ACS - Advanced Computer Solutions

Tag: Disaster Planning
Four Key Components of a Robust Security Plan Every SMB Must Know
January 4, 2019

Most businesses are now technology dependent. This means security concerns aren’t just worrisome to large corporate enterprises anymore, but also the neighborhood sandwich shop, the main street tax advisor, and the local non-profit.

Be Proactive: How to Avoid Potential Network Failures
November 23, 2018

For small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), an IT network failure can be devastating because they don't have the resources of large corporations to bounce back from such disasters.

Loss of Data: Causes and Prevention
November 14, 2018

The adoption of technology from the simplest of matters to the most complex problems has rendered us heavily dependent on it.

Data Breaches are a Question of When, Not if
August 22, 2018

You hear on the news all of the time about big cyber attacks on large corporations, and even government agencies.

 

The cloud means no more stormy weather
April 18, 2018

Many small firms are pretty busy handling their own business, and don’t give much thought to what they would do if a natural disaster from a bad snowstorm to much worse hit their physical location and cut power, or physical access to the building.

 

 

What the cloud means for you-Part II
April 13, 2018

Recently, we talked about ways the cloud brings value, business protection, and economies of scale to the smaller firm that they could never achieve by themselves.

The value of your businesses data.
June 12, 2017

Today I want to talk about the value of your data.

The importance of cloud backup.
June 5, 2017

So why cloud backup?

Does Your Network Security Provide Peace of Mind?
April 7, 2017

Data breach continues to be a major topic of concern for business owners in all industries.  In 2016 the number of reported data breaches grew from about 600 million to a startling 4 billion according to IBM Security’s X-Force Threat Intelligence Index.  This is more than the total number of breaches from the previous two years.

BBC declares “Huge spam and malware network goes offline” what does that mean for us?
July 12, 2016

It doesn’t mean much. The article (click here to read) lets us know that the “Necurs botnet” has gone silent. This particular botnet happened to be distributing the worst kind of virus, Trojans and ransomware. The botnet actually went silent for about 3 weeks. Then it came back, with a vengeance (click here for the update)!

Disaster Planning - What to Consider First?
January 21, 2014

Now that we know WHO will be helping your business recover, its good to have a plan about what needs to be done first.

Disaster Planning - A Well-Written Game Plan
December 31, 2013

In November, we talked about how crucial having back-up's of your data will be in the event of a disaster.  This month, we will be talking about how to make write and distribute your game plan in case of emergency.

Disaster Planning - Protect Your Data
November 25, 2013

There are various aspects of business continuity plans (disaster planning) but the easiest to implement is backing up your data.   Having this aspect of your disaster planning completed will cover you in the case of both small disasters (computer theft or breakage) and large one (fires or natural disasters).  

Disaster Recovery Plan & Business Continuity - Intro
October 14, 2013

While there isn't much in the way of natural disasters in Michigan, we do get blizzards that can knock out power, even in the middle of the town, for a week or more.   Not only can snow or electrical storms damage your computers, the life-blood of your business, but fires or floods can bring your business to a screeching halt.   Do you have a disaster or business continuity plan in place? 

Why the Cloud is an Essential Piece of Small Business Disaster Planning
October 9, 2013

Even though Michigan is not well known for it's natural disasters, we are frequent recipients of blizzards and thunderstorms which can wreak havoc on your computer systems.