5 Crucial Steps to a Dependable Data Protection Strategy

We all have nightmare scenarios that haunt our thoughts at night. It may be finding a nest of rabid raccoons in your closet or accidentally showing up to the office without pants. But, for many business owners, it’s logging into your computer only to realize that all your most important data is lost or held hostage.    Unfortunately, data loss is the most realistic nightmare scenario. In fact, the 2021 Thales Data Threat Report found that almost half (45%) of U.S. companies suffered a data breach in the past year.   Whether it’s from malicious attacks, disastrous user error or external circumstances, your data security status can keep you up…

How Patch Management Can Save Your Business

You see the alert on your computer pop up daily. You press ignore or “install later,” but later never comes. Eventually, your computer starts opening up programs on its own, and you get the eerie sensation that something has gone wrong. This is the normal course of action when a piece of malware or a data breach infects your computer. And the reason? In this situation, it all comes down to a missed software patch. Patch management is the best way to keep your software working quickly and safely without stalling or crashing. It is also one of the first lines of defense your software has against malware targeting your…