How Your Team Should Prepare for the 2018 Hurricane Season

A disaster recovery plan is one piece of your overarching business continuity (BC) plan that will help you maintain business functions or quickly resume after a hurricane.
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The 2018 Hurricane Season is slated to be an active one, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. There is a 75% chance that this years’ Atlantic Hurricane Season will be near/above normal.

According to the National Hurricane Survival Initiative, 40% of small businesses that close due to hurricane damage will never reopen. The time to start planning is now. Could you lose your data? Your email? Your servers?

A disaster recovery plan is one piece of your overarching business continuity (BC) plan that will help you maintain business functions or quickly resume after a hurricane. UDT’ (UDT) Hurricane Ready Solution (HRS) will help you prepare for an imminent hurricane event and as an emergency response during a disaster or immediately following.

The HRS is structured to provide three stages of support:

  1. An assessment of your current recovery posture
  2. Engineering support to prepare the environment in advance of a hurricane
  3. Emergency IT support if a hurricane reaches your location and has the potential to cause a business interruption

Does your need team need more information on how to prepare? Download our information sheet below to learn more!

If you’re ready to prepare your business for this upcoming season, call 800-822-9919 x1 or email [email protected] to discuss personalized plans for your business, including local and offsite backup solutions.

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Get immediate assistance from our security operations center! Take the following recommended actions NOW while we get on the case:

RECOMMENDED IMMEDIATE NEXT ACTIONS

  1. Determine which systems were impacted and immediately isolate them. Take the network offline at the switch level or physically unplug the systems from the wired or wireless network.
  2. Immediately take backups offline to preserve them. Scan backups with anti-virus and malware tools to ensure they’re not infected
  3. Initiate an immediate password reset on affected user accounts with new passwords that are no less than 14 characters in length. Do this for Senior Management accounts as well.

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