The COVID-19 pandemic tested how prepared organizations were for the unexpected. Even before the pandemic, organizations needed to be ready for any number of potential disasters, both natural and man-made. The best way for community banks to address and manage unforeseen risks is to create a comprehensive business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) plan. This […]
If you have been using the same business continuity plan (BCP) for years, your organization may be in trouble. BCPs should continuously be updated so you avoid overlooking or underestimating certain issues. Not updating your BCP is just one mistake that can harm your business. Here are a few more you should avoid. Over-optimistic testing […]
More and more, ransomware has emerged as a major threat to individuals and businesses alike. It’s distributed in a variety of ways and is difficult to protect against because, just like the flu virus, it is constantly evolving.
Staggering amounts of information is generated every day and many businesses would struggle to operate without their databases. In fact, experts agree that by 2020, there will be 1,700 gigabytes of data generated per person on the planet. If you’re a business that’s worried about protecting its data, analytics tools are a great place to […]
Virtualization addresses many challenges that businesses face when upgrading their hardware and network. That’s because deploying virtualized systems offers an affordable and flexible solution to a typically arduous problem. But before you invest in a virtualized infrastructure, consider the following costs and benefits. The advantages One of the most significant advantages of virtualization is that […]
Even to this day, many people doubt the cloud’s security. However, experts argue that it’s almost always better than that of local area networks (LANs). So whether you’re considering a cloud web server or internet-based productivity software, take a minute to learn why the cloud might just be your best option. Hands-on management Unless you […]