Posts Tagged ‘Best Practice’

How Secure Are Your Passwords? Probably Not Very.

Monday, August 21st, 2017

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Using numbers and symbols in your passwords to keep them secure? You’re doing it wrong.

Chances are, all you’re doing is making it harder for you to remember – and super easy for a computer to guess.

Here’s some password protection myths blown right open, and what you should actually do to make them secure.

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Best Practice Backups with BackupAssist

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

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Whether you’re a first-time user of BackupAssist or a long time veteran, we’ve written a handy guide for you on how to create a best practice backup strategy. You can use it to create a new strategy, or to see if your existing one has you covered.

This guide lists different data disasters you may face, and what backup jobs and media will suit these best. Make sure your strategy covers you in all scenarios, whether it’s disaster recovery (Fire/Flood), ransomware, sabotage, restoring old versions, or just meeting your compliance regulations.

Read the Best Practice Backups Guide Here.

Best Practices Guide for Planned and Unplanned IT Outages

Friday, February 24th, 2017

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During an IT service outage, time is of the essence. Your customers are breathing down your neck. Your boss and coworkers are wondering when service will resume. All eyes are on you for answers.

When IT outages happen, you want things to go as smoothly as possible. That’s where a Best Practices guide can really save you time. With it, you can work through things in a logical order, and make sure you don’t miss a step.

We’ve written an IT Outage Best Practices guide to help you when you experience a planned or unplanned outage, and how to pre-prepare before it even happens. Even if you already have a plan in place, it’s worth a read.

Read our IT Outage Best Practice Guide.