One of the biggest tasks for IT managers is to ensure the long-term security of data, software, and hardware. Where issues arise, a rapid recovery is essential. Cloud Disaster Recovery (Cloud DR) is a concept that is ideally suited for these purposes. But what exactly distinguishes cloud protection and how does it differ from conventional backup solutions?
A good encryption software keeps your data secure. It enables you to easily protect a folder, hide hard drives, or sync encrypted data to a cloud, for example. Find out more information about recommended encryption tools and what they do, and get an overview of their advantages and disadvantages in our dedicated article.
Malware comes in many different forms, but the goal is always the same: making a profit. That of course is the case for illegal mining of cryptocurrencies, a practice known as cryptojacking. In cryptojacking, infected devices are misused to secretly mine cryptocurrencies – often as part of botnets. We explain how you can recognize cryptojacking and how you can protect your devices.
Scammers use scareware to trick users out of their money or to get them to install more malware. Fortunately, there are effective ways to protect yourself against scareware, as well as signs that can help you identify threats before you fall victim. Our article has everything you need to know about scareware so let’s get started.
When combining hard disks in a RAID, you can choose between different standard setups called RAID levels. The predefined combinations determine the arrangement of individual hard disks and methods to store data in a RAID network. But what are the approaches of the most important RAID levels? And which one should you use?
Supposedly fun mass attacks on people who were easy targets used to be organized on image boards like 4chan. These are the beginnings of Anonymous, but they don’t have much in common with the collective’s actions today. Political commitment is the group’s main aim nowadays. Anonymous are known for wearing the Guy Fawkes mask. But beware, it’s not always Anonymous behind every mass attack.
SSD life span is an important factor in data security and efficient backup strategies. Are electronic flash memories as reliable as classic hard drives with magnetic storage? When does their service life end, and are there any indications of an imminent failure? What should you do in the event of an emergency? Is data recovery possible, and is it even worth it?
Cyberattacks threaten individuals, companies, and public authorities alike. Criminals are always coming up with new techniques to cause as much damage as possible. The motives behind their actions vary from greed to political goals. So how can you protect yourself against cyberattacks? Our article tells you everything you need to know.
Whenever you go online, you constantly have to use passwords, whether for online banking, online shopping, or logging into a company network. Unfortunately, these passwords aren’t always as secure as they should be. Using a one-time password (OTP) is one way to better protect yourself. In this article, you’ll find out what a one-time password is and why you might want to use one.
A forgotten password quickly becomes a problem if it is not written down anywhere. Google does offer ways to recover forgotten passwords. However, it is better not to let it happen in the first place. The solution: Use the integrated password manager to manage passwords in Chrome or use an alternative password manager app.