Tag Archives: Data Protection

Preparing for Business Continuity in 2015

In 2014, there were 45 major disaster declarations in the United States according to the Federal Emergency Management Association. These ranged from many severe winter storms, floods and mudslides to tornadoes, earthquakes and a wildfire. For each of these disasters, there were probably numerous companies that were brought to their knees as a result of failed IT systems.
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Major Security Breaches in 2014

2014 was the year of the security breach. The work of cybercriminals was all over the news. Powerful companies like Home Depot, Dairy Queen, Kmart, Staples, JP Morgan Chase, and Sony were among those that had valuable data stolen from their information systems. Not only did personally-identifiable information of their customers get exposed, but these data breaches cost these companies millions of dollars in remediation, lost revenue, lost productivity, and often severely damaging their reputations.
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