Category: General

How do I backup Outlook emails and other files?

By Ryan Danvers

Backing up your data more frequently than “never” is essential because disasters do happen and normally at the busiest time of the month.  Outlook emails (as well as calendars, contacts, tasks, and notes) are stored within the Outlook Data File (.PST) file, some other files and settings such as account settings, signatures, templates, custom forms…

3 Ways to prevent someone hacking my computer?

By Ryan Danvers

There’s a war going on every day in cyberspace. It’s a war that puts companies and agencies trying to serve their customers against the cyber-thieves (hackers, spies, etc.) trying to get at their data. While you can’t fully protect yourself from hacking, you can help prevent it from happening. Ways to protect your data Let’s…

5 Everyday Habits That Leave You Vulnerable Online

By Ryan Danvers

Whether you read email, check social media, or do most anything online, your internet behaviour may put you at risk. Hackers and scammers can take advantage of your online movements to get your financial data and other sensitive information. To stay safe online, make a habit to avoid the following bad habits Do Not Immediately…

Do you use UTP, FTP or STP Ethernet Cable?

By Ryan Danvers

We are all familiar with Ethernet cables and what they look like, after years of working with computers and other wired devices in our homes and offices. The newer standard, Cat6 is capable of higher data transfer speeds and does a better job of protecting you against crosstalk and other interference. Types of Ethernet cable…

What is a DoS attack?

By Ryan Danvers

In a Denial of Service (DoS) attack, someone launches a cyberattack targeting a computer or web server with the intent of temporarily or permanently disrupting the network. A DoS attack is carried out by flooding the computer or server with meaningless, superfluous requests. The goal is to slow down or take down the server, preventing…