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Data Backup Best Practices: The Complete Guide

Business Guide to Data Backup and Recovery Best Practices A well maintained, encrypted backup of your company's data is the best asset you can have in the event of a breach or disaster.  A University of Maryland study discovered that hackers attack every 39 seconds. That’s an average of 2,244 times a day. Ask yourself, what would happen if ...

2020-11-03T14:38:11-05:00September 30th, 2020|

The Rise of Ransomware as a Service

Ransomware is an increasing risk to businesses around the world. This Touchstone Security guide will explain what ransomware is, and why the rise of Ransomware as a Service is putting many organizations increasingly at risk. This isn’t due to some new variant of code that is particularly damaging. Instead it’s due to the fact that Ransomware is now much more ...

2020-09-18T13:16:47-04:00September 18th, 2020|

A Quick Guide to Cybersecurity for Small Business

For many company's, cybersecurity is still an abstract concept, something they think they may have to deal with later but right now they are too small to be a target. Unfortunately this is less and less the case. Hackers are increasingly focusing on small and mid-sized businesses who lack the enterprise grade protection that many larger companies enjoy. But that ...

2020-10-18T19:13:14-04:00September 14th, 2020|

8 Security Essentials for Small Business

Cybersecurity Essentials for Small Business If you own a small business you probably have a lot of concerns. Bookkeeping, human resources, liability Insurance, customer acquisition, and customer retention are probably all top of mind. However, it is important not to let cybersecurity get lost in the noise. In this article, we are going to outline 8 essential cybersecurity strategies that ...

2020-09-03T16:17:58-04:00September 3rd, 2020|

Why you should conduct a Network Security Audit

So far in 2020, the HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool has reported over 100 breaches affecting millions of people under the care of doctors offices and healthcare practices around the United States. Data breaches impact the lives of many people and tarnish the reputations of companies and organizations affected. Consumers begin to lose faith in groups with security breaches — this results ...

2020-08-21T11:24:11-04:00August 21st, 2020|

How to Mitigate the Risk of Ransomware Attacks: The Definitive Guide

Ransomware is the worst nightmare for many IT departments and business owners. The impact of a ransomware attack is instant and recovery is incredibly difficult. Within hours, a thriving business can be completely locked out of its sensitive data. In some cases the consequences can be severe. Imagine a hospital being locked out of patient records, for example. Entire cities can ...

2020-10-18T19:16:27-04:00July 16th, 2020|
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