The Kelser Blog covers technology and business topics such as Cybersecurity, IT Lifecycle Management, Modern Data Center, Workforce Enablement, and more.
Backing up your data is a necessity. There are simply too many ways in which data can be lost, ransomed, or compromised in some way. Your original information can get deleted - by accident or on purpose. Your system or network can fail. A hurricane or tornado can strike. That’s why you have another copy safe and sound. It’s why you also have a disaster recovery plan in place to make sure your data is safe. You do have a disaster recovery plan, right?
You trust Kelser to help solve your business problems and leverage technology to move your business forward. Similarly, we trust our Partners to offer us best-of-breed solutions to help us achieve these goals. That’s why we choose to work with the best in the industry and we wanted to applaud one of them, Datto, for their recent efforts.
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As technology relentlessly pushes forward, you and your organization will undoubtedly need to upgrade your hardware. However, you can’t simply forget about your old hardware while reaping the benefits of replacing it with the latest and greatest. You should be excited about the upgrade, but how will you transfer data from your old equipment to the new? How will you erase data from the original hardware?
Trust can be a precarious thing. One mistake could ruin it forever. You spend so much time and energy building trust with your customers, vendors, contractors, and partners, that the last thing you want to do is lose it, particularly over non-compliance. Believe it or not, record keeping and data handling is critical to maintaining that trust.
Welcome to 2017, a time in which no industry is uninfluenced by technological advancement. The healthcare sector has moved forward with million dollar investments that revolutionized the way we treat patients. But it’s also been transformed by technology that’s changed how providers and facilities create and manage electronic health records. Technological advancements also bring new risks. Take the adoption of IoT-enabled medical equipment, for example. While these devices offer valuable functionality, they introduce new cybersecurity challenges. With these factors and the scores of personal information they handle, hospitals and healthcare practices bear greater risks of cybersecurity breaches.
With the advent of smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices, companies and IT departments are facing the challenge of managing the vast assortment of devices on their network. Which devices get which levels of network access? Which users get which levels of network access? How do you ensure that your network is secure?