October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Have you ever wondered, “What is the point of creating an ‘awareness month’?” The greatest advantages are that they can teach you something you previously didn’t know and encourage those already in the know to review their knowledge and keep it current. Cybersecurity is a big deal, and it affects everyone. How It Became a…

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Who Is Looking after Your Information?

Utilizing individuals’ information is a standard practice for any business. But it is crucial that the information you have is handled properly. Properly looking after that information requires that it be in the right hands. Here are some key information handling procedures to consider: Information Processing The information that you generate, utilize, and remains in…

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What to Look for in a Hard Drive Destruction Provider

Destroying expired digital data is just as important as shredding expired paper records. Even if you erase or reformat an expired hard drive, traces of sensitive data are left behind. With the right tools, criminals can access the data and steal personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information (PHI). When your hard drives reach…

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Essential Guidelines for Protecting Your Backup Data

You depend on technology every day. It is easy to take your data for granted—until it’s gone. In this blog we offer essential guidelines protecting your backup data. Back Up Frequently Weekly backups may be enough for companies that rarely update their data. But if you generate data more often, you need a more robust…

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Answers to Your Tape Storage Questions

Tape storage best practices data protection go hand-in-hand. But not every business has a blueprint for managing their backup media. In this blog, we answer your most frequently-asked tape storage questions. Q: Why should I store my tapes offsite? A: Offsite tape storage protects your data from disasters and theft. A media storage room features…

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