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June 18, 2024

Unveiling the Alarming Phishing Attacks Statistics: A Growing Menace in the Digital World

In our ever-growing digital world, phishing attacks are on the rise at an alarming rate. Unfortunately, these attacks haven't just surged in...

May 24, 2024

Grandfather-Father-Son Backup Strategy Explained

Whether it's customer information, financial details, or operational records – your data is the lifeblood of your business operations.

May 16, 2024

BackupVault Achieves Acronis Platinum Partner Status

We are delighted to announce that BackupVault has been awarded Acronis Platinum Partner status, recognising our commitment to delivering top-tier cyber security...

May 14, 2024

Unveiling the Alarming Phishing Attacks Statistics: A Growing Menace in the Digital World

In our ever-growing digital world, phishing attacks are on the rise at an alarming rate. Unfortunately, these attacks haven't just surged in...

April 26, 2024

Understanding Google Workspace’s Shared Responsibility Model

The rise of cloud computing has completely changed how organisations handle their data. It’s brought huge benefits like better security, more flexibility,...

March 28, 2024

Secure Legal Data with Reliable Backup Solutions: Ensuring Data Protection and Compliance

Data lies at the heart of your law firm’s operations, serving as the cornerstone of efficient and informed decision-making. You handle a...

March 26, 2024

Fortify Your Business: Avoiding Costly Data Disruptions with Data Loss Insurance

The significance of data for businesses cannot be overstated. It's become a critical asset, shaping strategies, decision-making, and operations. However, with the...

March 26, 2024

The Unfortunate Case of Musey: How a Google Workspace Data Loss Disaster Destroyed a Company

Your Google Workspace account is the lifeblood of your daily operations. It’s the central hub of everything from brainstorming documents with your...

March 13, 2024

A Guide to Microsoft 365 Cloud Backup: Europe Edition

Microsoft 365, previously known as Office 365, forms the backbone of countless businesses, offering a range of benefits from productivity and collaboration...

March 6, 2024

Cloud-Based Backups: Exploring Dropbox Benefits, Limitations & Alternative Solutions

From financial records to customer information, the accessibility, security, and integrity of your digital assets are pivotal to your success. While the...

February 29, 2024

Secure your Dental Practice with Cloud-Based Data Backup Solutions

As a dedicated dental practice, your daily routine involves handling vast amounts of critical data. From patient records and treatment histories to...

February 21, 2024

The Power of Cloud-Based Data Backup Solutions For MySQL: Safeguarding Your Data

With its many significant advantages, MySQL is a compelling choice for businesses seeking robust and efficient data management solutions. From its exceptional...

February 14, 2024

Don’t Get Hooked: Effective Strategies To Combat Cloud Phishing Attacks

Among the various types of attacks we're witnessing, cloud phishing is one common culprit with devastating results for businesses. It can lead...

November 28, 2023

Digital Disappearance: Google Drive’s Unresolved File Loss

As reported by BBC News, a mysterious issue recently disrupted the digital world involving Google Drive: users encountered an unexpected loss of...

October 10, 2023

Stay One Step Ahead: Prevent Ransomware Attacks with these Proven Strategies

Cyberattacks aren’t going anywhere. Armies of hackers launch cyberattacks daily in the form of malicious attachments, malicious software, and ransomware threats designed...

October 5, 2023

How to Find the Most Secure Cloud Backup Solution for Data Protection

Your business data is invaluable, and protecting it like a vital asset is essential. But choosing the right cloud backup solution to...

October 3, 2023

Essential Data Protection Tips for Fortifying Against Data Breaches

With data breaches routinely in the news and data protection a legal requirement for companies, the importance of data protection is unmistakable.

September 28, 2023

The Importance of Microsoft 365 Email Backup and How to do it Right

Have you considered the potential consequences of losing crucial business communication and sensitive data in your Microsoft 365 email account?

September 26, 2023

Examining DMARC Policy Records: A Comprehensive Guide to Email Authentication

There is no doubt that email remains a vital communication channel for businesses. It plays an essential role in daily interactions with...

September 25, 2023

Your Guide to Microsoft 365 Backup Costs: Exploring Cloud Solutions

When it comes to productivity and collaboration tools, Microsoft 365, formerly Microsoft Office 365, stands out as an unrivalled choice, thanks to...

September 22, 2023

Unveiling Google Workspace’s Backup Policy for Long-Term Protection

Google Workspace (formerly known as G Suite) is a fantastic choice for businesses, offering powerful tools that boost collaboration and productivity. But...

September 21, 2023

How Much Does Google Workspace Backup Cost?

