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Cloud Security

Can ransomware infect backups? 3 tips to protect data

February 28, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

A common misconception around IT security is that backups equate to ransomware protection. Backups can be crucial to recovery and keeping data safe. However, they are not immune to the ransomware threat. If an attacker has infiltrated the primary data […]


Cloud Security

How to lock down backup infrastructure

December 15, 2023

Via: Network World

Ransomware has come a long way since the days of simplistic “encrypt and pay me” attacks. As much as I wish we could go back to fighting those unsophisticated criminals, ransomware has unfortunately matured in recent years. Attackers have realized […]


Cloud Security

Ransomware gang is exploiting flaws in backup software to attack infrastructure

August 21, 2023

Via: TechRadar

A known ransomware gang is exploiting a high-severity vulnerability in enterprise backup solutions to deploy malware to their targets and steal login credentials. This is according to a new report from BlackBerry’s Threat Research and Intelligence team, which claims that […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Rethinking Old-Fashioned Backup Strategies for the Cloud Age

March 1, 2023

Via: Data Center Knowledge

The cloud brings a technological shift to IT landscapes and their backup strategies and implementations. Relying on well-established on-prem backup rules and patterns is convenient but risky. These backup strategies became popular because they solve critical challenges in the on-prem […]


Service Models

Hycu aims at universal SaaS backup with R-Cloud

February 13, 2023

Via: Computer Weekly

Backup specialist Hycu has launched R-Cloud, a backup development environment to provide a universal data protection platform for as-a-service applications that run in the cloud. “SaaS [software as a service] represents 70% on average of software used in the enterprise,” […]


Cloud Security

The Data Security Market: Key Strategies

February 9, 2023

Via: eWeek

The key strategies in the data security market are all designed to protect digital information from unauthorized access, corruption, or theft. These strategies focus on both accidental loss and deliberate theft, making the data security market a broad category with […]


Cloud Security

IT’s shift to the cloud: Veeam’s data protection report in detail

January 24, 2023

Via: Computer Weekly

IT has undergone a significant shift to the cloud, but may have stabilised – for now – at about half of corporate workloads, with the other half in the datacentre. Meanwhile, the trend is towards using the cloud as part […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Immutable Backups and The Public Cloud – Part II

January 4, 2023

Via: Data Center Knowledge

The Achilles heel is when backups and workloads are under the control of the same identity and access management (IAM) solution. In other words: When attackers compromise the IAM solution, they can delete servers and traditional backups (Figure 1, left). […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Immutable Backups and The Public Cloud – Part I

December 28, 2022

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Immutable backups sound like a niche nerd topic, but somehow CEOs, boards of directors, and risk and audit specialists suddenly get interested. They are nervous – but why? What is the threat, and how do immutable backups help? And how […]


Global Cloud

About a third of you cloud users need to learn resiliency lessons from Ian

September 29, 2022

Via: Network World

Beyond the human cost, natural disasters like hurricane Ian can take a high toll on business continuity, causing enterprise-infrastructure damage that takes days or weeks to fix at a downtime cost in the six figures per hour. If Ian didn’t […]


Global Cloud

Dr Martens goes feetfirst into cloud-to-cloud backup

September 22, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Footwear and clothing brand Dr Martens has moved large chunks of its operations to the cloud, and uses third-party backup to extend standard cloud data protection and gain ransomware protection. The move has seen the company supplement standard retention in […]


Cloud Security

Backup heads to cloud as ransomware hits 76% and RTOs/RPOs fail

February 22, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

In a disaster recovery scenario, most organisations can’t recover the data they want or do it quickly enough. Meanwhile, ransomware attacks – now firmly among the list of potential “disasters” – have been suffered by 76% of organisations in the […]


Global Cloud

HPE GreenLake Adds Analytics and Data Protection Services

September 28, 2021

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has strengthened its GreenLake cloud platform with two new services: unified analytics, and data backup and disaster recovery. The company on Tuesday announced HPE GreenLake for analytics, which enables enterprises to unify, modernize and analyze all their […]


Service Models

4 key areas SaaS startups must address to scale infrastructure for the enterprise

July 30, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Startups and SMBs are usually the first to adopt many SaaS products. But as these customers grow in size and complexity — and as you rope in larger organizations — scaling your infrastructure for the enterprise becomes critical for success. […]


Cloud Security

Backup lessons from a cloud-storage disaster

April 23, 2021

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

European’s largest cloud provider, OVHcloud, suffered a catastrophic fire last month that destroyed one of its data centers and smoke-damaged a neighboring one. OVHcloud customers with data in the burned-out data cener who had their own disaster recovery measures in […]


Global Cloud

Mitigate Ransomware Across All Locations with Cloud File Storage

June 18, 2020

Via: Nasuni

As COVID-19 continues to spread, and users spend more hours working online, it should come as no surprise that malware authors are trying to exploit the pandemic. Weaker controls at home, and more users clicking on COVID-19-themed ransomware “lure” emails […]


Cloud Clients

8 BIG Reasons Engineering and Construction Firms are Moving Files to the Cloud

February 27, 2020

Via: Nasuni

Engineering and Construction firms have some of the most challenging IT environments and demanding requirements of any industry. Constantly growing volumes of massive, complex files and globally distributed teams of intense, demanding professionals who need high-performance access to those files […]


Global Cloud

Getting to the bottom of the difference between: cloud sync, backup and storage

January 3, 2020

Via: TechRadar

We hear words associated with the cloud all the time, words like cloud sync, cloud backup and cloud storage. They are all the buzz, they’re found everywhere, but what do they mean? And what is the difference? The shared goal […]


Global Cloud

3 steps to solving disaster recovery in the cloud

May 24, 2019

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Many believe that DR (disaster recovery) is built into the cloud. It’s not. Although many cloud providers do a fair job of making sure you can recover your data, you could be missing out on the capabilities that truly define […]


Global Cloud

Google Apps Drive Backup

March 7, 2019

Via: CloudAlly

G suite’s competitive business solution offer is the interoperability of its apps – not the feature-richness of any app. For some apps, missing niche functions can be corrected by simple add-ons. In the case of Google Drive’s new Backup & […]