popularity. And it’s not just the average user that is falling victim to this latest cyber-scam. Even […]Read More >>