About Melissa Ligertwood

Melissa is a writer based in Calgary, Alberta. She specializes in web content, print and technical communications for clients in technology, oil and gas, environmental and social sciences.
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Unwelcome guests could be lurking around your wifi

Like the open bar at a wedding, or the Hawaiian pizza set out for your guests in Event Room C, uninvited guests are hungry (and thirsty) for access to your company’s corporate network.     Guest wireless access has become so common, most of us don’t give it another thought. The departure gate at [...]

By |2021-04-19T09:59:48-06:00April 19th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Ignite Security brings cyber security compliance expertise to Atlantic Canada’s aerospace industry

A new relationship in the aerospace and defence industry will solidify Ignite Security’s commitment to helping international companies build cyber security compliance and governance. Signing on as members of the Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association (ACADA), Ignite hopes to leverage decades of experience serving IT security needs in international aerospace and [...]

By |2021-03-29T10:07:48-06:00March 29th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Network security gaffes: When good fish tanks go bad

Imagine for a moment that you are the CEO of a Casino. Image is everything. You want to create an atmosphere of entertainment and overindulgence. You want your customers to feel important and decadent, so they forget their troubles and spend, spend, spend. The lobby and common areas can’t be adorned with [...]

By |2021-01-26T12:01:46-07:00January 26th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Spoofed: Email fraud, authentication tools and you

I consider myself a pretty tech-savvy individual. I’ve been using a computer since the days of Wordperfect, dial-up and Netscape Navigator. When email scams first went mainstream, they seemed pretty easy to spot, and I’ve honestly never been able to understand how people fall for it. But, they do. Last week, I [...]

By |2019-10-24T14:32:36-06:00October 17th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments