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5 Things to Consider for the Hybrid Workplace

As a result of the pandemic, the workplace has fundamentally shifted. For 18 months, remote work became the default. And now that businesses are opening back up again, they recognize how important remote work is and how mixing work from home and onsite could be beneficial. These days, several businesses are thinking about hybrid workspaces …

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The LastPass Breach, and How it Might Affect You 

LastPass Security Passwords

In August of 2022, LastPass announced that one of their developer accounts had been compromised, with the attackers having stolen some of their source code. They said at the time that none of their customer data had been taken. However, in December, they announced that information gathered during that attack had subsequently been used to …

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Attorney-client Privilege Extends to Client Data

Attorney-client privilege offers a great deal of protection to clients. It’s to the point that this can make them feel secure if any sensitive information ever falls into the wrong hands. The unfortunate part is client data itself doesn’t always have these privileges. And as data breaches in the legal sector continue to rise, most …

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What Canada’s Data Privacy Laws Mean for Your Small Business

Running a small business means not only following the tax policies and guidelines, but also abiding by Canada’s data privacy laws. That’s becoming more and more important for businesses now as any business today collects, stores, and shares clients’ digital information. As a result, consumers have become increasingly concerned with how the data is being …

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Cybersecurity Updates – December 2022

Authentication Types Passwords Security

Cybersecurity Topics in This Month’s Update: Understanding Authentication Types MFA Fatigue Attacks are an Ongoing Threat to Business Understanding Authentication Types With the recent news talking about how Google is adding support for passwordless authentication to Chrome and Android, you might be wondering what all this means to you, and how this all works.  I …

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Why Video Marketing is King?

The trends have been evident for many years that video marketing has taken center stage. People are consuming video at levels that are staggering, and the research available serves to highlight why businesses should be including it in their strategy.  Consider some of these facts about Video: On LinkedIn, video gets 3 times more engagement …

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Keeping Up with Important Google Analytics Changes in 2023

Let’s get to the point: on July 1st, 2023, Google will discontinue Universal Analytics – which has been the standard for web tracking since 2012. It is time to upgrade. It is no secret that online marketing analytics is an integral part of measuring your SEO strategy. For many years, businesses and marketers have been …

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Consistent Content is a Key to Effective Online Marketing

There are a lot of factors that contribute to successful online marketing. One of the most important keys is a model of consistent content. The goal of consistent publishing of content is not to be loud and overwhelming. It is a public appearance that states that you are present, available, and actively invested in your …

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Top Three Ways Businesses Benefit from a Technology Audit

When was the last time a comprehensive technology audit was done? For many business owners, the answer is normally that it’s been several months or over a year or it has never happened at all. If that is the case, then there are good chances that the business is highly vulnerable to cyberattacks, ransomware, phishing …

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5 Steps to Create a Business Continuity Plan

According to an entrepreneur article published in January 2021, 20% of small businesses will fail in their first year of operation. This is on top of 50% of them failing within the five-year mark. While the reasons for these failures vary between cashflow issues and leadership, one of the key issues revolves around company’s inability …

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