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.
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.
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Protecting your branch offices with remote backup & restore

Do you have branch offices or roaming users? BackupAssist includes tools for backing up data to a remote location, while also being able to restore their data, no matter where they are. All you need to get started are two things: BackupAssist installed on the device you want to remotely back up. An internet connection.

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Improve IT Operations Using Rsync Cloud Backup

Cloud backup, cloud backup, cloud backup. If you’re following the industry, it’s a term you’ve heard a thousand times. And while there are still some significant downsides to cloud, at the end of the day it’s where things are headed. Sooner or later, the advantages will outweigh the detriments – even if that day hasn’t

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BackupAssist update now utilizes 4096 bit encryption keys in Offsite Backups

Here at BackupAssist, our developers are dedicated to always staying current with evolving technology. That’s how we ensure your peace of mind that the systems and data you depend on are properly protected.  A great example of this will be apparent to customers using a NAS device with our Offsite Backups add-on (formerly Rsync for

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Rsync made easy with Amazon S3

It’s easy to see why so many people are using remote backups. You have scalable storage, no hardware to manage and a backup destination that you can access from anywhere with an internet connection. This is ideal for roaming users, home offices, remote sites and small businesses. Note: BackupAssist 10 has introduced a fully-featured Cloud Backup solution.

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Updated videos: Using Rsync with BackupAssist

Note, for best practice offsite backups, see our Cloud Backup feature, released with BackupAssist 10. Earlier in the year we put out a series on using Rsync with BackupAssist. Soon afterwards we launched v7. We realized that there were some slight changes in the process with v7 so we re-recorded the videos that weren’t current anymore.

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New Video: How To Uninstall Rsync Programs

How To Uninstall Rsync Programs is part of our videos lessons teaching you how to set up a successful Rsync Backup. By the end of this lesson, you will know how to uninstall CopSSH and cwRsyncServer.

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New Video: Seeding Your Rsync Server (lesson 5 of 5)

Seeding Your Rsync Server is the fifth of five video lessons teaching you how to set up a successful Rsync Backup. Watch how a basic Rsync setup can solve your off-site backup requirements. This is the last from our series demonstrating how to use Rsync alongside BackupAssist and we hope you have found them helpful.

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New Video: Setup a Rsync Client (lesson 4 or 5)

Setup a Rsync Client is the fourth of five video lessons teaching you how to set up a successful Rsync Backup. Watch how a basic Rsync setup can solve your off-site backup requirements. Tomorrow we will release the fifth and final video in this series, Seeding your Rsync Server .

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New Video: Installing CopSSH and cwRsyncServer with BackupAssist (lesson 2 of 5)

Installing CopSSH and cwRsyncServer is the second of 5 video lessons teaching you how to set up a successful Rsync Backup.  By the end of this lesson, you will have a working RsyncServer ready to receive data. Later this week we will also be releasing videos on; Activate a User Within CopSSH, Setup Rsync Client

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New Video: Basic Rsync Backup overview with BackupAssist (lesson 1 of 5)

Basic Rysnc Backup overview is the first of 5 video lessons teaching you how to set up a successful Rsync Backup.  Watch how a basic Rsync setup can solve your off-site backup requirements. Later this week we will also be releasing videos on; Installing CopSSH and cwRsyncServer, Activate a User Within CopSSH, Setup Rsync Client

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Some BackupAssist tips from Zen Software

Zen Software, the UK distributor of BackupAssist, has recently made some excellent blog postings about various aspects of BackupAssist. Please take time to check through them to see if the issues raised and solved will help you: Hyper-V Support Host vs Guests — February 10, 2012 — With Hyper-V backups, remember that it could well

Product Releases

BackupAssist V5.4.4 released

We’ve just released version 5.4.4 of BackupAssist. This is a maintenance release that includes a number of fixes. This release is especially important for users running the Hyper-V Granular restore console and Rsync Engine. Minor fixes have also been made to the BackupAssist Restore Console, the Calendar options,  Media usage report and Exchange selection screens.