January 23rd, 2019
The Chinese drone manufacturer, DJI, has discovered that it stands to lose almost $150 million as a result of several cases of fraud caused by its own employees. Said employees were reportedly inflating the costs of drone parts in order to line their own pockets with the added money.Read More
January 21st, 2019
testing is one of the best ways to find the flaws in your network’s security
and figure out what needs to be patched. It is an essential part of any
security-minded company’s process and regular security audits are paramount to
keeping sensitive data safe.
there are a plethora of tools to help get this important job done. A few tools
in particular are especially popular among security professionals to help them
penetration test their company’s network.Read More
December 3rd, 2018
SoftActivity is announcing the release of SoftActivity Monitor version 11.7. Upgrade is recommended to all users
What’s new in version 11.7:
- improved: live screen view now will display a screensaver when it’s active on the remote computer. Previously was showing a blank screen
- improved: screens on live dashboard grayed out when the remote computer is offline
- fixed: error message in Agent during log off on some computers
- other minor fixes and improvements
September 28th, 2018
Cold boot attacks have been a tool that hackers have used to gain access to data for many years now, with the first vulnerability being discovered in 2008. Most of these old vulnerabilities have since been patched, but there is a new one that has recently been discovered and could already be used to steal corporate data.Read More
September 26th, 2018
We have released new version 11.6 of SoftActivity Monitor, a leading user monitoring solution that helps to protect organizations from insider threats.
Product name has now been changed to SoftActivity Monitor from Activity Monitor, in order to be more recognizable and include our brand. It’s a maintenance release that includes a number of important optimizations and fixes. Upgrade is recommended to all users.
What’s new in version 11.6:
- performance improvements and optimizations in Agent
- view attachment names on Email tab in real time monitoring window in the console app;
- minor fixes
TS Monitor 5.6 update also released
We are also announcing the release of new version 5.6 of SoftActivity TS Monitor, our user monitoring solution for terminal servers. It’s a maintenance release with performance optimizations and fixes.
September 20th, 2018
According to the Glassdoor, the average company in the United States spends almost $4,000 to hire a new employee and about 24 days to fill the position.
The costs are many including sourcing candidates (job boards, career fairs, website postings, referral rewards, external recruiters, etc.), screening candidates by telephone and in person, testing (hard and soft skills) plus negotiating an acceptable offer. Add to that the cost of training which is estimated at $1,075 per learner according to the 2017 Training Industry Report and you are looking at a tidy sum to attract, train and retain top talent. If they leave for any reason, you are tasked with repeating this process (and cost) all over again.
September 17th, 2018
Employee monitoring is an incredibly useful tool for any company. Not only is it handy to make sure that your employees are doing the work that they’re supposed to be doing, but it can provide useful stats regarding their work habits and how they spend their time.
Yet, with all this data, it can be difficult to figure out how to best utilize this information to help boost your employees’ productivity. While there is limitless potential with the data you collect, there are a few key things you can start with that should give you good results right off the bat.Read More