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…

Technology Assurance Group Invites Teleco to Share Technology Expertise at Their Annual Convention

Teleco, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that they have been invited to attend the 19th Annual Technology Assurance Group (TAG) convention in Orlando, Florida. The event will take place on April 7-10, 2019 at the Rosen Plaza and will be comprised of North America’s leading MTSPs. TAG is an international organization of independently-owned MTSPs who collectively…

Embracing and Driving Change in Northwestern Ontario

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Browser extensions

Have you installed an add-on or extension on your browser? Maybe it finds deals or coupons, provides social media help, helps with grammar or…. There are tons of add-ons for every flavour of browser. Some of then really do enhance our actvitiy on the Web….but should you trust them? You are giving an enormous amount of authority over to these…

TELECO Shares 3 Best Practices for Thwarting Phishing Attacks

Leading Provider in Managed Technology Services Teaches Cyber Security Prevention Measures Teleco, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), is helping small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) thwart cyberattacks and protect their organizations from unnecessary downtime by addressing the most common tactic that cyber criminals use to attack modern workplaces; phishing. Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to…

TELECO Protects SMBs From Windows 7 End of Life

Leading Provider in Managed Technology Services Alerts SMBs to End of Support Teleco a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), is helping small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) secure their organizations fromcyber-attacks, by addressing the Windows 7 “End of Life” policy that will begin in January of  Microsoft has announced that they will cease supporting the software, providing updates, enhancing security features and the software will essentially become obsolete. SMBs need to be aware…

Teleco Leverages Inspeed Networks to Provide Quality Services

 A Simple Yet Powerful SD WAN Solution InSpeed Networks™ the leading provider of self-driving SDWAN solutions and Teleco, today announced that Teleco has selected InSpeed Networks to help them provide unified connectivity, improved network performance, security and real-time visibility. The InSpeed Cloud-based platform provides Teleco’s customers with the ability to confidentially implement Voice and Video solutions over commodity Internet connections.…

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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…

What is IoT?

You may have heard some of the hype around home automatation or IoT in the news. When I look at it over the past couple of decades I see that some type of automation has be happening and improving for a while. We have had plug-ins on a timer that can turn devices like lights on at night automatically often…

IT Managed services

IT services comes in a variety of flavours but rendered down to 2 main options: Managed service model and break/fix service model. Below are definitions of both models: Managed Service model A managed services provider (MSP) is most often an information technology (IT) services provider that manages and assumes responsibility for providing a defined set of services to its clients…