No business ever wants their website to go down, but it is a common occurrence, and as such, your IT department needs to be prepared for it. There are several steps that can be taken to ensure that any interruption to website accessibility – and any data stored on your server – is properly handled.
Security breaches are a constant threat to businesses, no matter how extensive the attack. Even the seemingly-smallest cyber-attack can cost thousands of pounds and days of company downtime to rectify. Of course, any attack can be far easier to prevent than to overcome, but there are also ways to take action if preventive measures aren’t yet in place.
Large corporations have been taking advantage of cloud computing for years. Today, affordable cloud storage solutions are available to SMEs and businesses of all sizes. Cloud computing not only allows remote working to become more efficient, but also has many security advantages. If you’re still on the fence about this technology, you’ll find several business benefits below.
If your IT department is like most, it is preoccupied with protecting the assets of your company. All too often, however, the value contained in the assets of the IT department itself go overlooked. In order to continue protecting your company in an effective manner, it’s vital to have a plan in place for the security of your IT department’s assets.
Maintaining the security of your company’s data will involve the ability to effectively delete or wipe data from hard drives (HHD) or solid-state drives (SSD). But what is the difference between wiping and deleting? Often it is thought that deleting data is sufficient. But the truth is that deletion can still leave data vulnerable to theft.