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What Is Cloud Computing? More Than Just Storage

You have probably heard of cloud storage. In fact, you have probably already used it. If you have ever uploaded a file to Dropbox or Google Drive, those are cloud storage platforms. But did you know that there is a lot more to cloud computing than just storage? 

At Carden IT Services, we’ve helped business of all sizes to make full use of cloud technology. Let’s look at the different types of cloud computing, the difference between cloud storage and cloud computing, and how you might use them in your organisation.

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6 Steps On How To Protect Your Business Against Ransomware

Ransomware is one the most serious threats that modern businesses face. A successful ransomware attack can leave your business unable to operate. It may also result in your customers’ data being leaked online. This can damage both the reputation and bottom line of your company.

Unfortunately, a lot of smaller companies do not survive the fallout from a ransomware attack. Many will go out of businesses in the following weeks or months.  

Luckily, there are steps that you can take to better protect yourself against ransomware. There are also methods for recovering your encrypted data. Recovering your data allow you to continuing operating even if your current files are encrypted.

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How Carden IT Is Improving Our Clients’ Cybersecurity in 2022 and Beyond

When it comes to cybersecurity, everyone has their own definition of what ‘secure’ means. For the average person, if they’ve swapped the letter I for the number one in their password, they’re ‘secure’. On the other hand, there are those who take an almost paranoid view of security, never trusting any system to be secure.

The important thing to consider when addressing security concerns within your business is what level of security will give you peace of mind, while also not being disruptive enough to start cutting into your organisation’s efficiency.

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How Does Ransomware Spread & How To Prevent It

Ransomware is the number one cybersecurity concern for modern businesses. Falling victim to ransomware can render your machines and network unusable and could result in your business or customer data being leaked online. These consequences can cause damage to your profitability and your reputation. In this article, we’re going to look at the risks of ransomware, how ransomware spreads and how Carden IT Services can help to protect you.