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.

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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Media Vaulting Tips From the Arctic Circle

  Nestled deep inside a mountain on a remote Norwegian island, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault secures more than 840,000 varieties of seeds. Thanks to its remote location, ideal climate and high-tech security, the $9 million facility, dedicated to protecting the world’s agricultural heritage, has earned the nickname the “doomsday […]


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Data Breaches: Are You Keeping Up With Smart Cyber Criminals?

Have you been a little nervous about data thieves striking your firm? If so, you’re certainly not worrying over nothing. Thanks to high-profile attacks on Target and other major retailers, you’ve become well aware of how criminals are swiping customer identities with relative ease. But did you know sophisticated thieves […]


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  In a recent survey, only 18 percent of small business respondents said they cull intelligence and analytics from their data reserves. So why are they—and others—so hesitant to take advantage of the promise of big data? For starters, they may not be able to tap into their data because […]


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The Taxman Cometh: How Long Should You Keep Your Records?

  It’s tax season, that time when people get night sweats about what records and receipts they can safely toss. You can’t keep all that paper, but dump the wrong file and an audit could turn your bad dream into a reality. How long do you really need to store […]


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