Five ways that backup has changed since the days of tape

Back in the day, all this was tape, but times have changed, with cloud-to-cloud backup, cloud storage, virtual and physical backup appliances and myriad endpoint hardware Backup has changed almost beyond recognition in the past decade or so. Traditional backup, to tape that was moved offsite with a secondary site to operate from in case of disaster,Continue reading “Five ways that backup has changed since the days of tape”

Mozilla Firefox’s new feature will make it harder for ISPs to spy on you

Mozilla is pressing ahead with its controversial DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) feature that many across the United States and the United Kingdom have lobbied against. The update will add an additional layer of encryption to your internet traffic and makes it more difficult for ISPs to snoop on your browsing data. Whenever you punch in a webContinue reading “Mozilla Firefox’s new feature will make it harder for ISPs to spy on you”

Ransomware-hit US gas pipeline shut for two days

A ransomware attack on a US natural gas facility meant a pipeline had to be shut down for two days, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has said. However, it did not name the facility or say when the attack happened. A malicious link sent to staff at the facility eventually caused the shutdownContinue reading “Ransomware-hit US gas pipeline shut for two days”

What Is Search Engine Optimization (SEO) And Why Is It Important

Search engine optimization is important for the success of any online business. Every webmaster should understand what is SEO, how it works and the traffic potential it can generate for all website types. In this SEO guide you will learn: What is SEO? Why is SEO important? An introduction to SEO for beginners Best wayContinue reading “What Is Search Engine Optimization (SEO) And Why Is It Important”

Several cybersecurity companies have spotted campaigns that use coronavirus-themed emails to deliver malware, phishing attempts and scams.

The new coronavirus outbreak, which started in China, has made a lot of headlines recently and has caused global panic. Over 40,000 infections have been confirmed and the death toll has exceeded 1,000. The virus has been named 2019-nCoV and Covid-19. Given the virus’s impact, it’s not surprising that cybercriminals and fraudsters have been leveragingContinue reading “Several cybersecurity companies have spotted campaigns that use coronavirus-themed emails to deliver malware, phishing attempts and scams.”

10 signs you should find a new Managed Services Provider (MSP)

Not all MSPs are created equal. Here are ten signs it may be time to find a new Managed Services Provider. 10 signs you should consider replacing your MSP Problems with pooled resources Difficulty obtaining documentation and fixes High turnover rate Inexperienced resources Reliance on “star” employees Too many clients Not proactive Inability to scaleContinue reading “10 signs you should find a new Managed Services Provider (MSP)”

IT Outsourcing? The Reasons, Risks and Rewards

As the owner of a small company, you have probably entertained the thought of outsourcing some aspect of your business. The benefits of outsourcing seem obvious, touted by experts across numerous industries as the answer to cutting costs for business functions ranging from information technology to accounting, marketing and human resources; it seems possible thatContinue reading “IT Outsourcing? The Reasons, Risks and Rewards”

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