The Capital One Hack: The Latest in a Series of High-Profile Breaches

Virtual ArmourBreaches, Business, Cybersecurity, Industry News & Events

The Capital One Hack

It seems like almost every day brings news of another large, high-profile hack affecting millions of Americans and other users around the world. Though wide-reaching hacks affecting large companies and millions of users are more likely to make the news, the reality is that cybercriminals are increasingly targeting small and medium-sized organizations as well. Cybercriminals are constantly evolving and changing … Read More

Keeping Your Network Secure in a “Bring Your Own Device” World

Virtual ArmourBusiness, Cybersecurity, Endpoint

BYOD Network Security

On the surface, a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy seems like a great business move. By allowing employees to use their own devices, such as laptops, smartphones, and tablets, companies can save money and increase productivity. However, securing your network in a BYOD environment poses unique challenges from both a cybersecurity and a privacy standpoint. If you don’t address … Read More

Cyber Threats: How Finance Directors Should Prepare

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What are the differences in cyber-threats facing public and private companies, and what responsibilities do their CFOs have in terms of disclosure? By Andrew Douthwaite, VP Managed Services, VirtualArmour Cyber attacks spiked 164%in the first half of 2017, compared to the same period in 2016, entailing 918 disclosed breaches-according reports on broadcaster CNBC. Threats vary from sector to sector. Healthcare, … Read More

U.S. Companies Could Get Badly Burned by GDPR – Here’s How Not To

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Knowing how GDPR is different from the regulations your company is already complying with will help determine the gaps that exist between the two. This Article was originally posted on CSO Online By Andrew Douthwaite, Vice President of Managed Services The essence of the GDPR is individual privacy protection.  Europeans consider data privacy a basic human right.  If the founding … Read More

GDPR – A Hindrance, or Just the Right Kick in the A** Every Business Needs?

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How GDPR Regulations Impact You

This article was originally posted on CSO Online. Some businesses will undoubtedly see the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as just another form of regulated compliance being forced down their throats by government. If you take a minute to look beyond the headlines, however, these new rules due to be enforced on those handling sensitive personal data, might just be the … Read More

Business Review – Cyber Security Lessons Every Canadian Business Should Learn From 2016

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Having worked in cyber security over the last decade, I have witnessed a staggering escalation of estimated costs relating to cybercrime. Eye-watering figures have become so prevalent in our day to day that many have seemingly become desensitized to reading of multi-million dollar breaches. Current estimates project the costs associated with cybercrime to reach $2 Trillion USD by 2019. That is two … Read More

VirtualArmour Finishes 2016 with Strong Growth Trajectory

Virtual ArmourBusiness, Investors, Press

Vancouver, B.C. – (January 18, 2017) Premier Managed Services Provider (MSP), VirtualArmour International Inc. (the “Company”) (CSE:VAI), is pleased to provide an update on milestones achieved during 2016. Corporate Strategy and Growth: With the global managed services market experiencing continued growth, VirtualArmour increased its projected year-over-year revenue by 28%. This was achieved through a combination of signing a host of new … Read More

VirtualArmour Closes USD $486,000 Initial Hardware Sale to Leading American University

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Vancouver, B.C. – (June 14, 2016) VirtualArmor International Inc. (“VirtualArmor” or the “Company”) (CSE: VAI) is pleased to announce that it has closed a USD $486,000 hardware order to a leading American university. This is a first time purchase order from this institution. “This leading university made an initial purchase from our company in order to upgrade their existing network infrastructure … Read More