Is Starbucks The Biggest Danger For Your Business?

For a long time, Starbucks has called itself the ‘Third Place,’ which they defined as the place between home and work.

And while it could be a great place for a cup of coffee or to work outside the office, the truth is if you or your employees ever work from anywhere but the office, they may be exposing your entire business to danger.

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.

Businesses Are Doomed If They Don’t Do This – FIN7 Beefs Up Their Hacking Arsenal

Have you heard of the hacking group known as FIN7? Well, if you haven’t this blog will educate you on the growing highlights and illustrate the gap that is between cyber criminals and the good people on the other side, the business people, governments, schools, all the people out there that you hear about getting hacked.

Is Your Data Safe?

Whether it's a physical disaster like flood or fire, or a data disaster like a failed hard drive or data breach, the surest thing companies can plan for is that at some point, their business will be put to the test in a disaster recovery scenario. In the case of physical disaster, having an insurance policy will provide coverage of their furnishings, but what is protecting the company's digital assets?
Backup Isn't Enough
The simplest solution that most companies have in place is to simply backup the data, but it isn't as simple as it seems.

Stop Ransomware Attacks Before They Happen

Chances are you've heard plenty about the dangers of viruses and malware--malicious programs that can be used to infect your computer, steal information or destroy files. And it's more than likely that you have some sort of virus protection software installed on your computer (if you don't, you really, really should!). But is your virus protection capable of stopping ransomware?
What Is Ransomware?
Ransomware is a particularly nasty piece of code that hackers can use to infect your computer, and then literally hold your files for ransom.

Most Notable Ransomware Cybersecurity Breaches of 2017

Ransomware attacks spiked over 6,000 percent in 2016, and they don't appear to be slowing down in 2017. Malicious cryptovirus software that either locks screens (locker ransomware) or encrypts files (crypto-ransomware) demands victims pay a ransom to gain access to their own data — and most companies pay up.

5 Common Mistakes Businesses Make Around Information Technology

An information technology (IT) department is vital to just about everything a company does. It facilitates market research, advertising, sales and more. IT tools can locate potential customers on social media and target them with ads, and they allow for video conferencing, webinars and other forms of virtual communication.

If you're struggling to put together a comprehensive network security plan, our FREE eBook is an excellent guide.Click!
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