IT Support Blog

The smart way to protect yourself from Wi-Fi hackers

Wi-Fi is a potential weak link in any network security chain. Whether your employees are using your Wi-Fi to work away from their desks or setting up at the local coffee shop, you need to have appropriate security in place.

Locking down the office

Wi-Fi routers and access points (APs) aren’t secured in the factory.

It’s time to send your employees home

When it comes to the debate about whether you can get more work done at home than in the office, the interesting divide is between those who have tried it and those who have not. An even 50 percent of those who have tried it say they are more productive at home.

Equipping for 2016

Running a business on outdated equipment is often a false economy. Slow and unreliable machines keep capital costs down but staff costs go sky high. Just ask anyone who has killed time making coffee in the 10 minutes it takes their computer to boot in the morning.

How to Prevent Automatic SPAM from Circulating

Spam accounts for over 90 % of all email today. Unsolicited, unwanted phishing, spoofing, spyware and other malware carrying emails, are not just a productivity issue, they cause serious security breaches too.

Here are a few tips to avoid having SPAM circulate through your organization and from cause data loss.

Techify One of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies Again This Year

Toronto, ON (September 23, 2015) – PROFIT Magazine has recognized Techify as one of the 500 fastest growing companies in Canada for the second consecutive year.

“We are honoured to be on such a distinguished list and join so many of our colleagues and friends in celebrating business growth,” said Brendan Howe, Techify’s President and CEO. “This is a testament to the great work our team has done in helping our clients save time and reduce risk with effective IT support.

How Your Staff Could Cost You a Million Bucks

It used to be really easy to avoid paying for software. People would find license keys online and use them to install popular Microsoft and Adobe products like MS Office or Adobe Creative Suite.

There are IT people who would take pride in not having to pay these Big Bad Companies licensing fees and would equip an entire company with illegal software to save a few thousand dollars.

Is Your Business Part of the 20%?

Microsoft reported recently that 20 percent of Canadian small and medium-sized businesses are using new Cloud-based productivity software that is better enabling their staff to achieve business goals.

That 20 percent isn’t on the bleeding edge of technology; they are leading with it and establishing a strong competitive advantage in their market place.