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An onslaught of COVID-19 scams and cyberattacks have created even more challenges for businesses during the pandemic. Among the most troubling threats right now is a rise in coronavirus-related ransomware.
Many companies are fortunate to be able to rely on remote workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. But not all of them are doing it as efficiently as they could be.
As if you didn’t already have enough to worry about, scammers are exploiting the COVID-19 crisis to infiltrate your business and deceive your employees. In the process, they’re stealing data, personal information and money, in what authorities are calling an “unprecedented” surge in coronavirus-related scams.
We’re only just beginning to see the impact of COVID-19 on businesses around the globe. But already the data is staggering.
With government-mandated lockdowns across the globe, companies in numerous industries are facing massive cuts and closures. Even in sectors that are shifting to remote work, coronavirus is causing major operational disruptions just about everywhere.
The COVID-19 outbreak has upended businesses in nearly every industry. Across the globe, companies are quickly shifting operations and forcing employees to work from their homes. In some U.S. states, non-essential businesses have been ordered to close altogether.
As businesses rapidly adapt to the COVID-19 outbreak, the need for comprehensive disaster recovery planning has never been more vital. The global pandemic has forced many organizations to rethink their operations, adopting new telecommuting policies and building out infrastructure to support it.
In this post, we look at why data backup for startups is so important and which solutions are best for these fast-growing small businesses.
Disaster recovery testing gives you peace of mind that your data backups can be successfully restored when it matters most.
Corporate data backup is the bedrock of any business continuity plan. With backups, businesses can recover lost data after a ransomware attack, hardware failure, accidental deletion and numerous other incidents.
Deploying a dependable data backup system is essential to maintaining business continuity in legal services. But with so many different backup products to choose from, it can be difficult for firms to know which solution is best for your practice.
Microsoft guarantees a 99.9% uptime for its Office 365 services, providing some peace of mind that your email, cloud apps and files will be available when you need them. But as any O365 user knows, that tiny 0.1% of potential downtime can translate into a nightmare when the service actually goes down.
On Friday, August 16, a large ransomware attack struck 22 towns in Texas, all at the same time. The infection was widespread, well-coordinated and appeared to originate from a single source. And while details are still emerging, it’s a troubling sign that government ransomware attacks could continue to disrupt U.S. cities in the months ahead.
2019 was a rough year for government organizations as ransomware wreaked havoc on public services across the United States. More than 70 state and local governments were successfully infected.
The key difference between unified continuity and traditional backup solutions is that unified systems are fully integrated technologies. They combine hardware, software and cloud infrastructure to create a seamless business continuity solution, developed by a single vendor.
One of the most disastrous ransomware attacks of 2019 happened in the rural community of Jackson County, Georgia. On a Saturday morning in March, attackers infiltrated the county's networks, locking staff out of nearly every government system. 9-1-1 dispatchers'...
On New Year’s Eve, international travelers encountered a rude surprise when attempting to exchange foreign currency: systems were down—indefinitely. Travelex, the popular currency exchange service, had been hit by ransomware. That meant all 1,200 Travelex stores, kiosks and counters in 70 countries around the world had been knocked offline.
Data loss is one of the most common causes of business disruption today—and one of the most costly. When critical files get wiped out, operations suffer and downtime ensues.
Disaster recovery is a component of business continuity planning that is intended to help companies recover quickly from a disruptive event.
While ransomware detections, overall, have dipped at times over the last year, there are signs that strains like “NAS ransomware” are the new rage among cybercriminals.
Comparing disaster recovery solutions is an important first step to identifying the right data backup system for your organization. Whether you’re comparing Veeam vs. Datto or any other BC/DR vendor, it’s important to dig into the details of each offering to determine the best fit.
Converged architecture is changing the way we think about traditional IT infrastructure, how it’s deployed and how it’s managed. There are clear benefits to adopting a converged approach – but that doesn’t mean it’s a perfect fit for every organization.
Deploying a small business backup solution is the most important step to preventing data loss from ransomware, cyberattacks, accidental file deletion and other threats. But if you’re not backing up your data properly, recovering it can be a lot more challenging and costly.
SMB ransomware is the most prominent malware threat today, causing significant downtime and financial losses for businesses in every industry.
IDC has released a new report calling attention to the critical importance of Office 365 backup for protection against SaaS data loss and other risks.
Datto released its 2019 ransomware statistics this month, and the numbers aren’t pretty. 1 in 5 small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) has fallen victim to ransomware, and the average costs of an attack continue to rise.
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which means now is the perfect time to make sure your business is protected against the latest threats.
Unified systems can deliver more dependable levels of data protection and recovery, in addition to being easier to manage and deploy. But, there’s more to know.
Data backups can literally save your business after a catastrophe. But not all disaster recovery solutions are made equal. If you’re comparing Unitrends vs. Datto, we’ve put together this short guide to help you identify the right fit for your needs.
Last week, the FBI issued a stark warning to businesses: ransomware attacks are becoming more sophisticated, more targeted and more costly for U.S. organizations.
Implementing a business continuity plan is a must for law firms of all sizes. But if the plan has been put together haphazardly, or hasn’t been updated in years, then it creates a liability. When disaster strikes, the firm will not be adequately prepared, resulting in costly disruptions and potentially even compromising its chances of survival.