According to Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), over 70 percent of the world’s businesses operate at least partially in the cloud. This isn’t surprising, given the many benefits of operating in the cloud, such as higher flexibility, lower fixed costs, increased collaboration, automatic software updates, and the ability to work remotely from anywhere with an internet connection.
Data safety and security has never been more critical than now. Businesses across the globe invest in firewalls, antivirus, and antimalware tools to keep their own data — and their clients’ data — safe. There are, however, other types of threats to your technology, so (of course) there are other essential data security best practices and devices to use against commonly forgotten threats like electrical surges or power outages.
Only a few years ago, data breaches used to slip under the radar. The breaches happened all the time, some affecting millions of users that should have made the evening news. Instead, data breaches became an everyday thing.
Staying up to date on the latest tech can provide a competitive edge. But as you get new computers, tablets, servers, or other devices, you’ll have to dispose of the old ones properly. Here’s how and why to dispose of your old tech and how it’s one of the best practices in data security.
Comprehensive healthcare IT solutions should include policies and procedures for how your employees handle mobile devices—whether personal or owned by your practice. You can help keep your practice and your patients’ private information more secure on employee smartphones with just a few simple steps.