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Warning: Your Employees Have Your Sensitive Data in Their Cloud

Our last blog post alerted you to the dangers of combining employees who take technology for granted with a weak (or non-existent) BYOD policy. However, that’s not the only risk a tech-savvy workforce can pose to your data. A survey by cybersecurity vendor CipherCloud found that a jaw dropping 86 percent of cloud applications being used in the enterprise, from…

How to Harness the Power of Cloud Services for Cybersecurity Conscious Organizations

According to a recent study by Verizon, from survey to survey, the trend is clear – the cloud is now mainstream. Verizon research found that 65% of enterprises surveyed are using cloud services, and they are increasingly trusting more complex and mission-critical workloads to it. They also found that 72% expect to put more than half their workloads in the…

Watch Out for These Common COVID-19 Scams

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As social distancing measures take effect across the United States to combat the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), it’s important to make sure your personal information also remains safe as more activity shifts online. Click here to learn about some of the most common scams exploiting coronavirus fears, that are on the rise, and some measures you can take to avoid…

A Manager’s Guide for Full Remote Working

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While you might have managed a couple of team members remotely to date, managing a fully remote team, while balancing the challenges of being remote yourself, might be a new experience for you. Click here to learn some best practices to help guide you through it.   

It’s Time to Tackle the Ransomware Problem

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In 2019, the U.S. was hit by a record number of ransomware attacks that impacted at least 948 government agencies, educational institutions and healthcare facilities at a cost of more than $7.5 billion by a conservative estimate.   Unfortunately, there is no single silver bullet to stop ransomware.  However, according to lessons learned from Florida municipality ransomware attacks, the following will…

Mac Threats Are on the Rise

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Cybercriminals are targeting Mac devices at an alarming rate. Click here to find out why the rate is increasing and the types of threats Mac users face.

5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Computer

Spring is not just for cleaning closets, cabinets, drawers, and desks. Computers can benefit from spring cleaning as well. Besides improving your device’s performance, it can increase your productivity. Click here to discover five ways to clean your computer this spring.

What You Need to Know About the New Microsoft Edge

With little fanfare, Microsoft introduced two new versions of its Edge web browser within three weeks of each other. On January 15, 2020, Microsoft released version 79 and on February 7, 2020, it made version 80 publicly available. Besides being released so close together, these versions are notable for another reason: They are the first Edge web browsers based on…

Ways to Get the Most out of LinkedIn Groups

Whether you’re hunting for a new job, looking to connect with new people, or trying to gain a reputation as a leader in your field, Click here to learn how to maximize the value of your LinkedIn Groups. And don’t forget to connect with us. You never know if we might have the right opportunity for you.

When is the Best Time to Find a New Job?

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According to Monster.com, the first quarter of the year is a good time to find a new position. If you’re looking for an IT job, check out Xantrion’s career page to learn what opportunities are available.

Continuous Training Makes You Stronger

It’s as true with cybersecurity as anything else: the more you practice, the better you get. But more than half (52%) of the respondents to a recent security survey admitted that they train employees to spot cyberattacks once a quarter at best, while another 24% claimed to provide training monthly. Only 11% said they train their employees continuously. No wonder successful cyberattacks keep…

Which Tech Jobs will be Automated by 2045?

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As tech automation becomes more common, Xantrion still and always will value human beings. Check out our website to find out how to be a part of our team and apply today.    

Using Strong Passwords Is Not Always Enough to Stay Secure

Read time: 90 seconds
Using unique, strong passwords is not always enough to prevent cybercriminals from gaining access to sensitive information. Click here to learn about a better way to protect your online accounts and ultimately your business.

New Year Brings New Job Opportunities

2020 is finally here — and the new year brings new opportunities to advance your skills and keep current with new technology.  If attending conferences and advancing your skills is important to you, check out our careers page and see if joining our team makes sense for you.

Today is Data Privacy Day 2020

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Today, January 28, 2020 is international Data Privacy Day. Watch “A Vision for the Future”, live at 10 AM PST from LinkedIn in San Francisco. Where privacy experts will discuss going beyond privacy compliance and how to prepare for future laws.

5 Things to Know About Phishing Attacks

Read time: 45 seconds
Phishing attacks are one of the most common security challenges that both individuals and companies face in keeping their information secure. Whether it’s getting access to passwords, credit cards, or other sensitive information, cybercriminals are using email, social media, phone calls, and any form of communication they can to steal valuable data. Click here to learn about five phishing fundamentals…

Are you subject to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)?

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On January 1st, 2020 the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect. This law helps consumers protect their personal information. Click here to discover if your company is affected by this law, and steps you can take to become compliant.

Things to Know when Applying to Tech Jobs

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2020 has arrived, and if the new year has got you thinking about transitioning to a new job, keep these 5 things in mind when applying to new positions.  If you are ready to make the leap, please check out our current openings.

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Why Obtain a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Certification?

