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5 Ways to Print More Securely | Hub Technology Group, Toronto

5 Ways to Print More Securely

Is your network secure? The answer may hinge on another question – are your printers secure? Many companies understand the importance of securing their network, but overlook their printers. Today’s printers don’t just print. These networked devices print, scan, fax and perform other tasks that have them processing and storing your sensitive information. If your…

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How to Spot a Phishing Scam

You probably open hundreds of emails every day, and don’t really consider that they could be malicious. Phishing scams are one of the most common methods hackers use to gain access to a network, taking advantage of the widespread use of email. Here are some ways you can spot a phishing scam: Wrong email address…

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Protect Your Business Against These Common Data Threats

You don’t have to look far to find news stories about companies that have been hacked. Large-scale attacks are driving companies to protect their business from these cyber-crimes. However, not all data loss is the result of a high-tech attack. Remember to protect your business from the low-tech situations that can be just as harmful.…

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Ransomware Prevention Tips, hubTGI, Toronto, ON

Ransomware Prevention Tips

On May 12, 2017, a strain of ransomware called WannaCry infected over 300,000 Windows PCs around the globe, making it the largest cyberattack in history. Ransomware differs from typical malware in that the perpetrators not only encrypt the user’s files, but demand a ransom in order to release them. Experts suggest calling the authorities and…

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Securing Your Cloud: Meeting Today’s Security Challenges

Whether you’re deciding to migrate your business to the cloud, or wondering how to best utilize its capabilities, one question looms large; the question of security. Every day it seems like we’re hearing about yet another data breach. It’s important to be concerned with moving critical data and computing resources out of your direct control and…

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Time for a New Copier? Look for These Signs of Obsolescence. hubTGI, Toronto, ON

Time for a New Copier? Look for These Signs of Obsolescence.

In general, computer, tablet and smartphone users upgrade their hardware, software or operating systems every two or three years – it’s only natural, as the march of technology contributes to obsolescence while an increasingly sophisticated workplace demands higher functionality. Yet those same users may keep a copier or printer in the office for five to…

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Why SMBs Need to Protect Their Data hubTGI Toronto

Why SMBs Need to Protect Their Data

Many small companies believe that because of their size, their data is not at risk. They think hackers are only interested in big corporations, banks and insurance companies. Unfortunately, they’re wrong. The truth is every business big or small has data that is valuable to criminals like employee information, customer data and more. In fact,…

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Steps You Can Take to Secure Your Wireless Printers hubTGI Toronto

Steps You Can Take to Secure Your Wireless Printers

When putting network security measures in place, wireless printers and all-in-one devices are often overlooked as a security risk. Because these wireless devices have hard drives and network access, a cyber attacker could do considerable damage if they were to gain access to them. Taking steps to secure your wireless print devices is an important…

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5 Key Topics To Cover In Your IT Security Policy hubTGI Toronto

5 Key Topics To Cover In Your IT Security Policy

With the quantity of information stored and exchanged electronically, IT security should be a top priority for all businesses. When creating your IT security policy, there are several important factors to keep in mind: Acceptable Use – Define what employees are allowed to do with their work computers and on the business network. Unauthorized activity…

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Essential Strategies For Password Protection hubTGI Toronto

Essential Strategies For Password Protection

With all the recent news about data breaches at major firms, security is front of mind for most business owners. It’s a real concern. Hackers want access to anything they can get into. One easy way you can protect yourself from being compromised is by creating a great password. Here are some best practices for…

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