Why Your Company’s Data Security Plan Needs Regular Review

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In today’s information age, companies gather mind-boggling amounts of data for the purpose of increasing both profitability and efficiency. While our ability to gather and interpret data continues to increase, we are also increasingly susceptible to security breaches. These breaches can threaten exposure of this confidential information and ultimately our company’s reputation. For these reasons, regular reviews of your company … Read More

Creating a Data Security Plan

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In an age where we have a mind-blowing amount of information shared through mobile and online transactions, the importance of protecting sensitive data is absolutely paramount. In the first seven months of 2017 alone, the Identity Theft Research Center reported over 900 data breaches that consequently exposed nearly 17 million data records. The vast majority of affected businesses? Small businesses … Read More

Data Security Tips for Your Office Administrator

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Security breaches and cyber attacks are no laughing matter. According to statistics from cybintnews.com, 64% of companies experience web-based attacks and 43 percent of these attacks target small businesses. Sadly, Scan, Film or Store Ltd. reports that more than 60% of companies never recover from a significant data loss, the ripple effect from which can absolutely devastate a thriving business … Read More

5 Reasons Small Businesses Should Back Up Their Data

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SOL-I.S. takes the security of your data seriously. Sometimes, a small business owner will ask us why they need to back up their data. They run their business out of their homes and don’t make too much in revenue—why would a hacker be interested in their data? 1. You don’t know when a data disaster will strike. From floods and … Read More

Phishing – In Case You Didn’t Know

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In case you’re not familiar, here is a good example of what a phishing scam looks like.  Many of us receive notifications of unusual sign in activity.  These days, with all of the scare of cyber-attacks and hacking, it is important to understand that as part of the line of defense.  You as a user must know that phishing messages … Read More