Data loss in your business can come from many areas like human error or computer virus. Most of the time it’s a small inconvenience that is easy to fix. But sometimes it can become severe and take days or weeks to get back to
normal. Data loss is a serious concern for IT managers, considering the number of resources it takes to recover from an event.
There are many reasons to ensure your data is backed up and saved. The average cost of a data breach for an SMB is staggering, up to $36,000 per event and could be as high as $50,000. In some cases, recovery can be nearly
impossible. SMB are affected the most by security breaches. Over 70% of all attacks nationally are on Small to Mid-Sized business.
Any SMB in its early stage of development is the most at risk. It is important to be diligent when it comes to protecting data from being breached. At this juncture, it could be detrimental to an SMB or for that matter any company that hasn’t taken the necessary steps to ensure their network and infrastructure are adequate to prevent these types of events from happening.
Here are the types of losses that occur with SMB’s
- Open file loss from an individual workstation
- Customer history file
- CRM crash or corruption
- Power interruption
- Water damage
- Failed backups
Which can lead to
- Loss profit
- Unexpected cost
- Reduced productivity
- Loss of competitive edge
Here is how INDDC has solved our customer’s problems with data breaches.
- Provide a robust backup solution
- Tools to help with password protection
- Computer location service
- Disaster Recovery Plan and implementation
- Periodic risk assessment
- Updated security patches
- Educate company on correct security procedures for their staff