7 Best Practices When Creating and Using an Incident Response Plan

Posted by Ben Spector on 11-Dec-2017 12:27:53

Data breaches are on the rise, so it is a good idea to develop an incident response plan in case your business becomes the next victim. Here are seven best practices to follow when creating and using an incident response plan.

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Data Breach, firewall, Data, IT, News, phishing, ransomware, anti virus, business, computers, cyberattack, cybercrime, email, GDPR, Small Business, Cyber Security

How to Reduce Your Costs If Your Data Is Breached

Posted by Ben Spector on 21-Jul-2017 11:49:00

Being prepared for a data breach can save your business a great deal of money if one occurs. Discover what the top three preparations are and the extent to which they can reduce data breach costs.

Data breaches are occurring at record pace in 2017 in the United States and other parts of the world. Taking preventive measures, such as locking down your network, using security software, and creating strong passwords, can make it much harder for cybercriminals to infiltrate your business. However, despite your best efforts to prevent a data breach, your company might still experience one. This is partly due to the fact that data breaches are not always the result of cyberattacks. They are also caused by human error, system glitches, and malicious insiders.

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Topics: Data Breach, Disaster Recovery, firewall, solutions, Business operations, Data Backup, helpdesk, IT, IT Support, theft, business, cyberattack, fraud, Small Business, Windows, budgeting, costs, File Sharing, Cyber Security

What Is Downtime Really Costing Your Business?

Posted by Ben Spector on 11-Jul-2017 11:53:00

Knowing the costs associated with downtime can help you prioritize IT spending within your technology budget. Learn how to calculate both the direct and indirect costs resulting from downtime.

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Topics: Wireless Communications, Cloud Computing, Data Breach, Disaster Recovery, Email Solutions, network, servers, telecommunications, Business operations, Data, Data Backup, helpdesk, IT, IT Support, business, Communications, computer, computers, productivity, remote working, Small Business, technology, wireless, budgeting, costs, Cyber Security

How to Archive Your Google Data

Posted by Ben Spector on 01-Jun-2017 18:06:00

If you take advantage of Google’s many services, you undoubtedly have a large amount of data stored on its servers. But having a local copy of your data is convenient in case you need to work offline. Here is how to create an archive of your Google data.

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Topics: Data Breach, Data, Data Backup, GDPR, Small Business, Cyber Security

How to Test Your Backups

Posted by Ben Spector on 01-Jul-2016 17:04:00

Backing up your business’s files and computer systems without testing those backups is a practice you might later regret. Find out how to test your backups to ensure they will work if disaster strikes.

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Topics: Data Breach, Data, Data Backup, GDPR, Small Business, Cyber Security

How to Create a System Image in Windows 10

Posted by Ben Spector on 01-Apr-2016 17:02:00

System images can play an important role in your company’s backup strategy, provided you use them as intended. Learn how to create system images as well as what they should be used for.

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Topics: Data Breach, Data, Data Backup, GDPR, Small Business, Cyber Security

How to backup data in Windows 10

Posted by Ben Spector on 26-Feb-2016 16:59:00

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Backing up data on desktop and laptop computers is an important but often neglected task. Here is how you can back up your data using the File History feature in Windows 10.

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Topics: Data Breach, Data, Data Backup, GDPR, Small Business, Cyber Security

8 Things Small Businesses Need to Know about the File History Feature in Windows 10

Posted by Ben Spector on 13-Jan-2016 16:55:00

Windows 10’s File History feature is not just for consumers. Here is what small business owners need to know about the File History feature in Windows 10.

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Topics: Data Breach, Data, Data Backup, IT Support, GDPR, Small Business, Cyber Security

How do I back up data on my computer?

Posted by Ben Spector on 24-Sep-2015 16:45:00

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Sync and Share Solutions: No Substitute for Backup

Enterprise sync and share solutions have become popular mechanisms for protecting endpoint data. Learn why these solutions are no substitute for backup.

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Topics: Data Breach, Data, Data Backup, IT Support, Small Business, Cyber Security

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