I’ve Said It Before and I’ll Say It Again, Education Is The Best Defense!

In the very electronic world we live in, email has become how we communicate more than any other in business as well as our personal life. With that being said how often do we get an email from someone we believe we know, but in reality it’s not?! Just one minor variation in the email address, such as (John vs J0hn) that we don’t notice, or better yet a ‘spoofed’ …

Phishing Season Is Open!

I can’t say I’m too surprised that in the last quarter phishing emails will be on the rise. As the article attached clearly states cyber criminals know when your guard is down! Holidays bring out the best and worst in people, Black Friday shoppers will trample each other for a big screen TV, but cyber criminals will just send you a “Coupon” for a discount on it, and when you …

Why Update Your OS?

Many things in our life work even though they may be old , cars, appliances, etc. But they don’t run off software. They are typically, if old enough just dumb devices. But you still change the oil in your old car to keep it running, I hope!? Even computers keep working for a long time after they are considered old, but you did all the updates over the years to …

Wow Labour Day Already!

Well it’s bitter sweet Labour Day is here, the end of summer, the beginning of school, and the time Cybercriminals LOVE!!! (see article below). While most of us will be enjoying a long weekend with family and friends, some people will be hard at work, HACKERS! They love these long weekends when most IT teams are off they make their attack. While they’ve been mining information about companies on the …

The Better the Lock…

When I bought my home I asked my locksmith for the “best lock available”, his answer, “the better the lock the better the lockpick”! See the article below. It seems that is true in the world of Cybercrime. The more we try to combat hackers the smarter they get. That’s not to say leave yourself open, it means armour up and protect yourself and prepare for possible recovery. We put …

What If??!!

As I have been blogging mostly about Ransomware attacks on companies, I think we should all ask ourselves ‘What If”? What if and more likely when is the question, hackers attack for example, municipal water supplies, traffic systems, etc. Hacking into a city’s water system and playing around with the chemicals that make our water safe to drink! That is a big WHAT IF! Imagine the traffic lights all turning …

Did I Lock The Back Door?

We all leave our home and instinctively lock the front door behind us, but did I leave the back door open??? Sounds simple and silly but this is how hackers get in most of the time. The front door may be locked up tight but the back door is wide opened!! What is a back door for a hacker, it could be your supplier who has weak security, could be …

Tech Support Appreciation!

We never call tech support just to say ‘hi how are you?’. No we call tech support when we need help. It could be a simple issue or it could be catastrophic!! Either way it’s because we need help, and we need it now. Usually customers who call tech support for any reason (IT, cell, TV, etc.) are friendly and polite, but sometimes they blow up from the time the …

Ransomware Attacks At All Time High!

Ransomware has overtaken as the worst act of cybercrime. The days of ‘simple’ hacking are still around, but compared to having your systems locked and inaccessible it’s nothing. There is a cost to all this that has gone mostly undiscussed. The cost of downtime, loss of business and the worst is loss of credibility with customers / clients. You’ve spent years building this trust and in one key stroke it’s …

Can You Avoid Paying the Ransom?!

While no company including Nuvollo can guarantee you 100%, you won’t have to pay a ransom to attackers, Nuvollo can certainly and confidently say we can give you a fighting chance. With our highly skilled team of Cybersecurity pros and secure back up routines, we can give you a better chance of avoiding the large financial drain of Ransomware! The best way to do so is contact us before so …

How Much Are You Willing To Lose?

It’s not just the cost of the ransom or other financial costs, which will be exorbitant! Its the downtime of your business, the lost confidence of your clients, that’s where you suffer the biggest loss! Nuvollo can help with the industry Best in Practice security, back ups, and a complete host of IT services. Our goal is keeping you up and running! (click the image to read a great article)

PARTNERING WITH NUVOLLO FOR PRIVATE CLOUD AX SERVICES

NUVOLLO INC. is a global technology company focused on providing secure private cloud  AX as a Service. HOW CAN WE HELP YOU? Reduce cost and increase efficiency by using our cloud infrastructure. Today, most organizations don’t have to spend an absorbent amount of money on purchasing and maintaining IT infrastructure (servers, storage, networks). Nor do they need to employ a large IT team to manage its local setup and day to …

Any IT issue, we will dig and hold on to the issue right until we get it fixed.

