Backups & Disaster Recovery

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Most businesses rely on digitally stored data. If that data is lost – through hardware failure, cyber crime, accidental deletion and soon – it can have a real, financial impact.

That’s why it’s vital that organisations make proper, regular backups and that they have a disaster recovery plan to facilitate business continuity.

Here, we write about backup-related news and offer helpful tips.

Ransomware May Be Down, But Other Types Of Malware Are Thriving

There’s good news, and there’s bad news. Ransomware – the insidious form of computer malware that locks users’ computers and demands money to unlock them – seems to be on the decline. That’s one of the key findings from the 2018 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report, which recorded a massive 71.2% drop in ransomware attacks in 2017. […]Read more »

When Bad Updates Attack – And How To Deal With It

Meltdown and Spectre patches show just how wrong patches can go Bolstered security, new features, performance tweaks, visual improvements – all good reasons to install updates. And whether you’re using a Windows PC, a Mac, a smartphone or a tablet, you’ll find yourself frequently downloading and installing updates to make your software better. Unfortunately, though, it doesn’t […]Read more »

The 3-2-1 Rule: Backups That Could Help Avoid Disaster

Can you really secure your business data in three steps? Creating backups doesn’t have to be complicated or painful, but it does need to be effective. That’s why at TMB, we recommend using what’s known as the 3-2-1 rule to guide your backup routines. It’s straightforward, easy to remember and it insures against data loss in multiple […]Read more »