Is Your Business Data 100% Recoverable?

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the term Disaster Recovery (DR) has received a lot of attention. Most small businesses and companies have realized the importance of being able to bounce back quickly from a disruptive cyber security event. In 2020, about 80% of small businesses reported having an actionable recovery plan in place.1…

Why are Cybersecurity Attacks Increasing? Four Reasons

The COVID-19 pandemic has clearly impacted businesses and individuals all over the world in one way or another. Nearly overnight, Covid disrupted the way people went about their daily lives and how companies operated. Amidst all this uncertainty, changes to the cyber landscape have been happening at an unprecedented rate. Some of the trends that…

Critical Infrastructure Attacks – A Hidden Danger

Critical Infrastructure (CI) is a word for all of the physical and digital assets that are essential for the smooth functioning of nations all over the globe. The sectors that comprise this critical infrastructure differ from one country to another. For example, in the United States, we consider 16 different sectors to be vital as…

IT Disaster and Recover Plan

Weathering The Storm: IT Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Plans

It’s hurricane season, and the Southeast is seeing its share of activity with storms, flooding, and lots of wind.  Carolinas coastal towns have sustained flash flooding and damage from storm surges. Even inland towns were affected. We saw a mad rush on water, batteries, and gas in the greater Charlotte area when Hurricane Irma threatened to bring strong winds and storms. As a native Floridian,…

Is Sway the New PowerPoint?

Microsoft Sway is the newest member of the Office 365 suite. Some have suggested it will replace Microsoft’s popular PowerPoint, but perhaps each have their own place and functionality. What is sway? Microsoft describes Sway as a “digital storytelling app”. Sway makes it quick and easy to create and share polished, interactive reports, presentations, personal stories, and more.  You…