Does your business work with any organizations in the healthcare industry? If so, there’s a good chance you’re subject to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Designed to protect the transfer and storage of electronic Protected Health Information (PHI), HIPAA consists of a series of checks, balances, and guidelines that organizations are required […]
It’s a terrifying thought, really. Thanks to the Internet of Things, we’re going to see DDoS attack larger than any in history. And I’m not just referring to botnets like Mirai, which crippled large swaths of the Internet earlier this year.
You’ve probably spent a fair amount of time thinking about how you might safeguard your business against a crisis. You’ve got a plan in place for how you’ll keep your data safe, and keep your services operational. Maybe you’ve even got some infrastructure in place to ensure failover and business continuity.
By now, you’ve probably heard of DevOps on at least one occasion – we’ve even discussed it on our own blog in the past. For those of you who are just tuning in (and those of you who need a refresher), let’s go over a brief definition. Basically, it’s a convergence of software development roles, […]
As a business owner, ensuring your organization can survive a crisis should be top of mind for you. That should hold true whether the crisis is internal (the actions of a malicious or disgruntled employee), or external (such as a cyber attack or natural disaster). There’s a good chance you’ve already thought about disaster recovery […]
Disaster recovery and business continuity can seem downright arcane to the uninitiated. How can you tell which systems are your most critical? How do you ensure everything runs smoothly both during and after an emergency?
Where your network is concerned, disaster recovery planning probably isn’t front of mind for you. Likely as not, you’re more concerned with how to prevent unauthorized access – with how to protect your internal systems and servers from intrusion. To some extent, that’s understandable.
I’ve always been one for personal cleanliness – and not just because you make a better impression when you’re well-groomed. Staying clean and ensuring your surroundings do the same is not only good for your mental health, it also keeps us physically fit. As an added benefit, keeping yourself organized ensures you’ll always be able […]
With all the global incidents we’ve seen recently, it’s really no surprise that data security top of mind. We’re bringing more of our lives online than ever before, and the payoff for a successful cyber attack grows larger with each passing day. It’s into this climate that the European Union has revisited and revised its […]
The ability to quickly bounce back from a disaster – whether it’s a cyber attack, catastrophic hardware failure, or a devastating storm – is one of the highest priorities for IT departments. For that reason, disaster recovery and cyber security recovery plans are some of the most difficult, most important work an IT professional will […]