The main purpose of data backup is to save important information in case of natural or man-made disasters occurs, such as: system crash, hard drive failure or Cyber-attacks (virus or malware). Backups should be a crucial part of your business practice because it builds trust and value of your company in case of a disaster.
Benefits of data backups
- Ensure Clients information is safe and available: Saved clients critical data improves client relationship and builds trust and value of your company in case of a disaster or cyber attack.
- Competitive Gain over the ones who didn’t backup: Saved business data can be a competitive advantage because there are many businesses that fail to data backup critical information.
- Improved Productivity due to minimum down time: With existing backups, your business will improve productivity by reducing down time in case of a disaster or cyber attack. Archived files lead to comparative studies of the past and present to devise a more effective plan.
- You have a Data Loss Prevention Plan: In the last couple of months you probably heard, read or experience a cyber attack, ransomware, or natural disaster that destroyed someone business. The main reason for data backup is to save critical data in case of system crash, hard drive failure or Cyber-attacks (virus or malware) occurs.
- You Stay within compliance (HIPAA): HIPAA places additional requirements on protecting electronic PHI (ePHI), specifically the Security Final Rule’s Data Backup and Disaster Recovery Specifications.
- Peace of Mind for you and your clients: Regular data backups lead to peace of mind. In the event, a cyber crime, system crashes or disasters occur, there is a backup ready to go to restart a company’s archive. It is never too late to start saving important company data. In the end, data backup is necessary to save the business from losing investors and customers and closing down.