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  • With COVID putting schools and businesses on hiatus, you can connect in ways never done before with Microsoft Teams. Check out this video to see the innovative ways Imperial College London has made Teams the way to move forward, and contact Xantrion Inc. to learn more.

  • Looking for a challenging opportunity and great coworkers? When you join Xantrion, you dive into today’s biggest IT challenges—and you’re surrounded by a team that will help you achieve your highest potential. And we hope you achieve that potential with us. We are committed to promoting from within and our average employee tenure is 7 years.

  • Only 66% of working adults correctly answered the question “What is phishing” in 2019 Proofpoint survey. Being able to answer the question “What is phishing” is a good start. However, the more you know about this type of cyberattack, the better you will be able to protect your sensitive information. Toward that end, here are five things you should know about phishing:

  • The lines between our work and daily lives are becoming increasingly blurred, and it is more important than ever to be certain that smart cybersecurity practices carry over between the two. Check out the infographic below that includes some quick wins that can make you safer and more secure at work and at home.

  • Your mobile devices – including smartphones, laptops and wearables – are always within reach everywhere you go, and they share substantial information about you and your habits, such as your contacts, photos, videos, location, health and financial data. Follow these basic privacy tips to help you manage your privacy in an always-on world. To learn more about other ways to improve security, visit National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), a website hosted by the National Cyber Security Alliance & the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to help improve digital safety.

  • Even though tech job listings are growing across the US, they're growing fastest in Silicon Valley, giving the region the largest share of the nation's IT job openings. If you're in the Bay Area or thinking of relocating here, consider one of Xantrion's current job openings. We're located in Oakland, with clients throughout the region, and we have a strong reputation as a place to start or advance an IT career. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMHZp

  • It's often difficult to distinguish a fake #email from a verified one, however most have subtle hints of their fraudulent nature. Watch this video of a real email #phishing example to help you recognize a malicious email and maintain security. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMeZ6

  • Cracking the IT Job Market: The company looking for experienced entry-level employees is practically a punchline in the tech industry, but it's not all that funny. A survey in 2018 actually revealed that more than 60% of listings for full-time, entry-level jobs require three or more years of experience. In other words, anyone hoping to climb the IT career ladder needs to start working on it before ever entering the job market. There are several possible paths to scraping together relevant experience while still in school: internships, part-time work, work-study programs, even personal projects you can use to show the scope of your abilities. As a company that hires people straight out of school, we can tell you that those things make your resume stand out! In fact, we're hiring right now. So take a look at the entry-level positions we currently have open and show us what you've got.

  • Different variations of the direct deposit scam have been surfacing. Most recently, #cybercriminals have been posing as employees. Learn what you can do so that your business does not become the next victim.

    Watch Out for This Direct Deposit Scam

    Most companies use direct deposit to pay their employees. In the United States, for example, more than 80% of workers have their paychecks deposited directly into their personal bank accounts. This practice is providing many opportunities for cybercriminals to perpetuate their latest scam - trying to get businesses to deposit employee paychecks into their accounts.

  • We wish we were kidding, but we're not. Here are SplashData's top 10 most common passwords for 2018. Can you guess what number 1 is? #KeepYourPasswordsUnique

    Bad Passwords: We Never Learn

    Once again, SplashData has evaluated millions of leaked passwords and generated a list of the 100 most common passwords. And once again, "123456" and "password" top the list.

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