Teleco Cyber Security Lunch and Learn

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Penny Belluz, Director of Operations A great turnout was achieved at our Cyber security Lunch and Learn event on Thursday, March 28th at Lakehead University’s Faculty Lounge. Together with Jones & Associates, we were able to discuss with local business owners and managers the importance of making sure they protect themselves from Cyber Crime and the Dark Web. According…

Teleco Protects SMBs from DNS Attacks

Teleco a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), is helping small to mid- sized businesses (SMBs) protect themselves and their customers from DNS (Domain Name Server) attacks through innovative technology solutions. As businesses around the world continue to migrate to cloud- based technology, and the demand for these solutions continues, the risk of a DNS-based attack grows simultaneously, as well.…

Password…less web

As we all know passwords are a pain to use because they are difficult to remember. So many people get lazy and reuse passwords over and over again. This practise is very dangerous and hackers thrive on it. Most IT professionals recommend never reusing a password, using long passwords and a password manager to remember the passwords. Many will also…

Stay Cyber-Safe When Shopping Online

Stay Cyber-Safe When Shopping Online Careful with the Clicks We all receive more email promotions than usual around this time of year, and we must all use a little extra caution before clicking those links to promotions! You’ll also be tracking all the incoming shipping notifications for your time-saving online orders, and though you may have dodged the crowds, try…

TELECO Disrupts Cyber Security Industry with New Program

Leading Managed Technology Services Provider Streamlines Security Options for SMBs TELECO a leading managed technology services provider, announced today that the company has launched a Cyber Security security-as-a-service program designed to protect businesses from daily attacks. TELECO’s cyber-security-as-a-service is an all-inclusive offering that combines best of breed technology for firewalls, antivirus software, phishing prevention, dark web monitoring, and data backup.…

Cyber Crime and Protecting your Small Business

Penny Belluz of TELECO offers strategies for safeguarding your information Managing and growing a successful business requires owners and managers to wear many different hats. As technology continues to accelerate at an alarming pace, companies are forced to keep up. Social media presence (website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube etc.), online invoicing and payments, online chat services, mobile workers and telecommuting, cloud services and on and on. These technology enhancements…

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CyberSecurity

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There are criminals in all walks of life trying to get something for nothing. Criminals try and trick us with with social engineering methods by building trust, using fear tactics, emphasising a sense of urgency, engaging our greed, intimidation, appealing to our willingness to help amongst other strategies. Humans are the weakest link. Social engineering is essentially "Psychological manipulation of…