Get Cyber Safe Blog

December 5, 2017

5 things to look for before buying a gift online

Shopping online is a great way to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list! But there are a few things you should look for, before you make that purchase, to help keep your devices and your finances secure.

November 27, 2017

The Internet of Things business basics

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of ‘smart’ devices that connect and communicate via the Internet. The key to the IoT is the interconnectivity of devices, which collect and exchange information through embedded software, cameras and sensors which sense things like light, sound, distance and movement.

November 27, 2017

A #cybersafebusiness strategy for the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) makes cyber security more complex, IT management more important, and the consequences of possible cyber incidents more detrimental. Therefore, implementing the IoT into your business requires a step-by-step security plan. This 5-step strategy covers the essentials of securing the IoT.

November 27, 2017

Ensure you're secure: A checklist of Internet of Things security tips

Once you’ve researched the Internet of Things (IoT), and have a strategy in place to implement the IoT in your business, you should ensure your business is secure with this checklist of security tips and requirements.

November 14, 2017

Shop Safely Online this Black Friday/ Cyber Monday!

If you are planning to shop online this Black Friday/Cyber Monday, make sure you shop cyber safe!

October 20, 2017

Protect your Wi-Fi network against vulnerabilities like Krack

As technology changes and becomes ever more sophisticated, unfortunately, cybercriminals also adapt their techniques. With great technology comes a heightened need for vigilance. One type of threat involves Wi-Fi encryptions at the router.

October 20, 2017

5 things you can do to help make the internet a better place

Digital citizenship is about how you act online. It includes acting ethically by deciding whether certain actions are right or wrong. By thinking before we act, we can make better choices and be a part of a more enjoyable and safer online community.

October 19, 2017

Mobile and online banking is growing. Are you staying cyber safe?

This guest blog post from the Canadian Bankers Association offers insights on the growth of mobile and online banking among Canadians. How do you measure up? And are you taking steps to make sure your computer and devices are safe?

October 16, 2017

The Internet of Things: 5 ways to #ConnectSmarter

The Internet of Things (IoT) is made up of interconnected smart devices which collect and send information via networks, software, and sensors. Anything from your alarm system, your TV, your fridge, or even a baby monitor can be a smart device. To #ConnectSmarter follow these tips to secure your IoT devices, your network, and your privacy.

October 11, 2017

Protect yourself against fraud

A guest blog post from Canada Revenue Agency: Taxpayers should be vigilant when they receive an email or a text message claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

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