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GTA office donating their time to the Red Cross's mobile food bank

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ADGA Red Cross
From left to right Quinn Lee, Ryan Rodriguez, Neil Yadav, Ezinne Okwuosa and Martha Gutierrez, Program coordinator at the MFB. Our Toronto office made their way to the Red Cross’ offices to volunteer with their Mobile Food Bank program (MFB). The Mobile Food Bank is a remarkable program run by The Red Cross in Toronto, The Mobile Food Bank service delivers food to persons who are unable to access a food bank due to a permanent or temporary disability. The program, not only provides access to nutritious meals, but in some cases also provides a safety check, health status monitoring and social...

ADGA invests in its people in many ways including this unique opportunity to experience the CAF - Day 2

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We continue to follow the professional growth journey of the ADGA team members in ‘real time’. Day two puts the leadership, teamwork and communication skills of the ADGA team to the test yet again. “I feel very privileged to be able to get a glimpse into the lives of people who have chosen to serve. I have a profound new appreciation for the extreme physicality of what they do to stay in shape. I am proud and so humbled to be a part of this, to be included. So many people have put aside their time to do this with us. I'm sure it's an interruption for their routine but they are all being very...

Not Petya or Ransomware

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The media was certainly quick to flame the story that the 'NotPetya' ransomware was sweeping the globe in pandemic proportions. To put things in perspective, this Ransomware affected an order of magnitude fewer computers than Wannacry, and it exploits the same Windows vulnerability that we have know of for months. Furthermore, if you have upgraded or patched your system or are using any antivirus software, then you are not likely to be affected. There are a few interesting characteristics of the malware: It is more damaging than WannaCry (if you are infected) because it propagates better and...

ADGA invests in its people in many ways including this unique opportunity to experience the CAF

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July 5th
ADGA TEAM
For two days, ADGA team members are with the Canadian Armed Forces for a team building opportunity and professional development program We are following their journey in ‘real time’ over the course of the two days. Through blog posts such as these and posts on social media, follow our team members in this exercise that hones leadership, communications and teamwork skills. Today Monica, Business Services Manager, Ron, Supervisor of Ontario Regions, Pierre, Senior Project Lead, Alan, Space Lab Engineer, Ryan, Managing Director, GTA, and Andrea, Test Manager began their day with a 0600hrs...

WannaCry

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RANSOMWARE targeted users first, technology second.
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The attack started on Friday, 12 May 2017. It targeted users of older Microsoft Windows operating systems using phishing e-mails as the contagion vector. By Monday, the code had infected more than 230,000 computers in 150 countries. The truth is that, Ransomware attacks have been growing in Canada over the past year. Exploits purportedly stolen from US intelligence agencies have hit the street and are being repurposed into crimeware 1 . We have been monitoring this trend closely and recognized the significance of the exploit. It is worth pointing out that these incidents are less about...