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With RaaS (Ransomware as a Service), anyone can hold your data hostage

Published June 15, 2017 by

New do-it-yourself cyber-extortion kits make it easy.

ransomwareSince its invention in the mid-2000s, ransomware has become the world’s premier cyber-security threat. Typically gaining entry to a system via bogus emails or notifications, this malware enables criminals to capture a system’s data and demand payment for its release.  Read More...


 


 

What is DRaaS, Anyway - Article Featured in the Logistics Journal, April 2017

Published May 04, 2017 by

Logistics Journal front cover April 2017A recent article featured last month provides expert-level detail on helping 3PL and Trucking Companies to understand DRaaS (Disaster Recovery as a Service).  Learn more and read the whole article.


 


 

RenovoData joins a panel of experts at the TIA 2017 Conference

Published April 21, 2017 by

TIA Expert Panel 2017The TIA (Transportation Intermediaries Association) Conference and Tradeshow always has incredible education series. This year we were able to not only attend the conference but our CEO, Chuck Cook, RenovoData joined an  industry panel of experts, including Ben Barnes, IT Director at McLeod Software, Chris Hauser, Vice President, Travelers Risk Control, Cyber Program and moderator Bill Cassidy, Senior Editor, Trucking & Domestic Transport. Read more and view the video.


 


 

The Basic Principles of Disaster Recovery Planning

Published March 02, 2017 by

DR Planning basicsData disaster comes in many forms, from hurricanes to ransomware attacks, and security is always a major issue. But no matter the source of the problem, recovery will be faster, easier, cheaper and less traumatic with a solid disaster recovery plan in place.

So will your existing plan be effective in the event of disaster? If it is poorly planned, is not updated to cover ongoing changes, or is not regularly and rigorously tested, the answer is no.

Read more about these basic DR planning steps will get you to yes


 


 

What's the Right Disaster Recovery Solution for You - as Featured in the Logistics Journal, December 2016

Published February 14, 2017 by

RenovoData disaster recovery solution articleIn December 2016, RenovoData were featured in the leading publication from the Transport Intermediaries Association, The Logistics Journal. The article provides expert-level detail on helping 3PL and Trucking Companies to choose the right disaster recovery solution.  Learn more and read the full article


 


 

Network Security for 3PL and Trucking Companies - as Featured in the Logistics Journal, November 2016

Published January 10, 2017 by

RenovoData network securityarticleIn November 2016, RenovoData were once again featured in the leading publication from the Transport Intermediaries Association, The Logistics Journal.  The article, authored by our own Data Protection Expert, Chuck Cook, provides expert-level detail on Network Security (Simple Concept, Complex Reality) including security-risk lingo (vulnerabilities, threats, breaches, etc), planning a security program, reduction of human error, what to protect, knowing your enemies, and their weapons!  And, of course the importance and value of testing.  Learn more and read the full article


 


 

The “Cheap Tool” or the “Best Tool” for the Job? Your Choice.

Published November 16, 2016 by

server protectionThe cost of server downtime can be overwhelming. To estimate just how expensive it could be for your business, take a moment to calculate your potential losses. You’ve probably taken steps to guard against major hardware failure, but if you’re relying solely on a data backup solution to recover your server, you might be setting yourself up for future problems.  Read more about protecting your server and using the correct tools.


 


 

The security onion - A single entity with many layers.

Published October 27, 2016 by

security onionEffective security demands the strongest possible protective measures, encompassing every aspect of the network. Although technical components are separate items and the organization itself comprises various aspects of the security process, all are bound together to form a whole, like the layers of an onion. Both technical and human components can be at risk. Only by implementing universal security policies and procedures can the entire system be safeguarded.  Learn More.


 


 

Eliminate Single Points of Failure: And Don’t Overlook the Cloud

Published October 05, 2016 by

single point of failureData protection is nothing less than business protection, and to be effective it must be as nearly invincible as possible. Yet even the most technically sophisticated organizations, those familiar with the fine points of data backup, can make a particularly dangerous mistake: not noticing a single point of failure. This means any significant part of a system that is without redundancy. If one major component ceases to function, it can set off a cascade of collapse and the system can stop cold.


 


 

Predicting the Costs of Downtime - as Featured in the Logistics Journal, August 2016

Published September 22, 2016 by

RenovoData Ransomware articleIn August, RenovoData again were once again featured in the leading publication from the Transport Intermediaries Association, The Logistics Journal.  The article, written by our own Chuck Cook, provides expert-level detail on recent downtime scenarios that have made the news as well as looking at the possible assessments a company can take to gauge their potential downtime.  Learn more and read the full article


 


 

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