Category Archives: Data Loss

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What is Whaling Phishing and is My Company at Risk?

Phishing has been around for quite some time now, and it is still one of the most common forms of cyber attacks. These attempts involve tricking individuals into revealing sensitive information such as login credentials or credit card details, often through deceptive emails or fake websites. However, a more sophisticated form of phishing has been […]
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Effectively Handling an Incident Response: Everything You Need to Know

As a business owner, you’re constantly facing a myriad of unpredictable threats that can quickly throw your business off course. Unforeseen events like cyberattacks leave small businesses especially vulnerable, with 60% of businesses closing down permanently within a year of being hacked.1 Fortunately, there’s something you can do to protect your business from uncertainty—with an […]
How Frequently Should You Backup Your Hard Drive

How Frequently Should You Backup Your Hard Drive?

Frequent data backups help keep your business secure and operational. In the digital age, when it often seems as though nothing is ever lost for good, it can be tempting for businesses to fall behind on their backups. This can happen either as businesses are lulled into a sense of complacency, or simply because they’ve […]
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Ways to Prevent Single Point of Failure Situations in IT

How much would have to go wrong to pose a serious threat to your business? Many businesses approach technology with an “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it” mindset that can unexpectedly land them in trouble. An over-reliance on everything continuing to work can backfire the moment something doesn’t. If it takes many things going […]
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Cloud or Physical Backups – Which is Better for Small Businesses?

Should your business backup your data to cloud storage or physical disks? We’ve discussed in the past the importance of having a good backup solution for your business to prevent data loss. For some businesses, that solution involves a physical backup to an external hard drive or a company server. Other businesses prefer a cloud […]
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Does Your Business Have a Database Backup Strategy?

Top Database Backup Business Solutions to Keep Your Businesses Running According the National Archives and Records Administration, nearly the 93% of businesses that lost their data for 10 days or more due to a disaster went out of business within one year of the disaster. Even more disturbing, the Contingency Planning & Strategic Research Corp […]

What’s the IT disaster plan for your business?

IT Disaster Plan: What’s Yours? Information technology keeps our organizations up and running. It keeps us connected, and it keeps operations chugging along, and communication clear. IT is the lifeblood of an organization and gives your business the ability to deliver results efficiently and effectively. Without IT, you won’t be able to stay mobile, agile, […]