Device-as-a-Service vs Leasing

The as-a-Service subscription model is quite pervasive today. We subscribe to services such as Netflix or Spotify as consumers and Software-as-a-Service for businesses has been around for years. The last several years has seen businesses embracing this model for their technology needs as well. The benefits SMBs can reap from subscription models such as Device-as-a-Service (DaaS), including flexibility, cash flow …

5 Things to Know If You Are Considering Getting Cyber Insurance

With cyberattacks increasing in number and sophistication, more and more organizations are turning to cyber insurance to mitigate the risks and offset the costs of cyber attacks and other Internet- and IT-related liabilities. In the United States alone, the market is expected to grow from $2 billion to $15 billion in the next decade. If you are considering purchasing cyber …

Top Questions to Ask a Prospective Cyber Insurance Provider

With all of the data that organizations produce, collect, and store, the digital space is rapidly becoming a playground for cyberattackers. PwC reports cyber crime costs the global economy $400 billion annually, and that number keeps rising. To mitigate these risks, business have the option to purchase cyber insurance, sometimes called cyber liability insurance coverage If you’re thinking about investing …

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Click “Unsubscribe” Links in Emails

If the junk emails in your inbox seem to multiply as fast as the dust bunnies under your bed, you might be tempted to clean house by clicking the “Unsubscribe” link found on many of them. However, that’s one temptation you should resist because it can lead to unfortunate consequences. Here are four reasons why you should avoid clicking “Unsubscribe” …

How to Avoid Being Scammed While Shopping Online

When shopping online, it is good remember the adage “If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” That’s because fraudulent websites touting significantly discounted prices for popular products are common — and social media platforms and online search engines are increasingly directing people to them, according to a security alert issued by the US Federal Bureau of …

ACQUISITION AND MERGER OF LOCAL COMPETITORS LEADS TO NEW OWNERSHIP FOR MICROAGE PRINCE GEORGE

Laval, QC. January 12, 2021 – MicroAge has been successfully operating within the Canadian Information Technology landscape since 1981.  The brand is synonymous with delivering unparalleled IT services and solutions within local communities to organizations of all sizes.  With 41 locations across Canada, this national network gains their momentum by leveraging the capabilities, toolsets and field support offered by MicroAge …

New Tactic Is Bringing Ransomware Extortion to a Whole New Level

“Oh no, not again” was likely uttered by many Johannesburg residents when they received a tweet from city officials on October 24, 2019. The tweet informed them that the city’s computer systems had been breached — again. Three months earlier, cybercriminals had hacked into the systems in CityPower — a prepaid electricity provider owned by the city municipality — and …

The History and Rise of Emotet

According to one recent study, approximately 350,000 new instances of malware hit the Internet every single day. Based on that, it should not come as a surprise that a hacking attack occurs every 39 seconds worldwide – amounting to about 2,244 successful breaches on a daily basis. When you also consider the fact that collective damage related to cybercrime is …

CONGRATULATIONS TO MICROAGE ROUYN-NORANDA

  Laval, QC. November 4, 2020 – MicroAge has been successfully operating within the Canadian Information Technology landscape since 1981.  The brand is synonymous with delivering unparalleled IT services and solutions within local communities to organizations of all sizes.  With now forty-one locations, this national network gains their momentum by leveraging the capabilities, toolsets and field support offered by MicroAge …