Are Your Smart Devices (Siri, Alexa, Google) Eavesdropping On You?

Have you ever had a conversation about a topic, and then later that day you start seeing news, ads or updates about that subject, and said to yourself, “This can’t be a coincidence”?

Well, you’re probably right.

According to Norton, who you may remember as an antivirus software company and who now also owns LifeLock, your smart devices ARE listening to you because that’s their job.

Why Your Business Needs a Data Security Policy

Today, the competitive business environment is data-driven. Data provides key insights into your customers and business performance that helps you make better decisions and improve processes. However, the sudden influx of employees working remotely exposes your organization’s information to several security threats.

How Insiders Pose a Serious Threat to Your Business-Critical Data

Merely mitigating external cybersecurity threats isn’t enough to fight cybercrime in today’s ever-evolving threat landscape. Although insider threats can be just as devastating as their external counterparts, most businesses fail to track and manage insider threats adequately.

Fines, Penalties and Violations! Oh My!

Global data protection regulations (new or updated) are being enforced aggressively, resulting in a tsunami of hefty fines and penalties handed out to violators. The majority of these violations are a result of the failure to conduct regular risk assessments, which form an integral part of the ‘appropriate measures’ a business must take to ensure information security.

Don’t Fall for These Cyber Insurance Myths

As the world increasingly moves online, so do the risks to our businesses. Cyber insurance is one way to help your business recover following a cyberattack. It covers financial losses caused by events such as data breaches, cyber theft, ransomware and more.

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.

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.

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.

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