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Ransoc: Ransomware that Blackmails

Ransoc: Ransomware that Blackmails

Ransoc is ransomware that searches the victim’s drive for social media profiles and files that may be illegal or embarrassing. It locks up the computer and threatens the user with fines and prison, demanding a credit card payment. A new form of ransomware hits its victims with a new and nasty twist. Unlike the best-known ransomware, Ransoc...

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Now Is The Time For Oil Patch To Invest In IT

Now Is The Time For Oil Patch To Invest In IT

Continuing to move forward in the face of challenges or uncertainty isn’t always easy, especially when it comes to your business. Staying on track while dealing with changes within the fossil fuel industry has the potential to be especially difficult. Instead of giving in to frustration, it’s important to focus on the factors that are still yours...

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How to Write and Establish a Proper Business Continuity Plan

How to Write and Establish a Proper Business Continuity Plan

Though we never know when disaster will strike, we can adequately plan for one. Even with some amount of lead time, however, many things can go wrong. Each incident is unique and unfolds in unexpected ways. This is where having a truly effective business continuity plan in place matters. To make sure your organization has the best...

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Three Great Ways To Ensure You Capture Useful Feedback On Your Website

Three Great Ways To Ensure You Capture Useful Feedback On Your Website

Many businesses gather and utilize customer feedback in their business strategy to ensure the products and services they produce meet their customers’ needs. Integrating customer feedback helps with client communications and management, and in developing better products and services at the same time. We’ve identified three main ways to gather client feedback from your website visitors, email,...

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What is Customer Communication Management?

What is Customer Communication Management?

As a key component under the aegis of the Customer Experience, Customer Communications Management, or CCM, is a way for enterprises to create, manage, and deliver customer communications across multiple computer-networked channels, which ensures a consistent, personalized customer experience. As is easily guessed, it lies in the same spectrum with Customer Relationship Management (CRM), which doesn’t emphasize...

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As Email Security Solutions Go, Spam is a Different Kettle of Fish

As Email Security Solutions Go, Spam is a Different Kettle of Fish

It has a history of frustrating both email security solutions experts and end-users alike with its wily-ness and adaptability to changing anti-spam measures through the years. But, where does spam proliferation stand in today’s security assessment? It’s still as problematic as ever, with up to half the world’s email being reported as spam, but with a greater...

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Get Enhanced Security with Windows Server 2016

Get Enhanced Security with Windows Server 2016

With security standing as the number one problem in computer networking, Windows Server 2016 steps to the plate with an OS platform that promises much deeper safeguarding of data and communication, and defenses against malicious cyber attacks and breaches. The new Windows Server enhances the security of virtual machines, applications, and data with better protection of administrator...

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Exciting News From 403Tech – We’re Expanding!

Exciting News From 403Tech – We’re Expanding!

In order to keep up with growing demand, 403Tech has acquired some new office space to better support our customers. Don’t worry about having to try and track us down; our business address will remain the same. We’ve done the sensible thing and staked a claim on the office space next door. This expansion will allow for...

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Why Don’t Enough Businesses Take Computer Security Seriously?

Why Don’t Enough Businesses Take Computer Security Seriously?

It’s hard to say exactly why so many businesses fail to take computer security seriously. There are many factors in play, such as the false feeling of security many Mac users have felt over the years, thinking they were more secure than PC and Windows users by default. But, the most common reason for the huge majority...

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How At-Risk is Your Corporate Computer Network Via Unprotected Devices?

How At-Risk is Your Corporate Computer Network Via Unprotected Devices?

When was the last time you performed a risk assessment of your computer network? Or evaluated the security of your personal, networked devices? An analysis of more than 212,000 Cisco networking devices at 350 organizations across North America found that 73 percent of businesses have end-of-life devices (those no longer being sold or supported) operating in their...

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On the Apple Update Regarding the Security Content of iOS 10.1

On the Apple Update Regarding the Security Content of iOS 10.1

Apple released a statement regarding the security content of iOS 10.1 on October 24 which breaks down the various security-flaw patches relating to Apple iOS 10 facets and apps the platform contains or works with.  The statement centers on Apple security updates and references the iPhone, iPad, or iPod versions the patches are available for, along with...

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