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Risky Business – Security needs more attention in Small Businesses

It’s risky creating contracts or signing agreements without input from your Lawyer.It’s risky filing your taxes without it being reviewed by an AccountantIt’s really risky not securing your information and assets without the help of a Cyber Security Specialist. Being an entrepreneur means wearing many hats throughout the day – however not being an expert…

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End of Support

End of Support: Products you’re using are out of time.

Time is running out! So you’re still running old software – no worries – right? Not quite. Paying close attention to the end of support dates of your systems and applications is essential to reliability and security of your systems, but there are real risks associated with doing so. Security Vulnerabilities: New vulnerabilities are discovered…

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Managed Backups: The best way to protect your data

Managed backups are the best way to ensure your critical data is secure, without the hassle of trying to do it yourself. It offers one less thing you need to worry about and ensures the safety of your information. Backups are monitored remotely and alert the provider if there are any problems. Testing of the…

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Managed IT Services: Working for you behind the scenes

Managed IT services, working even though you can’t always see it At Tech Ally with our Managed IT Services, we always work for our clients behind the scenes. You’ll often not even realize that we are there, but be sure we are constantly monitoring and investigating. Alerts and reports are created specifically for each customer…

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Anti-Spam Law changes are coming to Canada

Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) has new provisions coming into effect on July 1st, 2017. When the legislation was introduced in 2014 it  drastically changed how companies could communicate with their customers. These changes were made in order to help reduce the amount of SPAM that Canadians get as well as protecting them from security threats.…

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It seems that Windows XP will never die!

Windows XP will never die it seems. ZDnet is reporting that Microsoft is warning of Destructive cyber attacks and releases patches for older, non supported operating systems yesterday. They don’t make it easy On the systems that I have looked at over the last couple of days, XP machines haven’t updated automatically, and the patches…

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Intel Remote Access Vulnerability

You may have heard recently in the news about a widespread vulnerability that has been discovered in many computer systems with respect to Intel’s Active Management Technology. This is a significant vulnerability because of the simplicity of the exploit, and the amount of control the attacker could gain. The vulnerability exists in many professional grade…

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Tech Ally Saint John

Welcome to Tech Ally – we focus on IT, so you can focus on your business. If there are any questions you have, or would like a free consultation to see how we can help you – please let me know!

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