Data loss can lead to financial loss, reputational damage, and legal complications. Therefore, it's crucial for companies to implement effective strategies to prevent data loss and ensure the safety and integrity of their valuable information. Here are some tips and best practices that businesses can follow to minimize the risk of data loss.
Microsoft 365 offers a number of features to help you protect your business’s data. In this article, we provide seven ways to boost data protection in Microsoft 365. Follow these tips so you can rest assured that your data is safe and secure.
Secure mobile devices
It’s common for employees nowadays to use personal smartphones or computers to access their work email, calendar, contacts, and documents, especially if they’re working remotely.
Every business sits on top of a foundation of building blocks that enable it to operate smoothly and efficiently. One of the most essential is IT hardware. Server hardware can be expensive, which is why proper management is vital. Overburdening your systems can lead to an increase in operating temperature, which can then lead to reduced reliability and even total data loss.
While it’s easy to turn a blind eye against hurricane warnings and think “I already have a business continuity plan in place”, it pays to be extremely cautious, especially when the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts up to four unusually active hurricanes this year.
One of the biggest fears security experts have may be coming true: self-replicating ransomware. Viruses that have the ability to copy and spread themselves to new systems are nothing new, but until now ransomware attacks have been targeted campaigns.
Disasters. They do happen -- it’s only a matter of ‘when’. While most businesses acknowledge it, surveys show that only one in four companies worldwide have adequate protection in the event of a major disruption. We’re not talking about insurance here, but a Disaster Recovery (DR) plan that could save you thousands of dollars in losses and worse, a business closure.
The threat of being infected by malicious software is part and parcel of spending time on the internet, and no sooner have the antivirus and security software programs released an update or new patch than cyber criminals are scrambling for ways to circumvent them.