Today’s business landscape would have been unrecognizable 30 years ago, thanks to the implementation of Information Technology to manage and run operations. With such a reliance on IT, business needs to mitigate risks and implement a disaster recovery strategy to ensure there is continuity in the business even though IT infrastructure fails in any way. Data disasters come in many
Every business should have a strategy and best practices in place to mitigate risks of online hacks, unauthorized access and breaches of security. Businesses hold a large amount of data and personal information about their business practices, staff, contractors and customers. With the privilege of data collection comes the responsibility to protect it from harm. Don’t wait until it’s too
Disasters – when they strike – can cause a significant amount of loss to a business. They can give business leaders sleepless nights. However, you can mitigate a disaster’s impact on business by putting an IT disaster recovery strategy in place.
Backing up your data is a highly advisable security measure that creates peace of mind for users. The modern method for this practice revolves around ‘smart’ backups. These are incremental and differential backups. They have the advantage of only backing up changed files to save time and disk space. This makes sense because only a small amount of user data
Information technology has the potential to significantly affect a company’s growth when used effectively. On the contrary, if your company is having issues related to technology, effective business tools turn into hassles and barriers get in the way of company goals. Not to mention, the impact technology issues have on business productivity.
Most companies would agree that they have regularly been affected by some security flaws or breaches. On careful inspection, it has also been revealed in many cases the employees have been directly or indirectly responsible for the breach. Most firms continue to spend more money on breach detection software and will continue to do so since they are extremely
The term “disaster recovery plan” refers to the arrangements a business has in place to return to normal operation in the wake of a man-made or natural disaster. In recent years, cloud technology has played a larger role in disaster recovery planning. A cloud disaster recovery plan allows you to backup your files as well as run applications and systems in the
Do you have confidence in your data backups? Have you ever lost a critical spreadsheet that you have been working on, never to see it again? When was the last time your IT guy showed you that all of your information was backed up and could be restored in the event of a server or network crash? Has a disaster