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May 10, 2018. |

GDPR – Data security more important than ever

Not all clouds are dark – Online thinking after Cambridge Analytica Facebook scandal Businesses can face large fines under the EU’s latest data protection regulations. The EU’s new general data protection regulation (GDPR) threatens businesses with huge fines from May 25, 2018. As such, it has never been more important to keep your business’ data […]

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April 05, 2018. |

Spammers targeting Dubai: Secure IT vital to beat malicious emails

Spam and other malicious email costs the US economy $200 billion each year It is every worker’s worst nightmare. You come into the office and boot up your computer only to find overnight your inbox is full of unsolicited emails. Sorting and deleting the spam, all the messages trying to sell you products you do […]

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March 22, 2018. |

Important lessons for World Backup Day

Backing up data to a remote server is the best way to protect against sudden data loss Losing work to computer crashes can be frustrating and costly. But losing entire projects due to sudden hardware failure or malicious data attacks can cripple a business.  And when faced with the unenviable task of repeating a job, […]

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February 20, 2018. |

Secure file sharing: avoiding the $600 billion problem

Secure file sharing is a necessity for modern businesses. Only last year, the United States Theft of Intellectual Property Commission claimed the US loses $600 billion each year in pirated data and stolen trade secrets – equivalent to more than 3% of the country’s GDP. Given the value of data to all business operations, whether […]

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September 11, 2017. |

Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

New Microsoft Exchange 2016 email and calendar service Penta’s entire secure email and calendar system will be upgraded to the latest version of Microsoft Exchange 2016 for all Penta clients during the month of September. The upgrade has undergone rigorous testing and is part of the continuous free service upgrades. As is usual with major upgrades […]

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May 16, 2017. |

What is WannaCry and how to prevent it

Over 237,000 computers worldwide were affected by malware known as WannaCry last weekend. And although the spread of the ransomware attack slowed over, the respite might only be brief. What does WannaCry do Wanna Decryptor, also known as WannaCry or wcry, is a specific ransomware program that locks all the data on a computer system […]

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September 30, 2016. |

Ransomware growing in Switzerland

At least 600 cases of ransomware – blackmail using infected computer software – are reported every week by businesses and individuals in Switzerland, reports La Liberte. Ransware works by malicious software code making its way onto a computer or corporate network through an infected email attachment or USB drive, encrypting the data followed by demands to pay to get […]

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