24 03, 2020

How Hackers are Using the Coronavirus to Spread Malware

While the world is in the grips of a global pandemic, opportunists are out in full force! Unfortunately, malicious actors often piggyback on actual times of crisis to take advantage of innocent people. As COVID-19 spreads, we all become more desperate for information. What is the latest news? What are the numbers? Is there an outbreak in my city? Am I [...]

5 03, 2020

5 Steps For Creating an Effective Data Backup Strategy

How Effective is Your Effective Data Backup Strategy? The unfortunate reality is this: cybersecurity threats are not going to disappear any time soon. It seems that every day there is a news story about a significant data breach or some big company experiencing a malicious ransomware attack. Instead of sitting and waiting for what feels like an inevitable attack, there are [...]

20 02, 2020

5 Tips for Finding The Right Cloud Backup Solution for You

As the world increasingly turns to the cloud for backup and storage, it can be hard to know which cloud backup solution is right for you. Obviously you will want an online backup that will protect your data but you also want one that will accommodate and grow with your unique business or industry needs. To help you narrow down your [...]

27 01, 2020

The Top Cybersecurity Threats of 2020

Like so many other things in this world, the cybersecurity landscape and the threats faced by both individuals and organizations are constantly shifting.  More than just figuring out the best way to protect against ransomware attacks, there are many other rising threats that need to be considered in 2020 and beyond.  Here’s a quick look at the top cybersecurity threats of [...]

3 01, 2020

Heck yes! Veeam backups to Canadian Data Centers

Veeam Cloud Connect covers all of the cloud backup bases. It allows you to create physical and virtual backups off-site (and replicate virtual machines!) without having to shoulder the costs of building and maintaining the off-site infrastructure while protecting your data with encryption every step of the way. In other words, Veeam makes it easy to adopt a backup and disaster [...]

21 12, 2019

The Best Cloud Backup Options Canada

Let’s face it, using an online backup or cloud backup is just the right decision for your business.  Having an on-site backup is not something that is convenient or possible for many and the flexibility offered by the cloud is something that can no longer be ignored.  But what should you be looking for in a cloud backup solution? In order [...]

17 09, 2019

Cloud Backup: Yes, It Is Necessary!

Cloud backup (or offsite backup) is the best solution when your data is far too precious to risk. Protecting your data using cloud backup in Canada, under the Canadian Privacy Act, delivers the best peace of mind. You will know that your data is safe and ready to recover in the event of a disaster with Mastermind Backup Solutions. The fact [...]

15 08, 2019

What Type of Data Storage Should I Be Looking For …

How important is reliable Canadian Data storage to your business? You may not even realize how important the right data storage can be to your business. Many businesses find out the hard way. In today’s market data is gold. Protecting your data must be a priority. How vulnerable are you right now? Data Protection and Data Recovery  How is your data [...]

14 02, 2017

Why your Law Firm Needs a Backup Recovery Plan

Having a backup recovery plan, more specifically a cloud based backup solution, is incredibly important for all businesses. However, when it comes to law-firms there is an increase in having a fool proof, secured backup solution that keeps all of your data safe, not only for your own security, but also for your clients. Let’s go over the critical reasons your [...]

18 11, 2015

Do You Worry About Online Surveillance?

Do You Worry About Online Surveillance? As a Canadian, you might not since there is no Canadian version of the Patriot Act even in light of the shootings on Parliament Hill (22 Oct 2014). Unlike our American neighbours, personal data transferred and stored on Canadian servers is not directly accessible to Canadian intelligence agencies. Canadians, however, are susceptible to the reaches [...]