Small Business

Iron Mountain’s Small Business experts discuss data management and security for small businesses. Learn more about records management, small business data backup and the best practices for protecting and accessing your business’ documents.

Ransomware: Your Business Records and the Latest Cyberthreat

It was a simple ultimatum: If Advantage Benefits Solutions didn’t pay off a group of information bandits within 72 hours, it would lose access to all of its vital files and data. Already crippled by the temporary theft of information, the owner of the small Houston, Texas, firm reluctantly paid […]


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National Small Business Week: Make It Last All Year

If it’s Monday, it’s Miami. Tuesday? Los Angeles. And Friday’s definitely Washington, D.C. Though this may read like Maroon 5’s tour schedule, it’s actually a list of cities that have been hosting National Small Business Week (NSBW) events. Organized by the Small Business Administration, the 52-year-old event celebrates and encourages […]


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What’s in Your Unit? How to Avoid a Self-Storage Nightmare

  When a massive fire raged through 115 units of a self-storage facility in Connecticut recently, renters lost (among other things) irreplaceable family photos and mementos, pricey DJ equipment, and an entire cache of favors and centerpieces for an upcoming wedding. Sadly, this is not a unique incident. Over the […]


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Although they’re popular colors right now, orange (it’s the new black!) and gray (all 50 shades of it) have nothing on green, the color that’s come to symbolize environmental stewardship. Your company may give the nod to Earth Day each year, and you probably have “green initiatives” in play, such […]


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Four Steps for Warding Off HIPAA Compliance Sickness

You could call it “The case of the $150,000 thumb drive.” A Massachusetts dermatology practice recently paid that penalty for committing multiple violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)’s privacy and security rules. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) levied the hefty fine after one of […]


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