Canterbury Hills Camp website design

New website: Canterbury Hills Camp

By / November 12 2014 / Web Design, Portfolio

Canterbury Hills has provided a unique camping and conference experience in the beautiful Dundas Valley for over 50 years. Recently the summer camp and conference services have been split. We've created a new responsive website for the camp so they can serve future generations of young campers.

Visit the new Canterbury Hills Camp website

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Congregation of the Resurrection website design

New website: Congregation of the Resurrection (Ontario Kentucky Province)

By / November 10 2014 / Web Design, Portfolio

The Congregation of the Resurrection is a group of some 50 men centred in Waterloo, Ontario and affiliated with other 'Resurrectionists' in the United States, Poland, and around the world.

They needed a new website to be more open and inviting, to accept donations for their popular "Celebrating the Word" publication, and last (but not least) to be right-sized for mobile browsers. The Dunham Group has created this new, engaging and responsive website using the Drupal content management system.

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8 tips you should follow to protect your computer

By / October 29 2014 / IT Support

During the month of October we've been posting some information about cyber security. By following these simple tips you will not only keep your own computer safe; you will also avoid putting customers, family and friends at risk.

Use different passwords for various accounts. Passwords should include more than six characters and be a combination upper and lower case letters, numbers, and special characters (e.g. @, #, $). Password management software like LastPass and KeePass can help make creating and managing these passwords easier.

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A frightening computer story

By / October 24 2014 / IT Support

You may already know that October is Cyber Security Awareness Month in Canada and the United States. It's also Halloween. What do these two things have in common? Well, picture this…

You get an email from a friend that recounts a funny joke and then has a link to download more jokes just like it.

You click on the link, and your computer unexpectedly shuts down. You restart. You notice a funny noise, like your computer is working overtime. You decide to give it a rest and go get a coffee. When you come back to your desk, the phone rings; it's a customer who asks if you knew that your computer was sending spam.

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Myth 2: Firewalls and antivirus software are sufficient for protecting my computer's assets.

Myth 2: Firewalls and antivirus software are sufficient for protecting my computer's assets

By / October 20 2014 / IT Support

It's true that firewalls and antivirus software are very good protection, but only if they are kept up-to-date and strong passwords are used whenever a password is required. The same is true for your operating system.

The good news is that most operating systems and software applications allow automatic or scheduled updates to help ensure you have the latest updates.

Even when kept up-to-date, however, firewalls and antivirus software are only able to defend against known threats so healthy suspicion when checking email, and prudent internet practices can never be totally replaced by software.

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