Office Document Strategies Blog

US Homeland Security Warns About Windows Server 2003 EOS

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 1, 2015 @ 08:04 AM

I read a really interesting post today by of all things the US Department of Homeland Security.  Now I have to admit that I am not a regular reader of their material but this one has some really good information that can affect millions of users of Windows Server 2003.

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Topics: network server, cloud computing, server software, network security

Over 276,000 IT Data Breaches In Canada In 2014

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 25, 2015 @ 08:02 AM

While far from the top of the world when it comes to the impact of IT data breaches, Canada still experiences its fair share of the problems they create.  Recent reports indicated that over 276,000 records were breached in reported incidents in 2014.  

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Topics: business processes, network security

Five Reasons To Consider Cloud Computing

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Dec 3, 2014 @ 07:12 AM

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Topics: Computer, network server, cloud computing, network security

Canadian Government IT Data Breaches Up Reports Privacy Commissioner

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Nov 5, 2014 @ 07:11 AM

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Topics: data security, network security

Hacking Attacks Show IT& Data Security Is Always An Issue

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 17, 2014 @ 08:09 AM

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Topics: software tools, IT network, network security

Data Breaches Are A High Profile IT Issue

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jun 18, 2014 @ 09:06 AM

"Last year was by far the worst ever for security, with 2,164 incidents that exposed 822 million records, according to one security report."  

In his recent ITWorldCanada article this is only one of many striking comments made by author Andrew Brooks.  He goes on in the article to outline nine key etiquette steps which can help you protect your reputation even if a breach occurs.  Some are obvious, such as disclose what has happened and what is at risk, as well as focusing on looking after your customers and any others who may be affected by the breach.  

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Topics: business processes, data security, network security

IT Security A Key Concern For Every IT Network

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 23, 2014 @ 07:04 AM

Symantec has released its annual Internet Security Threat report and it contains some significant data which should cause any network administrator to review their network security protocols.

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Topics: IT network, network security

The End of Windows XP | Even ATMs Run IT

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 9, 2014 @ 08:04 AM

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Topics: Computer, Windows 8, network security, Windows XP

What To Do Before Abandoning Your Old IT Network Computer

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Mar 12, 2014 @ 08:03 AM

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Topics: Computer, network server, document storage strategy, document management, IT support, network security

Your Documents and the NSA - minimizing risk for Canadians

Posted by Ian Leppert on Sat, Jan 18, 2014 @ 01:01 AM

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Topics: cloud computing, document filing, document storage strategy, document management, Hosted document management, docucapture, network backup, Canadian Legislation, network security, paper filing, Paperless office, Less paper office