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Will Windows Defender Stop Ransomware?

This entry was posted on by Michael Benadiba.
Will Windows Defender Stop Ransomware

Ransomware is a major concern for businesses and individual users. An attack can instantly encrypt all files on your computer and hold them hostage until a fine is paid to restore access. As the threat of ransomware increases, so do…

How Do Ransomware Attacks Happen?

This entry was posted on by Michael Benadiba.
How Do Ransomware Attacks Happen

Ransomware is a form of malware that once activated will infect a victim’s computer and encrypt all the files until a sum of money is paid to release access. If the ransom demanded isn’t paid by the deadline, the fee…

What is Cyber Security Risk Management?

This entry was posted on by Michael Benadiba.
What is Cyber Security Risk Management

As each year passes, the number of cyber security threats continue to rise. From ransomware attacks, database breaches or new techniques that discover a vulnerability on a previously protected system, having a cyber security risk management system in place for…

What Language Does Cyber Security Use?

This entry was posted on by Michael Benadiba.
What Language Does Cyber Security Use

Cyber security is what protects your organization’s networks, programs, and systems from malicious digital attacks. Cyber attacks attempt to access, change or destroy sensitive or critical business information while interrupting normal business operations, often in an attempt to extort money….

When Are Private Clouds Used Instead of Public Ones?

This entry was posted on by Michael Benadiba.
Private Clouds vs Public Clouds

Anyone that has spent some time researching cloud solutions has likely stumbled upon the private versus public cloud debate. If you are still unsure as to when should private clouds be used instead of public ones, it is important to…

What is Managed Services Outsourcing?

This entry was posted on by Tammy Nyman.
People shaking hands around a board table

Managed services outsourcing has emerged as an incredibly effective option for businesses in recent years. If you are wondering what is managed services outsourcing, simply put, it is the practice of proactively outsourcing certain functions (usually IT related) to a…

Second Time Winner of the CBEA

This entry was posted on by Maria Kelebeev.
MBC receiving Canadian Business Excellence Award

MBC is honored and thrilled to be the second time Winner of the prestigious CBEA : Canadian Business Excellence Awards 2020 for Private Businesses. Excellence Canada is pleased to announce that, at the fourth annual Canadian Business Excellence Awards for…

Is a Private Cloud a Data Center?

This entry was posted on by Michael Benadiba.
Ethernet wires into switches

With all the different options surrounding cloud technology, understanding the different options at times may seem complicated. One of the questions that often arises is if a private cloud is a data center or what the difference is between the…

How Secure is a Public Cloud?

This entry was posted on by Michael Benadiba.
Is public cloud secure?

When deciding on what type of cloud service is best for a business, one of the factors that are often considered with public, private or hybrid clouds are the security risks involved. People often assume, due to the name, that…

Can Ransomware Infect Cloud Storage?

This entry was posted on by Michael Benadiba.
Hacker looking at code

Ransomware has emerged as one of the most damaging online threats and is increasing rapidly in popularity. The word ransomware comes from the words ransom and software combined, and it is a dangerous form of malware that can rapidly encrypt…

Can Ransomware Encrypt Encrypted Files?

This entry was posted on by Michael Benadiba.
Keyboard and code

No organization wants to become a victim of cyber criminals. With ransomware attacks and data breaches on the rise, proper security is essential and one of the recommended steps is data encryption. But can ransomware encrypt encrypted files? Unfortunately, it…

What Do Cyber Security Experts Do?

This entry was posted on by Michael Benadiba.
Person looking at picture files

With all the talk regarding cyber attacks and the importance of keeping your business secure, you may have wondered what exactly do cyber security experts do? There are many different titles for individuals in this profession, including cyber security consultants,…

What Are Cyber Security Attacks?

This entry was posted on by Michael Benadiba.
Rows of code

A cyber attack is when one or more computers launch an attack against another computer, a group of computers or an entire network. There are two broad types of cyber attack categories, the first being when the main objective is…

How Cyber Security Is Different from Computer Security?

This entry was posted on by Michael Benadiba.
Lock on a keyboard

While the internet has transformed the way that businesses operate, while mostly positive, it has opened a whole new word of security threats. Being knowledgeable about the latest cyber security best practices is the first step in protecting your business…

How Does Cloud Storage Technology Work?

This entry was posted on by Michael Benadiba.
Cloud technology diagram

Many businesses are migrating to cloud solutions and storage options and for good reason. Cloud storage is a more efficient way to manage storage costs over time and increase capacity as needed, on demand. Whether an organization chooses a private,…

Is Managed Services the Same as Outsourcing?

This entry was posted on by Tammy Nyman.
People shaking hands around a board table

The terms outsourcing and Managed Services are often used interchangeably when referring to groups that handle an organization’s IT systems and services. While there are some similarities, the word ‘outsourcing’ is typically used as a blanket term for several different…

Get to Know Tammy Nyman: 2019 CDN Women in the IT Channel Mentor of the Year

This entry was posted on by Maria Kelebeev.
Tammy Nyman Canadian Mentor of the Year

In July, we shared that MBC Managed IT Services, executive vice-president, Tammy Nyman, had been named the 2019 CDN Women in the IT Channel Mentor of the Year Award, to be presented on August 22nd. Channel Daily News just published…

Why is IT Support Important?

This entry was posted on by Maria Kelebeev.
Working on a computer circuit board

In today’s world, businesses need cutting edge technology to remain competitive. When an investment in technology has been made, no matter what size the organization is, having a professional IT support team is critical to making sure that everything runs…

How do Businesses Use Cloud Technology?

This entry was posted on by Michael Benadiba.
Cloud tech diagram

Cloud computing is often promoted as a way to help businesses do more with less while maximizing their resources, budgets, and growth. But how do businesses actually use cloud technology and what is involved once the decision is made to…

How Can Cyber Security Be Improved?

This entry was posted on by Michael Benadiba.
Cyber Security words

Cyber security is a hot topic these days and for good reason. With technology woven into almost every aspect of business operations and cyber-attacks on the rise as they increase in sophistication, regardless of industry, all organizations must remain vigilant….

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