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World Backup Day 2022: A Reminder To Protect Data That Powers Your Organization

With so many bad actors looking to take advantage of network vulnerabilities and potential weaknesses, World Backup Day is an important date to mark on the calendar to ensure that if your data falls into the wrong hands, your organization is protected.

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Introducing Retrospect Backup 18.5: Now with Anomaly Detection

The need for ransomware protection is clear. But what can be done? With the rapid shift to working from home and cloud computing, tools like anomaly detection take a data-driven, automated approach to suss out potential ransomware attacks. This is achieved through adding anomaly detection to its ransomware protection toolbox.

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Retrospect, Inc. Turns 10

Retrospect, Inc. incorporated ten years ago today: November 1, 2011. Thanks to everyone who is or has been a part of Retrospect! It's a fantastic team, and we build a product that helps thousands of people recover from data loss.

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Mark It On Your Calendar: Verify Your Backup Day on Friday the 13th.

As shared in Computer Weekly, “You are only as good as your last backup.” But what if that backup doesn’t work? Organizations must have copies of their data to serve as protection — like an insurance policy — against hardware failures, system outages, and other disruptions to the power or network, as well as flooding, fire, or other natural disasters. They also act as a safety net against application errors or accidental deletion.

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The Ever-Looming Threat of Ransomware

2020 was, without question, a banner year for ransomware attacks. Ransomware is a lot more prevalent than you think. When an organization is hit by a ransomware attack, they have two choices: Pay the ransom or lose — or even expose — their data. After the attack, these organizations are left to pick up the pieces and do damage control. In 2020, 51% of organizations were affected by ransomware.

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