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GDPR Compliance: Outsourcing to a Managed IT Service Provider

A big change is coming, and it’s a change that every multinational company that has dealings in the European Union will need to prepare for. On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect, and it will govern how multinationals manage their data processing and protection policies. Failure to comply with […]

GXA Awarded at Minnie’s Food Pantry Gala Featuring Oprah

On April 3rd, 2018, GXA was recognized for its support of Minnie’s Food Pantry by providing 75,000 meals to children in need. The award was given at the 10th Annual Gala held in Collin County, Texas. The event featured a keynote address by celebrity and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey. Minnie’s Food Panty is dedicated to providing […]

GXA Awarded Grant for Skills Workforce Development

GXA was recently awarded a grant for workforce development by the Skills Development Fund. The state-funded Skills Development Fund provides local customized training opportunities for Texas businesses and workers to increase skill levels and wages of the Texas workforce. Training providers can use grant funds for curriculum development, training materials, instructor certifications and training equipment […]

What Is Ransomware?

Cybersecurity is becoming increasingly important with the prevalence of ransomware attacks. Ransomware is a type of malicious software that hackers design to exploit vulnerabilities within an infrastructure, hold data for “hostage” and demand compensation for its release usually in the form of Bitcoin. It works by encrypting documents across networks or an individual desktop and […]

The Basics of Cyber Threat Intelligence

Cyber Security Analysts

More and more businesses are becoming victims of cybercrime as the cyber threat landscape continues to expand. Stopping cyber criminals is a full-time job, and threat intelligence analysts employ a full toolset to prevent companies from being breached. Indicators of Compromise Analysts are trained to look for IoC’s or Indicators of compromise. Whenever someone does […]

Your Hardware Can No Longer Run Your “Must-Have” Software: Now What?

You don’t know what you would do without that specialized application or software suite your business has always depended on — but now it looks like you’ll have to figure it out. Many grand old programs of the past stop receiving updates at some point, either because their makers have moved on to other things […]

Is Your IT System HIPAA Compliant?

Medical Office HIPAA Compliance

Every organization has plenty of reason to safeguard its precious customer, client, and vendor data — but if your organization must comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), then your entire future could hinge on how well your IT system protects sensitive financial and medical information. Failure to comply with […]