Tag: Data Security

Security – If Nothing Else, Do the Basics

Protecting your organization can be as complex or as simple as you feel is right for your organization. Research has shown that organizations that consistently do the functions listed in the Center for Internet Security (CIS) Top 10 can reduce your risk posture by up to 80% The Top 10 activities are as follows: Inventory…

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Cybersecurity Threats Within Your Organization

Cybersecurity Threats Within Your Organization We are all aware of cybersecurity threats from anonymous persons outside our organization, but have you thought about threats from within your organization? Does your security training include implementing steps to minimize the threats from within? Below are a few examples of inside threats to consider and include in your…

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Evaluating Your Cybersecurity Risk

 Your cybersecurity risk may depend on the industry you are in and the size and location of your company. The more employees you have, the more locations, the more complexity and the more personal identifiable data your company maintains. the greater risk of a cybersecurity attack. To determine your company’s risk, you should evaluate the…

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Dark Data – The Next Frontier

Dark Data – The Next Frontier A majority of organizations have data saved that is no longer used or valuable. Think about all of the digital documents saved in a typical organization ranging from email to presentations to spreadsheets complied by current and former employees. A majority of organizations have data saved that is no…

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It is an unfortunate reality that disaster can strike at any time. Database corruption, hardware failures, and natural disasters are just a few of the situations that threaten your company’s data on a regular basis. No matter how diligent your organization is with performing on-site backups, your data will always be vulnerable. That is why…

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Most companies and organizations these days are not only generating large amounts of data on a regular basis, they are also managing different types of data that require different storage options in terms of recovery and retention. For example, anything involving near term operations, or data that needs to be accessed at a moment’s notice,…

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Security is a top concern for many enterprises. Your data (and your customers’ data) is very valuable and you need to protect it. Even small business owners are recognizing the importance of protecting their data. Last year eMarketer reported that nearly 40% of small business owners are augmenting their data protection technology. While both small businesses and…

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In the first part of this blog, we covered five best practices for data backup and recovery. To learn about simple, but important, backup environment management, read the 10 Things You Need to Know to Better Manage Your Backup Environment: Part 1.   In part 2, we will discuss data backup and management that applies specifically…

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Make Data Breach Protection A Priority

Data breaches made the headlines in 2014 with attacks on major studios, retailers and government sites. Not surprisingly 2014 was labeled as the “Year of the Breach.”  But what about 2015? According to a recent Forbes article, the title “If 2014 Was The Year Of The Data Breach, Brace For More” may portend what’s in store…

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Stories of major data breaches have been all over the news recently, showing how vulnerable some major enterprises are to viral attacks. Along with losing private information the attacks leave companies exposed to negative media scrutiny and possible punitive action from regulators, customers and attorneys. To avoid this type of negative attention enterprises should empower…

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