Giving SMBs the tools they need to secure the #IoTatWork

Small and medium-sized business (SMB) owners work hard to manage the demands of running a business, not to mention handling the complexities of IT and cybersecurity. Thus, Public Safety Canada created the Get Cyber Safe Guide for Small and Medium Businesses, which provides education on cyber security and practical tips to protect your business. Acart’s… Continue reading Giving SMBs the tools they need to secure the #IoTatWork

Teaching Canadians to #ConnectSmarter with the Internet of Things

Do you have a smart TV, or maybe a smart home assistant? Even if you don’t, you probably know someone who does. But you may not know that these smart devices make up the Internet of Things (IoT). As these devices are becoming more commonplace, Public Safety Canada tasked us with educating Canadians on the… Continue reading Teaching Canadians to #ConnectSmarter with the Internet of Things

YRT/Viva Safety Village Experience wins Gold Hermes Creative Award

York Region Transit‘s brand experience in York Regional Police’s Community Safety Village has won a Gold Hermes Creative Award! The experience is an extension of our York Region Man (YR Man) transit safety campaign for YRT/Viva, which won more awards in 2015, including a Marketing and Communications Leadership Award from the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) and an Ovation Award of… Continue reading YRT/Viva Safety Village Experience wins Gold Hermes Creative Award

Secure Your Home and Workplace this Cyber Security Awareness Month

Did you know October is Cyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM)? CSAM is a national public awareness campaign to help Canadians be more secure online by teaching them steps they can take to protect themselves, their families, and their devices. As part of our work for Public Safety Canada, we helped refresh their CSAM toolkit, which hosts… Continue reading Secure Your Home and Workplace this Cyber Security Awareness Month

Helping students have a cyber-safe school year

You’ve probably seen our Get Cyber Safe campaigns for Public Safety Canada online, especially on social media, but if you’re starting the school year at a Canadian college or university, you may see it on campus as well! This month, Public Safety Canada launched a back-to-school campaign to educate students on cyber safety, especially those… Continue reading Helping students have a cyber-safe school year

Get #FloodReady with Bryan Baeumler!

Many regions across Canada are experiencing spring flooding. Unfortunately, with overflowing rivers (and other bodies of water) often comes costly property damages. Now more than ever it’s important Canadians take steps to protect their homes from overland flooding. Our latest campaign for Public Safety Canada features shareable resources as well as TV personality and DIY expert,… Continue reading Get #FloodReady with Bryan Baeumler!

Après la pluie… les dégâts?

Avec l’arrivée du printemps, nous nous sentons revivre : les manteaux plus légers, les premières terrasses, les sourires qui se font beaucoup plus voyants. Cependant, le printemps signifie aussi la fonte rapide de la neige et les fortes pluies sur les sols encore gelés et saturés d’eau. Sans crier gare, le printemps peut rimer avec… Continue reading Après la pluie… les dégâts?

Join Tuesday’s #CyberTalk on Parenting in the Digital Age!

If you’re a parent with a child who uses the Internet, you know how hard it can be to keep up with what your child does online. New sites, apps, and social networks are popping up every day. How can you ensure your child is using them safely? This Tuesday, March 7 at 2pm EDT,… Continue reading Join Tuesday’s #CyberTalk on Parenting in the Digital Age!

ÊTRE PARENT À L’ÈRE NUMÉRIQUE : #CYBERDISCUSSION SUR LA CIVILITÉ EN LIGNE

Vous êtes parent et vous vous demandez comment intervenir dans la vie numérique de vos enfants, surtout quand vous êtes témoin de comportements en ligne irrespectueux ou non sécuritaires? Hé bien, vous aurez la chance demain midi de poser toutes vos questions à un expert en utilisant le mot-clic #CyberDiscussion. Cet événement organisé par Pensez… Continue reading ÊTRE PARENT À L’ÈRE NUMÉRIQUE : #CYBERDISCUSSION SUR LA CIVILITÉ EN LIGNE

Plan Your #CyberSafeHolidays with tips from Get Cyber Safe!

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner, and this year’s sales are expected to break records. Consumers have become more comfortable with doing their holiday shopping online, which means there are more opportunities for cyber criminals to intercept transactions or steal personal information. This month, our client Public Safety Canada has expanded… Continue reading Plan Your #CyberSafeHolidays with tips from Get Cyber Safe!

Helping Canadians be more #FloodReady

Have you ever asked yourself, is my home in danger from overland flooding? Is there anything I can do to protect my property? Will my insurance cover the potential damage? Our latest campaign for Public Safety Canada urges Canadians to learn the answers to these (and many other) questions about flood risks and planning. It’s… Continue reading Helping Canadians be more #FloodReady

Educating Drivers about the Limits of Self-Driving Vehicle Technology

Limited self-driving vehicles (SDVs) will be produced for consumer purchase as early as 2020. With advanced vehicle technologies emerging, everyone needs an increased understanding of how drivers will interact with these new systems. In late 2015, with funding from the Toyota Canada Foundation, the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) developed a national poll to examine… Continue reading Educating Drivers about the Limits of Self-Driving Vehicle Technology