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SIRKit Event: Protecting yourself and your business online

Posted 09 May 2018 in SIRKit Live

SIRKit will be hosting free security seminars in BC for business professionals.

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Two-Factor Authentication, What is it?

Posted 19 Mar 2018 in IT Security & Advisories, New Technology & Toys, Pro-Tips & How-To

Stay secure by using two-factor authentication on all of your web logins

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Laser printers use a lot of power! Be careful where you plug them in.

Posted 20 Feb 2018 in Pro-Tips & How-To

Do you have a laser printer or multi-function laser printer? If you do, make sure the circuit supplying power to the printer isn't shared with other equipment.

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Samsung SyncThru Web Service default Username and Password

Posted 09 Feb 2018 in Pro-Tips & How-To, Technical Solutions & Fixes

We had fun getting in touch with someone at Samsung who actually knew what we were talking about. As such, hopefully this saves you all some time.

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How to setup and use Intel WIDI (Wireless Display)

Posted 13 Dec 2017 in Pro-Tips & How-To

Plugging your laptop into a television or projector is something many of us do on a daily basis. But cords can be as limiting as they are ugly. There are an increasing number of solutions to this, but one that is already built in to many laptops is Intel's Wireless Display (WiDi) solution. WiDi allows you to send high definition video and audio to a display wirelessly allowing for completely cable-free presentations and a greater flexibility in computer and display placement.

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How safe is Public WiFi?

Posted 05 Feb 2018 in IT Security & Advisories, Pro-Tips & How-To, SIRKit Live

Here’s a scenario: You’re in an airport waiting to board your flight. You remember that you need to transfer some funds between bank accounts. You open your laptop and are about to connect to a public WiFi hotspot.

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Ransomware and modern threats

Posted 05 Jan 2018 in SIRKit Live

Criminals have historically held up banks and convenience stores in order to get easy and fast money. But in the digital age, criminals don’t need guns or a getaway car to take your cash.

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