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Creating a Strong Business Continuity Plan

Creating a Strong Business Continuity Plan

Businesses rely on their computers to get work done. On occasion, downtime arises, so they need a backup plan. In the past, organizations focused on disaster recovery, but that approach is insufficient. A Business Continuity Plan (BCP) enables a corporation to get employees back up and working quickly. Nowadays, companies depend on their computers as…
The Downsides of Do it Yourself Business Continuity Planning

The Downsides of Do it Yourself Business Continuity Planning

At one time, individuals could easily change the oil in their cars. Nowadays, the process requires special tools and expertise. As products evolve, they become more complex, and such is the case with IT systems. The emergence of virtualization, and cloud dramatically changed system configurations. Consequently, the skills needed to restore computer systems have extended…
Work at Home Tips

Work at Home Tips

An overlooked component of a business continuity program is having a work-at-home option as part of an alternate worksite strategy. With the cost of alternate recovery sites from third party vendors increasing, having the ability for your staff to continue critical business functions from home during a disruption is key. The right solution needs to…
Communicating after a Cyber Attack

Communicating after a Cyber Attack

The Costs of a Cyber Crime The price tag of a security breach is staggering, with an average cost of $1.2 million. Cyber crime will cost the world in excess of $6 trillion annually by 2021 and financial costs are not the only consequences. Ransomware attacks are the #1 cyber threat to businesses and are…
Cybersecurity Trends – BEC Phishing

Cybersecurity Trends – BEC Phishing

Ransomware may be the number one cyber threat but there is another, newer cyber attack that is not being talked about enough and yet, can result in the loss of millions of dollars for companies who are affected by it and lead to the complete shutdown of their email systems– Business Email Compromise. Business Email…

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