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The Ins and Outs of User Activity Tracking

December 6th, 2021

User activity tracking is useful software that can improve employee productivity and boost company security. If you’re looking to add user activity tracking in your company, though, it’s important to have a better understanding of this product.

This helpful guide will provide an overview of user activity, including top features, benefits, and use cases.  

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Understanding Zero Trust Security Benefits and Cost Savings

November 29th, 2021

Your company unknowingly collects tons of data. From customer data to employee data, it’s up to your business to protect this information from hackers and data leakage. Zero trust security provides access management in ways that other cyber security cannot.

Zero trust network access requires some extra work but it is worth the benefits and cost savings. 

The zero trust model protects businesses from data breaches, insider threats, and company data modifications. Here’s why you should implement zero trust security, its benefits, and the cost savings.

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Preventing Employee Burnout With Productivity Software

November 22nd, 2021

Employee burnout has been a problem long before the global pandemic, which forced millions into remote work and caused stressful employee burnout from overwork. 

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), employee burnout is a real occupational phenomenon. And 41% of stressed employees think that their stress negatively affects productivity. So, while businesses are not mandated to treat or support employee burnout for health reasons, they should attempt to reconcile employee burnout because it could affect their bottom line

Here’s what you need to know about employee burnout and potential ways to prevent it.

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What Does Employee Tracking Software Do?

November 8th, 2021

Many businesses utilize employee monitoring software to stay on top of their business operations. As a manager or even an employee, the idea of implementing employee tracking software can seem daunting. For some, it may seem like a violation of employee privacy. However, tracking employee behaviors on company networks is actually crucial for many business use cases. 

Whether you’re an employee who is being tracked or an employer looking to track their employees, this basic software has many functional uses and it will help monitor your company data and security.

Here’s what employee tracking software is all about:

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SoftActivity version 12.7 with support of Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022

November 1st, 2021

SoftActivity is announcing the release of new version 12.7 of its user monitoring software, SoftActivity Monitor and TS Monitor, used by organizations for insider threat detection and employee productivity tracking.

SoftActivity Monitor adds support of Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022. Customers can now install Agent client app and Monitor on any version of Windows starting with 7.

SoftActivity TS Monitor adds supports of Windows Server 2022. Customers can now record user sessions on any version of Windows Server starting with 2008R2.

Other changes in version 12.7:

  • Agent (SoftActivity Monitor Client App) setup program is now more intuitive with more options and explanations in UI, allowing admin to install Agent in visible mode for monitored users, with on-screen warnings. On-screen warnings can turned Off and On in Monitor app later by the admin.
  • Silent installation from command line, and remote installation are still supported and will install Agent in hidden mode.
  • minor fixes and improvements, including support of the latest web browser versions.
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Shadow IT: What is it and what should you be doing about it?

October 18th, 2021

You may not have heard about the shadow IT network, but you most likely have interacted with it at some point. 

With the explosion of cloud-based applications and services, the shadow IT networks have grown in prominence, and they can be a huge security vulnerability.

The first step in managing the shadow IT network is educating yourself on the matter. 

Here’s what you need to know about the shadow IT network and what you need to do about it. 

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Why Training Your Employees for Data Security is Important

October 11th, 2021

With the rise of the internet and shadow IT networks, data security has become a number one priority for nearly every business and individual. Data security ensures that important data is not stolen or misrepresented. 

Companies that collect sensitive data about their employees, business relationships, and customers have to take steps to ensure the information is kept secure. This includes employee training and data loss prevention tactics. 

One of the biggest challenges with data security is the human aspect. According to IBM, nearly 23% of data breaches are caused by humans. This doesn’t even account for the number of insider threats that companies fall victim to and the number of phishing attacks that capitalize on human error for their success. 

Training your employees on data security is vital to your company’s security and can prevent a company-ending data breach. Here’s why and how you should go about it:

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