Hurricanes pose a serious threat to businesses. The damages caused by hurricanes can disrupt operations to a point where some companies never recover. Take these steps to help you keep your business safe from hurricanes. What is a hurricane disaster recovery plan? A hurricane disaster recovery plan is a written set of procedures on how […]
Many MSPs are struggling to keep up with the security needs of their customers. The volume of incidents, cost of implementing security solutions, and a reactive approach puts a lot of pressure on them. In the meantime, issues pop up everywhere, further reducing their ability to get a plan together.
Today's threats change too quickly for ant-virus products to keep up. By the time a virus is added to the "bad" list on your computer it has changed to something else to avoid detection. This game of cat and mouse is stacked heavily in favor of the cat! All major anti-virus vendors are now shifting to an Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) approach, and so should your business.
If your business suffered a (successful) cyber attack today how would you respond? There are no cyber police to call, nor is there a fire department to come put out the flames. A disaster recovery plan is NOT the same as a cyber attack response plan.
An uninterrupted power supply (UPS) is an essential component of a business’s IT network. It ensures that networking equipment stays operational during power outages or failures. This allows you to stay online so you don’t suffer the productivity- and profit-draining impacts of a power outage, especially one that happens without warning. Learn more about UPS […]
The relationship between business and IT is more important than ever. A healthy relationship generates increased profitability and productivity for both parties. An unhealthy relationship delivers frustration, missed opportunities, and a lack of trust.
Workstation recovery is the most overlooked part of recovery planning. Recovering all your servers and data without workstations is not useful. This becomes critical as office locations and workstations increase. Reinstalling the operating system and applications for 10 workstations can be brute forced, the same cannot be said for 100. The uncomfortable stares of employees waiting to get their workstations back up and running is an event you want to avoid.
If you run a business and think RPO means run pass option, your business backup strategy is in trouble. An area of focus we highlighted last week was recovery planning. There are two key concepts in recovery planning. These concepts link directly to the success of your business surviving a ransomware event.
Today’s computer users often forget or are unaware of how much sensitive information their devices store. The ability to save passwords, credit card numbers, and personal messages is undeniably convenient, but it’s also a huge liability. If you’re thinking about getting rid of your Mac, make sure to follow these steps first. 1. Back up […]
Hurricanes damage property and put lives at risk. If you’re not prepared, hurricanes can also disrupt your operations and put your business through extended downtime. In this blog, we’ll help you quickly regain access to your data and get your business back to operational mode after a disaster. Determine recovery hierarchy Certain parts of your […]