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Backup

How to Protect Your Backups from Ransomware

Did you know that the cost of cybercrime alone in Australia was $29 Billion in 2020?  A survey undertaken by the Australian Cyber Security Centre found 62% of the 1,763 small businesses that responded have been a victim of Cybercrime. Your backup system is your insurance policy. In a worst-case scenario, if you do experience

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Business

Web filtering – protecting your staff from malicious content.

Another key component of cyber security is Web filtering (also known as Content filtering). Web filtering is similar to e-mail screening, in the sense that both technologies look to block threats before the end-user is exposed to them. So, when e-mail screening and web filtering are doing their job, you don’t have to rely on

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Business

Endpoint Protection

We are regularly asked by our clients (and colleagues) which Endpoint Protection we recommend? And in case you weren’t aware – “Endpoint Protection” is what used to be called “Anti-Virus Protection”. The change in name simply reflects that much more is required from the protection now than being simply a “virus scanner”. Almost all Endpoint

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Business

Email Screening: Protecting Staff from Malicious Threats

Many scam attacks are attempted via e-mail, therefore it is essential to block as many of these as possible before they are delivered to staff. Whilst Microsoft and Google include e-mail scanning, their systems are generic and often easy for scammers to circumvent. We recommend implementing an external “e-mail gateway” that scans all e-mail prior

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Using ReaR with Bacula to perform a Bare-Metal-Restore

Overview ReaR (Relax-and-Recover) is an open-source bare metal disaster recovery solution. ReaR produces a bootable recovery image which can recreate the system’s original storage layout and provide an environment in which to restore a backup of the system. ReaR supports several different image types, but the simplest is an ISO image, which can be written

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How to Restore Files Using Bacularis

Login to the Bacularis portal. https://director1.cyberx.net.au:9097/web/login/ Note: Your Director URL may be different. CyberX will advise your Director URL. Enter your username and password. Select “Restore” from the Bacularis main menu. Select the relevant client from the selection box. Click “Next”. Select “Group most recent backups” as the backup selection method. Select which backup location

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What is Patch Management and why is it important?
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What is Patch Management and why is it important?

Patch Management is the process of applying updates to “software”. Where “software” includes: Patches are necessary to correct errors in the software, these errors are often referred to as “bugs” or “vulnerabilities”. “Bugs” are typically a logic flaw or error that results in the software not performing as it was intended, perhaps the way that

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How to protect against e-mail (and other) scams

Scammers are using increasingly varied and sophisticated attempts to get your money or personal details. Scams succeed because they look like the real thing and catch you off guard when you’re not expecting it. For example below is a scam e-mail – the link to ‘View full invoice details’ connects to a malicious payload. Scam

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