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Ransomware Protection [Case study]

Ransomware Protection [Case study]

In 2017, 184,000,000 devices were attacked by ransomware worldwide. Companies and individuals on average paid between $500 to $2,000 to attackers to unlock files. However, in one out of four cases, attackers received the money and did not unlock their victim’s files. No one wants to experience the frustration, loss of productivity, and loss of […]
Document Shredding Crash Course for Employees

Document Shredding Crash Course for Employees

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on June 22, 2015 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. In many businesses, most employees have no idea about the security risks in every stack of papers that crosses their desks. A company-wide document shredding policy is your first line of defense against data breaches. To […]
Clean Desk Policy to Beat Business Spies

Clean Desk Policy to Beat Business Spies

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Aug. 28, 2017 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. You’ve studied up on malware and hackers. Maybe you’ve beefed up the IT department and designed a fierce cybersecurity program with firewalls and multiple backups. Perhaps you’ve even educated your team, warning them about opening unfamiliar […]
Traditional Climate Controlled Storage

Traditional Climate Controlled Storage

Do you know what kind of storage environment is right for your business? Humidity, temperature, light exposure, and other environmental factors are important factors to consider when planning long-term storage. The terms “temperature controlled” and climate controlled storage” are often used interchangeably, but the differences between the two are large, and the safety of your […]
Traditional Self Storage: Is it the Right Choice for Your Business?

Traditional Self Storage: Is it the Right Choice for Your Business?

Space is tight in California’s urban centers—with occupancy costs at a jaw-dropping $113.84 per square foot in San Francisco. If given the choice, you might think about putting some of your business stuff in a traditional self storage unit and leasing out some of that extra space in your office formerly taken up by all […]
Data Breaches Hit California Small Businesses, Too

Data Breaches Hit California Small Businesses, Too

Learn why these companies fell prey to breaches and how you can avoid their mistakes. National Fraud Awareness Week is the perfect opportunity for professionals and business owners to reflect on the far-reaching impact of fraud. It’s coming up later this year, beginning November 11 and lasting until the 17th. During this week-long conversation, one […]
IT Risk Management

IT Risk Management

Malware, ransomware, natural disasters; the threats to your network are growing daily. Developing an IT risk management plan can mean the difference between the smooth continuation of business and total collapse. Review these 3 tips to learn how you can proactively protect your business against these mounting dangers. What is IT Risk Management? IT Risk […]
GDPR Compliance Facts that California Businesses Must Know

GDPR Compliance Facts that California Businesses Must Know

The GDPR, enacted on May 25, 2018, has quickly become one of the top five records management laws every information manager must know. This powerful new law enforces that companies doing business in, or that have ties with, the European Union must manage and protect their customer’s data according to a much higher GDPR compliance […]
5 Key Use Cases for an Inactive Records Strategy

5 Key Use Cases for an Inactive Records Strategy

What does a past employee’s personnel file, last year’s tax return and closed case files have in common? They are all inactive records. What are inactive records? Also known as unused files or archives, these are “documents which are no longer referenced on a regular basis and tend to be stored in a less accessible […]
3-2-1 Backup

3-2-1 Backup

Data loss can cripple a business. In today’s business environment Ransomware or a natural disaster can strike at any time. Every minute of downtime can cost a business up to $5,600 per minute. Regular backup of information is crucial for any business, that’s why Corodata recommends the 3-2-1 backup. By implementing a 3-2-1 Backup protocol, […]