A company’s data is its most important asset. It’s essential to protect it, through data storage and backup, as well as an up-to-date disaster recovery and business continuity plan. That seems simple enough, but there are some nuances to understand in order to achieving comprehensive and complete data security. Ensuring
There’s a lot to consider when writing a business continuity plan. The plan needs to establish the process for continuing business operations in the event of a disaster, incident or outage. Business continuity plans don’t focus on IT systems, but the departments that are supported by IT, including sales, customer
The largest data threat of 2016 is ransomware, or crypto viruses. Companies need to ensure that they protect themselves and educate their employees about this threat. The Milwaukee BizTimes published an article this week saying, “At the end of March 2016, 93 percent of all phishing emails contained encryption ransomware,
With the recent flooding in the Southern Region of the US from the spring storms, companies had to implement their disaster recovery practices for their data. There were several companies who lost their data due to flooding within their companies and server rooms. How could this crisis have been averted?