Business continuity planning can get sticky as enterprises transition to the cloud. For many organizations, this represents the first time they’ve shared security responsibilities with a third party, and it may be challenging to get comfortable with this arrangement. In order to take advantage of cloud benefits, an enterprise must be willing to give over… Read More
Choosing a “lift and shift” approach to cloud migration makes it sound like a process that can be completed when you’ve got a slow afternoon with some time on your hands. This type of transition to a cloud solution does eliminate the need to modify code, but that doesn’t mean there’s no pain in the… Read More
If your enterprise suffers a security breach and you’re forced to activate your intrusion remediation plan, your system log is likely to be your first destination to try to trace the path of where things went wrong. In too many instances, IT discovers that logs are either not adequate or they were not being sufficiently… Read More
Many businesses have backup and disaster recovery plans in place. But more often than not, those traditional strategies aren’t enough to keep you protected from data and financial loss. An intelligent business continuity plan will help prevent catastrophic losses in the face of disruption.
On October 3, Copper State is partnering with Datto for a lunch & learn in Scottsdale focused on the topic, Ransomware: The Best Defense Is a Good Offense. Join us at this complimentary lunch event to learn: How to identify ransomware Why ransomware attacks occur (and how to prevent them) How to mitigate risk and reduce… Read More
Disasters happen, often unexpectedly. Many businesses think they are prepared with a disaster recovery plan that will be able to get them by, but recent disastrous events proved otherwise. The earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in 2011 affected 740,000 small businesses and put 80,000 companies out of business. The impact of Superstorm Sandy on… Read More
IT executives and managers both agree on the urgency of a disaster recovery (DR) strategy, but they differ in DR priorities, according to an IDG Research survey. How confident are executives and managers? The IDG survey found that 64% of executives are highly confident in the effectiveness of their DR plans to prevent service disruption,… Read More
Nearly everyone in business has heard of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and what it can do for the organization. Saving money, enhancing productivity, and paving the way for robust features that help companies sell are just a few of the benefits afforded by this great technology. One area that more leaders should consider is… Read More
Regardless of the size of your business, having an effective disaster recovery plan in place is a smart decision. Prepare a clear, detailed, practicable disaster recovery plan to minimize the impact of a disaster on your business and avoid becoming a statistic.
Whether it’s a cyber attack that devastates critical systems, a natural disaster that ends in total outage, or a human error that leaks sensitive information, there is no shortage of damage that businesses suffer when disaster happens unexpectedly. A well-thought out disaster recovery (DR) system is the lifeblood of corporate survival and business continuity. The… Read More