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Security best practices for BYOD policies

Bring your own device (BYOD) policies give employees the flexibility to use devices they are comfortable with while allowing businesses to reduce hardware spending. However, BYOD also carries plenty of security risks.

Loss or theft of devices – Employees often bring their personal devices wherever they go.

Here are the basics of different VoIP systems

Should you consider adopting new phone systems for your business? To help you decide, we’ve defined the various types of phone systems, their different life cycles, and technology options in the past and the present.

Different phone systems

Today’s businesses still use landlines to connect with various stakeholders, such as customers, investors, and suppliers, to service their needs.

7 Steps to making your data hurricane-proof

Hurricanes are a common occurrence in many parts of the United States. Not only do they destroy property and endanger lives, but they can also disrupt your business’s operations. In this blog, we offer tips on how you can ensure fast access to your data following a disaster and immediately get back to business.

Tips to keep your business data safe

Losing or compromising data can be disastrous for your business. It can lead to reputational damage, costly lawsuits, and termination of contracts, among others. And because threats to data security are always present online, it's important to implement tough security measures that will keep your business data safe 24/7. Here are some tried-and-tested methods to safeguard your corporate data.

Productivity-boosting tips for PC users

Business gurus emphasize the importance of time management and taking breaks to improve one's productivity and avoid burnout. But aside from motivating yourself to work efficiently, you can also use tools that help increase your daily output. If you work in front of a computer all day, these productivity-boosting tips will be incredibly useful.

PCM Granted CyberSecure Canada Certification

We are excited to announce that in February 2021 we successfully completed the CyberSecure Canada certification. This is a new certification program created by the Canadian Federal government and is Canada’s only cyber certification program. Canada’s cybersecurity certification program helps small and medium-sized organizations implement certification requirements so they can protect themselves against cyber attacks to protect their business, their clients and partners.

Season’s Greetings from PCM

As we approach the end of another year we wanted to take a moment and send season’s greetings from all of us. Wishing you and your loved ones a Merry Christmas and all the best in the coming year.

Ed & Henrietta VanderLaan, Adrian VanderLaan and staff:

Maurice Brink, Gary Halbig, Joel Harsevoort, Mark Kottelenberg, Mickael Moco, Tina Morris, Mike Tigchelaar, Alvar Vandenbeukel, David VanderMeulen, Dan Vespa and Allen Zwicker.

PCM adds another team member

We are excited to welcome a new staff member as we expand our team again! Gary Halbig joined PCM at the start of May as a System Technician and comes with 10 years of IT experience. For the last 5 years Gary has been working in the managed IT services space and we have come to really appreciate the experience he brings to our team.