Backup vs Disaster Recovery

Backup and disaster recovery are not directly interchangeable terms; but disaster recovery is not possible without backup in the first place. We do backups because we know we have to, in case we lose the primary versions of data and/or the systems that create and manage that data. Disaster recovery is having the [...]

Is Your Business Taking Care of Cyber Security?

ASK President and CEO Mike Maddox joins Michigan Business Network to discuss a major issue facing every business today - Cyber Security. This is not a new issue and the targets are not only large companies. These hackers are looking for open doors to get into, which gets them into businesses of any size. [...]

Part 1: White Hat Hackers – Using Their Powers for Good

  Jonah, a not-so-typical 16-year-old, was making thousands of dollars by ripping off some of the world's biggest tech companies. There were no passwords compromised, there were no hacks into databases, but simply face-to-face interactions, phone calls or by email -  resulting in Jonah receiving televisions, laptops, smartphones, [...]

What You Can Learn from Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Plans

What You Can Learn From U.S. Regulator's Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Recommendations U.S regulators have recommended that all futures and securities firms review and update their current data backup, disaster recovery plans, and business continuity solutions. Prompted by closures in the equities and options market in the aftermath of [...]

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Is That A Business Continuity Plan in Your Pocket…Or A Bunch of Jargon?

Is That a Business Continuity Plan in Your Pocket or a Bunch of Jargon? Technology is full of difficult jargon. To further complicate things, certain terms are often used in a different context between one publication or service provider and the next. An example of this is the usage of [...]

8 Hard Truths About Data Recovery & Business Continuity

8 Cold Hard Truths for SMBs Not Worried About Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity The foundation of any successful business continuity solution is the ability to retrieve data from any point in time from anywhere. When the topic of data recovery and business continuity comes up, you get the feeling [...]