The Importance of NIST Compliance for Businesses

The Importance of NIST Compliance for Businesses

Nowadays, security has become a major concern of all companies and organizations that conduct their businesses through the internet. Establishing an online presence has become mandatory for any company that wants to catch people’s attention and expand their reach in the digital world we live in.

BCP tactics to keep your business running

It’s a fact of life. Events out of your control can disrupt your business operations. While you can’t necessarily control the unexpected, you can take some precautions to prevent most business disruptions. Here are some key business continuity strategies that organizations across the globe rely on to keep their doors open. Backup your data, applications […]

Can Your Business Survive A Disaster?

Disasters. They do happen — it’s only a matter of ‘when’. While most businesses acknowledge it, surveys show that only one in four companies worldwide have adequate protection in the event of a major disruption. We’re not talking about insurance here, but a Disaster Recovery (DR) plan that could save you thousands of dollars in […]

Keep the lights on and your business running

There is nothing worse than having a productive day at the office become undone due to a power outage. Losing power for even a single minute can have far reaching effects on your company’s operations as you need to make sure everything is running properly and all data is accounted for. While power outages can […]

Interruption insurance for businesses

Natural disasters have increased exponentially in the last few years – something that has resulted in a number of small and medium-sized business owners turning to business interruption insurance for protection. Covering many scenarios that regular business insurance simply ignores, adequate protection can be the make-or-break factor when it comes to surviving a natural or […]

Scenarios that might require BCP action

Do you know when to invoke your Business Continuity Plan? A lot of business owners assume they know when it will be required, but the reality is that it can be hard to determine when a BCP is really necessary. It’s important you are able to assess what is taking place, and make an informed […]

Storm warning: prepare staff and clients

When your employees see snow on the ground, the thought of a day off immediately pops into their heads. Of course your customers are still reliant on you to provide the goods and services they have come to expect from your business. Before a storm hits, you should be communicating with both staff and clients […]

Why Your Employees Need Help

Why Your Employees Need Help

Big news, folks. This week, two deeply researched reports by Verizon and Symantec Corp are being released and what they have found about cyber security breaches is as follows;

“The vast majority of hacking attacks are successful because employees click on links in tainted emails, companies fail to apply patches to known software flaws, or technicians do not configure systems properly.

Disaster Recovery: What You Should Know Before You Scramble

Do you remember some of those times you ventured into a forest or an organized jungle safari only to spot the tiger? You might or might not get to see a flesh-eating, huge Malaysian tiger or the nimbly dangerous Asian tiger. If you run a small or mid-sized business, your chances of experiencing an IT related disaster is more probable.

Disaster Recovery Trends That Are Sweeping The Industry

Disaster recovery is important for enterprises because it’s a fact that when it rains, it floods. Companies are always under pressure to cut costs while “big data” is still a responsibility that businesses upkeep. While servers, storage facilities, and data centers are all flexible and many vendors do offer redundancy, the possibility of losing data – and hence the risk – is inevitable.