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Keeping you up to date on the latest tech news.

 

WannaCry Shows Ransomware Here to Stay

  Estimated 200,000 Computers Crippled An apparently random attack using a strain of malware called "WannaCry" started gaining traction on a Friday and spread like wildfire through the weekend. Like other ransomware variants, WannaCry spreads as a worm, scanning...

Cloud Backup Saves Data After Fire Destroys School

  IT Manager's Decision to Outsource Data Protection Pays Off Daniel Sapseid, IT Manager at The Academy secondary school in Selsey, UK, decided to move data backups to the cloud after attending the 2015 British Educational Training and Technology (BETT) trade show. By...

Ransomware: I’m infected, now what?

Scenario 1: Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Ransomware strain: Locky Sufficient data protection platform in place: No Ransom paid: $17,000 Path to resolution: 10 days of negotiating and working with law enforcement On February 5th, 2016, users found they could...

Business Continuity Awareness Week Roundup

It's the last day of Business Continuity Awareness Week 2016, an annual global event to demonstrate the value of business continuity and help people understand why they should apply it to their organization. Throughout the week, we've released materials and tools...

Why Healthcare Data Backup Should Be in the Cloud

Over the past decade, cloud backup, recovery and restore options have emerged as the most secure, flexible and reliable solutions for securing critical data. There are seven key advantages to using cloud backup at your healthcare clinic or practice.   1. Reduce...

Supporting IT Solutions: The Human Element

Users don't read. That's a guiding principle behind modern software design, written or unwritten; user behavior has been studied exhaustively to develop intuitive GUIs and reduce the inevitable "how do I..." support calls. Makes sense, really - when was the last time...

Announcing Armada Cloud’s Refer-A-Friend Program

You're probably protecting your data already, but have your friends and associates taken the time to ensure that their sensitive and vital corporate information is safe? At Armada Cloud, most of our new customers are a result of referrals from satisfied clients, and...

Data Security: Are your backups protected?

A PCWorld reader named Melissa wrote in to their Answer Line column with the following question regarding online backups: "With hackers now able to hack into government and large holding companies' computers, wouldn't I also be at risk?" Melissa's concern...

What You Need To Know About SaaS Protection

Adoption of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based solutions is becoming increasingly popular. Benefits include reduced cost of ownership, increased organization-wide collaboration and enhanced productivity. However, what happens if you lose your data within these...

Moving to the Cloud – Challenges and Guidance

According to a survey by BetterCloud, 62% of included organizations will run 100% of their IT in the cloud by 2020, up from 12% today.  Services like Google Apps and Office 365 provide lighter, more nimble replacements for failure-prone on-premise infrastructure while...

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