Tag Archives: online backup

How to Avoid these 6 Common Cloud Mistakes

6 Jul

common cloud mistakes

Using the cloud to backup your data can significantly benefit your business. But it also presents the risk of making mistakes that could seriously impact your business’s overall security and efficiency. Here’s how you can avoid some of the most common cloud mistakes. 1. don’t assume your cloud data Is automatically protected Cloud storage alone is […]

Is the latest iPhone iOS update worth your time?

13 May

With iOS 14.5 now available, the question begs to be asked; is the new update really worth your time, and if it is, what exactly has changed or improved? Digital giants are constantly releasing software updates for their devices, some small and relatively insignificant while other updates have a significant impact on the performance of […]

South Africans see an increase in online shopping scams

12 Jan

online shopping

So, while scrolling through your social media news feed you happen to ‘stumble’ across a coveted item on your must-have list – at a considerably discounted price. The discount persuades you and you take all the necessary steps to visit the supplier website, make the purchase and sit back to await it’s arrival…except the delivery […]

A look at the Protection of PI Act (PoPI Act)

28 Jul

regulation of PoPI Act

For a while, it looked as though South Africa would lag behind the rest of the world when it came to personal information protection laws, but suddenly, all of that has changed. The South African Constitution declares that everyone has the right to privacy, and South Africa is now taking the use and storage of […]

Back to Basics of Backing Up: How to Choose the Right File Sync & Backup

19 May

basics of backing up

2020 saw the whole work-from-home concept flourish. It’s not that people are starting up their own businesses from home, but rather that businesses are realising the value in having home-based and remote workers. Not only does this make for a happier workforce, but it also seems to boost productivity. Of course, with the convenience of […]

Traffic Fine Platform Data Leak Exposes Many

3 Jul

After the 2017 Master Deeds breach exposed the details of some 60 000 local South African’s, you would think that those in control of sensitive data on such a large scale would be more careful. It seems however, that not everyone learned their lesson. If you were outraged to hear just how easy it is […]

I’m selling my computer – How do I wipe the hard drive before I sell it?

21 Nov

We often talk about doing online backups to ensure that you don’t lose files in the event of a computer malfunctioning or going missing, but what if you are choosing to sell your laptop or computer? Many people who are upgrading to a better system will want to make some cash selling their older unit […]

10 Reasons Why You Need Cloud Backup and Online Backup in South Africa

8 Aug

Cloud backup – also known as online backup in South Africa, is essential for your business and we would like to share with you just why it is such an important transition for any organisation! Below is our pick of the top 10 reasons: Increased cyber crime means that no connected device is really safe. […]

6 Reasons to Use an Online Backup Service in South Africa

1 Aug

Just about every document, memory and personal details that we have is in digital format these days. If you have your important data stored to your devices, it is vital that you regularly backup the information. A few years ago it would have been perfectly acceptable to regularly back your data up to removable hard […]

How online backup is better than cloud storage

5 Apr

Many people assume that online backup and cloud storage is the same thing and it’s easy to see why.  It can be a modern dilemma trying to decide which service you actually need, if you aren’t familiar with the differences between the two, and they are significant.  Online storage / cloud storage and online backup […]