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Five Tech Trends That Make Companies Worried About Insider Threats

September 12th, 2018

In the old days, protecting trade secrets was relatively straightforward. You kept many of these items on paper, locked up in special spots. Today’s environment is so different, it’s hard to know where to begin.

Companies worry a great deal about insider threats – the idea that any disgruntled employee or someone infiltrating the company’s physical or digital space is going to get their hands on trade secrets, customer information, financial details or anything else that can have a negative impact on the company’s operations and reputation.

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Government Employee Fraud Costs Taxpayers

September 5th, 2018

Are you concerned about government employee fraud (cheating for profit) and embezzlement (misappropriation of funds)? After all… it’s your tax dollars!

Insider threats are a part of any organization in government and industry. According to Transparency International in their latest Corruption Perceptions Index report on public sector corruption – over 68% of 180 countries failed a passing grade. The USA performed reasonably well (75/100 score), but is not without its own challenges.Read More

Insider Threats: Past – Present – Future

August 20th, 2018

According to CIO DIVE “Insider Threats” are the #1 cybersecurity concern in 2018.

By definition, insider threats include any malicious attack on an organization from current or past employees, business associates or anyone with access to the company’s proprietary data that could be used against them in a detrimental way. Read More

How Much Does Poor Workplace Productivity Cost Your Company?

August 13th, 2018

A recent study by Captivate’s Office Pulse found that the 2018 Winter Olympics cost U.S. business $1.7 billion in lost productivity due to companies watching the games during work

Consider this scenario: Jane owns a profitable trading company of clothing lines imported from choice locations around the world. She has 23 employees and has been in business since 2002. Since her office staff of 10 are sitting at their computer all day conducting research and completing sales or customer service activity to keep production moving, so they are busy at their desk (or are they?). It’s a highly competitive industry that requires everyone make a full contribution in order for the company to prosper.Read More

Software to Track Internet History, Track Browsing History

March 7th, 2018

Tracking browsing history can provide deep insight into the Internet life of any particular web user by showing his/her online behavior, most frequently visited websites and interests. Do you suspect that your employees abuse their Internet access at work by chatting with friends, doing shopping online, playing computer games, browsing social media like Facebook or Instagram during office hours? Then it’s high time to monitor their browsing history and find out all the truth.Read More