Category: Document Security

Document Recovery & Protection after a Disaster

We recently covered the importance of having a plan in place to prevent your company’s documents from being compromised in the event of a data breach. Backing up your important files and protecting them with secure access can save you and your company many thousands of dollars in potential damages but there are several other… Read More »

Why Is Breach Reporting So Important Now?

Laptops, tablets and smartphones have made it easier than ever to share information. Consequently, it has also become easier for hackers to steal sensitive data such as phone numbers, social security numbers, or email addresses from people and businesses. Each year, millions of personally identifiable information (PII) records are compromised because of data breaches. Victims… Read More »

Common Sense Ways to Safeguard Your Company Data

An increasingly digital world makes it all the more important to ensure that your data is secure in the event of a breach. A security breach can occur from any number of factors. Hackers may break into your network from anywhere in the world. It is also possible for someone within a company’s own building… Read More »

Is the Cloud your Success Solution?

It’s a new year, with new possibilities. Has your business made any New Year’s resolutions (goals)? All businesses want to improve productivity while at the same time reducing expenses. In today’s environment in particular, it has become increasingly important to be flexible while still maintaining a high degree of efficiency. One of the ways your… Read More »

Scanning Documents for Security, Retrieval and Storage Longevity

What file type works for YOUR documents? There are right ways and wrong ways to scan printed documents to electronic files formats for safe storage and retrieval. Saving to the wrong file format can introduce software compatibility issues and add too much data, often making file sizes too large for efficient storage. Files that are… Read More »

Fighting CrytoWall – The ransomeware battles continue!

In the fall of 2014, a relatively large New Hampshire manufacturer had all of its windows based computers attacked by a hideous computer virus. All company data was locked up; completely inaccessible and held for ransom. Virtually all operations had to shut down. A text message appeared on every screen of the company’s 100 +… Read More »

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

In 2015, data protection is undoubtedly a major priority for companies and organizations of all sizes. As data breaches continue to increase in volume and frequency, organizations across the world have set out to better mitigate these risks and keep personal information safe. One such effort is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a regulation… Read More »

Key Elements of Successful Document Storage

Document archiving, or document storage, is a very important step in the document management process. Once a file is no longer “active”, it is sent to archiving for retention. Years ago, this involved printing files and physically storing them in filing cabinets and storage rooms. Today, businesses are retaining their documents electronically, enhancing the process… Read More »