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What Data Should Your Business Secure?

What Data Should Your Business Secure?

SMBs need to prioritize data security and privacy throughout their operations, but the type of security will depend heavily on the nature of that data. Some of the variables include the specific types of services offered, industry regulations, and the types of transactions accepted. Here are some of those types of data and how they should secure that data.

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Your Data Security Hinges on Five Key Safeguards

Your Data Security Hinges on Five Key Safeguards

It’s no secret that data security is of paramount importance, with phishing and ransomware making weekly appearances in the news cycle at this point. You need to prioritize your business data’s privacy. Otherwise, you’re apt to suffer from your data being accessed without authorization and all the consequences that come with this outcome. Today’s criminals are very capable, which makes it challenging to protect yourself.

Here, we’ve put together some essential strategies to make it easier.

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How to Establish Effective RPO and RTO for Your Business

How to Establish Effective RPO and RTO for Your Business

If you want your business to succeed, you’ll need to make sure you have a data backup solution in place. Additionally, this data backup solution needs to have two specific metrics nailed down: recovery point objective (RPO) and recovery time objective (RTO). Let’s discuss what these metrics mean and why they are so important for data recovery.

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To Help Prevent Ransomware and Other Threats, Trust Nothing

To Help Prevent Ransomware and Other Threats, Trust Nothing

Ransomware is a serious issue for modern businesses of all sizes, many experiencing attacks on a fairly regular basis—and that’s before we factor in all the other cyberthreats that a business could likely have to contend with, and the fact that those responsible for these threats are getting craftier in how they spread them. Today, there’s a good argument to be made that the best approach to security is to trust no one and nothing… without verification, at the very least.

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Cybercrime Stats Show Major Concerns for Board Members and Business

Cybercrime Stats Show Major Concerns for Board Members and Business

It’s not just major corporations and enterprises that need to worry about cybercrime and other types of digital threats; even the small businesses and local shops of the world have to contend with cyberattacks that could potentially strike at any moment. Let’s examine some statistics concerning one of the fastest growing threat vectors out there.

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How New Technology Sets You Apart from the Competition

How New Technology Sets You Apart from the Competition

How do you stand out in your industry when your customers expect a top-tier experience at every turn? One way businesses can get a huge leg up on the competition is through the use of the latest technology solutions, like online ordering, mobile apps, and e-commerce platforms that make accessing services and products easier than ever. Let’s look at how your business can use the latest technology to overcome the odds stacked against it.

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Use Your Data to Choose Your Path Forward

Use Your Data to Choose Your Path Forward

Your business creates a lot of data and smart businesses can use that data, through business intelligence and data analytics platforms to help them prioritize tasks and streamline their operations to help them be the most effective business they can be. This week, we thought we would go through some of the things any business that seeks to use its data productively has to do. 

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There’s a Reason We Make Such a Big Deal About Ransomware

There’s a Reason We Make Such a Big Deal About Ransomware

Of all the threats out there that loom over businesses, it seems as though ransomware is one of the most feared. It’s certainly one of the threats we talk about the most… and there’s good reason for this, too. If we seem to be overly alarmist, we aren’t. Ransomware truly is a considerable enough threat to warrant so much, well, consideration, and there’s a simple reason why this is.

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3 Common Cloud Security Issues Your Business Could Face

3 Common Cloud Security Issues Your Business Could Face

The cloud can help any business leverage solutions that were previously just outside of reach, whether due to budget restraints or implementation challenges. Now, however, cloud technology has proliferated to the degree that it would be absurd not to use it, but this kind of technology also requires dedicated security measures to protect your business’ assets. Here are some common cloud security mistakes your business should avoid at all costs.

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What’s the Difference Between VPNs and Zero Trust Policies?

What’s the Difference Between VPNs and Zero Trust Policies?

In terms of security, you have countless solutions at your disposal, with two of the bigger and more valuable solutions being a virtual private network and the adoption of a zero trust policy. How does a VPN stack up against a zero trust policy, and how do these two types of solutions compare to the other? Let’s take a look at both.

