Fake Job Offer warning

Hi, we’ve received reports over the last few days of a job offer email from us, Performance Advantage. These emails are not real, here is no job, and we do not post jobs by sending emails – we use job posting sites. Please be aware, if you reply to the job offer email you’ll receive…

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Big Data as a Security Solution?

Splunk is a big data BI analytics tool that allows you to do deep dives into your data, especially into your machine data. But Splunk is also presenting itself as a security solution. I was at the Splunk Live conference in Toronto last week, and fully a third of the sessions were focused on using…

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Security Bulletin – Meltdown and Spectre

Meltdown and Spectre exploits – what you should know This week, two new vulnerabilities have been identified that impact almost all computers.   The vulnerability lies within Intel, AMD and ARM CPUs that were released anytime after 1995.  The exposure from this weakness is profound.  It impacts almost all laptops and desktops, as well as servers…

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‘Tis The Season For Hackers To Target SMEs

‘Tis the season for hackers to target SME’s They call it phishing. According to experts, it’s the number one way that hackers use to target companies just like yours. And just a reminder – these aren’t kids trying to break in for kicks. These are criminals who operate like organized crime, breaking in, using the…

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A Practical Guide to Business Security

The Practical Guide to Business Security provides statistics, pointers and strategies to help you to prepare for, defend against and recover from hacking and ransomware attacks. Did you know that US firms pay ransomware demands only 3 percent of the time, while Canadian firms comply 75 percent of the time?   Download the practical guide…

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