The truth is, mistakes happen. Simple mistakes can lead to costly business disasters, especially when it comes to your business IT. Natural disasters, hardware failures, and human error makes the reality of data loss a matter of when not if. It might sound all “doom and gloom,” but having an IT disaster recovery plan in place is essential to ensure that your business can recover from that disaster. Include the following five things in your program. Threats and Reactions Like any good strategy, thinking through every possible outcome is the …
Big company or small business, your data is valuable to not only you but hackers too. Don’t ever think that your firm is “too small” to be the victim of an attack. According to a recent NY times article, sixty percent of all online attacks in 2014 targeted small and midsize businesses. That number has only been growing over the past few years. With the increase in popularity of ransomware and phishing scams, individuals and businesses at every level are more prone to be targeted. It is easy money for …
Let’s be honest. We all know someone at work (*cough* ourselves *cough*) who doesn’t always practice what the IT person preaches when it comes to security. All of those methods your IT person harps about are especially important to start adhering to with the new Ransomware schemes that are out there.
How well protected is your company’s data? What technologies do you have in place to protect your network and users? Do you have a formal technology use policy and a real way to enforce and monitor it?
The malware industry has major negative and economic impacts for both individuals, and businesses. Here is a current look at the most destructive malware in terms of data loss and financial losses.
Because of all the threats to data, it is imperative to backup your data. Here are the 3 important elements to any data backup plan.
As you begin to mentally prepare yourself for the commitment you are about to make to your New Years’ resolutions, consider penciling in a few resolutions for your technology while you’re at it!
Data can be just as important to your business’ success as the people that run your business. Imagine losing data. Would you be able to continue business?
For 8 solid months, I have been creating databases, writing, taking photos, organizing and developing classes and more for Networks Unlimited. I was working on a database for an email blast to invite people to a lunch and learn. When I went to upload the spreadsheet into Constant Contact, my marketing folder did not appear in its usual spot.