Benefits of Back Ups in the Cloud

Benefits of Back Ups in the Cloud

Many industry professionals can remember when doing backups throughout the year meant that you would have to pre-order boxes and boxes of tape drives. At the time we thought they were fantastic and if you told us back then that one day back up systems would be quick, easy and cost efficient we would actually probably have believed you. But if you said that it would be off site, instantly scalable and 100% guaranteed, we would have been far more sceptical.

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Are the Phish Fighting Back?

Last month we spoke a little about the increase in Spear Phishing and its devastating effects on Sony, but now it seems that the next strike in the cyber war has resulted in North Korea’s internet being shut down.

Are the Phish Fighting Back?

The attack on Sony, which seems to be a response to Sony’s The Interview, breached Sony’s security and leaked several unreleased films as well as the possible theft of employee’s personal data. It has been suggested that the attack was in part due to outdated OS systems and lax cyber security. It is scary to think it but the simple act of clicking on a link may have cost Sony millions of dollars in lost revenue as well as international humiliation.

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