From earthquakes to wildfires to cyberattacks, disasters could strike at any time and cause considerable damage to California businesses. Unfortunately, small- to medium-sized businesses tend to be the most vulnerable. According to Ready.gov, 75% of businesses without a disaster preparation and continuity plan will be forced to close their doors within three years of experiencing an earthquake.
In 2021, the United States experienced one of the most active storm seasons on record, upsetting businesses already dealing with a pandemic. For companies without a good disaster recovery plan, the consequences were devastating. This is why your business should have a hurricane disaster recovery plan. What is a hurricane disaster recovery plan? A hurricane […]
Data backup is important for any organization that relies on digital data. Losing important data can have devastating business repercussions, so it's always best to err on the side of caution when it comes to safeguarding your information.
There are generally five technologies you can use to back up data, and each has its own advantages and disadvantages.
Working from home is becoming popular, primarily because of the flexibility this setup offers. However, one of the biggest concerns for remote workers is how to stay safe and secure while working online. We’ll discuss some cybersecurity tips that can help you stay protected while working from home. Patch your software regularly Although installing software […]
There are several ways to ensure business continuity, and storing your company’s data in the cloud is undoubtedly one of the best. In this post, we’ll discuss the advantages of cloud storage over other backup media and why your company should invest in it. Improved uptime Many business owners think it’s enough to store copies […]
Bring your own device (BYOD) policies give employees the flexibility to use devices they are comfortable with while allowing businesses to reduce hardware spending. However, BYOD also carries plenty of security risks. Loss or theft of devices – Employees often bring their personal devices wherever they go. This means there’s a higher chance of devices, […]
Hurricanes are a common occurrence in many parts of the United States. Not only do they destroy property and endanger lives, but they can also disrupt your business’s operations. In this blog, we offer tips on how you can ensure fast access to your data following a disaster and immediately get back to business. Determine […]
Encouraging staff to work from home is extremely vital in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak. By minimizing social interactions and contact risks, you can reduce the spread of the virus. But be warned. Transitioning from a fully managed business environment to a home office can leave you vulnerable to cyberattacks and online scams. Here’s […]
Business continuity is often overlooked until it’s too late. But with the cloud on their side, IT departments and business owners can more easily adopt this strategy to help avert the next outage. Here’s how the cloud benefits implementations of business continuity. Better uptime Backing up to an internal drive or an external hard drive […]
Quick, what’s the most important thing about your business’s precious data? Besides knowing how to back it up properly and protect it from catastrophic loss, how about understanding all the lingo used to describe it? The term “big data” – in reference to large, complex data sets – is a well-known buzzword these days, but […]