data protection

Free data protection during COVID-19 outbreak

The COVID-19 outbreak means that more people than ever are working remotely. With staff out of the office, data protection (data backups) are often overlooked. However, systems are more likely to suffer data loss. Because of this, and the impact that data loss can have on remote workers, IXCG is offering free data protection via its DataSafe platform. Until July 31st 2020, any organisation which tries the service for the first time will not be charged for data backup and…

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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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Inventory management – Knowing what you have is fundamental to security

When we talk to IT managers, security professionals and directors, one of the first questions we ask is “How many systems do you have to secure?”. It’s a simple question, but one which rarely has a simple answer. The typical reply tends to start with the word “About” and therein lies the problem; you can’t effectively manage and secure what you don’t know you have! Depending on the industry your organisation works in, you will typically be covered by several items…

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