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Why You Need an Employee Productivity Tracker

August 10th, 2020

More and more, companies are starting to realize that they need to look at monitoring employee productivity levels to reduce money spent on wasted time. Your employees might spend anywhere from 30 minutes to 3 working hours a day doing non-work-related activities, such as browsing social media, chatting with colleagues, or handling private matters. 

The estimated figure for money spent on wasted productivity will differ with each unique company situation, and whether or not your employees are content in their company culture. Experts suggest that nearly all of your employees (89%) are wasting some time at work, with about 30% of your workers wasting at least 30 minutes a day. 

While 30 minutes a day might seem minimal, that wasted time can easily add up to two and a half hours a week, which is, simply, costing your company.

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6 Key Surveillance Features of Internet Monitoring Software

August 3rd, 2020

Internet monitoring software is a surveillance program or service commonly used by enterprise companies and other organizations to provide an added protective measure against external threats and insider threats, seeking to gain access to sensitive company information. 

This software comes in all shapes and sizes.  Monitoring software apps may be used by a company to detect unusual behaviors, but it may also be used as a way to gather employee performance metrics and to boost employee productivity. 

If you are looking to use internet monitoring software for surveillance purposes, there are some key features that you need to consider.

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SoftActivity Monitor 12.3 maintenance release

July 15th, 2020

SoftActivity is glad to announce the release of SoftActivity Monitor version 12.3 for monitoring users activity on the company workstations.

Improvements in version 12.3:

  • support of new versions 83+ of Microsoft Edge browser for internet tracking.
  • fixed: broken remote screen view on some Win7 computers.
  • minor fixes and improvements.
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The Financial Cost of an Insider Threat

July 13th, 2020

Data breaches and malicious attacks can compromise the security of your company and create a large financial burden. 

Data breaches come in all shapes and sizes and they will affect a large organization just as much, if not more than smaller organizations. From malicious attacks to cybercriminal credential theft, your organization needs to protect your company data from being exploited.

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The 11 Best Features to Look for in an Internet Monitoring Software

July 7th, 2020

Employee monitoring software is a powerful tool that businesses should use in order to minimize employee downtime and lack of productivity and to protect their company against malicious attacks and insider threats. 

Tracking employee activity and time is necessary for companies that largely operate a remote team. This way you can still keep track of network activity and device usage even when you cannot directly supervise your staff.

When considering employee monitoring software, there are several features that you need that will improve your operations and help to set your company apart from the competition.

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Integrating Employee Monitoring Software into Your Cybersecurity Model

June 29th, 2020

As a business owner, you know that employee monitoring can protect your network from malicious attacks and prevent your employees from slacking off. 

When implementing this software, you must take into consideration all other elements of your cybersecurity model. 

Each cybersecurity model will be unique to your company’s needs, but there are right ways and wrong ways to integrate employee monitoring software with your cybersecurity model.

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7 Reasons Why You Need Employee Monitoring Software for Your Remote Team

June 22nd, 2020

You rely on your employees to complete the day-to-day tasks that keep your company afloat. Unfortunately, you cannot always trust each employee to take work as seriously as you do. 

As an employer, managing the employee performance of a remote workforce is especially difficult. This is because you cannot monitor the productivity of a remote workforce in person. 

Additionally, remote workforces have other distractions that could limit their productivity. They will also typically work off of a weaker network so your sensitive data could be more vulnerable to malicious attacks.

If you have a remote workforce but you’d like to stay on top of productivity and your company’s security, then you need an employee monitoring software for remote teams. 

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