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6 Data Backup Best Practices to Increase Productivity and Secure Vital Intellectual Assets

By |2020-06-12T10:34:31+00:00March 18th, 2020|Data Compliance, Information Governance and Management|

You may have missed National Grammar Day or Dr. Seuss’s birthday. But organizations need to pay attention to one key March holiday. As World Backup Day approaches, take the opportunity to implement data backup best practices. Your business may depend on it. Today’s backup technology, including Azure Backup and Site Recovery, removes the pain from the process. Benefits of Regular, Reliable Backups Consider the threats to vital data, from stolen laptops to ransomware or failed hard drives. Lost data can cripple businesses and even affect the delivery of healthcare and other vital human services. On the other hand, regular backups

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5 Benefits of Data Governance for SMB Retailers

By |2020-06-01T09:02:09+00:00January 15th, 2020|Data Compliance, Information Governance and Management|

2020 ups the privacy ante for businesses in the United States, with tough new privacy laws taking effect in California and New York. Small businesses may qualify for exemptions from specific regulations. However, the focus on information management brings an opportunity to harness key business benefits of data governance for SMB retailers. 1. Protect Valuable Assets Just two years ago, The Economist pronounced the world’s most valuable resource to be not oil, but data. In retail, data powers all aspects of the business, from sales and marketing to HR and customer service. When retail businesses treat data as an asset,

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3 Data Compliance Challenges and How to Beat Them

By |2020-05-22T04:33:50+00:00August 28th, 2019|Data Compliance, Email Management Tips|

If HIPAA, GDPR, NIST, and CFAA have failed to confuse you, wait until CCPA and NYPA enter the scene. The alphabet soup of information privacy laws can feel like a minefield in the business landscape. And with technology evolving rapidly, data compliance challenges continue to increase in complexity. However, with careful planning, you can rise above these challenges. According to a 2018 report by the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of a data breach ranged from $2.2 million to $6.9 million. In addition to fines, businesses found non-compliant face lawsuits, remediation costs and audits. Perhaps more damaging, they stand to

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3 Steps to Minimize Data Compliance Risk

By |2020-05-22T04:57:39+00:00March 21st, 2019|Email Management Tips|

Regulatory data compliance tips from Dena Kamel Over the years, data compliance has evolved into a complex process. From hospitals navigating HIPAA regulations to small businesses achieving Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance, nearly all organizations have to address data regulations in some form. Penalties for noncompliance can include stiff fines and even jail time. Data compliance does not have to be a headache, and a three-pronged approach can smooth the way to ensuring that your organization meets industry regulations. Know the requirements for your industry, create a picture of the state of data in the organization, and then craft effective

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