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How to Make a Business Continuity Plan: A Step by Step Guide

Disasters happen when we least expect it. Being prepared for the worst case scenario is what separates you from the other companies who aren't. If you're thinking ahead about the well being of your company or looking to revamp your business continuity plan, here's a guide to help you plan for when the worst case scenario becomes a reality.
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6 Questions You Should Ask Your Managed Security Service About Data Breaches

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5 Ways Cloud IT Solutions Can Help Optimize Your Company

Inefficiencies haunt business owners. Maybe it's employees standing idle right next to a pile of work. Maybe it's that networked printer that always goes down when you need 200 copies of a form. Maybe your manufacturing facility never achieves peak performance. Whatever they are, every inefficiency shows up in your bottom line. There is no one-size-fits-all solution for optimizing every aspect of your business. Employee idleness probably calls for stricter supervision. Manufacturing shortfalls might require reorganizing the layout.
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5 Benefits of a Managed Service Provider For Your Business

In today's increasingly connected world, technology plays a huge role, especially in the current business landscape. Often, where technology is involved, so too is change. For example, it may be changing and adapting your business to overcome new risks which have cropped up. To change and adapt successfully, many businesses may need to outsource some of their responsibilities such as managing their IT infrastructure. And an increasing number of businesses are beginning to outsource responsibilities like these and instead invest in managed services. What's more? Across the globe, the forecast for spending on managed services is estimated to reach $193 billion by the year 2019.
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4 Benefits of Endpoint Security for Your Company

Around 43% of Americans work remotely as part of their job. You may even have workers who access your systems from home. It can be a great option to help workers with their work/life balance. Or you can solve space issues by having fewer workers on the premises. But having all of those separate devices accessing your network can prove a nightmare for endpoint security. Any of them could act as a door to let malware and other problems onto your system.
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Do You Need a Disaster Recovery and Continuity Plan?

On September 11, 2001, Americans learned first-hand how necessary it was for businesses to create a working plan for emergency situations. Those businesses who were located below 14th street in Manhattan couldn't operate for several weeks. Some businesses got lucky. Some in the financial services sector were invited to use office space at other companies, such as Bloomberg. Others simply lost income day after day. Some lost their offices when the buildings collapsed.
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Intro to Business Continuity Management

You just put in a hard day at the office. You spent all morning and afternoon working on that massive case for the company’s biggest client, and it’s finally ready for their approval. You’re just about to turn out the lights when your cell phone rings. You recognize the number from the office. Hesitantly, you pick up and hear your boss’s panicked voice.
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Why Every Business Needs a Backup Recovery Plan

As a digitally operating business in 2017, you must have a backup recovery plan for your data or you won't be an operating business much longer. The healthcare industry faces unique challenges in maintaining data integrity and, according to a report, many within the industry are failing at this challenge. Even a small compromise to your data can cost your company tens if not hundreds of thousands of dollars. Prevention is your number one goal, but it is not always possible.
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Why HIPAA is Important to Patients: Finding Technologies to Protect Data

We're definitely living in a more complex and volatile world where anything can happen, and digital technology only makes it more challenging. In the medical world, this obviously added more stress to you and your medical staff over the last several years. With hacking problems seemingly happening every hour now, it's close to playing Russian Roulette (maybe literally) with many of your patient records.
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How Network Outages Impact Rural Health Care Providers

The phones or the Internet being down is always a hassle, but for rural health care providers, it can be far worse than that. Patients become highly dissatisfied when they can't get basic information or make appointment during network downtime.