Cohesity Backup Solutions

Nowadays having data protection together with backup, helps to easily recover them in case something happens, and is indispensable for companies that do not want to suffer attacks on their Infrastructure, which we believe is the case of your company. To prevent attacks, create backups, and keep it safe you need a reliable solution like the one Cohesity offers. What is backup? Backup is the process of duplicating data and storing it in a secure place in case of loss or damage. Ideally, this backup copy (often called a snapshot) is immutable, meaning it cannot be altered after it is created to protect against mutations such as ransomware. We have 3 types of backups: Full backups – The most basic and complete type of backup. As the name implies, this type of backup makes a copy of all data to a storage device, such as a disk or tape. The primary...
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The Worst Ransomware Attacks in 2021

The year 2021 was marked by worst ransomware attacks, such as the attack on JBS Foods and Colonial Pipeline, causing loss of data and money for the affected companies. We've gathered the worst ransomware attacks of the last year in this post with some tips for your business to avoid this kind of headache. What is a Ransomware Attack? According to the U.S. Government’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Assurance Agency (CISA): “Ransomware is an ever-evolving form of malware designed to encrypt files on a device, rendering any files and the systems that rely on them unusable. Malicious actors then demand ransom in exchange for decryption. Ransomware actors often target and threaten to sell or leak exfiltrated data or authentication information if the ransom is not paid.” In general words, it is a type of 'data kidnapping' where criminals act through cybernetic attacks to invade systems and steal such data and ask for...
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3 ways not to lose your data during a cyberattack

Every year we see unfortunate stories of ransomware attacks where companies lose money, data and potentially reputation. One of the most publicised incidents is the case of the North American oil pipeline, Colonial Pipeline, which caused panic in the purchase of fuel. A ransom of $4.4 million was eventually paid but much of it was recovered by the FBI. We are sure that no organisation wants to go through that. Today we bring you some simple ways to keep your data safe. First, do the basics! Have these essential and indispensable things to avoid losing your data in an attack: two-factor authentication, patch your systems and security monitoring. Always be cautious when clicking links in emails, socially engineered emails & spoofing may make an email look legit. Cybercriminals don't care if you are a big or small company, so always be cautious! Have a Backup! Preferably have a solution that provides...
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Legal IT Backup Solutions

Following on from my previous article on how Cohesity can help in legal IT and inspired by a similar article I read about the nightmares IT teams have within legal when asked for a file restore from backup! Whilst supporting legal firms I have restored my fair share of files, folders, emails, databases and many more data types across varied solutions and media. The anxiety builds quickly as this is normally requested by a PA but you are fully aware there is a Partner/Solicitor behind the request that requires the restore like yesterday; normally as part of a matter they are working on. Nine times out of ten the file has been deleted by the someone involved in the matter but this conversation will never be discussed! This is also a no go area when explaining the time it will take to request and receive the tapes from store, catalogue them,...
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