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Understanding threats – The difference Between Malware and Viruses

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By Jennifer Adams

“Malware” and “virus” are catch-all terms used to refer to cybersecurity threats that are often used interchangeably, but what is the difference? What impact do they have on your network? Understanding the difference between a virus and malware is helpful if you encounter a situation that you must address.  Keep reading to find out more.

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If it’s too good to be true, it is. How to spot Trojan Horses

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By: Jennifer Adams

Just like the Greeks were able to gain access and take the city of Troy by hiding soldiers in a giant wooden horse gifted to them so they could gain access and attack, hackers use trojan horses to trick you into inviting them into your network. Here are a few different kinds of trojans, how to spot them so they do not infect your network, and what to do if you believe one is on your computer.

What is a Trojan Horse?

What is your ROI on Cybersecurity?

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By Jennifer Adams 

According to Tech Republic, “Figuring a cybersecurity budget is a combination of emotion and guesswork.”  With security spending on the rise, IT professionals have the latest technology and security tools at their fingertips to protect their organizations most valuable data.  But how much security do you need? How do you know you are investing in the right products?  What is ROI on cybersecurity? The answers to these questions depend on several factors.

What is Xerox® Docushare®?

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By Jennifer Adams

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One of the drawbacks of a work-from-home or hybrid work environment is the inaccessibility of company files. To be productive, workers need to be able to share and access files easily. Xerox® Docushare® provides a secure environment created to encourage collaboration and help workers so they can spend less time doing tedious paperwork and more time doing what they do best.

When is it Time for New Office Technology?

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By: Jennifer Adams

The beginning of a new year is a time many professionals consider how to further improve their careers, offices, and methods of operation. Technology plays a vital role in the success and growth of any business.   When is the best time to upgrade your office technology? The answer depends on several factors.

 

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