Two experts unpack the riddle of how to get cyber insurance for Christmas—or any time! They explain why rates have gone up, what the insurers are looking for, and how to get the policy your SME needs. By: F12 Cybersecurity has been trending over the past few years. With the onset of COVID, the number […]
Merging businesses can be stressful for owners, management teams, and employees. Problems with information technology (IT) on either side will only compound the workload involved in the process. Here is a closer look at what to look out for and how to avoid pitfalls.
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.
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.
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 […]
As a business owner or key decision-maker for your organization, you must know the critical questions to ask your IT provider. This way, you’ll ensure that your company’s network, computers, and workforce are appropriately secured. Read below as we layout those essential questions. And we’ll carefully examine why you should make these inquiries with a […]
Many provinces have announced plans to gradually reopen businesses closed due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. As a result, employees will begin returning to their physical workplaces, some from layoffs and others from work at home arrangements. Below we outline ten IT considerations to help smooth the transition. Include IT in Planning Make sure to […]
One of the most popular tech buzzwords of the last decade is “the Cloud.” Everyone wants it, but what is it? And why should you care? Simply put, “the Cloud” means moving servers (and the applications that run on them) off-premise. More than that, cloud computing represents a fundamental shift in IT strategy. Instead […]
EDMONTON, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – June 21, 2016) – F12.net, Inc. (“F12”), today announced that it has progressed in the VMware vCloud Air Network as an Enterprise-level Service Provider. The VMware® vCloud Air™ Network provides organizations with VMware-based enterprise-class security and infrastructure compatibility, with the freedom to readily move workloads among private, public and hybrid clouds. Using proven […]