Why Have a Disaster Recovery Plan For Your Business?

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With data loss, cyber security attacks and now coronavirus infection increasing on a daily basis, many small and medium sized businesses are yet to implement disaster recovery measures to protect themselves against unexpected threats that could cripple an organisation's operations. Infact, very few companies have formal plans in place for restoring system functionality and ensuring business continuity with the least possible downtime.

Having systems that can become vulnerable to generic failures, looming threats and malicious attacks is one of the key reasons why a disaster recovery (DR) plan is essential in this new technology driven era and why your business cannot be lagging behind. In some cases when disaster strikes - in whatever shape or form - there are no second chances and regardless of all the hard efforts put in to build a successful brand, your business could go under quickly.

So how do you plan for “what ifs”  disaster recovery scenarios that could  harm your business?

In this blog, we will explore common aspects of disaster recovery for business as well as steps you can take to be on the bright side should an unfortunate incident occur.

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What is 5G and How Will it Impact Wireless Connectivity in 2020 and Beyond?

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5G is set to usher in the next generation of wireless network platfrom for mobile communication and with it comes multiple benefits and speculations around signal quality and data reliability. According to online sources, 5G promises faster download speed, reduced latency and better connectivity between devices. 

Although still in its infancy, 5G technology is gradually gaining firm footing across many regions within the United Kingdom and the rest of the world. 

It is expected that wider deployment of 5G will occur in 2020 and beyond, to satify global reach and growing demands for data consumption in an era where technology innovations are ripe and opportunities to explore solution options present themselves abundantly. Some analysts are blunt in their belief that there will be highly aggressive adoption of 5G wireless technology in 2020 alone. 

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How to Prevent Cyber Security Threats Affecting Your Business in 2020

cyber security solutions - 2020 and beyondEach year ushers in new cyber security threats and technology challenges. Old IT security practices are no longer viable for protecting businesses against malicious attacks and system compromise. 

Cyber crime knows no boundaries and everyday, hackers are looking for every available option to discredit brands and make their mark, whether it be via easy targets or sophisticated business system compromise.

Businesses of all sizes are prone to cyber attacks and securtity threats are increasing at an alarming rate and in the first half of 2019 alone, there were atleast 4.1 billion business data records exposed.

With mobiles phones and IoT devices becoming lucrative targets for security attacks, it is important to know how best to prevent cyber security threats affecting your business in 2020 and beyond.

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