Tag Archives: data backup

Business Backups | Cloud Storage

14 Nov

business backups

Business Backups – Is it Time to Shift from Hard Drives to Cloud Backup External hard drives, USB sticks, and even the occasional writable CD ROM are still being used in offices across the country – even as cloud storage becomes increasingly popular as a means to secure company data. As a business owner, choosing […]

Backup Awareness | Data Backup

27 Jun

backup awareness month

Data Backup Awareness Month June was backup awareness month, and the cybersecurity industry urged internet users around the world to heed its call for heightened vigilance. The warning comes at a time when ransomware and other online attacks continue to threaten privacy and data security. What’s the true state of cybersecurity implementation at companies around […]

Data and Small Business | Surviving Load Shedding

10 Aug

surviving load shedding

How your business and its data can survive load shedding Blackouts caused by the instability of the national power grid have been causing the business community headaches for over a decade, and when load shedding reaches level six, the risk of permanent data loss increases exponentially. Afrihost server outage disrupts business for over a week […]

Data is your responsibility | data backup

17 May

data is your responsibility

Make data your responsibility 365 days a year Today, productivity is taking place in the cloud more than ever before. In fact, it’s hard to imagine a time when we used to rely on physical storage like hard drives to keep our data safe. Switching to cloud-based apps and online backup for business and personal […]

Nespresso Data leak | Cybercrime

22 Mar

data leak

It’s a Caffeine hit with Nespresso Data leak Cybersecurity has been in the headlines a lot lately, with South African companies increasingly falling victim to hacking, malware, and data breaches. Two of South Africa’s best loved brands, Absa and Nespresso, recently had their share of cybercrime trouble when the companies suffered large data breaches in […]

Facebook Lost Control | Mobile Apps

12 Oct

facebook control

Has Facebook lost control? Social media is a huge part of our lives and for most of us, Facebook is the platform we go to for news, entertainment and to keep up with everyone we know. This wildly successful social media platform has grown exponentially over the years and is now used by 3 billion people […]

Data Backup Failure | Cloud Backup

24 Aug

data backup failure

How to Mitigate the Risk of Data Backup Failure with Cloud Backup Data – Backup Failure. These three words strung together could mean the difference between a short-term shutdown or permanent closure for many businesses. To ensure that their data management plans are effective, business owners need to get to grips with how and why […]

Identifying and Detecting Fraud, Step by Step

26 Jan

online fraud detection

It is an undeniable fact that when it comes to detecting, preventing and investigating fraud and other security incidents, data and evidence are vitally important if accuracy is to be ensured. Something that cannot be denied is that a thorough investigation is required when fraud is suspected. This seems an obvious statement, doesn’t it? But […]

Protecting Your Data – Cloud Backup, Cloud Storage, or Cloud Sync?

4 Feb

protecing your data in 2020

We all know that we need to protect our data from breaches and hacking attacks, but are we fully aware of the options and what do they even mean? There are so many ‘cloud’ buzzwords attached to data protection, from storage to sync to backup, that you’d be forgiven for not knowing the difference. Types […]

Make Data Backup a Habit rather than a Task

3 Dec

make data backup a habit not a task

Does it make sense to have vehicle insurance for your car, household insurance for your home, medical insurance for you, life insurance for your family, and no insurance for your valuable data? Absolutely not! Far too many people overlook the importance of having a reliable data backup plan that comes with encryption–until it’s too late, […]