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How to Spot the Signs of Fake Ransomware

Don’t panic! Just because you’ve received a ransomware alert on your screen or in your inbox, it doesn’t mean you’re infected. Here’s how to spot the fakes.

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What Your 3-2-1 Backup Plan Needs

You’re ready to set up a 3-2-1 backup strategy. But how should you set it up? Here’s some of the specifics you will need to consider.

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A List of Backup Resolutions for 2018

The start of a New Year is a great time to put your backup solution under the microscope. Here’s how to make sure you’re prepared for 2018.

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SysAdmin Halloween Horror Posters: Your Worst Nightmare

There’s a rattling in the server room. Nervously, you unlock the door. One of your coworkers is destroying the SAN with a hammer, and he’s out of control! Three men wrest him to the ground. But the damage has already been done. You didn’t keep offsite copies, and the backups were on the shared drive! In

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3-2-1 Rule of Backups [Infographic]

When it comes to developing a backup strategy, whether it’s intended to protect your family photos from last year’s holiday, or a mission-critical server environment for your business, your starting point is always going to be the 3-2-1 rule of backups. It’s the fundamental rule that ensures your data has the best possible chance at

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Nothing is forever: Future-proofing backup & recovery

Researching, selecting and investing in a backup & recovery solution is no easy thing.  It takes time, it takes careful consideration, and it takes money.  So really, it should go without saying that this is not a process you want to go through any more frequently than is absolutely necessary.  Well, that’s why it’s so

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The Role of Backups in Server 2003 Migration

There’s only a month left until the Windows Server 2003 End of Life.  After reading that sentence, we’re guessing that you had one of two reactions: either a trickle of cold sweat just ran down your neck, or a satisfied grin spread across your face.  Let’s hope it’s the latter.  But in the case of

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4 simple steps for disaster recovery planning [infographic]

Is your business starting to think about its Disaster Recovery planning?  We really hope so.  Because if you lose your IT infrastructure to disaster, it’s going to have a serious impact on your business.  In fact, a lot of SMBs don’t recover at all. There’s a lot of information out there on planning for disaster

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4 causes of data loss you haven’t considered

Serious, mission-critical data loss is a nightmare scenario for most businesses.  If you have anything to do with data loss prevention for your business, you’ve probably spent time thinking of all the awful possibilities that could rob your business of its ability to compete in the digital economy.  Natural disaster, hardware failure, power outage, malware,

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Use server backups to bring down organized crime

  Server backups are important. You know it. We know it. But when considering why your business needs to make frequent, effective backups the thought of organized crime usually doesn’t enter the equation. No, we’re not talking Sopranos bust-your-kneecaps style organized crime. Your server backups aren’t going to stop horse heads turning up between the

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World Cup 2014: 4 valuable lessons you can learn about backup strategy!

Here at BackupAssist, we’ve caught World Cup fever!  With offices and staff in the US and Australia, hopes were never high for our home-teams to make the final, but oh boy they both put up a great fight.  Particularly team USA – wow! Having our home countries knocked out hasn’t stopped our enthusiasm for a