How to protect your business from TDoS attacks

Small businesses are increasingly moving from traditional telephones to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) to save on costs. While VoIP offers many benefits, an unsecure system can leave your business vulnerable to a new kind of attack called telephony denial-of-service (TDoS). In this blog post, we will discuss what TDoS is and how you can […]

Strategic Technology Associates Is The Only Atlantic Canadian Firm Named To List Of Top 501 MSP

The annual list of the Top 501 Managed Service Providers has been released and Strategic Technology Associates (STAI) is the only company included from Atlantic Canada. STAI ranked number 360 in the world, proudly rising 6 positions from last year's ranking.

3 Ways to secure Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams has become an essential tool in the workplace, with its ability to facilitate communication and collaboration in a remote or hybrid setting. However, as more and more users rely on this platform, its potential as a security risk increases. Here are the three best ways to help you secure Microsoft Teams. Utilize built-in […]

Addressing the security challenges Microsoft 365 users face

Microsoft 365 is one of the most popular suites of cloud-based tools and services used by businesses of all sizes. But while it offers robust security measures, the evolving cyberthreat landscape relentlessly puts Microsoft 365 users at risk. This is why Microsoft is constantly looking for ways to address security issues so that your IT […]

Why is Windows 11’s TPM requirement important?

Months before Windows 11’s official release date, conversations were already focused not just on the new operating system’s (OS) new features, but also on how its hardware requirements compared to its predecessor’s. Among the points raised was the compulsory Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 chip in Windows 11-supported devices — a marked upgrade from Windows […]

5 Signs of a VoIP system security breach

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems are game-changing, allowing users to make and receive calls from virtually anywhere with an internet connection. Unfortunately, they’re not completely safe from cyberthreats. If you have a VoIP phone system, watch out for these five signs that it is being hacked. 1. Irregularities in your call history If […]

The dangers of TDoS to your VoIP systems

Most businesses are familiar with denial-of-service (DoS) attacks, or attacks that cripple an IT network, system, or machine to deny access to intended users. Not many businesses know, however, that Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems can be a DoS attack target too. If you have security measures in place against regular DoS attacks but […]

Microsoft 365 security pain points and how to solve them

Many businesses prefer Microsoft 365 not only because of its powerful features and cost-saving benefits, but also because of its world-class security. However, the cyberthreat landscape is constantly evolving, so using this suite of cloud-based tools and services will always come with security challenges. Fortunately, Microsoft is continuously looking for ways to address these issues […]

VoIP theft of service: What you need to know

Theft of service is the most common type of fraud that impacts Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems. Let’s take a closer look at how it affects VoIP networks and how your organization can prevent or minimize the risk of this type of fraud. What is theft of service? VoIP theft of service is […]

Be careful of April’s Windows 10 update

Microsoft’s operating system is one of the best on the market, but it does have flaws. Software updates have been a regular problem for Windows 10 and the April 2020 update is a little worse than usual. Here’s what you should know to minimize possible disruptions. What are the issues? The April Windows 10 update […]