The Dangers of Public Wi-Fi

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Unencrypted public Wi-Fi networks can be a gateway for hackers and viruses. What can you do to keep your private data safe when using these networks?

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Why are governments banning TikTok and should we be concerned?

Shou Chew, chief executive officer of TikTok Inc., bottom right, during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing in Washington, DC, US, on Thursday, March 23, 2023.

TikTok has been banned on government devices in Canada, which allows us to ask this crucial question: Should we been concerned about our data privacy and the Chinese-backed app or does the government have it wrong?

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How do AI companies view your privacy?

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How will OpenAI’s new option to turn off chat history help protect your data privacy?

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Why has Microsoft Outlook stopped working?

Basic authentication

Starting in January 2023, Microsoft has stopped supporting Basic authentication in Exchange Online to improve security.

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Surveillance Creep and its Sinister Impacts

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What happens when surveillance measures first installed for beneficial purposes are later used for more sinister purposes?

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Plan now to replace Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2012

As of October 2023, extended support for Windows Server 2012 will be ended, and security updates will no longer be provided by Microsoft. For most businesses still running these old servers, it is time to start planning an upgrade. There have been many technological advancements in the last decade, for both hardware and software, and […]

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The Global Chip Shortage: What It Is, And How It Happened

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By now, you’ve been affected by the global chip shortage directly or indirectly. We’re two plus years into the global chip shortage, and the end is not close. It is affecting most major industries across the globe, due to major strains on supply chains and massive increase in demand. So, what is it? The global […]

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Log4j – The realities of technology and security

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In the news for the past week has been plethora of information related to the Log4j vulnerability and the massive/sweeping security impact it has had on many companies. First and foremost, know that the Dunham Group Security, Investigation and Response (SIR) team went into immediate action. Upon learning of the Log4j vulnerability all servers under […]

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Microsoft issues urgent security update

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If you are reading this on a Windows computer, first open your Start menu, type “update”, then check for and install all available updates. Now that you can rest assured your computer is safe, let’s talk about PrintNightmare. Windows computers can share printers with devices on the same network, and that’s a great feature, but […]

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Announcement regarding Ontario State of Emergency

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First and foremost, thank you for being a valued client or future client of Dunham Connect. We appreciate working with all of our partners especially during these ever changing and challenging times. Ontario has declared a state of emergency requiring people to stay at home whenever possible. Non-essential businesses and schools are being forced to […]

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