The Definitive Ransomware Protection Guide for Business in 2020
Prepare - Survive - Recover
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.
Amidst the Covid-19 public health emergency, here’s a summary of the latest updates pertaining our team and how we continue to support your business.
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.
Amidst the Covid-19 public health emergency, here’s a summary of the latest updates pertaining our team and how we continue to support your business.
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.
Cyber Resilience

Bare-Metal Disaster Recovery Guide – updated for 2020

To achieve a successful bare-metal recovery, you need the right backup. In this article, we look at what makes a backup the ‘right backup’, and how to perform a recovery using Windows Server or BackupAssist.

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Season’s Greetings from BackupAssist!

On behalf of the team at BackupAssist, we would like to wish you happy holidays, and thank you for using BackupAssist for your backup needs. Holiday Season Closing Dates 2019-2020 Please note that our USA and Australian offices will be closed on the following dates over this period. USA Office Closed: Tuesday, 24th December 2019

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BackupAssist & GDPR compliance

There are a lot of changes coming to how your personnel data is managed by organisations and companies – and it all kicks off on May 25th. Over the past few weeks you’ve probably received lots of emails about updated company policies from the businesses and websites that you use. This is because of GDPR,

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Hyper-V backup best practice guide

This guide explains how to create reliable, best practice Hyper-V backup of your Hyper-V Server using BackupAssist System Protection. File Protection and File Archiving can also be used to back up Hyper-V environments, but System Protection is our recommended backup type for Hyper-V because it supports: Customized Hyper-V destination, CSV and Exchange Server detection steps

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Tape Backup made simple with BackupAssist

At last, small and medium sized businesses have a simple tape backup software solution for Windows Servers. Simple installation and setup of a tape backup scheme Simple scheduling and setup with wizards Tape rotation instructions and result logs sent to you by email Tape backup of Windows Servers, Exchange Servers or SQL Servers A low-cost tape backup

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VSS backup and restore with BackupAssist

What is a VSS backup? A VSS backup is an application-consistent backup that uses the Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service, a storage management framework designed for Windows, to create point-in-time copies (or snapshots) of drives where files are in use. In summary, VSS works as follows: BackupAssist sends a request to VSS to perform a

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How to Set up CryptoSafeGuard

You may have heard about BackupAssist’s new ransomware-protection feature, CryptoSafeGuard. Here’s how to get it and set it up to protect your backups.

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Responding to CryptoSafeGuard Alerts

This article explains how to protect your backups and respond to a ransomware alert from BackupAssist’s CryptoSafeGuard feature.

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Tape Drive Management and BackupAssist

How to Set up your Tape Drive for use with BackupAssist Introduction BackupAssist will use any standalone tape device that is supported by the Windows operating system. This article explains how to ensure that BackupAssist will run with your hardware. Other tape drive solutions If other backup software products are installed, they may prevent BackupAssist

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Remote Offsite Backup for your Data

Remote offsite backup solutions are typically built around a client software program that runs on a schedule, typically once a day, and usually at night while computers aren’t in use. The backup program typically collects, compresses, encrypts, and transfers the data to the remote backup service provider’s servers, or off-site hardware. If backups are a headache

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Application consistent backup with VSS

If you create and administer backups, you will have heard the terms application-consistent backup and Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS). You may even know that VSS runs in the background while a backup takes place. Knowing that is usually enough but if you’re customizing your backups or encountering VSS problems it helps to know more.

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Backup storage options for local backups

Accessing backup storage options To access the Backup storage options shown above: Click  Jobs in the navigation bar Double-click the job you want to edit. Click  Destination on the left menu. Click  Backup storage options to expand the section. Managing disk space on a local backup directory There are a number of ways in which disk space can be managed through BackupAssist on