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Enterprise security made affordable at last! 

Welcome to Day 11 of Business Self-Defense from Microsoft Canada. Today, we talk about how small businesses operating on a small budget can afford enterprise-grade security. Wish you could afford enterprise-strength digital security? You’re not alone. Cybersecurity ranks as a top concern among business owners and no wonder, given the number of cyberattacks. McAfee reports that Canada...Read more

Who’s watching your mobile security? Protecting a connected company 

Welcome to Day 10 of Business Self-Defense from Microsoft Canada! Today, we spotlight a comprehensive whitepaper on modern mobile security called “Protecting and Empowering Your Connected Organization.” Written for a more technical audience, this ebook provides a comprehensive perspective on modern mobile management. We provide an excerpt from the ebook’s here as well as a link to download your...Read more

Defend your devices! Three steps to BLOCK phishing scams 

Welcome to Day 7 of Business Self-Defense from Microsoft Canada. Today, we look at how every small business should stand up to phishing scams! BLOCK this form of online fraud that wreaks havoc on businesses, big and small, across Canada. Follow this advice to help you better protect your business from phishing and other criminal activity. Phishing...Read more

10 ways to stay secure on the go 

Welcome to Day 6 of Business Self-Defense from Microsoft Canada. In this post about security on the go, we talk about how small and medium-sized businesses with employees who work in the field can defend themselves from hackers and other threats. Mobile devices have changed not only the way we interact with our family and friends, but...Read more

3 basic Azure security services to help you sleep better at night 

Welcome to Day 5 of Business Self-Defense from Microsoft Canada. Today, we focus on three simple Azure security services that can help you sleep better at night. What’s Azure? Since debuting in 2010, the Microsoft Azure cloud services platform has emerged as the world’s most trusted cloud. Azure offers organizations of all sizes and types a powerful and cost-effective...Read more

Protect your people! Secure your business in Microsoft’s cloud 

Welcome to Day 22 of Business Self-Defense from Microsoft Canada. Today we spotlight Securing the Cloud: Inside the high-tech, high-stakes race to keep the cloud safe, secure and empowering for all, by Allison Linn. This web experience explains how Microsoft’s intelligent security graph continually learns from and responds to the modern threat landscape. Securing the Cloud At any...Read more

Don’t let this happen to you! Practice Business Self-Defense instead! 

Welcome to Day 21 of Business Self-Defense from Microsoft Canada. Today, we spotlight the new Business Self-Defense flipbook! This interactive visual guide to the modern threat landscape covers some very important territory. Help your team understand and avoid the most common threats to small and medium-sized businesses. Download your copy of “Modern Threats to Small Business: Why you should practice “Business Self-Defense” now.  Part 1...Read more

Built-in security… and nine other reasons to upgrade to Windows 10 

Welcome to Day 20 of Business Self-Defense from Microsoft Canada. Today we talk about Windows 10 and give you all kinds of reasons to upgrade, starting with security. More than 400 million active users of Windows 10 trust the operating system (OS) and its many features and applications, but what about the other 1.1 billion people worldwide...Read more

What an upside! Make working remotely secure & successful 

Welcome to Day 19  of Business Self-Defense from Microsoft Canada. Today, we look at working remotely (otherwise known as working-from-home) and how to make it more secure and successful for everyone in your business. Working remotely. While some business owners and managers resist the model, it can benefit a small business greatly to enable employees to avoid...Read more