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Behind the Data Center

Posted by Sean McCabe on July 27, 2017 at 3:57 PM

The idea behind data backup is that it needs to be dependable and easy to recover. When something awful strikes your computer system and your data, then your backup is your only hope. If you take any unnecessary risks with your backup plan, you are inviting a potential loss of all your vital info.

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Topics: Business Data Security, Cloud Backup Comparisons

Behind Data Backup

Posted by Sean McCabe on July 24, 2017 at 4:44 PM

 

Data backup is a very common term these days, but we don’t always know or understand what’s behind it all. The major questions you have to ask are: why do we backup our data? And how should you be doing it?

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Topics: Business Data Security, Business IT, data storage

Big Data Security Issues and How to Plan for Them

Posted by Nordic Backup on May 23, 2017 at 8:01 AM

Businesses rely on ever-increasing amounts of data in order to maximize their chances for success and best serve their customers. Of course, the more data you process, the bigger the stakes are in keeping it all safe. In this age of big data, it's essential to know what problems can arise so you can plan for them in advance. It's much better to prevent problems before they happen.

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Topics: Business Data Security

7 Tips to Improve Enterprise Security

Posted by Nordic Backup on May 8, 2017 at 7:00 AM

With technology and cyber criminals getting smarter by the day, businesses must have a strategy for reducing the risk of unauthorized access to data and IT systems. Enterprise security strategies allow businesses to defend themselves against internal and external threats to data and IT systems. Organizations must engage in enterprise security management activities such as developing, assessing and improving enterprise security processes in order to mitigate risk. Below, we will provide tips for implementing, managing and improving enterprise security within your organization.

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Topics: Business Data Security, Data Management

7 Gold Standard Database Security Best Practices

Posted by Nordic Backup on April 20, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Database security requires extensive experience handling sensitive data and current knowledge of new cyber threats to databases. Your business database contains important information that cybercriminals often target in an attempt to obtain credit card numbers, personal information, and other data they could use to steal money or information. Below we discuss 7 database security best practices to help keep your company database safe and secure from prying cyber criminals looking to compromise your business and your profits.

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Topics: Business Data Security, Business IT

How to Perform Your Own IT Risk Assessment

Posted by Nordic Backup on March 28, 2017 at 7:30 AM

Engaging in annual IT risk assessments allows you to assess the threats within your IT environment. It can serve as a performance review for your department’s ability to prevent and quickly mitigate threats, a reminder of areas that need attention, and a prognosis for the future security of your data should you continue on with your current IT setup.

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Topics: Business Data Security, Business IT

10 of the Biggest Information Security Threats and Their Protections

Posted by Nordic Backup on March 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM

2017 looks to be a year where more importance is placed on information security for businesses than ever before. Viruses and data breaches will continue to present themselves as threats, leading to downtime, data loss, and rising expenses, but they won’t be the only ones. Here are 10 information security threats that will challenge IT data management and how they can be addressed:

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Topics: Business Data Security, Malicious Software Protection, Business IT, Information Technology

How to Combat Network Threats and Keep Data Secure

Posted by Nordic Backup on March 8, 2017 at 7:00 AM

Combating network threats and keeping important, sensitive data secure is one of our most important tasks in the modern business environment. Below we talk about a few additional ideas you can use to combat network threats and keep your sensitive company and customer data safe from prying, unauthorized eyes.

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Topics: Business Data Security, Malicious Software Protection

12 Simple DLP Security Measures that Keep your Data Safe

Posted by Nordic Backup on January 24, 2017 at 8:00 AM

For organizations relying on computer systems, data loss prevention (or DLP for short) is about keeping important information safe from loss and deletion, and retrievable in the event that the worst cannot be prevented. Misplaced, stolen or damaged information often leads to unwanted and unnecessary consequences for both customers and the company, making it critical that all organization that rely on data to operate take the appropriate DLP security measures.

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Topics: Business Data Security, Data Loss Prevention

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