Best Cyber Security Company in Canada Award Winner

VBS is recognized for demonstrating excellence, innovation and leadership in cyber security. Every small business is at risk. 71% of cyber security breaches happen to businesses with less than 100 employees. Our Cyber Security Awareness and Protection program gives small business a winning chance.

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Stop Worrying About The Dark Web

If you’ve been staying up to date with the latest trend of data breaches, you might have heard the term “Dark Web” popping up and wondered exactly what it was and what it has to do with your data privacy and cyber security.

Well, guess what the Dark Web is as shifty as the name sounds.

Cyber Security Advice for Small Business

Cyber security is something nobody can afford to ignore. Unless you hide from the world’s media, you must know that hacks and data breaches regularly affect firms of all sizes. Often these incidents are significant enough to make the front pages, causing irreparable reputational damage to the companies involved.

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Sophos Intercept X with EDR – all you need to know in 2 minutes

Cybercriminals are more sophisticated than ever and your firewall or antivirus is not enough. You need next-generation Sophos Intercept X cybersecurity protection unique approach to computer security.

It features signatureless anti-exploit, anti-ransomware and anti-hacker technology that includes visual root-cause analysis and advanced malware cleanup.

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Law Requires Canadian Companies to Disclose Information about Data Breaches

Data breaches are an ongoing threat for Canadian consumers and new reports say there are finally going to be regulations to protect them put in place.

The new law is effective as on November 1, 2018. Under this new legislation, all Canadian companies will be mandated to tell consumers when a data breach has put their personal information at risk.

Are the encrypted sites you visit safe?

You can easily tell whether a website is encrypted, and therefore safe, if a padlock icon appears next to its URL and if it starts with HTTPS (instead of just HTTP). Unfortunately, hackers now use the very same tool that’s supposed to protect browsers from malicious entities via encrypted phishing sites. How hackers use encryption […]

Know these types of malware to stay protected

Computer threats have been around for decades. In fact, one of the first computer viruses was detected in the early 70s. Technology has come a long way since then, but so have online threats: Spyware, ransomware, virus, trojans, and all types of malware designed to wreak havoc. Here’s how different types of malware work and […]

Nyetya ransomware: what you need to know

Nyetya, a variant of the Petya ransomware, is spreading across businesses all over the world. Although it shares the same qualities as WannaCry — a ransomware deemed ‘one of the worst in history’ — many cyber security experts are calling it a more virulent strain of malware that could cause greater damage to both small […]

Potential IT security issues in 2016

As a small or medium-sized business owner or manager, it’s only to be expected that you want to keep your company safe from cyber attacks and hacking attempts. But how much do you really know about online safety? With massive corporations such as Sony falling victim to attack, cyber security has never been more in […]