SaaS and Office 365

There’s a common misconception among SaaS and Office 365 users that backup isn’t necessary for their data because it exists in the cloud. However, this is patently untrue. SaaS applications are just as vulnerable to data loss as on-premise apps. Why? Because the #1 cause of data loss is human error.

People delete stuff, open phishing […]

By |October 5th, 2018|Friday Share|0 Comments

Air-gapping as a defence against Ransomware.

What is air-gapping you cry? Put simply, it is physically isolating IT systems from network access, either internet, local network or both.

Critical government & military environments already employ air-gapping to prevent unauthorised access or worse. Of course in this world of online access, it is clearly impractical to isolate systems in this way, so we […]

By |May 23rd, 2018|Friday Share|0 Comments

The Role of the Human Resources Business Function in Business Continuity and Emergency Planning

People, not bricks and mortar, technology or machinery, are the key to an organization’s success!
 

Organizational readiness for emergencies is not an intuitive business practice unless it is the crux of existence such as for civil emergency response agencies. That being understood, we can then approach emergency planning as a project followed by a process and […]

By |May 17th, 2018|Friday Share|0 Comments

Friday Share: Data Disposal in the Internet of Things

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This week’s article is provided by Craig Stephens:

Recently, phrases such as “Cyber-attack”, “data theft” and “identity theft” have become part of everyday language and no longer seen as terms used by IT professionals.

As a lot of devices, which we use in the “Internet of things” are quickly superseded by the […]

By |July 21st, 2017|Friday Share, Posts|0 Comments

Friday Share: Air Gapping- How ADAM provide solutions to minimise the disruption from cyber-attacks

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This week’s article is provided by Ian Burleton:

Today’s ADAM Blog share is about air-gapping as a defence against ransomware. What is air-gapping I hear you cry? Put simply it is physically isolating  IT systems from network access, either internet, local network or both.

Critical government & military environments already employ air-gapping […]

By |July 7th, 2017|Friday Share, Posts|0 Comments