Backups for business

Data stored on computers, phones or tablets can be lost – often without any warning.

 

Hardware failure, theft, or malware infection (such as a cryptolocker ransomware attack) can make recovering data that is critical to your business expensive or impossible. To avoid this, you need to backup your data.

 

There are two main options for backing up your business data:

  • portable backup – such as a USB or external hard drive
  • cloud backup

 

Comparison of backup options

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Using Windows XP in 2019

Using Windows XP in 2019

 

Windows XP was first released in 2001 and reached end of life on 8th April 2014. This is when the last Windows security updates were added to Windows Update and Microsoft ceased creating any more patches or fixing any vulnerabilities.

This makes Windows XP systems an easy target for would be hackers and malware creators due to known vulnerabilities. Since April 2018 there have been 4 vulnerabilities published made public. There will be no security updates from Microsoft to fix these issues.

It is estimated that 170 Million computers are still running Windows XP.

 

The risks of using Windows XP in 2019

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Imagine your servers crashing during the busiest season of the year. Do you have a plan to get back up and running in minutes?

Imagine your servers crashing during the busiest season of the year. Do you have a plan to get back up and running in minutes?

These days, it?s not a matter of if your business will experience downtime, but when. Your safest bet is to plan for the worst.