The benefits of a solid privacy process go well beyond corporate compliance. It’s a measure of success unlike any other when it comes to the integrity of your business and its information. With the growing number of cybercrime threats, bizarre weather and a volatile business marketplace, investing in data security (includingreliable cloud backup) is no longer a luxury; it’s become a necessity.
While the market is still in its infancy, some consider data security as a sophisticated form of business insurance; others will argue that the expenditure is as vital as marketing or even payroll. Whatever your viewpoint may be, it’s a proven fact that organizations with better privacy maturity experience fewer and less costly breaches of their data, compared with 74% of privacy-immature businesses. Recent milestones such as “Safe Internet Day” have sparked a global conversation about data security and the recurring threats to user privacy, but what about businesses? We’ve seen quite a few corporations take massive hits regarding their consumer’s data, which has seriously shaken the public’s confidence in their brands. Could your business be the next target?
To provide peace of mind to our clients, our expansive security services now includes data security, and Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) by Infrascale have become a very popular solution for businesses of all sizes in Puerto Rico. Here are just a few ways these innovative services can serve (and even optimize) your company:
Ransomware is on the Rise
Did you know that a company is hit with ransomware every 40 seconds? The number of ransomware attacks on businesses tripled last year (not counting the attacks on consumer data). Over 60% of malware payloads were ransomware in Q1 2017 and 15% or more of businesses in the top 10 industry sectors across the US (the top being Education, IT, Entertainment and Finance) were attacked at some point. The acceleration in ransomware attacks against businesses indicates more and more criminals are developing targeted campaigns and setting their sights on bigger scores.
To protect our clients, we’ve added Cloud Backup (by our partners at Infrascale) to our data security toolkit. It’s a convenient and affordable monthly service that allows you to quickly surpass any attack and get back to business seamlessly by restoring a clean, uninfected version of your files, applications, and systems. With this convenient solution, your team can take control of your data and never have it held hostage by cybercriminals.
“What happened to this document?!?”
Team collaboration (especially when it comes to sensitive documents and custom business applications) can get extremely complicated without proper version control. Also, keeping track of the long and short-term changes to your business data can become a challenge without proper archiving and control. Mistakes can be costly and – what’s worse – your client’s confidence can be shaken. Not good.
These are just some of the reasons why our IT experts recommend a solution like Infrascale Cloud Backup. Its unlimited versioning feature allows our clients to keep multiple versions of the same document or file. As you continue working on the document, file or database, you may restore back to the whichever version you need.
Data security without limits
Businesses are mobile now. The marketplace sometimes requires you and your team to be on the move, but it’s vital to maintain the highest standard in data security even if accessing your data from multiple places or devices. Thanks to our advanced Cloud Backup solution, you don’t need to be chained to your desk to access your data and still keep it safe. One of our favorite features of this service is that the safety of your data extends across unlimited devices, as it allows you to backup as many devices as needed.
Meanwhile, the standard of safety is extremely robust. Infrascale’s double-blind encryption provides ultimate data security by encrypting at the source, transferring through an SSL tunnel, and then staying encrypted at rest in the Infrascale cloud. Businesses can rest assured with its fancy 256-bit military-grade encryption, and trust that their security protocols are in strict compliance with HIPAA, FIPS, FINRA, SOX, GLBA, and CJIS regulations.
You MUST be proactive
Ultimately, business privacy maturity provides benefits beyond our current viewpoint, as cybercrime continues to diversify and push boundaries. As business concerns around data privacy increase, the time to act is now, now after the fact.
Meanwhile (like we outlined in our article 5 Easy Strategies to Protect Yourself Against Ransomware) it is vital that all members of your organization understand the importance and the responsibility attached to your data safety protocol. Data security is ultimately everyone’s concern and not just those who are in governance or security positions. These comprehensive data security solutions by Infrascale are a great ally in the cybercrime arena.