Archive for the Security & Privacy Category

Do You Own a Laptop? Treat it like your wallet!

Do You Own a Laptop? Treat it like your wallet!

Most thefts occur from cars. Many people just want to quickly go in to a store on their way from work. Hiding the laptop from sight doesn’t provide much safety, especially if you place it in the trunk upon arriving which gives the thief visual confirmation of […]

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Permanent Digital Footprints and Private Data

Permanent Digital Footprints and Private Data

I am always surprised at how trusting people are with confidential and “private” data. They send attachments by email, they chat and post updates/pictures through their facebook/blogs/twitter accounts. And yet people are shocked when they hear about identity theft. You are shocked when someone knows your name, […]

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Internal Fraud

Internal Fraud

Unfortunately economic slowdowns can lead to downsizing, forced days off without pay, or lay offs. This can be dangerous in the world of Information Technology [IT] where disgruntled employees may retaliate against their (former) employers. Be cautious in these situations where the corporate decision has been to […]

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Are You Really Protected?

Are You Really Protected?

Tired of being bombarded by telemarketing calls? Register your number with the National Do Not Call List (by the CRTC) www.dncl.gc.ca   Are You Really Protected? Unfortunately we have noticed many of the clients we deal with have a false sense of security. Just because you have […]

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