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The Consequences of Not Having a Proper Disaster Recovery Plan

We have often talked about how having a disaster recovery plan is one of the most crucial elements of good business management. Despite our constant posts and reminders, however, there are still thousands of business owners all over the world that do not take disaster recovery seriously. Most businesses take precautions to protect other aspects of their business—car insurance, vendor contracts, and so on. But it’s scary that many people choose not to spend money on a good disaster recovery plan. How will you handle a disaster that damages your data, equipment, or other resources? If you have prepared a…
Kelle White
December 19, 2022
BackupBusiness ProductivitySecurity

Things to Consider in Building a Data Recovery Strategy

Disasters have different effects on our business, all of them unpleasant. We can avoid many of these disasters by setting up cybersecurity protocols to protect sensitive data. We can think of a data recovery strategy to help prevent these disasters from happening. Many threats avoid the tightest defences, leaving your system in complete chaos. With these breaches, you need a plan for recovering data that will keep your business running even if something unexpected happens. Types of Disasters to Look Out For With Your Data Recovery Strategy There are many types of disasters that can befall a business. The first…
Kelle White
December 12, 2022
Backup

3 Reasons to Invest in a Strong, Trusted Backup Solution

A backup solution is like an insurance policy for your business. Data loss is a serious – and often devastating – problem for organizations. A good backup solution in place means less worry and hassle for you and your business… and it is protection against costly threats in the future that might otherwise harm your reputation, impair your ability to function, or put you out of business altogether. Here are three reasons you should consider a backup solution. Backed up data is safe from ransomware threats Ransomware and other types of cyberattacks are increasingly common – and small to medium…
OXEN Technology
March 11, 2019
Backup

Your first backup conversation: What to know, what to ask

You may wonder where to start if you’re investigating a backup solution for your business or organization for the first time. There are many backup options out there and solutions can be highly customized… sometimes for what seem like arcane reasons. At OXEN, we’ve had many conversations about backup. Here are some of the basic questions we ask. You can get a head start on answering these questions to get some direction on how simple or advanced your ideal backup solution should be. There is a difference between a simple file backup service and a full system backup solution with…
OXEN Technology
May 21, 2018
BackupSecurity

Your best security defense includes backup

Why should your business have a data backup? Here at OXEN, we highly recommend a backup strategy for everyone as part of a strong security defense. You’ve probably recently heard a lot about the critical need for a backup solution in the fight against ransomware. Essentially ransomware is malicious software that encrypts your files and won’t decrypt them unless you the pay the ransom. You can’t rely on ransomware being removed. Even if it’s possible to remove it, it could take days and a lot of money. And if you pay the ransom, you can’t rely on the attackers to…
OXEN Technology
October 30, 2017
Backup

When is a simple data backup not enough?

You know you need data backup, but when do you need a business continuity solution? If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you’ll know that massive global ransomware attacks are only growing in scale and frequency. These attacks and other threats and accidents that cripple, ransom, or destroy organizations’ data are a convincing argument for a solid backup solution. Restoring from a data backup is often the only reliable way to recover from these events. Even smaller organizations and businesses know that they need some sort of backup solution now. But when do you need more than a regular…
OXEN Technology
October 18, 2017