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What would you do if tomorrow, a note popped up on your screen that said, “Your files have been encrypted. Send $5,000 within five days or they will all be destroyed.”? Imagine those files are days or weeks of work — or your client database, financial records, and all of the work files your company has ever produced or compiled. The threat is real. Businesses and cities are being completely crippled by hackers demanding ransoms. Whether they ultimately pay the money or not, they pay in time and stress for not being prepared. That doesn’t even include lost productivity, sales, and client goodwill. FROM THE DESK OF Terri

Whether you’re a runner, a weightlifter, or a cyclist, the twofold feeling that follows a hard workout is the same: pain and exhaustion. Sore muscles can make every movement difficult, and the discomfort that comes with stretching your arms, legs, and back will soon have you hunched over and shuffling around like someone twice your age. Faced with that fate, you have two recovery options: passive or active. Pick the right one and you’ll be back in the gym in no time. So, what is the difference between active and passive recovery? Really, the names say it all. Active recovery means continuing to move, even after a big workout. The day after you challenge yourself with a tough gym session, active recovery entails going for a long walk, trying a low-intensity bike ride, or even doing an abridged weightlifting session with lighter weights. Passive recovery is basically relaxation: It involves resting your muscles before you get back in the saddle. Unless you’re a real fitness junkie, passive recovery probably sounds the most appealing. A day spent lazing around with a book or watching your favorite television programs can be an irresistible prospect when your muscles are aching. In an article for, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Mike Robertson says he opts for active recovery every time.“I’ve been a huge proponent of active recovery for years. Even when I was younger, I realized that if I was sore after a session but got up and moved around the next day, I immediately started to feel better,”he said. ACTIVEVS. PASSIVE RECOVERY C hoosing the B est W orkout R ecovery P lan for Y ou

What you can do?

Have a recovery strategy. Determine how long you can truly afford to be down. What files and applications are critical for your business to run?

Automate your data backups

Thoroughly patch your systems regularly

Have next-generation protection on your devices that proactively stops ransomware.

We are here to help make sure you don’t see that note pop up in the first place.

Dedicated to your success,


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