Category Archives: Disaster Recovery

The Difference Between Disaster Recovery and Data Backups

The Difference Between Disaster Recovery and Data Backups

Backups and disaster recovery are critical aspects of any organization’s infrastructure, but they are often confused with one another.  This isn’t surprising as both involve mitigating data loss. The misconception we often see is that backups cover the full scope of preparedness for a potential disaster. However, they are simply one component […]

2021 Cybersecurity Year in Review

2021 Cybersecurity Year in Review

In 2021, cybercriminals initiated an unprecedented number of high-profile ransomware attacks on the US economy and infrastructure. This year, 300,000 new pieces of malware were created daily, and 63% of data breaches had financial motivations.

The Basics of a Comprehensive Disaster Recovery Plan

The Basics of a Comprehensive Disaster Recovery Plan

If your business has any IT infrastructure at all, you need to develop a disaster recovery plan - there's just no getting around it. By developing a comprehensive plan ahead of time, your organization will be able to recover more seamlessly in the event of a cyberattack or natural disaster. And even if the crisis led to the temporary […]

Ransomware Attack on Illinois Attorney General's Office

Ransomware Attack on Illinois Attorney General's Office

The recent ransomware attack on the Office of the Illinois Attorney General demonstrates key takeaways for organizations in our area and everywhere. To ensure your network doesn't end up in a similarly compromised position, let's take a look and see what lessons can be learned to take some preventative measures, assess your IT security, and […]

Why Ransomware Should Be Your Business’s #1 Concern

Why Ransomware Should Be Your Business’s #1 Concern

While cyberattacks in general are a growing threat for every small to medium-sized business, ransomware poses more dangers than most.

Are Your Backups Really Enough?

Are Your Backups Really Enough?

We have often found that one element business leaders should concentrate on, but is usually overlooked, is business continuity. Data backup is a big part of it, obviously your growing business’s assets must be managed carefully if you want to keep your company safe, and the right data backup strategy is essential for all businesses, no matter […]

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