Innovative Financial Group (IFG) is a boutique insurance solutions and wealth management firm that has been providing services in Ottawa for over 35 years. Their current staff of five relies heavily on IT and phones to serve their many clients. IFG needed a phone system that would help them work more efficiently throughout their organization […]

Last week, security researchers revealed details about a dangerous security flaw known as Heartbleed. The security flaw enables cybercriminals to access and steal data from compromised versions of OpenSSL, which is used to secure communications on many major websites on the Internet. Since the vulnerability was disclosed, there’s been a lot of concern regarding what […]

No matter what kind of business or organization you run, you need effective and secure technologies to access, process and share information.  You may believe that you are doing everything possible to ensure your IT is up to date, stored securely offsite, and is on hand when you need it.  But are you really doing […]

What happens when confidential emails are accidentally sent to the wrong recipient? This is an easy mistake to make, however, once you’ve sent the email, there’s no getting it back. If the recipient publicizes the information, your business could be in deep trouble in terms of liability, loss of customer confidence, and reputational damage. So […]

While most social media sites are designed to allow you to network with friends and family, LinkedIn is a networking site designed to allow you to connect with others in your industry, as well as find and share relevant content. And consider this: 260 million individuals are using LinkedIn, which means it’s highly likely someone […]

On April 8th, 2014, Microsoft ended support for Windows XP, which means security updates and patches will no longer be released. However, millions of PCs are still running the unsupported operating system. This means businesses and consumers will be at risk for computer malware and security issues until they replace or upgrade their systems. According […]

Your role as a CIO is constantly evolving. As the business world becomes more tech-savvy, your primary focus should be on enabling your business to grow through new technology and improved processes. But how can you ensure organization growth occurs? The most important aspect of organization growth involves aligning IT with business goals. While most […]

If you run your own law firm, you understand that it isn’t easy dividing your energy into two sectors which include; focusing on keeping your law firm productive, and trying to fix issues that arise with your IT services. You might not always understand the software required to run billing and accounting needs, or how […]

Protect Your Business, Employees, and Data! Schedule a Complete Cyber-Security Audit Today In the past few months, many large retailers, including Target, Michaels, and Neiman Marcus, have experienced massive data breaches. For most business owners, the rising amount of data breaches is extremely concerning. Do your employees practice appropriate security measures while using the Internet? […]

Still don’t understand the flood of information surrounding the Heartbleed vulnerability? Rest assured, you’re not the only one who’s confused. There’s a variety of sources telling us different things, so how can you handle the vulnerability properly? Well, it all starts with understanding the vulnerability itself. What is Heartbleed? Google and Codenomicon recently discovered the […]