June 24, 2022

How to detect a phishing email?

With the recent increase in Ransomeware infections instigated through phishing emails, it is critical to take proactive measures to protect yourself and your organization’s security. Vigilance […]
March 4, 2022

How secure are your passwords?

Partek manages over 4,000 passwords for over 500 organizations through our asset management tools. Keeping access to our client’s critical assets secure and maintained. Every year, […]
February 7, 2022

The optics of using free email as your business email

What email address do you use for your business? Does it end with @gmail.com, @outlook.com, @yahoo.com, or @hotmail.com?   There are inherent risks that should be […]
January 27, 2022

Microsoft issues critical Office 365 phishing warning

Microsoft 365 customers could be at risk. Microsoft has issued a warning on Twitter for users of its Office 365 service that a potentially malicious app […]
January 24, 2022

CISA urges organizations to strengthen their cybersecurity defenses

Last week, at least fifteen Ukrainian public institutions and government agencies’ websites were hacked and defaced by a new malware family Microsoft calls ‘WhisperGate’. Microsoft warns […]
January 14, 2022

Top Online Scams of 2021

Recent reporting from CTV News describes the top five scams that Canadians fell for in 2021 Even though many overseas scam boiler rooms and call centers […]
October 10, 2021

How hackers use phishing emails in ransomware attacks

Phishing attacks work because people like to click on things. Hackers carefully tailor attacks to their victims by collecting publicly available personal information about them and […]
September 26, 2021

Are you at risk for a Cyber Attack?

6 best practices to secure your business You can’t go long without seeing another headline about a cyber-security breach impacting a high-profile company. In recent years, […]
July 17, 2021

Small / medium sized businesses are the most vulnerable to ransomware right now

For as much media attention ransomware is getting with large-scale cyber-attacks, it appears that many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have failed to embrace the idea […]
March 10, 2021

Phishing Emails Related to COVID-19 Vaccines on the Rise

Phishing campaigns that use the COVID-19 vaccination as bait are becoming more popular in recent months. In the same way that a year ago threat actors […]
December 29, 2020

5 Misconceptions about Cybersecurity and your Business

Cybersecurity is one of the hardest variables to control as an IT provider in a business environment, as user error becomes more prevalent across businesses everywhere. […]
December 1, 2020

What is Business Email Compromise (BEC)?

And why should I be worried about this? Business email compromise (BEC), sometimes known as email account compromise (EAC), is one of the most financially damaging […]