What You Need to Know about Meltdown/SPECTRE

You may have seen that there has been a lot of information in news outlets lately regarding the Meltdown and SPECTRE vulnerabilities. To be clear, this could potentially impact every device out there. This sounds like a big deal, because it is. This website includes papers on each of the vulnerabilities, their impact, and the answers to some questions you may have. What is Merit Technologies doing about this?...

January 18, 2018 by Michael Griffin 0 Comments
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IT Risk Assessments – Why do them?

IT risk assessments are an integral part of the Business Continuity process. Even more than with Business Continuity, risk assessments can help determine vulnerabilities for several different industries. The below industries are among the ones to whom risk assessments are most important: -Healthcare The healthcare industry is riddled with compliance and safety regulations, especially when dealing with private...

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Business Continuity – What is Redundancy?

Redundancy is as important of a cog in the wheel of Business Continuity as any. It guarantees that when something happens, interruption of service and software is minimized. Having two or more solutions in place for the below can help keep your business running and free of worry and excess cost in the event of a disaster scenario. Important Areas to Become Redundant: Internet Having two or more separate sources...

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Business Continuity – What is Disaster Recovery?

Disaster Recovery can mean many things to different people. In the technology realm, it is the plan you need to have in place to be prepared for disaster, either human-induced or natural disaster. Disaster recovery is often overlooked for small- to mid-sized business, but the importance is paramount nonetheless. 3 things (at minimum) your Disaster recovery plan should cover are below: –Data. What data does...

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5 Important Aspects of Business Continuity

Business continuity. Maybe you’ve heard the term recently. What it means in technology is the ability to recover from disaster scenarios with minimal fallout and cost to your IT budget. The following five aspects of this practice will help you determine if you are ready for a disaster scenario.   –Disaster Recovery Plan A disaster recovery plan helps to establish a written plan of action for...

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