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Ransomware is on the rise; here is my two cents on the importance of Data back up and cyber security.
Last month I wrote about the importance of business continuity through data backup. The worst is not over yet. Now we are faced with Ransomware, the latest method of cyber extortion for financial gain that we are hearing about on a daily basis here in the UAE. Ransomware is a type of malware injected into corporate networks by cyber criminals, which prevents users from interacting with their files, applications or systems until a ransom is paid.
According to Microsoft, “the modern meeting requires that participants in any location can see, hear, and collaborate within the meeting as easily as if everyone is sitting in the same room.” Technology has allowed us to surpass face-to-face meetings and platforms like Skype For Business have become an integral part in day to day business activities.
We know that Businesses run on data, however how many businesses have acted to actually protect their core operations if and when disaster strikes? Firstly there seems to be a misunderstanding between Data Back-Up and Disaster Recovery or better known as Business Continuity.
Before the introduction of IMD Cloud in the Middle East region, television advertising delivery was a bit of a nightmare. Agencies were caught managing communications between all parties. Here’s why: