Microsoft will soon add a new feature to its OneDrive cloud storage that is designed to ramp up security for your most sensitive files. Dubbed OneDrive Personal Vault, this ‘partition’ of your OneDrive account will only be accessible using “a strong authentication method or a second step of identity verification, such as your fingerprint, face, PIN, or … More Microsoft enhances OneDrive to secure your sensitive files
A few days apart, two cities in Florida cave in to extortionists’ demands in hopes of restoring access to municipal computer systems. To pay or not to pay ransomware attackers? Is it okay to pay? And if I do pay up, will it make the problem go away? These have been some truly pressing questions … More Two US cities opt to pay $1m to ransomware operators
What are the main types of backup operations and how can you avoid the sinking feeling of realizing that you may not get your data back? As humanity’s use of all kinds of technology has grown, terms like backup are no longer unfamiliar to the majority of people. Of course, the concept of a backup … More Types of backup and five backup mistakes to avoid
World Backup Day is a reminder that organizations and individuals need to make data backup and protection a priority. The loss of data – whether a result of human error, technological failure, or a cyberattack – is one of the greatest threats to organizations and individuals today. In our increasingly digitized world, we rely on our … More World Backup Day: Is your data in safe hands?
Some tips that businesses can do to get better at it without breaking the bank. Here at RSA Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) are squarely faced with the daunting task of securing the explosion of IoT devices, now ever-present in the business environment. In the past, IoT in a business setting could largely be ignored, but that’s no … More RSA – IoT security meets SMB
Time does fly! It feels like only yesterday that a new strain of hitherto little-known malware achieved celebrity status among global ransomware campaigns. It’s already been a year, almost to the day, since the WannaCryptor ransomware cryptoworm – also known as WannaCry and detected by ESET as Win32/Filecoder.WannaCryptor.D – ran rampant. What made WannaCryptor’s impact so severe, … More 12 months on, what are the lessons learned from WannaCryptor?
When it comes to storing a company’s confidential information and/or backing it up, various questions tend to come up with regards to the location where this storage will take place. Some companies choose to manage everything for themselves, providing remote access so their employees can look it up whenever they need it. Others, however, have … More Is it safe to store corporate information on Google Drive (or similar services)?