For most businesses, losing all or even a portion of their data would be catastrophic. For covered entities, this represents an even larger risk. Electronic medical records are essential for patient care, and accessing the data stored on servers and devices is a daily part of a provider’s job. If that data were to disappear, how long would it take to get it back? Could it be recovered? How many days would a provider struggle to do their job in the meantime?
In the event of a natural disaster such as an earthquake or fire, or the Midwestern specials, tornadoes and floods, having backups stored in a remote location or the cloud is essential for restoring normal operating procedures even after an office server may have been destroyed. In the event of a virus or disgruntled employee, being able to revert back to a previously saved version of your stored data is the difference between normal operations and weeks of strife. You may think back-ups are too expensive and not necessary. But unfortunately, just like health insurance, it’s only too expensive until you need it, and then it’s too late to get it.
We offer stand-alone backup solutions under our Managed Security Service, because having viable back ups is a vital part of recovering from a cyber attack or virus event. If you need a recovery solution, and want to take the burden of it off your current IT team, we can consult to find the best solution for you and work with you to implement it.