Physical Mail Phishing 

We’ve all heard of phishing emails. You receive an email that appears legitimate, enticing you to click a link or go to a website that also appears legitimate. There you are asked for information, and you are made to feel that you should legitimately share or enter that information. From there, cyber-criminals steal your password […]

Bralin is a MSP 501 2021 Winner!

Bralin Technology Solutions Ranked on Channel Futures MSP 501—Tech Industry’s Most Prestigious List of Global Managed Service Providers Annual MSP 501 Identifies Industry’s Best-in-Class Businesses Growing Via Recurring Revenue and Innovation JULY 14, 2021: Bralin Technology Solutions has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers in the prestigious 2021 Channel Futures […]

Password Fatigue? Me too!

Every time I go to do something on my computer or phone, I get asked to create another account and I need another password.  Or the accounts I already have need me to change or re-enter my password.  I hate it!  How in the world do I remember them all?   Well, I have my favourite password. I use it over and […]

Bralin Technology Solutions Ranked Among World’s Most Elite 501 Managed Service Providers

Annual MSP 501 Identifies Best-in-Class Global MSP Businesses & Leading Trends in Managed Services JULY 28, 2020: Bralin Technology Solutions has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers and one of the top MSPs in Canada on the prestigious 2020 annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. For the 13th year, MSPs […]

5 Tips for Working from Home – Securely and Productively

As many of us are working from home full time now, I wanted to share some quick tips to make sure we are both secure and productive. First, on Security – see this link from the SANS institute for some great tips https://www.sans.org/security-awareness-training/sans-security-awareness-work-home-deployment-kit Contained in the above link are suggestions for companies, for individuals and […]

Protect Yourself from Cellphone SIM Port Hacking!

Perhaps you have heard of a recent scam where farmers in Saskatchewan had money stolen from their bank account using cellphone fraud, as seen in this article – https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/family-farm-port-out-scam-1.5443580 The thieves used SIM Port hacking and emptied bank accounts, stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars! Now, this same scam has been used in the Battlefords, […]

Bralin Wins ’50 Best Managed IT Companies’ Award – 4th Year in a Row!

On Thursday February 6th, 2020, Jeremy Reynoldson, President of Bralin Technology Solutions, was excited to be attend the awards evening for Canada’s 50 Best Managed IT Companies.  Bralin was presented with a 50 Best award for the 4th year in a row!   “Receiving an award is a source of pride and excitement for sure.  But more important than a trophy or logo, is the recognition […]

Lessons Learned from the Nunavut Ransomware Attacks

So, you’ve likely heard that the government of Nunavut was subject to a ransomware cyberattack in early November 2019. If not, you can read more about it here – https://globalnews.ca/news/6120812/nunavut-ransomware-attack/   While we all know that our northern neighbors in Nunavut are not a populous crowd (36,000 people in an area of 2 million square kilometers), it is certainly […]

49 Days to Windows 7 End of Life

January 14, 2020. Mark the date on your calendar. In 49 days, Windows 7 will reach ‘End of Life’ and Microsoft will stop offering extended support and updates for Windows 7. Windows 7 still has a huge presence in small businesses. But Microsoft has been very open about their unrelenting transition to Windows 10 – […]

Think Outside the Box

The Ontario Science Centre recently reported an interesting data breach. According to the news, they use a third-party service called Campaigner to distribute their newsletter and other communications to subscribers. In August of this year the Science Centre was notified by Campaigner that a data breach had occurred with their subscriber list. The Science Centre […]