Unless you were living under a rock last week, you've heard about the Royal Wedding. Before we went on the air for Tech Talk, Guy Phillips and his co-host were using a royal family name generator they found on social media. When our IT expert, Rion Kolosieke, heard about this he took a quick detour from our topic of backup and disaster recovery to talk about the risks with social media games and quizzes.
In my two previous posts, I've talked about email safety and the importance of educating your end users. The goal being that your employees become critical consumers of information and data on the internet. As I mentioned before, one of the most important investments that you can make towards the security of your business is to educate your employees about email safety and best overall practices. So, what is the next smartest thing business owners can do to securely manage their IT assets?
March 31st is World Backup Day. This annual event was created to raise awareness about data preservation and backups. Even though this may be the day before April Fools, not backing up your data isn’t something to joke about.
Disaster planning and recovery is a critical exercise for every company. In addition to the safety of your employees and the protection of your physical space, with technology at the core of most businesses, planning for emergencies and recovery is a crucial, ongoing need.
Did you know that more than half of businesses still rely on paper documents for their daily processes? Did you also know that a third of small to medium businesses have been negatively impacted by a natural disaster like a storm or other extreme weather-related event? But what if we told you that disaster recovery could be the answer to this scary problem!
It can be a grave mistake to assume your St. Louis network is secure based on the fact that a data breach has yet to occur. That’s a little like not locking the front door to your home because you’ve never been the victim of a robbery. Ask yourself these important questions about your network security: