November 2015

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Backup and disaster recovery solutions are invaluable solutions for businesses who need to be able to respond to disruptions within minutes or hours of an outage or disaster taking place. They work by taking a carbon-copy backup of servers and storing them in two locations — on-site and in-the-cloud. Backup and disaster recovery enables a multitude of recovery options, so businesses are able to get...

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Typical Pitfalls Complying with PCI DSS Maintaining a compliant PCI DSS network environment is an everyday battle. While compliance is assessed and attested to on an annual basis, there are daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly acts that must also be carried out in order to meet specific requirements. With these tasks come common pitfalls, whether technical or procedural that can affect an entities ability to maintain...

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Can Your Small Businesses Afford The Cost of a Cyber Attack? Fifty percent of “all small businesses report[ed] they have been the victim of a cyberattack…The cost of dealing with these attacks has skyrocketed to $20,752 per attack, up from $8,699 two years ago*,” says the National Small Business Association in its 2014 Year-End Economic Report. The report goes on to say, “Cyberattacks are taking more...

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