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Is a cloud backup solution right for my organisation?

Cloud data backup solutions, also known as Backup as a Service (BaaS), have become increasingly popular in recent years. Yet, despite this, many organisations remain wary about using them. This article covers some of the advantages of cloud backup solutions and why they may be right for your organisation. Why backup data? It may seem like a daft question, but many organisations don’t really have a clear backup strategy. Most know that protecting their data, by backing it up, is…

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The unsavoury side of USB storage

The unsavoury side of USB storage USB storage, (such as thumb drives, hard drives and mobile device integrated storage) is incredibly common in most workplaces. It’s cheap, convenient and provides a way of transferring or backing up large amounts of data easily. And, unfortunately, it is these attributes which make it a huge risk. A hacker’s friend Due to it’s ease of use and popularity, USB storage devices have become the favoured method of attack for many hackers and criminal…

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Is antivirus all you need?

Many companies take they view that as long as they have an antivirus package installed on their computers, they’ll be fully protected from cyber attacks. After all, many antivirus packages offer a wide range types of protection, and are sold as a “one stop” solution, but is that the case? Very often not. What is the point of antivirus products? Computer viruses first appeared in the 1980s and were quite simple. Initially, written as a way of demonstrating the author’s…

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