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Cyber Safety Fundamentals

Recently Blue Sky Net had the privilege of providing an informational presentation in Sundridge, Ontario regarding some of the fundamental concepts of modern cyber safety. This presentation focused on explaining some core introductory concepts such as: Why cyber security is important. Understanding the balance between what you can do and what should be left to professional IT services. What are common types […]

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5G wireless communication is upon us but what is the difference?

Originally posted at www.neonet.on.ca (https://www.neonet.on.ca/press-releases/5g-wireless-communication-is-upon-us-but-what-is-the-difference/). The fifth generation of mobile technology or 5G as we typically call it is upon us (already in testing in certain areas of the United States), but what are the largest differences compared to our current 4G LTE networks? The next generation is primarily enhancing what we already have in order to have more capabilities to connect more […]

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CIRA Press Release: New research report from CIRA shares Canadian perspective on fake news, privacy, cybersecurity and internet access

Originally posted at www.cira.ca (cira.ca/newsroom/press-releases/new-research-report-cira-shares-canadian-perspective-fake-news-privacy). Feb. 19, 2019, OTTAWA – Today the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) released a research report displaying Canadians’ opinions and experiences regarding the internet and fake news, privacy, cybersecurity and access. Based on a survey of over 1,200 Canadian internet users in December 2018, the report highlights areas of concern, including apprehension around the upcoming Canadian federal election. The […]

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How to Read Between the Lines of Phishing and Virus Emails

  This month in our tech-talk we’re going to feature our discussion around ways of identifying suspicious emails.  Why is it important? Malicious emails are becoming more sophisticated and harder to detect as perpetrators develop new methods to target users. A successful email attack on a business can harm productivity or bring the business to a halt. It’s not all doom and […]

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How to Optimize Your Google My Business Listing

Originally posted at www.moz.com (https://moz.com/blog/how-to-optimize-your-google-my-business-listing) by Sherry Bonelli  An important first step in any local SEO strategy is to claim and verify your local business’ Google My Business (GMB) listing. Getting on Google My Business can increase your chances of showing up in Google’s Local Pack, Local Finder, Google Maps, and organic rankings in general. Qualifying local businesses can claim this free listing on […]

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Residents in six communities to get new or faster Internet access thanks to Government of Canada investment

News release from: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Residents in six communities to get new or faster Internet access thanks to Government of Canada investment August 2, 2018 – Sioux Lookout, Ontario Internet access is more than just a convenience: communities, businesses and institutions need it to offer new services and create new opportunities. That’s why the Government of Canada is helping six Indigenous communities and […]

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Residents in three communities to get new or faster Internet access thanks to Government of Canada investment

News release from: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Residents in three communities to get new or faster Internet access thanks to Government of Canada investment August 3, 2018 – Hilton Beach, Ontario Internet access is more than just a convenience: communities, businesses and institutions need it to find information, offer services and create opportunities. That’s why the Government of Canada is helping three communities and one […]

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