How educational institutions can protect SaaS data with a BaaS solution
With the emergence of Software as a Service (SaaS) platforms such as Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace, education has evolved to include online learning, leading to a rising demand for efficient data management. SaaS services are often used for storing educational data from various platforms and institutes to meet changing IT requirements. Microsoft 365 services now provide students and faculty members with the tools they need to collaborate seamlessly as well as safeguard and access their data quickly. Yet, their SaaS data may be not as safe as they think. Schools may have to deal with hackers that impersonate cloud
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Is syncing your data enough? Ensure data protection by backing up your data
Syncing your data is an essential step that many users and businesses implement on a regular basis. However, note that syncing your data does not equate to backing up your data. Syncing your data also does not guarantee that your data can be recovered in the event of a disaster. In this blog post, let’s find out the differences between syncing and backing up your data: What is data synchronization and how does it work? When managing your data, a lot of users assume that data synchronization is equivalent to data backup. That couldn’t be farther away from the truth.
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Backup types explained: Full vs. Differential vs. Incremental
When it comes to data management, awareness of the various backup and recovery strategies is crucial. Many corporations follow strict backup practices to prevent data loss in case of accidental deletion or ransomware attacks. This is to ensure that corporate data can be easily retrieved no matter what happens. However, certain backup methods may strain IT resources, which could lead to network latency issues or system instability. In order to solve these issues, you need to implement backup types that meet your requirements. In this blog post, let’s take a look at three types of backups: full, differential, and incremental
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Unlimited cloud storage plans are becoming extinct- How can Synology Drive help enterprises in cost control and data ownership?
Cloud storage has become the go-to choice for businesses, with over 60% of enterprise files now residing in the cloud, and a staggering 94% of businesses worldwide embracing cloud storage solutions (GoodFirms, 2023). However, with nearly half of cloud-stored data classified as sensitive information, including employee and customer data, financial records, and intellectual property, it is projected that cloud storage spending will increase by 13% to reach $135.1 billion by 2026 (IDC, 2023). This rapid growth of data presents two significant challenges for enterprises: rising storage costs and data privacy concerns. Public Cloud Challenges Rising costs for businesses
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How the Synology Photos app empowers users to safeguard and manage their photos
Smartphones have revolutionized photography, offering an accessible and convenient option for capturing life’s moments. However, the ease of smartphone photography has presented an ongoing challenge - the effective management of albums and storage. Thus, it is paramount for users to find a reliable solution for consistent organization and maintenance of photo albums. Synology Photos is an on-premise photo management solution designed to accommodate the needs of smartphone users, making it easy for them to store and organize their memories while their personal data remains fully private. However, on-premise photo management solutions often grapple with challenges such as power outages or
September 18, 2023NASSynology Photos
What is backup and disaster recovery? Why is it important?
Data backup ensures you have a copy of your important data in case of unforeseen incidents. Consider the following eye-opening statistics: downtime can cost enterprises typically $5,600 per minute, according to Gartner, and shockingly, the Cybercrime Magazine reports that approximately 60% of small businesses had to shut down within six months after being hacked. These numbers clearly highlight the significance of having a robust data backup strategy as part of a comprehensive disaster recovery plan. By being prepared and implementing a reliable data backup plan, you can reduce the risks associated with data loss and ensure the continuity of your
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What is a file server and why is it important?
A file server is a computer that stores files and documents for all computers connected on the same network. It acts as a central storage hub that allows users to access and share files without having to manually transfer them. They typically have large storage capacity and are equipped with many features to ensure data stays safe and available. File servers make storing, securing and sharing files in an organization simpler. However, they are a common target for hackers and ransomware, so particular attention must be given to secure them against attacks. How do file servers work? Here are some
August 14, 2023OthersFile Server
The Ultimate Guide to Microsoft 365 Backup
While many businesses rely heavily on Microsoft 365, formerly named as “Office 365”, for their daily operations, the potential risks cannot not be overlooked.By understanding the risks and the critical need for Microsoft 365 backup, you can take proactive measures to safeguard your data and ensure business continuity. What is Microsoft 365 Backup and Why Do You Need It? While Microsoft 365 provides a certain level of built-in data protection, it is not sufficient to guarantee complete data security and recovery in case of unexpected events. Therefore, you will need a dedicated Microsoft 365 backup solutions to protect against accidental
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The efforts Synology made in pursuit of data security
Software vulnerabilities are among the most commonly exploited breaches by cybercriminals, from the SolarWinds attack impacting over 18,000 organizations to the Log4j vulnerability affecting over 48.3 percent of organizations globally. Vendors’ security risk management abilities are being challenged now more than ever before. When it comes to security risk management, incident response is usually the first thing that comes to mind. While it is crucial to have an incident response plan in place to address the aftermath of a breach, it is equally important to prioritize software security at the development stage to prevent such incidents from occurring in the
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