Implementing Ongoing Risk Management as a Standard Practice

Today with cyberattacks surging due to widespread remote work and increased online interactions during the pandemic, it seems likely that this trend will only continue to grow further.

To give some statistics about 85% of breaches involved a human element in 2021. Additionally, 36% of breaches involved phishing attacks while ransomware attacks contributed to 10% of attacks.

Are You Aware of the Digital Risks to Your Business?

Rapid technological advancement and rising global connectivity are reshaping the way the world is functioning. From higher productivity to improved customer satisfaction, technology has played a critical role in the growth of businesses across the world.

Why Attacks on Critical Infrastructure Are Dangerous

Critical Infrastructure (CI) comprises physical and cyber assets vital for the smooth functioning of societies and nations across the globe. The sectors that make up critical infrastructure differ from one country to another. For example, the USA considers 16 sectors to be vital as opposed to 13 in the UK. The disruption or damage of CI can have severe direct and indirect effects.

FCC Warns Smishing Scams On The Rise

There’s a new warning from the FCC. Now, why this is a little bit crazy and why you're going to want to pay attention is because it's not normal for the FCC to put out these types of bulletins, so it's pretty important. Let's get into it right now.

The FCC just released an alert over these SMS phishing attempts that you probably get on your phone, known as smishing.

This ONE Person Can Sink Your Company!

It’s not just cybercriminals who hack into networks and steal data.

Most business owners erroneously think cybercrime is limited to hackers based in China or Russia, but the evidence is overwhelming that disgruntled employees, both of your company and your vendors, can cause significant losses due to their knowledge of your organization and access to your data and systems.

Ransomware Hackers Are Coming For Your OneDrive & SharePoint Files – Here’s How To Protect Yourself

In today’s blog, hackers are coming after your Office 365 and the data stored within it. So, let's get into it.

There is this misconception about the cloud. Basically, what cloud does, and what cloud doesn't do. Unfortunately for a lot of people, they don't understand that when they move things to the cloud, and in this case, let's talk about Microsoft 365, OneDrive, and SharePoint; these places where you now store files that traditionally either store on your computer or file server at your office.

Hackers are exploiting the Follina 0-day like crazy – What can you do?

In today's blog Xact IT Solutions is going to talk about Follina, the Microsoft vulnerability through Microsoft Office that's kind of making it really easy for attackers to get to people right now. Read on to find out what it is and what you can start doing to protect yourself.

What Is the Ransomware “Ryuk” and How Can You Protect Yourself?

Don’t know what Ryuk ransomware is and where they are from? Don’t worry, Xact IT has some solutions on how to deal with particular ransomware, even if you’re unfortunate enough to be infected. Let’s dive into what they do, who their targets are, how they deliver and how you can protect yourself against this infectious ransomware!

What is Ryuk ransomware? So back in August of 2018, a ransomware family called Ryuk was first discovered in the wild.

Ransomware Hits U.S. Universities – Lincoln College Closes & Coastal Georgia Hit

Today’s blog is going to be about some colleges that are under attack by cyber criminals. So let's get into that right now.

There are a couple colleges that are dealing with some cyber-attacks. Let's start off with Lincoln College, that one's a little bit older, but they just announced that they have to shut their doors.