Google Workspace, formerly G Suite, is a compelling choice for businesses, offering an extensive array of productivity tools and collaboration features.

September 7, 2023

Data Backup Budgeting & Cost Considerations to Be Aware of As a Tech Business

With the tech industry moving at such a fast pace, knowing where to invest your resources can be challenging. Especially when it...

September 7, 2023

Industry Insights: Data Backup Compliance and Regulations for The Tech Industry

In light of recent high-profile cyberattacks and data leaks, governments worldwide are now taking action to safeguard user data, ensure fair competition,...

September 6, 2023

7 Effective Measures To Stop Data Theft At Your Company

As a business owner, you know cyber security is essential. Protecting your customer data is fundamental to sound business practices and establishing...

September 5, 2023

Data Backup Best Practices for Tech Startups: What Should You be Prioritising?

In the dynamic world of technology startups, data is key for fueling growth and helping you make more informed decisions. From user...

September 4, 2023

The Essential Guide to GDPR Data Protection Backups: Safeguarding Personal Information

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) originated in the European Union but remains intact in the United Kingdom. Regardless of location, any data...

August 18, 2023

Ransomware Attacks: A Growing Threat to Dental Companies and the Importance of Data Backup

To safeguard patient data, ensure compliance, and avoid downtime, dental practices must now prioritise data backup and implement preventive measures to ensure...

August 17, 2023

From Client Confidence To Data Security: How Data Protection Laws Safeguard Your Digital Life

Join us in this blog as we delve into the power of data protection laws, and explore how they offer unmatched security...

August 16, 2023

Securing Your Dental Practice Data: A Comprehensive Backup Guide

To get you started, our expert team is here with their insights on building an effective data backup strategy and ensuring your...

August 15, 2023

The Ultimate Guide To Choosing The Ideal Data Backup And Recovery Solution

In this guide, we'll introduce you to the most essential features of an effective data backup and recovery solution so you can...

August 14, 2023

The Relevance of HIPAA Requirements for UK Dental Companies

We’re taking a look at the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), a set of regulations that all US dental practices...

August 11, 2023

Protecting Sensitive Client Data: A Guide for Advertising Agencies

From marketing strategies and customer insights to financial data - your advertising industry handles vast amounts of sensitive client information.

August 10, 2023

ProtectingYour Data Against Cybersecurity Threats: The Importance Of Regular Cloud Backups

Is your organisation doing enough to safeguard itself against the ever-present stream of cybersecurity threats?

August 10, 2023

Bouncing Back From Network Disasters: A Checklist For Effective Disaster Recovery

Network disasters can strike anytime, seriously threatening your organisation's continuity and success.

August 9, 2023

Why Data Loss Prevention Is Crucial For Digital Marketing Agencies

For digital marketing agencies, data is the key to unlocking customer insights, driving powerful campaigns, and skyrocketing clients’ businesses to new heights.

August 8, 2023

Ensuring Data Protection: The Benefits Of Automated Microsoft 365 SharePoint Backup Solutions

Microsoft 365 SharePoint is a hub for team collaboration, document management, and content sharing, making it an indispensable tool in your daily...

August 7, 2023

Top 10 Mistakes Agencies Make With Data Backups And How To Avoid Them

Data is like the backbone of any agency, facilitating smooth business operations and safeguarding sensitive information.

August 4, 2023

Ensuring Data Security: Vital Data Protection Advice For Insurance Companies

In this blog, we'll explore the best practices that will not only protect sensitive information but also strengthen the bond of trust...

August 3, 2023

The Power Of Cloud Backup: Safeguarding Your Insurance Business Against Disasters

Is your insurance business fully prepared to safeguard its valuable data in the face of potential disasters?

August 1, 2023

Preventing Data Loss: Harnessing The Power Of Cloud Backup

In this blog, we'll explore how you can harness the power of cloud backups to protect your business's valuable data and ensure...

July 27, 2023

Data Disasters No More: Safeguarding Your Microsoft 365 With Backup Solutions

Accidental deletions, hardware failures, malicious attacks, and data breaches can have disastrous consequences for your organisation's Microsoft 365 data.

July 27, 2023

Lessons Learned: Cybersecurity Challenges Faced By The UK Banking Sector

The UK banking sector has faced several notable cyber attacks that have highlighted ongoing cybersecurity challenges in the industry.

July 27, 2023

Everything You Need To Know About Cloud Backup Pricing

Are you considering implementing cloud backup for your business data but unsure about the cost?

July 26, 2023

The Importance Of Data Backups For Financial Institutions: Ensuring Business Continuity

As a financial institution, safeguarding your client's sensitive information is paramount for ensuring business continuity and protecting your reputation.

