Ransomware: Don’t Fall Victim to Costly Attacks

  • September 12, 2019

Many organizations have plans for facing disasters both technological and natural, but very few seem to have ransomware recovery plans in place. Ransomware is the most nefarious form of malware, threatening governments and businesses across any given industry to date, and according to CNN, these malicious attacks are on the rise. Why? Because cybercriminals know that vulnerable businesses and organizations won’t hesitate to pay them exceptionally large sums of money to recover their most sensitive, critical data. The Cost of Ransomware Attacks Continue to Grow The news is flooded with stories of businesses and local governments being infected with ransomware […]

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Off-site Backups: a Critical Component for Business Resiliency

  • July 15, 2019

While many of us know that having an off-site backup solution is crucial, there are still individuals who believe that having a local backup is just enough–whether it be a backup for a physical server, an on-premise cloud environment, or even a public or private cloud. Those individuals typically forget the potential for losing that data and having the inability to use it. Whether you’re an IT Administrator, an IT Manager, or CIO, the last discussion you want to have with an executive team is, “the backups we have aren’t useable.” According to Iron Mountain, data loss is up 400% […]

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Gartner Lists Webair as a Differentiated DRaaS Provider in Its Recent Emerging Technology Analysis

  • October 04, 2017

Gartner’s recent Emerging Technology Analysis: Data Integrity Assurance – Can Blockchain Play a Role?, explores the importance of data integrity assurance and malware attack mitigation as an evolving opportunity for disaster recovery providers to extend their service offerings, as well as the ways in which Blockchain technology can support enhanced security. In its analysis, Gartner reported that differentiated cloud recovery service offerings are becoming increasingly critical for survival in a crowded competitive landscape, making credible Ransomware mitigation a significant opportunity for provider differentiation. Recognizing the burgeoning trend towards improved value of managed cloud recovery services, Gartner drew upon its 2016 […]

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