What is Smishing
June 21, 2021 | 

Billions of email users are aware of the risks of phishing. But what about ‘smishing’? It’s a growing trend with cybercriminals and potentially a threat to anyone using a smartphone. Understanding smishing is essential. Here is how to spot smishing attempts and how to protect yourself and your business against them. 

CMMC Regulations
June 1, 2021 | 

Is your business providing services to the United States DoD? Or are you thinking of becoming a trusted supplier for the department but don’t know where to start as a Canadian business when it comes to being a trusted supplier under the new CMMC scheme? This blog post is for you. 

Xylotek Solutions acquired by F12.net
May 3, 2021 | 
Company News

F12.net Inc.(“F12”) announced May 1st,  the acquisition of Xylotek Solutions Inc. (“Xylotek”), a leader in providing IT services to small and medium-sized enterprises (“SME”) in the southwest region of Ontario. The addition of Xylotek adds capable leadership, bench strength, and geographic reach to F12, aiding in F12’s goal to eliminate IT risk and complexity for SMEs across Canada.

Clutch.co award F12.net
April 30, 2021 | 

It is our pleasure to announce that we have been chosen for the 2021 Clutch awards. Clutch is a B2B verified reviews platform based in Washington, DC. Their platform is widely respected in the B2B space for its commitment to providing data-driven content and connecting businesses around the globe.

Why You Need to Risk Assess Your IT Systems (1)
April 14, 2021 | 

As every business owner knows, risk assessments play a fundamental role in reducing a company’s chances of experiencing costly problems such as reputational damage, loss of essential assets, impediments to service delivery, violation of international or national laws, or even injury to staff members.

Common Lies that MSPs Tell (1)
March 30, 2021 | 

As you shop around for a managed service provider (MSP), you’re likely coming across statements and promises that seem too good to be true. That’s because they are! Much like fad diets and most blockbuster movie sequels, some things in life fail to deliver on their promise — and managed services are one of them. Managed services should make it easier to leverage technology to propel your business forward — but the experience is more like being stuck on an IT treadmill. Read through to learn the common lies that MSPs tell.

March 22, 2021 | 
Company News

Anin Basu has a long and distinguished career in finance and a proven track record developing successful teams and integrating acquired businesses. As Interim CFO and VP of Finance at Optiva Inc., a leading provider of mission-critical revenue management software for the telecommunications industry, Anin played a significant role in the global integration of large acquisitions, refinancing deals, and the overall turnaround of the business.

5-best-practices-for-secure-video-conferencing (1)
March 16, 2021 | 

  With technology evolving rapidly over the last few years, it has become a staple within just about every business environment. The traditional concept of working in an office daily started to dwindle as the opportunity to work from home became possible through different vices like remote desktops and workspaces and, more commonly, video conferencing. […]

Your Comprehensive Medical Practice IT Checklist (1)
February 24, 2021 | 

  2020 was a challenging year, most of all for medical professionals, and 2021 will continue to present unique challenges. At F12, we understand the strain this has put on medical and health professionals; that’s why we put together a comprehensive medical IT services checklist to keep your business safe from cyber threats.  COVID-19’s Impact […]

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February 10, 2021 | 

  In today’s economy, where working from home is quickly becoming the norm, and businesses rely on the Internet, you’d be right to think that the Internet helps us be more connected and competitive than ever before.    Unfortunately, it also means that it’s never been easier for cybercriminals to get a hold of our […]