How does the cloud support business continuity?

Having a business continuity plan ensures that you have constant access to your business’s data, even when a disaster strikes your locale. Understandably, your choice of backup storage media will be critical to the success of such a plan. In this blog, we’ll discuss why the cloud is the ideal place to keep your company’s […]

Why you should use a UPS for network hardware

Power outages are a major inconvenience to businesses. Even a few hours without electricity can lead to thousands of dollars in lost productivity and revenue. Fortunately, there’s something businesses like yours can do to reduce the effects of power outages, and that’s using an uninterrupted power supply (UPS) for your computers and networking equipment. Read […]

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Why You Should Follow The 3-2-1 Backup Rule

Backing up your data regularly is an overlooked step in personal online security. The top IT and security managers follow a simple rule called the 3-2-1 backup rule. Essentially, you will keep three copies of your data on two diverse types of media (local and external hard drive) and one copy in an off-site location (cloud storage). 

If you become a victim of ransomware or malware, the only way to restore your data is to erase your systems and restore with a recently performed backup.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Why You Should Monitor The Dark Web

Let's ask a question.  If you don’t know something is a problem, how can you take action?

One of the biggest problems businesses are facing is stolen credentials from data breaches.  These credentials are sold on the dark web and are used to gain access to business networks to steal data, deploy malware, or encrypt and hold the data hostage.

Ignore these outdated disaster recovery myths

Disaster recovery (DR) used to be an expensive solution that relied predominantly on tape backups. Today, cloud computing has dramatically changed the DR landscape, affording even small- and medium-sized businesses cheaper and more reliable DR solutions. Unfortunately, there are still plenty of misconceptions about DR. Here are three myths that no longer apply. Myth 1: […]

Here’s why your SMB needs a business continuity plan

A variety of untoward events can disrupt the operations of small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), including natural disasters or cyberattacks. These incidents can cause SMBS to lose revenue, or in some extreme cases, close permanently. Fortunately, having a concrete business continuity plan (BCP) in place will help your business recover quickly after a disaster. What […]

Top reasons why business continuity plans fail

In the event of a disaster, businesses must make sure that their servers and data are safe. Many companies, however, wrongly assume that merely having data backups guarantees business continuity. Here are other top mistakes companies should avoid when preparing for the worst-case scenario. Mistake 1: Not considering the small details Once you’ve created a […]

Cybersecurity Resources for Work and Home 

The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) federal government agency with the mission to increase national cyber resilience to protect critical services and national interests.   

Their website that has some great resources not only for small-to-medium sized businesses, but for everyone that connects to the internet, whether at work or at home.

How ready is your business for hurricanes?

As hurricanes are a common event in many areas of the United States, business owners must take steps to secure their data. In this blog, we provide steps that will help you quickly recover your data and get back to business following a hurricane. Determine recovery hierarchy Certain parts of your IT system are more […]

Ransomware: What You Should Do to Protect Your Business Against This Real and Persistent Threat. 

Last week, White House sent out a memo addressed to Corporate Executives and Business leaders titled What We Urge You to Do To Protect Against The Threat of Ransomware. 

You don’t have to be a news junkie to realize that ransomware incidents are on the rise.

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