2019 report by AIG reported Business Email Compromise and Malware as the top cyber email threats. Learn the best you can do to protect your emails.
Although Office 365 has data retention, it is data recovery you should be concerned about. Backup and GDPR compliance are also concerns. This is where the third party cloud backup services support and supplement the functionality of your office 365.
whether you are a company of 1 or 1000, having your cloud data backup and access to restore it anytime is the insurance to secure and protect your data assets. Acronis is a global leader in cyber protection, it is consistently successful with more than 500,000 business customers across the globe.
If you are an Irish company transferring data with a UK-based company or a company with its IT server or cloud service in UK, you should start thinking about ways to safeguard your data.
Cryptojacking attacks increased by 8,500% in 2017 and the threat continues.
There are two ways to protect yourself from cryptojacking. One, prevent it from happening in the first place by consciously choosing what link to click, what websites to visit and where to download and upgrade software. Two, use data protection and cybersecurity software. A recent whitepaper by IDC revealed that a combination of data protection and cybersecurity is an effective method to safeguard your data from threat
More than 5 million people in the world use ‘Acronis True Image’. This provides backup for operating systems, Office 365, files, applications, settings, photos and videos. This solution is available for Laptops, PCs, Mac, Android and iOS devices.
Irish companies are being advised to review their data services and storage in the UK. The Irish government has issued advice to Irish businesses that may be storing personal data in the UK or UK Cloud Based Services in regards to Brexit. Irish companies need to ensure that all the sufficient protections are in place so that they can seamlessly transfer personal data post Brexit. This includes but is not limited to: mailing lists, payrolls and any data storage or web hosting where personal data is involved. The Government says that it’s currently working with it’s partners in the EU to ensure that all the necessary protections are in place post Brexit. Protection […]
Backup services are great, the ones that allow you to automatically restore your site whenever it goes down. On the other hand, if you’ve opted in to (like the majority of wordpress users) to rely on backup plugins or manual backups, you’ll want to know how to restore it manually. Every WordPress site consists of 2 parts. There is the files, and the database. Both of these need to be restored individually otherwise you will run into a plethora of issues. Downloading your backup Let’s start by assuming that you already have a copy of your site and you just need to restore it. Once you’ve got a usable backup of both […]
In this day and age, windows defender and a spam filter on your email account just isn’t going to cut it anymore. The landscape of cybersecurity breaches and vulnerabilities is constantly changing and to protect ourselves, we must evolve with it. Sure, it’s great that the majority of us are all educated enough to not click on “suspicious” links in an email or text, but what do you do when it happens by accident? You were browsing through your email and when you opened that fishy email, your hand slipped and you clicked into it? In this case, the preventive measures are simply not enough. To minimize the damage caused by a cybersecurity […]
Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption (POODLE) was released with the CVE identifier of CVE-2014-3566. This vulnerability was discovered in SSL 3.0. This is different to the “HeartBleed” vulnerability which was discovered in OpenSSL. SSL protocol 3.0 has a vulnerability in which CBC-modde ciphers allow “man in the middle” attacks through the use of padding-oracle stacks. This targets the ciphers and allows the retrieval of plain-text from what should otherwise be, encrypted information. Impacts of Disabling SSLv3 For the most part, there is no impact for people in disabling SSLv3 due to the fact that the large majority of connections rely on TLS. It is advisable to not only disable SSLv3 on server […]