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The Critical Role of Backupify in Your BC/DR Planning

When it comes to backing up your critical data, your SaaS applications cannot be an afterthought. With 3 out of 4 companies saying they expect to run almost entirely on SaaS by 2020, it’s vital that the data within these applications is protected against the risk of disaster (just as your on-site data should be). That is the role of Backupify.

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What is Cryptojacking? A Bigger Threat than You Think – Here’s Why

One of the most intriguing cybersecurity trends of the last year has been the sudden decline in ransomware. The file-encrypting attacks have accounted for only 5% of malware payloads in recent months, down from 60% in early 2017. That’s a huge shift in direction for hackers. But just as quickly as ransomware has declined, a new threat has skyrocketed: cryptojacking.

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5 Ways Human Error Can Destroy Your Business

Investing in cybersecurity technology is critical for every business. From anti-malware to data backup, these systems are essential for surviving cyberattacks and keeping your business running. But unfortunately, even the most iron-clad defenses aren’t 100% fool-proof. Often, the worst cybersecurity breaches are caused by little more than human error. 

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7 tips for a faster cloud recovery (of your data)

Warning: Ransomware has infected your server and your operations have come to a screeching halt. What do you do? To prevent the staggering costs of downtime, you need to be able to recover your data as rapidly as possible. But depending on what kind of data backup system you’re using, this might not be as easy as it sounds.

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Recover Backups Instantly with Hybrid Cloud Virtualization

Hybrid cloud virtualization is changing the way we think about data recovery. In the old days, you had limited options for recovering data after a major disaster. A full restore could take hours or even days—and frankly, it still can. But thankfully, faster cloud computing has ushered in new recovery options that can virtually eliminate your operational downtime.

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How to Avoid Data Loss from Natural Disaster

All the big headlines go to ransomware these days, but there’s another threat that remains one of the top causes of data loss: natural disasters. Rain, flooding, fire, earthquakes – the list of threats goes on and on. And when they strike, they pose a serious risk to your IT infrastructure, especially your data.

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SMB ransomware: 1 in 5 small businesses forced to halt operations

Over the past year, we’ve witnessed some of the biggest global companies get hobbled by ransomware: FedEx, Boeing, Merck, Maersk and Mondelez International, just to name a few. The financial losses from these attacks have been staggering. $300 million for FedEx alone. $310 million for Merck. With figures like those, it’s easy to assume that ransomware is mostly a “big business” problem. But in fact, the opposite is true.

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