Managed Services

Understanding the true ROI of managed services

How do you decide if managed services are right for you? A lot more goes into calculating ROI than simply comparing dollars spent to services received. To really understand it, you need to first understand the potential risks your business faces and what they can cost.
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Is deleted data ever completed erased?

Being a business leader means that you have to consider how to keep your company’s data secure from loss and data breaches. Keeping data safe doesn’t end when you hit “delete”. It’s vital to know what happens and how to truly wipe data to keep your business and your clients safe.
data management

What happens to your data when you die?

Your digital life is only taking on a larger footprint as we embrace the cloud. And while it’s not a fun topic to discuss, it is important to consider what will happen to your data after you die. Here are some of the different types of data you need to consider.
Disaster and backup

Everyday data disasters and how to prevent them

We live our lives online, always a device within reach. We’re also storing more and more of our personal and professional data online, from banking information and tax returns to family photos and videos. Here are 5 ways your data can be lost and how to keep it safe.
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4 real-life examples of data loss

Data loss can affect your business when you least expect it. It can be caused by equipment failure, hacking, or even employee error. These real-life examples of data loss illustrate why it is so important to have multiple data backups and a plan for data restoration.
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What we learned from the top data breaches of 2018

Facebook, MyHeritage, Quora, Under Armour, Starwood-Marriott. Each of these companies was breached, but in a different way and with different damage. We have compiled a rundown of these breaches along with our takeaway, so that you can learn from their mistakes.
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Why you need a data retention policy

As data storage options have exploded, storage capacities seem limitless. But just because you can keep all your data, doesn’t mean you should. We talked with information governance lawyer Peter Sloan with the Information Governance Group about data security and why you need a data retention policy.
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8 critical components of employee cybersecurity training

Employees play a critical role in the cybersecurity of your business. It is essential that they be well-trained and confident in their ability to recognize and respond to cyberthreats. Learn the 8 critical components of your employee cybersecurity training.
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How to respond when your business encounters a cybersecurity incident

You’ve discovered an anomaly in your network. Maybe your electricity usage has spiked or an employee fell for a phishing scam. What is the first thing you should do? We talked with incident response expert Peter Enko about the key steps to take after a cybersecurity incident.
Data Security

A beginner's guide to data security

Whether your business is a large multinational or a small mom-and-pop operation, your data is one of your most important and vulnerable assets. Protect your data from physical loss, corruption, hackers, and security breaches with a data security plan.