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5 Simple Steps to A Successful Disaster Recovery Plan

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 …

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Your Data is More Valuable Than You Think

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 …

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Ransomware – The New Business Security Threat

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.

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The 3 Important Elements of Data Backups

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.