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Business security 101

It is an investment in both time and resources. But they are worth both. This is one of those times when the work you do now will save you considerable time, money, and grief in the long-run. Consider this: 67% of small and midsize businesses (SMB) experience cyber attacks...
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Data encryption: A step-by-step guide

If you want to improve your SMB's cybersecurity, it's essential to develop a data encryption strategy that will keep customer information and other confidential data safe. Here are the steps you will need to take to craft and implement your company's encryption strategy.
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The definitive guide to patching

There is more to software maintenance than just installation. You also have to keep up to date software patches that companies release with the purpose of closing security holes and bolstering your defenses against more sophisticated attacks. Failure to do so could result in expensive downtime.
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5 Things You Should Expect From Business Antivirus

When protecting your business devices with antivirus software, there may be a whole lot more at stake than with your personal machines. You need something that will not only protect a single machine but also work to protect your entire network of computers in the office and in remote locations.
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Security hardware: where is best to invest?

Regardless of what industry you work in, having the right, high-quality hardware and equipment is a must. There are certain types of hardware that can help to streamline a wide array of daily administrative and business management tasks, while helping you stay organized. When you know what types of equipment and tools to invest in, you can save money and maximize your technology and security budget.
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How to choose the most secure hardware

By being mindful of security when selecting new hardware, and by practicing good security with all hardware used by your business, you can go a long way towards ensuring that your company is not among that number.
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5 reasons you need a good firewall

From anti-virus software and proper staff training, there are a wide array of safety measures you can put in place. However, if you don't have a quality firewall, you may be leaving your business vulnerable to attack.
Disaster recovery for SMBs

How to create a disaster recovery plan for your small business

Disaster recovery planning is an essential part of doing business in the modern economy. Learn how you can create a recovery plan to protect your IT assets.
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How to conduct a BDR test

Are you ready for a disaster? This article, written for workplaces of all sizes, explains the importance of backup and data recovery by listing actionable steps for developing a BDR test that can be executed in a variety of ways.
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5 key steps to establishing roles for disaster recovery

Whether it's a natural disaster that takes your systems down or it's a savvy hacker who exploits a vulnerability in your network, preparation is key to ensure you're company meets compliance requirements.