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Lego & Logistics: The construction of the Omega Eiffel Tower

Lego & Logistics: The construction of the Omega Eiffel Tower

The team at Omega Network Solutions has finished construction on our very own Eiffel tower from the Lego Icons collection.Do you know what we enjoyed most about the construction? It was RIVETING! When we are not busy managing our client’s IT systems (or networks), we...

Microsoft’s New Commerce Experience (NCE)

According to Microsoft, there are now over 300 million commercial paid seats for their platform. When it was first launched, it consisted of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, with a couple of added applications. Since then, a decade ago, there have been over 24...

Confused by the Cloud?

Confused by the Cloud?

Which cloud services does your business need? Cloud computing has become a staple enabling your business to manage workloads more efficiently, use your data for driving decisions for growth, and gain a competitive advantage. When faced with many different types of...

Smishing is the New Phishing!

Smishing is the New Phishing!

6 Tips to spot Smishing Just when we’ve gotten more savvy at recognizing phishing in our email, along comes smishing. You’ve probably already been confronted by this on your phone. Increasingly, cybercriminals are using text messaging (SMS -> SMiShing) to defraud...

Holiday Hackers: What you Need to Know

Holiday Hackers: What you Need to Know

The end of 2020 is (finally) approaching and let’s be honest – we’ve all earned a good vacation after this past year. But while you’re celebrating the holidays this year, don’t forget that cybercriminals aren’t taking time off. In fact, hackers always take advantage...

Cyber Security: Beware of COVID-19 Scams

Cyber Security: Beware of COVID-19 Scams

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented huge challenges for individuals and businesses alike over the past year. Unfortunately, cybercriminals acted quickly to capitalize on the global crisis. Not only is cybercrime on the rise, but new trends are emerging that prey on...

5 Tips to Spot Phishing Attacks

5 Tips to Spot Phishing Attacks

What is Phishing? Phishing scams are designed to collect personal information by luring unsuspecting employees into giving it away by convincingly impersonating well-known brands, such as Microsoft or Netflix. Their goal is to get the target user to click on a URL...

Don’t dismiss disaster recovery for 2020

Over the previous months, you’ve probably heard about new and disruptive trends like virtual assistants, smartphones, and automation technologies. Some of these IT solutions may even be placed on top of your business priority list. However, with floods, fires, and...

Managed services for cyber security

Ransomware, Trojan horses, spyware and malware are things small businesses like yours don’t ever want to come across. While the term cyber security was once thrown around to scare businesses into purchasing security software, today’s sophisticated threats can leave...

Chrome and Safari: hackers’ newest tools

Filling out web forms often seems like an unbearably monotonous obstacle that gets in the way of online shopping, booking a plane ticket, and doing other types of online registration. With many of today’s transactions done online, people have become accustomed to...