Have you ever encountered a difficult IT issue that appears almost impossible to get resolved?    We often get challenged by our clients and users that way.   It may be an application being run by an overseas group that somehow lost connectivity and does not want to connect.   Or voice quality that badly degrades a few times a week.   Or a user account that seems to get locked for no reason …

7 Reasons to Adopt ERP Software for Your Business

7 Reasons to Adopt ERP Software for Your Business With the summer, which finally arrived, it’s time to rethink our working methods. We can think about simplifying our tasks and thinking about how to automatizing repetitive tasks, what will give us more time (and of holidays?). The ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) is a system companies’ resources planning which can bring us on this way.

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Connect With Us On Our LinkedIn Page !

You are dynamic, sociable and passionate? In Nuvollo, we foster initiatives, dynamic way of work and skills sharing. If you want to work for a company that is concerned with both satisfaction of its employees and clients… Nuvollo is for you! If you want the opportunity to work with emerging technology and become part of the cloud revolution, send your resume to [email protected], and connect with us on our Linkedin …

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TECHTIP#3: How to protect you from spear phishing?

91% OF CYBERATTACKS START WITH A SPEAR-PHISHING EMAIL   Spear phishing is an email sent to you that appears to be from a person or company that you know. But it’s not. It’s from a criminal hacker who wants your credit card and bank account numbers, passwords, personal and financial information. Learn how to protect yourself and your company: Verify email addresses to be sure that it’s the real sender …

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Which cloud is better for your business?

PUBLIC CLOUD A public cloud is based on shared virtualized resources. It’s owned and operated by a service provider. It works with internet connectivity only, so it’s a multiple customers’ support. The first advantage of the public cloud is the speed with which you can deploy IT resources, you can stagger compute power up and down as your business needs in a few minutes. The second, is the ability to …

passwords

TECHTIP#2 : How to find good passwords?

Passwords are essential. Indeed, it’s important to protect your network, all its data and your business and/or family. It should meet complex rules to avoid cyberattacks.  DOs and DON’Ts to keep your data and accounts safe: DO NOT use a set of same characters/numbers or adjacent on your keyboard: hhhh, 4444, qwerty, 5678. DON’T get inspired by the top 10 passwords of all time (according to Symantec) are: 1. 123456 2. …

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Why you should care about your network?

Network run offstage in everyday life, in our business or personal life, and we don’t think about that until something wrong happens. But, what a worst thing than wait in front of a slow screen? So, imagine if your clients wait because of your malfunctioning system… Today, everything works with technology and it grows every time. In addition, it includes more and more business applications in cloud computing: Microsoft Office365 …

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TECHTIP#1: Stay safe from cyberattacks

8 behaviors to avoid to stay safe from cyberattacks: Clicking a phishy email Clicking a “cute cats” link on social media that introduce malware Not updating your software and never get the latest security patches Uploading list of social security numbers to Dropbox Using an unmanaged personal device to access company cloud applications Keeping important data on your computer and not on server (servers are usually backed up daily and …

ransomwares

Computing threat in 2017: ransomwares

In the beginning of 2016, a ransomware attack locked computers’ data of the Ottawa’s hospital. To recover the data, the hospital was forced to pay $17.000 US in bitcoins. Not only big organizations are attacked by ransomwares. Indeed, for several years, beginner hackers can easily download virus packs like Trojan Horses, and target individuals, and small & medium sized organizations to infect. In the first quarter of 2016, victims paid more …

disaster recovery

Why disaster recovery is important?

Since a long time, Disaster recovery was neglected but the situation today has changed. Everyone till date has experienced the data loss at least once. It is important to learn the importance of Disaster recovery in order to avoid losses that could have a negative impact on your business. 40% of businesses don’t reopen after a major disaster, such as a fire or a flood. But with a good disaster …

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Backup, what is it?

Before talking about backup, it is important to define what data is. The ‘what is backup?’ question seems to be simple, but the answer isn’t so easy as it can take many forms (simple text files, programs, complex information or advanced software). All the files in the company do not have the same importance. But, it needs to be protected as you never know what those files can tell about your …

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Cloud computing and business

We all know that digital transformation changes our society and the business world fundamentally. Time today is accelerating and ways to interact with consumers are multiplying. Digitalism is the source of productivity, optimization and new revenue streams, but it also induces new risks. The digital transformation has mutated uses and consequently it redefines the technology market itself. The technology race has never been faster like what we experience today. Obsolescence …

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Security and data protection

It is a well-known fact that the security of the cloud infrastructure is perceived as both an advantage and a challenge today. According to IT professionals marketing, in a survey of 300 companies which employee more than 100 employees – 64% of the companies consider cloud to be a more secure alternative to legacy systems.  The level of enterprise who trust cloud security is encouraging but it is not that simple. The myth that the Cloud is less secure is rooted in …