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Working From Home

This entry was posted on by Pavel Odnoletkov.

Tips for Staying Cyber-Secure While Working from Home As the dependency on digital infrastructure heightens, it’s more important than ever to make sure that your business has a secure BCP plan and an effective remote working policy with clear direction…

Multi-Factor Authentication

This entry was posted on by Pavel Odnoletkov.

MFA (multi-factor authentication) is becoming ever present. If you’ve ever been sent a text with a code after you’ve tried logging into a website, you’ve experienced it. YOU ARE NOT PROTECTED WITHOUT IT Multi-factor authentication is an authentication method in…

Co-Managed IT Services

This entry was posted on by Pavel Odnoletkov.

Do you have full time IT staff but need more from your IT? We can help fill in the gaps by working side by side with your staff. Co-Managed IT Services allow you to augment your current internal IT skillsets…

Ransomware

This entry was posted on by Pavel Odnoletkov.

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that threatens to publish the victim’s data or perpetually block access to it unless a ransom is paid. HOW CAN IT AFFECT YOUR BUSINESS? When a user wants to access a file that…

MBC Private Cloud

This entry was posted on by Pavel Odnoletkov.

When you need data scalability, reliability, security and it isn’t practical at your office, cloud is often the solution. MBC can architect, deploy, and manage complex cloud requirements for your business. PRIVATE CLOUD There has never been a better time…

MBC VoIP Solution

This entry was posted on by Pavel Odnoletkov.

These next generation telephony solutions integrate your traditional telephone and voicemail services into a complete suite of mobile communications tools for your employees. Harness the power of your data network to deliver superior voice and collaboration services. Eliminate your long…

8 Essential Tips for Working from Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This entry was posted on by Tammy Nyman.
8 Essential Tips for Working from Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Across the globe, many governments have asked citizens to remain home and practice social distancing measures. This has forced many businesses to rapidly shift to a remote work environment that allows employees to work from home. For a lot of…

Cybersecurity Tips for Your Home Office During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This entry was posted on by Tammy Nyman.
Cyber Security Tips for Working at Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, those working from home are put at risk of being exposed to fraudulent activity. Canadians have lost close to $100 million in reported online scams. Workers must find effective methods to protecting personal financial information….

How to Protect Your Business During the Corona Virus Outbreak

This entry was posted on by Tammy Nyman.
How to Protect Your Business During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Many businesses and their employees across the globe have quickly shifted to remote work in response to the coronavirus outbreak. But unfortunately, this shift has placed immense pressure on most organizations’ cyber security risk management ability. Another type of pressure…

What Your Business Should Know About Windows 7 No Longer Being Supported

This entry was posted on by Tammy Nyman.
What Your Business Should Know About Windows 7 No Longer Being Supported

January 14th, 2020 marked the official end of Microsoft support for Windows 7, one of the most widely used software suites. Released in 2009, Windows 7 made some major leaps forward in usability and power, partly to make up for…

Why is Secure Guest WiFi for Business So Important?

This entry was posted on by Marketing MBC.

Whether you run a financial office, a retail store or a marketing company, Wi-Fi Internet access is something that is expected by customers. You need however to make sure your guest WiFi is completely secured to protect yourself as well…

Why is Secure Guest WiFi for Business So Important?

This entry was posted on by Tammy Nyman.
People looking at a laptop

Why is Secure Guest WiFi for Business So Important? Whether you run a financial office, a retail store or a marketing company, Wi-Fi Internet access is something that is expected by customers. You need however to make sure your guest…

An Article from PC World: What USB 3.2 and Wi-Fi 6 mean for your next PC

This entry was posted on by Marketing MBC.
Questionmark

You expect every laptop to have Wi-Fi and some kind of USB. What you probably don’t expect is battling specs that will make it difficult to know what sort of wireless and USB you have. We’ll sort it out for…

IT Maturity Model – Where Does Your Business Fit?

This entry was posted on by Marketing MBC.
Where does your business fit?

Where Does Your Business Fit? IT Maturity is a company’s ability to stick to IT best practices. This, in turn, allows the companies to reap the most benefit from their IT initiatives.  The performance on the IT team closely resembles…

Smart devices and Smart Businesses

This entry was posted on by Tammy Nyman.
Smart phone and recharger

Smart devices have been making a buzz everywhere, from smart TVs to smart refrigerators, lights, blinds, etc. As the new norm in more and more aspects of our lives, smart homes are now filled with all sorts of gadgets powered…

Business Changing IT Trends

This entry was posted on by Tammy Nyman.
Business Technology Trends

Business Changing IT Trends: While innovative technology is emerging almost daily, including AI, machine learning and blockchain, to name a few, as a small business owner such trends will have little or no effect on your business, unless you are…

Lessons from Entrepreneurs

This entry was posted on by Tammy Nyman.
Lessons from entrepreneurs

MBC had the pleasure of attending the Toronto Entrepreneur Show. It was a day full of learning, exploring and networking catered for our core clients, small to medium-sized firms. In a presentation by Chris Baur, Vice President of Business Markets at…

7 Key IT Solutions Every Business Should Know About

This entry was posted on by Marketing MBC.

Improving your IT infrastructure is definitely a way to help facilitate business growth, however, how do you scale up from where you are now? Hiring more IT staff will increase your costs and will require training and retention strategies. Instead…

MBC Mobile Management Solution

This entry was posted on by Tammy Nyman.

Mobile Management Solution. Modern, cloud-based application and device management for a mobile-first, cloud-first world. With more devices than ever, there is an increasing number of options for getting and staying connected. Employees expect the freedom to access their work email…

The Problem with IT Departments

This entry was posted on by Tammy Nyman.
office people talking

The Problem with IT Departments: IT departments everywhere seem to be encountering the same problem. Regardless of how hard they work and how great a job they do, someone is always complaining that they are not responsive enough, not helping…

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