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Your Data Will Not Last Forever. Here’s Why

Your Data Will Not Last Forever. Here’s Why

The future presents countless interesting and daunting challenges, one of which you might not necessarily expect: data preservation. Is today’s data storage up to the task of preserving information for the decades and centuries to come? Today we explore this interesting concept and some of the options businesses have at their disposal, at least for the foreseeable future.

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No Data Storage Device Lasts Forever (or Very Long, for That Matter)

No Data Storage Device Lasts Forever (or Very Long, for That Matter)

Bear with me while I get a little nerdy here, but I recently finished the sci-fi novel series Remembrance of Earth’s Past by Liu Cixin. It’s also known as the Three-Body Problem series, and while I don’t want to spoil anything, the series is full of very interesting problems that future humans run into as they try to ensure their longevity in an apparently dangerous universe. One of these problems that got my IT brain spinning was archiving data that could potentially outlive humankind itself. It highlights just how fragile and temporary our modern data storage is, and it’s worth examining, because more and more of our things are built upon modern data storage, whether we realize it or not.

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Make Use of Your Data for Huge Profits

Make Use of Your Data for Huge Profits

Your business depends on data to fuel its operations, so to help you make the most of the opportunities proper data management can provide, we’ve put together some ways you can make use of your data to provide more value for your business.

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Your Regular Reminder that Your Business Data is a Critical Asset

Your Regular Reminder that Your Business Data is a Critical Asset

Did you know there was a National Records and Information Management Day? This day would laud the efforts of business individuals to best manage their paper documents, and it has been around since 1995 to work alongside the Paperwork Reduction Act. Nowadays, it’s less of a day and officially the entire month, and it’s all designed to increase awareness of document management best practices and awareness.

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What You Need for a Reliable Business Backup

What You Need for a Reliable Business Backup

It is officially one week until World Backup Day—the global occasion intended to raise awareness about the importance of backups and the proper maintenance and management of them. While we are in full support of this initiative, we also want to make something clear: data backup shouldn’t be an annual consideration, it needs to be a priority each and every day.

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You’ve Got to Be Careful to Avoid Online Payment Fraud

You’ve Got to Be Careful to Avoid Online Payment Fraud

Cyberthreats are difficult enough when they aren’t trying to steal your hard-earned capital, and with digital payments making up about 41.8% of all payments made worldwide, you bet there are plenty of opportunities for fraud to occur. Let’s take a look at how you can ensure that your payment cards are protected.

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How to Minimize the Vulnerabilities in Your IT Systems

How to Minimize the Vulnerabilities in Your IT Systems

The hard but honest truth is that every network has some level of vulnerability. Having said that, there are ways that you can reduce these vulnerabilities so that your business and its network are relatively safe. Let’s go over some of these methods now.

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How Baseball Can Teach You Ways to Change Your Business

How Baseball Can Teach You Ways to Change Your Business

Baseball is known as America’s national pastime and for over a hundred years it has been shifting along with society. One of the newest trends baseball organizations are using to improve their competitiveness is using data to field their teams, set their lineups, and even set their fielding assignments. Today, we’ll take a look at how baseball uses all this data to improve their product and how you can learn a lot for your own business. 

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Tip of the Week: How to Get Google to Remove Certain Personal Data from Search

Tip of the Week: How to Get Google to Remove Certain Personal Data from Search

With several states passing more data privacy laws than ever before, it’s clear that this important topic is on everyone’s minds, and it’s not just individuals; businesses too are focusing on their personal data being discovered online. Today, we wanted to show you how to remove your personal data from a Google search result.

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What Your Business Needs to Focus on This Year

What Your Business Needs to Focus on This Year

Digital transformation—or the integration of digital technology into all aspects of operations—has been a hot topic of consideration for businesses of all sizes. Let’s consider how you should approach your transformative processes as you work to keep your business competitive with those who are also embracing technology.

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