Category Archives: Backups

How to keep your customer information secure

How to Keep Your Customer Information Secure

Good security comes from good planning, so you need to carefully consider how to handle customer information in order to be successful. It’s your responsibility to make your customers feel safe and let them know that they can trust you. A large part of that is keeping your own computer systems safe. Because if you can’t protect your software, how can you protect sensitive customer information?

7 tips to defend against a data disaster

7 Tips to Defend Against a Data Disaster

One click may be all it takes… You’re checking your email Monday morning, cup of coffee in hand. You mark a few to follow up, confirm a meeting for the afternoon, and then delete a couple of junk promotional emails. But then you come across one that looks important – and it’s about an overdue invoice. You click on it and open the attached document to see what the problem is. Little did you know, a malicious file that was embedded in that document is now infecting your system, spreading like wildfire across your network.

Carbonite data backup

Carbonite for Small Business Backup

Where would your small business be without your valuable business data – your customer records, accounting information, documents, invoices, inventory, and emails? Would replacing all the information you’ve accumulated be possible in the event of a disaster? The truth is if you don’t have a reliable backup system in place, you risk losing your valuable business data every day. All it takes is one computer virus, an errant keystroke by a well-meaning employee, or a simple hardware failure and you could lose valuable data that isn’t easy to replace.

Disaster Plan

9 Steps To A Disaster Recovery Plan

If an extended power failure, fire, flood, or other natural disaster destroyed your business or took your network down today, would you have a plan to handle the fallout? Could you and your employees keep working at an alternate location? Would your business data be lost? Would you be able to continue serving your customers?