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Risk Assessments Can Save Your Business

Risk Assessments Can Save Your Business Think risk assessments can save your business? You’re right. A risk assessment is a critical component of any organization’s infrastructure. They help to create an awareness of risk. In today’s threat landscape, specifically relating to cybersecurity, it’s more important than ever to know where your assets live, fully understand…

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Debt Collection and Audits for Collection Agencies

Debt Collection and Audits for Collection Agencies Debt collection agencies with sensitive data need to be familiar with how PCI, FISMA, SSAE 16/SOC 1 and SOC 2 apply to them. If you’re performing collections, you’re no stranger to regulatory compliance and the proactive supervision of government agencies such as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Consumer…

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Strategies for Mitigating Cyber Intrusions

Strategies for Mitigating Cyber Intrusions Cyber intrusions worrying you? Looking for some basic strategies that your IT team can use to mitigate cyber intrusions? Here are four tips, courtesy of the Australian government. As part of its mission, the Australian Signals Directorate, an Australian government intelligence agency, provides advice and assistance on information and communications…

Azure Storage Bridges the Gap

Azure Storage Bridges the Gap Between Your Budget and Your Needs Azure Storage is a common interest for those exploring the benefits of Azure Managed Services, so let’s look further. Cloud backup and recovery options, such as those running on Microsoft Azure’s cloud platform, can help bridge the gap between your budget and your needs.…

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Cost of Downtime

Cost of Downtime Ever calculate the cost of downtime? A major new survey by Veeam Software did, and the results reveal that there’s far more to system downtime than the bracing hard costs. In its fifth annual “Availability Report,” Veeam interviewed 1,140 senior IT staff in 24 countries, including 150 U.S. folks.  All of the…