July 25, 2023

Data Protection For Financial Institutions: Preventing Data Loss And Fraud

Securing your financial institution's transactions is of utmost importance in today's fast-paced world of finance.

July 18, 2023

BackupVault And AvePoint Join Forces To Supercharge Data Protection

At BackupVault, we're thrilled to announce that we've teamed up with AvePoint to bring you a powerful partnership that takes data protection...

July 18, 2023

Learning From The NHS Phishing Attack: Strengthening Healthcare Cybersecurity

In 2017, the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom fell victim to a widespread phishing attack that affected numerous hospitals...

July 17, 2023

The Importance Of Data Backup In Healthcare: Protecting Patient Records And Ensuring Continuity

Did you know that approximately 30% of the world’s data volume is generated by the healthcare industry?

July 13, 2023

The Leading Causes Of Data Breaches In Law Firms

As a law firm, data breaches pose a significant threat to your operations and the confidentiality of your clients' information.

July 10, 2023

The Consequences Of Not Backing Up Your Data As A Law Firm

Data is the lifeblood of any organisation, and as a law firm, you're no exception. The sensitive information you handle and the...

July 10, 2023

The Essential Data Compliance Rules For Law Firms: What You Need To Know

As a law firm, it's vital for you to handle sensitive client information with great care and follow data protection laws.

July 6, 2023

The Importance of Microsoft 365 Cloud Backup: UK Public Sector

As a public sector organisation, you handle vast amounts of sensitive information critical to the smooth functioning of your operations and the...

June 3, 2023

The Role of Cloud Service Providers in Protecting Against Ransomware

As you’re likely aware, ransomware has become a significant concern for organisations, from small businesses to large enterprises.

May 23, 2023

Safeguarding Your Business Against Ransomware with Cloud Backup

If you want to protect your email domain from spam, phishing, and other cyber threats, it's essential to create an SPF (Sender...

May 17, 2023

5 Simple Steps to Create an SPF Record for Your Email Domain

Protect your email domain from cyber threats by creating an SPF record. Follow these 5 easy steps to create your own SPF...

May 7, 2023

Creating and Implementing DKIM Records for Email Authentication:

Discover how to create and implement DKIM records to authenticate emails. Our step-by-step guide covers key generation, DNS record setup, and secure...

May 5, 2023

Hook, Line And Sinker: How To Recognise And Avoid Cloud Phishing

Cloud phishing is becoming increasingly common, which, unfortunately, means it’s becoming more sophisticated.

April 29, 2023

How to Create and Add a DMARC DNS Record

DMARC is an email authentication protocol that prevents cyberattacks by detecting spoofing. Learn how to create DMARC policies, receive reports, and improve...

April 25, 2023

The Rising Threat of Phishing: How to Protect Your Data

As many business owners know, the threat and impact of phishing attacks has increased significantly in recent years.

April 15, 2023

Data Redundancy and Deduplication Making Your Data More Efficient

Data redundancy refers to having multiple copies of the same data stored in different places across a network or repeated within a...

April 6, 2023

GDPR Data Retention: A Guide To Compliance

Implemented by the EU in 2018, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was introduced to give individuals more control over the personal data...

March 14, 2023

Air-Gapped Backup: Everything You Need To Know

An air-gapped computer or network is one that is not connected to any other network, by wired or wireless means. Air-gapping is...

February 22, 2023

Incremental Backup: What it is and How it Works

Incremental backup is a backup method that only copies data that’s been created or modified since the previous backup. Incremental backup is...

January 26, 2023

Microsoft 365 Backup and the Shared Responsibility Model

The Shared Responsibility Model (SRM) is a model used by Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and cloud applications such as Microsoft 365 to outline the...

January 23, 2023

Consequences of Data Loss – Protecting Your Business with BackupVault

An organisation’s data is often its most valuable asset, but as our ways of working change and the cyber-threat landscape evolves, protecting...

November 22, 2022

Complete Guide to SharePoint Backup Methods

SharePoint is Microsoft 365’s collaboration platform, where users can store and edit documents, organise files into libraries and create company intranets.

August 31, 2022

How to Improve Your Dropbox Security: Tips and Techniques

With 700 million users worldwide, Dropbox is one of the leading file hosting services. It works with almost every available operating system...

June 8, 2022

Advantages vs Disadvantages of Online Backup

Online cloud backup solutions have become increasingly popular as more businesses seek to protect their vital data and address data protection challenges.

June 7, 2022

Top 10 Tips For Data Backup Planning

Data redundancy refers to having multiple copies of the same data stored in different places across a network or repeated within a...