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According to the Global Knowledge IT Skills and Salary Report, the largest annual survey of global IT professionals, certification value is at an all-time high. Read on to learn what the certification is, who should get certified and what it will do for your career. What is the MCSE Cloud Platform and Infrastructure certification? The MCSE Cloud Platform and Infrastructure…

OCIE Moves Most Exams Off-Site

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The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) has issued a statement announcing that because of health, safety, and firm operations disruption concerns, OCIE has moved to conducting examinations off-site through correspondence unless it is “absolutely necessary” for its teams to be on-site. Recognizing that firms are focused on maintaining operations and ensuring the safety of their employees, OCIE is working…

Watch Out for These Common COVID-19 Scams

Read time: 45 seconds
As social distancing measures take effect across the United States to combat the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), it’s important to make sure your personal information also remains safe as more activity shifts online. Click here to learn about some of the most common scams exploiting coronavirus fears, that are on the rise, and some measures you can take to avoid…

A Manager’s Guide for Full Remote Working

Read time: 90 seconds
While you might have managed a couple of team members remotely to date, managing a fully remote team, while balancing the challenges of being remote yourself, might be a new experience for you. Click here to learn some best practices to help guide you through it.   

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It’s Time to Tackle the Ransomware Problem

Read time: 45 seconds
In 2019, the U.S. was hit by a record number of ransomware attacks that impacted at least 948 government agencies, educational institutions and healthcare facilities at a cost of more than $7.5 billion by a conservative estimate.   Unfortunately, there is no single silver bullet to stop ransomware.  However, according to lessons learned from Florida municipality ransomware attacks, the following will…

Mac Threats Are on the Rise

Read time: 20 seconds
Cybercriminals are targeting Mac devices at an alarming rate. Click here to find out why the rate is increasing and the types of threats Mac users face.

5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Computer

Spring is not just for cleaning closets, cabinets, drawers, and desks. Computers can benefit from spring cleaning as well. Besides improving your device’s performance, it can increase your productivity. Click here to discover five ways to clean your computer this spring.

What You Need to Know About the New Microsoft Edge

With little fanfare, Microsoft introduced two new versions of its Edge web browser within three weeks of each other. On January 15, 2020, Microsoft released version 79 and on February 7, 2020, it made version 80 publicly available. Besides being released so close together, these versions are notable for another reason: They are the first Edge web browsers based on…

Ways to Get the Most out of LinkedIn Groups

Whether you’re hunting for a new job, looking to connect with new people, or trying to gain a reputation as a leader in your field, Click here to learn how to maximize the value of your LinkedIn Groups. And don’t forget to connect with us. You never know if we might have the right opportunity for you.

When is the Best Time to Find a New Job?

Read time: 20 seconds
According to Monster.com, the first quarter of the year is a good time to find a new position. If you’re looking for an IT job, check out Xantrion’s career page to learn what opportunities are available.

Continuous Training Makes You Stronger

It’s as true with cybersecurity as anything else: the more you practice, the better you get. But more than half (52%) of the respondents to a recent security survey admitted that they train employees to spot cyberattacks once a quarter at best, while another 24% claimed to provide training monthly. Only 11% said they train their employees continuously. No wonder successful cyberattacks keep…

Which Tech Jobs will be Automated by 2045?

Read time: 20 seconds
As tech automation becomes more common, Xantrion still and always will value human beings. Check out our website to find out how to be a part of our team and apply today.    

Using Strong Passwords Is Not Always Enough to Stay Secure

Read time: 90 seconds
Using unique, strong passwords is not always enough to prevent cybercriminals from gaining access to sensitive information. Click here to learn about a better way to protect your online accounts and ultimately your business.

New Year Brings New Job Opportunities

2020 is finally here — and the new year brings new opportunities to advance your skills and keep current with new technology.  If attending conferences and advancing your skills is important to you, check out our careers page and see if joining our team makes sense for you.

Today is Data Privacy Day 2020

Read time: 20 seconds
Today, January 28, 2020 is international Data Privacy Day. Watch “A Vision for the Future”, live at 10 AM PST from LinkedIn in San Francisco. Where privacy experts will discuss going beyond privacy compliance and how to prepare for future laws.

5 Things to Know About Phishing Attacks

Read time: 45 seconds
Phishing attacks are one of the most common security challenges that both individuals and companies face in keeping their information secure. Whether it’s getting access to passwords, credit cards, or other sensitive information, cybercriminals are using email, social media, phone calls, and any form of communication they can to steal valuable data. Click here to learn about five phishing fundamentals…

Are you subject to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)?

Read time: 45 seconds
On January 1st, 2020 the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect. This law helps consumers protect their personal information. Click here to discover if your company is affected by this law, and steps you can take to become compliant.

Things to Know when Applying to Tech Jobs

Read time: 20 seconds
2020 has arrived, and if the new year has got you thinking about transitioning to a new job, keep these 5 things in mind when applying to new positions.  If you are ready to make the leap, please check out our current openings.
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