Managed Services and Business Security

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There’s no denying that Cyber Security is an exponentially-growing threat to today’s business. Owners and IT Teams are scrambling to stay ahead of the steady onslaught of external influences, hackers and malware, perpetually trying to sneak past their security, intent…

Why Should your Business Move to Cloud Technology

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Any business, group, or organization, no matter the size, can benefit from public or private Cloud Technology. From large multi-national corporations to small start-ups, almost all businesses can increase their capabilities and enhance their performance by leveraging the cloud. The…

About WannaCry,
the latest and strongest Ransomware Cyberattack so far

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By now I am sure you have already heard that one of the biggest ransomware attacks known in history took place on May 14th. The UK’s NHS (National Health Service), FedEx and other important organizations were hit by a cyberattack…

Ransomware by the Numbers

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What is Ransomware

Ransomware is one of the biggest security problems for organizations, businesses, and individuals. Criminals are taking advantage of the weakness of those IT departments. It is important that you learn about ransomware, how it works and how to prevent it….

MBC Finalist in the 2017 Richmond Hill Board of Trade Business Awards

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Finalists in the 2017 Richmond Hill Board of Trade Business Awards were announced and we are proud to be among them. 2017 Business Award recognizes and honours Excellence in the Richmond Hill Business Community. It distinguishes outstanding achievements in Company…

Ransomware Attacks will Double in 2017 Focusing on Financial Institutions and Law Firms

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Ransomware attacks are expected to be over two times more numerous in 2017 than 2016 having financial institutions and law firms as prime targets. In Europe, some financial institutions had begun stockpiling bitcoins, in case of a ransomware attack. In…

IT Maturity Model | Where Does Your Business Fit?

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More and more businesses are turning to a managed IT service provider for their business. The main driving force behind this was that of security and compliance. In fact, 38% of all companies ended up making the switch to an…

Ransomware – A New Wave for 2017

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ran·som·ware ˈransəmˌwer/ Malicious software accompanied by pop-ups and warning screens that block access to your data and hold files hostage until a sum of money (ransom) is paid to perpetrators. If 2016 was a significant year for data breaches and…

8 Security Resolutions to Strive For in 2017

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At this time of year, it’s common for people to make resolutions about diet, exercise and other areas of their personal lives. This is true when it comes to businesses too, especially in the field of IT security. Preventing a…

5 Aspects Organizations Often Overlook When Implementing a Cyber Security Plan

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5 Aspects Organizations Often Overlook When Implementing a Cyber Security Plan In today’s rapidly changing business world, one significant challenge facing many enterprises is an increasing number of data hackers and the corresponding compromise of sensitive data. Financial fraud, identity…

MBC Managed IT Services Joins Mayor John Tory’s Israel Innovation Mission

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As announced on November 3rd at Wealthsimple, an MBC client, our President/CTO Michael Benadiba will have the honour of joining Toronto Mayor John Tory as one of the 50 member representatives taking part in the Israel Innovation Mission, taking place from November 12th to the 19th. The…

IT Can Be Scary but Don’t Let It Haunt You, Get an IT Provider

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Many business owners often find themselves haunted by the sheer thought of IT, let alone having to own and run an internal IT department. They wind up stressed out and overwhelmed at what they are going to do to get…

How can a DDoS attack affect you and your business?

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With the recent DDoS attack that affected many large websites such as Twitter, Reddit, Spotify, Esty, Box and more, you as a business owner are probably worried. Businesses can be affected by multiple types of cyberattacks, DDoS and Ransomware are…

Have you Outgrown your IT Provider?

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As a business owner, you want to make sure you are getting the absolute best services out there. This includes everything from your credit card processing company to your IT provider and everything in-between. Having the right IT provider is…

7 Questions to Ask your Cloud Provider

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Cloud Provider

It’s essential to make the right choice for your cloud provider.  If you’re looking, or already have adopted a cloud environment, it is especially important to understand security practices, data privacy, and the operational capabilities of each provider. In order…

Private Wealth Canada Article Feature: Ransomware Poses Cyber Threat To Business

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For entrepreneurs & SMBs your data is key to your business’ survival. Ransomware locks away your data and forces you to pay the attacker’s demanded ransom to get it back. Ransomware is one of the newest tools in this “Wild…

5 Network Security Tips Every Business Needs to Know

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Network Security is any activity that pertains to the prevention and monitoring of unauthorized data in a computer network. Lack of network protection can have devastating effects such as theft of sensitive information, loss of funds, breach of private communication…

Mississauga News Article Feature: Expert says Human Firewall is the best Defense Against Costly Ransomware Cyber-Attacks

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Ransomware. It is sophisticated, technical and so malicious it has brought several high-profile Canadian corporations temporarily to their knees. But the remedy is basic, explains the MBC President, Michael Benadiba in the Mississauga News. He shared insights on why human…

Globe and Mail Featured Article: A few ideas for Ontario’s much-needed first Chief Digital Officer

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On August 1st, in the Globe and Mail we published an article that highlights a very big win for Ontario. The whole idea is to make government work better for people, and to design digital services and products around users’…

Security Update: Phishing Season is Here to Stay

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phishing season is here to stay

What is Phishing? Phishing is a form of fraud where one tries to possess valuable information such as usernames, credit card details, passwords or account details by presenting themselves as a credible entity or individual using various forms of electronic…

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