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What is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?

October 15, 2021

September 24, 2021 The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a primary law regulation protecting citizens from the European Union’s (EU) personal data. The European Parliament and Council approved it in April 2016. The law establishes the guidelines for the collection, processing, storage, and transfer of personal data. Any applicable businesses that do not comply…

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What is a DDoS Attack?

September 10, 2021

September 10, 2021 Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) Attacks are malicious attempts from multiple compromised computer systems. Once an attack starts, it can cause a denial of service for legitimate users of the targeted resource. The target can be a website, server, or another network resource. DDoS attacks send multiple requests to the target to exceed the…

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What is Serverless Computing?

August 27, 2021

August 27, 2021 Serverless computing is an increasingly popular technology model that is making the lives of ops teams and developers better. There’s no need for a company to know about the hardware or OS their code runs with serverless computing. Instead, it all is taken care of by a service provider. But how is…

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What is SaaS (Software-as-a-Service)?

August 13, 2021

Software-as-a-Service, or SaaS, allows users to connect to and use cloud-based apps from any compatible device over the Internet. Rather than purchasing and installing an application, SaaS users rent or subscribe to an application. The actual application’s infrastructure, middleware, app software, and app data are located in the service provider’s data center, which may be…

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What is the Cloud?

July 23, 2021

While many business owners have heard of “the cloud,” they may not be familiar with what it is or how it works. Although the concept may seem more complicated than it is, the cloud is actually just a collection of servers that are accessed over the Internet and the databases, software, or coding that run…

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What is Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)?

July 9, 2021

Many large changes have taken over the modern business landscape as cloud environments and work from home opportunities become more prevalent. With employees being more spread out than ever before, companies have found it difficult to provide the security, manageability and infrastructure needed to keep things running smoothly. One of the tools that has been…

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5 Reasons Data Backups are Crucial for a Business

June 25, 2021

Ransomware attacks and newsworthy data breaches are in no short demand in recent years. According to recent research, nearly 2,244 cyberattacks happen each day globally on average. To make matters even worse, many of these attacks specifically target businesses to obtain sensitive data that they may have available. While large enterprises have a swath of…

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Tips to Secure Your Data in the Cloud

June 11, 2021

Anyone who keeps up with technology-based news likely knows how common data breaches are among modern businesses. While a large swath of these businesses has turned to cloud-based solutions to improve productivity, encourage savings and allow for scalability, many business owners still worry that these solutions are less secure than having on-premises data centers might…

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How Do Phishing Attempts Harm My Business?

May 31, 2021

Scam emails known as “phishing” have become incredibly popular in recent years, even though they have been a constant problem since the initial availability of email. Modern phishing attempts are cleverly crafted to not only look like they are coming from a legitimate business but can often even mimic the sending name of organizations that…

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