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Testimonials About McAfee’s Cloud Email Protection Service

Since 2008 pcit has recommended all customers protect their email from spam and virus’ using McAfee’s Cloud security system. We recently came across this collection of testimonials and thought it would be of benefit to our readers.  ”McAfee SaaS Email Protection offers an accurate spam filtering solution with extensive reporting and management tools in a…

Posted in Anti-spam, Cloud Computing, E-mail spam, PCIT blog, Spam, Spam filtering

pcit Offered Exclusive Membership

October has marked an exciting month at pcit on several fronts. One of the biggest developments was an invitation from Tech Data to become a member in the exclusive TechSelect program. TechData is a technology distributor ranked number 109 on the Fortune 500. TechSelect membership is limited to just 60 IT support companies in Canada. This is a small group out…

Posted in Business, Business/Finance, IT Careers, PCIT blog, Technology/Internet

How Hackers Target Canadians

 The 2011 Microsoft Security Intelligence Report outlines some key findings for anyone using a computer. 99 per cent of all attacks in the first 6 months of 2011 were from malware that was distributed using old and familiar techniques, such as social engineering and unpatched vulnerabilities. By definition an unpatched vulnerability is not a new security…

Posted in Computer security, IT Security, Microsoft, PCIT blog

VIPRE #1 – Again

A recent review of all consumer based antivirus solutions found GFI’s Vipre Antivirus once again as the best performing product compared to other antivirus solutions available.  Winner of the 2011 Editor’s Choice Award from Vipre competed against other well known suppliers such as Norton, McAfee, AVG, BitDefender and Kapersky. The reviews were based on several categories which include…

Posted in Antivirus software, Computer security, IT Security, Network security, PCIT blog

The End of the Line for Windows XP

As 2012 comes closer so does the deadline of Microsoft discontinuing support for one of it’s most popular products ever.  The product is Windows XP and the deadline is 2014.  At that time Microsoft will stop issuing support to partners or subscribers.  This may also mean no more security updates and it will certainly mean…

Posted in Asset Management, Computer Hardware, Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, operating system, PCIT blog, Windows 7, Windows XP

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