Month: August 2016

In April the FBI issued a warning that a sharp increase in ransomware attacks had occurred over the past year. In support of this warning, Kaspersky Labs reported that there was a 500 percent year-to-year increase in the number of ransomware attacks from 2014 – 2015 to 2015 – 2016. These reports make it clear

We all know the power of having good LinkedIn connections and communications. It means good business, to be able to hook up with colleagues and associates in and even beyond your industry. It’s even better when you can reach out to a prospective contact and say “Here’s who I am, and what I do” and

You Can Get Double the Battery Life on Your Smartphone Yes, it is fast becoming possible to get double the normal life out of your smartphone battery. Some models of smartphones are already featuring lithium ion batteries, such as iPhone 6. But, are there ways to currently get more battery life out of your smartphone’s

How Mobile Became the Primary Way We Make Phone Calls and More Since the release of Apple’s original iPhone all the way back in 2007, the world has changed immeasurably – particularly in terms of the way we conduct business. In an era that is now officially over, “using technology” essentially meant one of two

PayPal is a favorite target for phishing scams. Some cyberthieves try to get at your account; others hope to get your money into theirs. PayPal warns its users about these tricks and gives instructions for forwarding suspicious email. The traditional phishing attack follows a standard pattern. An email tells you that your account has been

In the digital world in which we now live, data privacy and security are top priorities for business professionals all over the world. According to one recent study, the average cost of a single data breach rose to $4 million in 2015 from $3.8 million just a year prior. Every individual record amounts to roughly $158.

Online sales leads can produce significant earnings and help you develop lasting relationships with new customers. On the other hand, many website form submissions come from spammers or people who have little interest in making purchases. You can raise conversion rates by enhancing your forms and prioritizing the most promising leads. Form Design Tips 1.

As you may have heard by now, you have the option to move your Office 365 to a data center in Canada, though you may still be wondering if it’s worth it or not to do so. I want to give you some tips that will hopefully help you decide one way or the other.

A look at the new threats and tactics associated with cybercrime today. Cybercrime has been a growing problem over the years, and, because of its popularity and anonymity, it shows no signs of stopping. However, we’re going to explain some of the threats and how to prevent these cyberattacks from happening. Here’s a look at

Calgary IT Provider Receives Distinguished Accolade from Leading Industry Publication CALGARY, AB – August 15th 2016 – CTECH Consulting Group Inc. has been named to CRN’s Fast Growth 150 List for 2016. Published by the highly respected CRN Magazine, the list ranks the fastest growing solution providers, resellers, technology integrators and IT consultants in North America. The