The Definitive Ransomware Protection Guide for Business in 2020
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An abandoned office will present some unique risks to your I.T. infrastructure, your backups included. Here are some ways you can prepare for an office lockdown, so you remain cyber-resilient while the office is empty.
The best time to protect yourself from ransomware is before it strikes. Cyber-resilience requires the right ransomware protection to save you from the panic and stress of unplanned downtime and potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars in ransom payments.
An abandoned office will present some unique risks to your I.T. infrastructure, your backups included. Here are some ways you can prepare for an office lockdown, so you remain cyber-resilient while the office is empty.
The best time to protect yourself from ransomware is before it strikes. Cyber-resilience requires the right ransomware protection to save you from the panic and stress of unplanned downtime and potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars in ransom payments.
winter is coming - protecting data
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Winter is coming. A Lannister always protects his data.

Well, actually Winter’s already here. And no, we’re not going to talk about Game of Thrones.  Sorry about that… But with Juno just passed, snow still piling up outside and winds assaulting the walls of your server room, it’s time to start thinking seriously about data protection. Unfortunately, nobody’s yet worked out how to make servers

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Windows BitLocker drive detection pop-up

  BackupAssist uses BitLocker to encrypt removable drives. These drives can generate a pop-up message when they are attached to a server. This article explains the message and how to respond.

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Australian Office closed for Australia Day 26th January 2015

Our Australian Office will be closed for Australia Day on Monday 26th of January 2015.  As such, our Australian Support and Sales teams will be unavailable on these days.  However, US Support and Sales will both continue to operate as normal.

Meet Jim - Backup software developer
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Meet the BA team! Jim – Software Developer

Late last year, we started a new series introducing you to the faces behind the software here at BackupAssist.  Last time, it was Rick our Technical Writer.  This time, we have a much stranger creature to introduce… Meet Jim, one of our Lead Software Developers.  Jim is one of the men and women who write the

How MSPs can improve backup services
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Are you an MSP? You can improve your backup services

If you’re an IT managed service provider (MSP), stop what you’re doing right now.  Stop it.  Put it down.  Take a few steps back.  It’s time to have a serious think about the backup services you’re offering your clients. For MSPs, a decent backup and disaster recovery service should be squarely placed among the core

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Two types of IT Pro in a disaster recovery scenario

Different people react differently in different situations (different!).  IT Pros are just like everyone else – when it comes to a disaster recovery situation, some will have things covered a lot better than others! We put together a light-hearted graphic that shows two of the most common types of IT Pro when it comes to DR…

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VSS application backups

The Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service or VSS is a storage management framework designed for Windows to create point-in-time copies or snapshots of drives while files are in use.

things prioritized over backing up data
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Things your workplace values more than backing up data…

As an IT Pro, the mentality that seemingly anything and everything should be prioritized over responsibly backing up data is enough to have you pulling your hair out.  Because if the systems crash and vital data goes missing – guess who’s going to be going without sleep for days trying to get everything up and

tech in 2015 - the IT pro's calendar
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Tech dates in 2015 – the IT Pro’s calendar

Happy New Year, IT Pros! It’s 2015 and we’re now just as far away from the year 2000 as we are from the year 2030 – crazy. Here’s what to get excited about over the coming year.  It’s going to be a good one!