Data Security And Risk

We hear a lot of talk about data security because of the constant threat of cyber attacks and hacking. News of data breaches are now a common occurrence in our daily life. As a result, we are exceptionally concerned about the branding and reputation consequences of a data breach. However, there are other events which could occur that make your data inaccessible. It is important to know you are doing the best you can to protect against cyber attacks, ransomware and other forms of data theft, but data security goes beyond that.

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Do You Really Need Online Data Backups?

If you are like most SMBs, you are probably thinking of online data backups as a cost addition. You probably don't have too many systems and you have a handful of trusted employees who know their job pretty well. Why do you need to invest in online data backups? Why should you worry about data loss?

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Gain Customer Loyalty By Minimizing Downtime

Small business has changed dramatically within the last decade. No change has been more profound than our dependency on information technology (IT) systems to support critical day-to-day business functions.Read more


Demystifying The Cloud - An Easy Approach - 110119

For several years, cloud technology has been one of the most talked about subjects in business technology circles. By now, most small-to-medium sized business (SMB) owners have heard that cloud computing is transforming the way their peers do business, and they've been inundated with talk of how the cloud enables small businesses to cut IT costs and operate more efficiently.

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The Importance Of Cyber Resilience

According to the National Cyber Security Alliance study, 60% of businesses that are hacked go out of business within six months. The vast majority of damage done in cyber attacks is due to the inability of the company to respond because they have not developed a cyber prevention and response strategy.

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Lawyer? Add Business Continuity To Your Firm

As attorneys, you're committed to providing your clients with the best legal advice and service possible. In order to do so, you recognize that in the world of law, time stops for no one. Court dates are appointed, not chosen. Contracts have deadlines. Client meetings are a must.

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Ransomware And Office 365 - What You Need To Know

For small to midsized businesses Microsoft Windows based systems remain dominant. Windows continues to be the operating system most widely used on desktops and laptops. And Microsoft Office remains the most widely used work office suite.

So it's no surprise that Windows systems remain the top target for ransomware, too. A stunning 100% of IT professional reported they had seen Windows systems infected by ransomware, as reported in Datto's State of the Channel Ransomware Report. Ransomware typically encrypts your files and promises to decrypt data after a ransom payment.

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Healthcare Business Continuity - Cure Your IT Ailments

Healthcare Business Continuity - Cure Your IT Ailments

As a healthcare company, your patients are your number one priority. Part of your obligation to them is to keep their health-related information as confidential as possible.

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Manufacturer? Add Business Continuity To The Assembly Line

As a manufacturer, you're producing real, tangible products each and every day. Your company's ability to produce high volumes at low costs can determine where you fall among your competitors. In the age of technology, your equipment relies heavily on the computers configuring their behavior. What would happen if those systems became compromised? How long could you afford to halt production?

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Series Introduction - Business Continuity Planning Essentials

Series Introduction - Business Continuity Planning Essentials

Data is essential for all types of organizations today, so ensuring access to mission critical applications and data following a disaster is crucial. However, business continuity and disaster preparedness are about so much more than that.

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