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

Australia day office closed
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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

two types of IT Pro in disaster recovery
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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…

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!

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Holiday Support hours 2014

Our team have worked hard this year and are looking forward to a well-deserved couple of days with friends and family. For those who will require technical support over the Holiday period, we wish to advise that our support offices will be closed on the following days. We hope this won’t cause too much inconvenience.

2014 the year in review
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Bugs, breaches & big tech releases: what went down in 2014

Well fellow IT Pros, the year is just about to throw in the towel.  Let’s all give each other a collective high-five for another year with no apocalyptic extinction events, while we spend some time reflecting on the good, the bad and the downright unexpected developments that shook up the tech world in 2014. If

Bitlocker encryption times
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Bitlocker encryption times – security is worth the wait.

As you’ve probably heard by now, the latest version of BackupAssist includes BitLocker encryption for System Protection backups on external drives.  This is an addition we’re really excited about – it’s a great tool that helps provide the high level of data security our customers have come to expect from us. As the BitLocker engine

be thankful for backup tech
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Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s what we’re thankful for this year

It’s that fantastic time of year again!  Quality time with the family.  More food than any human should eat in a lifetime – let alone in one sitting.  Floats, parades and a couple of days off from the 9-5 grind. We love Thanksgiving! But most important of all is to stop and think about everything