XBASE Technologies Blog

6 Common disaster recovery myths every business should know

April 5th, 2024

Cyberattacks, system failures, and natural disasters have become a common occurrence, and they’re becoming increasingly more disruptive as businesses continue to digitize their operations. Having a disaster recovery plan is the best defense against these risks, but a shocking number of businesses are misinformed about what it takes to effectively recover from a disaster.

Understanding the role of cyber insurance

April 3rd, 2024

The evolving cyberthreat landscape poses a significant risk to small businesses. Cybercriminals often target such businesses due to the valuable data they possess and possibly less advanced security measures. To protect themselves, small businesses often implement safeguards including firewalls, data backups, and ongoing cybersecurity training for employees.

Unified communications: Top advantages for SMBs

March 25th, 2024

If you want to streamline your company’s operations, unified communications (UC) might be the solution you’re searching for. UC offers numerous benefits to your business’s information system, many of which you may not know. In this article, we highlight how your business can harness cost-effective UC solutions to drive growth.

Beyond incident response and toward prevention: 6 Proactive risk management strategies

Being able to respond swiftly and effectively to a crisis is crucial for any business. But if you can proactively mitigate risks and damages before the crisis even occurs, you can do better than just surviving and minimizing losses. While reactive incident response has its place in addressing immediate issues, it's proactive risk management that truly sets the foundation for long-term resilience and success for your organization.

Organize your digital space: Top techniques for a tidy desktop

March 22nd, 2024

Does staring at a cluttered desktop filled with icons make you groan? You’re not alone. A messy digital space can zap your productivity and make finding files a nightmare. But fear not! By following a few simple steps, you can transform your digital space into a streamlined and organized haven.

2024 design trends that will elevate your small business’s website

March 20th, 2024

Your website is a powerful tool to showcase your brand story. 2024 emphasizes the use of narrative-driven layouts, interactive features, and personalized content to create a memorable experience. By seamlessly integrating these elements with your website’s objectives, you can craft a compelling narrative that resonates with your audience.

Best practices for testing your disaster recovery plan

Maintaining a robust disaster recovery plan (DRP) is essential for ensuring operational continuity and minimizing downtime should a crisis affect your business. However, simply having your DRP on paper is not enough. You must regularly test it to ensure its effectiveness and provide an opportunity for your employees to practice their roles and responses during a disaster.

Applying NIST guidelines to improve password security

March 15th, 2024

When it comes to password generation and security, many people tend toward bad practices, such as passwords based on their birthday or using the same password across different accounts. These practices can compromise the integrity of your passwords and, by extension, the security of the systems and data those passwords are meant to protect.

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