Technology

When Hackers Hold Your Data Hostage

It’s an increasingly common form of extortion: hackers gain access to your systems, encrypt it, and demand ransom for the key. Here’s how to respond

How to Master Today’s Technology

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PROFIT 500 Growth Tips: Cisco Canada's Michael Turney reveals the art of keeping up in the digital revolution

The Skeptic’s Guide to Using Social Media

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The difficulty of measuring the ROI of all that posting has left businesses disillusioned. Why one marketing strategist and social media skeptic says you shouldn't stop tweeting just yet

The New Way to Pay Your Employees

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No worker likes waiting two weeks to get paid. With new tech and growing demand, daily cash outs may soon be common

What Separates Growing Websites From Shrinking Ones

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A few key factors make all the difference between the Internet's winners and losers, per a new study

What the Internet of Things Could Do for Retail

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Consumers already have some preconceptions about the fledgling technology, but businesses are finding novel applications

What Can Brands Do When Faced With Social Media Hostility?

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Transit agencies and airlines bombarded with angry and abusive posts are responding in different ways

Why You Really Shouldn’t Check Your Email on Vacation

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Stop being a work martyr and take some real time off. Staying tethered does you no good—and it doesn’t help your business either

Should Companies Pay Ransoms to Get Their Data Back?

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A recent study finds that dozens of Canadian firms targeted by hackers demanding cash paid up

Where Virtual Reality Fits Into the Workplace

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The promise of VR to help colleagues collaborate wherever they are is huge—but it’s going to be a few years yet

How to Get More Done With “Unified Communications”

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This growing Ontario company improved customer service and staff morale by picking a tool people actually like to use

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