18 11, 2015

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 of American spying initiatives, like the [...]

4 03, 2015

Secure Data Transportation

How does your business transport sensitive data? When sensitive data leaves your office, is it leaving in a secure fashion? Surprisingly, this is a question many companies haven’t given adequate consideration. Most companies working with other people’s data have protections in place against computer crashes or online attacks. While these companies will put solid digital protections in place, however, they often [...]

7 04, 2014

How To Avoid Security Breaches

All businesses should already know that backing up your files is imperative in order to protect your important information. However, if you are currently using a backup within your office, you need to be aware of security breaches that can wipe out your data and local backups. Take for instance the CryptoLocker Virus, a high threat ransom ware trojan that will [...]

10 03, 2014

Why You Should Backup

It seems like it’s been a long time since the days of writing and filing papers by hand instead of using word or Google docs. It’s been equally as long since we’ve kept important information in folders or on floppy disks instead of its more advanced brother, the USB stick. In a world that is so digitally advanced, it’s hard to [...]

29 01, 2014

Online Data Backup & Disaster Recovery

Don't Drown Your Business The Future of Data Backup Is Here. Mastermind Backup Solutions DR is the only All-In-One online backup and disaster recovery solution to fully protect your servers and office environment while ensuring minimal downtime and the ability to access your data anywhere there's an internet connection. How Our Disaster Recovery Solution Works Backup Solutions Physical Server Virtual Server [...]

2 12, 2013

Toronto Star Reporter Ellen Roseman writes ….Back up your computer data to stay safe

By: Ellen Roseman On Your Side, Published on Tue Nov 26 2013 This is the link to her story http://www.thestar.com/business/personal_finance/2013/11/26/back_up_your_computer_data_to_stay_safe_roseman.html I wasn't surprised by the article. I owned a security company back in the late 70's early 80's and I was continually amazed at the people that experienced a break-in at least twice before installing a security system. We rely on [...]

11 10, 2013

The Myth of Online Backup by Tony Bradley, Contributor to Forbes

I have deleted the company's name to make a point as opposed to criticizing a competitor. Cloud-based backup services sound good in principle. The simplicity and convenience of having your data automatically copied to some server out on the Internet sounds like a good idea. Make sure you read the fine print, though, because you might not be getting the [...]

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