June 7, 2022

Is Your Business Protected from Ransomware Attacks?

In 2021, ransomware attacks rose by an estimated 105% across the world, and attacks specifically targeting British institutions doubled on the previous...

May 31, 2022

Understanding Recovery Point Objective (RPO) for Effective Data Protection

RPO and RTO (Recovery Point Objective and Recovery Time Objective) are two important metrics to consider as part of your wider disaster...

December 7, 2021

Immutable Backup: Ensure Data Security and Protection with BackupVault

“Immutable backup”: it may sound like something from The Matrix, but rest assured this is no theoretical fantasy. In fact, if you’re...

October 16, 2021

How to Back Up Office 365 Mailbox – Simply!

“How does Office 365 back up my data?” is one of the most frequent Google search terms (type it in and see)....

July 19, 2021

FCA-Compliant Backup for Microsoft 365

To comply with Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) data retention rules, how long, do you think, must a financial sector business keep all...

March 11, 2021

Reliable Cloud Backup Solutions for OVH Data Centre

The OVH data centre in Strasbourg that runs Google’s cloud management software has burned down, taking part of a second data centre...

November 17, 2020

Cloud Backup Reseller: Partner Opinions on Our Easy-to-Sell, High-Margin Service

When it comes to cloud backup, the end-user benefits of the best solutions are pretty straightforward – get your data back rapidly...

November 9, 2020

OneDrive Cloud Backup – Stay Safe From Ransomware with BackupVault

Isn’t it strange how software corporations sell us X, but what we think they’ve sold us is gold-plated X with knobs on?

October 25, 2020

Secure Cloud Backup Solutions for Your Business

As a business owner, we tend to know other business owners and feel a certain responsibility to pass on our knowledge, experience...

July 23, 2020

G Suite Backup Policy and Lack Thereof

We’ve invented a new word for cloud storage services that like you to think they’re backup, but aren’t – ‘lackup’!

May 14, 2020

Homeworking: How to Get Started, Nail It & Love It!

For some people, working from home is second nature – they’ve been doing it for years. For others, it’s a totally novel...

March 24, 2020

Reliable and Secure Backup Solutions by BackupVault

To all our customers and partners, We want to reassure you of our position as the Coronavirus pandemic evolves. Our primary focus...

March 16, 2020

Redcar Council’s Multi-Million Pound Ransomware Hack

What’s the cost of a ransomware attack on a local council? A few thousand? A few hundred thousand? A million?

March 11, 2020

Stay Safe from Coronavirus Phishing Scammers with BackupVault

In February, the National Cybersecurity Centre (NCSC) released a chilling threat report, stating that Coronavirus can now infect computers too.

February 19, 2020

Cloud Backup for Law Firms – Secure Your Legal Data with BackupVault

A recent survey of UK legal professionals by Legal Week Intelligence found that more than two-thirds of respondents felt their firm provided...

February 7, 2020

Ransomware Attacks: Protect Your Business with BackupVault

Ransomware, we’re all told, is perpetrated by unprincipled crooks who take data hostage and don’t give it back even if you pay...

December 19, 2019

Snapshotting: Beware Backup Providers That Penalise You for Slow Data

Backing up your business data is critical. But if you have a very large volume of data to back up, or slow...

December 17, 2018

What Causes Data Loss? And How to Prevent It

Looking at statistics for actual and potential business data loss in the UK, it really hits home the very real prospect of...

August 20, 2018

Data Insurance and Cloud Backup: The Ultimate Protection for Your Business

Businesses purchase peace of mind for many things. Insurance for buildings, equipment, professional liability… You can insure just about anything, and we...

July 23, 2018

Secure Mac Cloud Backup Solutions for Business

Despite the continuously growing popularity of Macs, there remains a relative scarcity of suitable business-grade Mac cloud backup solutions.

June 6, 2018

Disaster Recovery vs Cloud Backup: Understanding the Difference

You want to protect against data loss and ensure business continuity, whatever your business’ size or sector. But do you simply back...

December 3, 2014

BackupVault Supports the CentOS Linux Project

The Community Enterprise Operating System, more commonly referred to as CentOS, is a Linux distribution which aims to provide a free, enterprise-class,...

December 17, 2013

BackupVault Offers a Lifeline to Symantec Cloud Customers

Those businesses that are looking to embrace the cloud have been left rather in the lurch lately by the news that Symantec...

November 25, 2013

CryptoLocker Virus: Importance of Secure Data Backup and How to Stay Safe

One thing that most of us tend to resent at some time or another is the hassle of mucking about with backing...