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Awana Games 2018

IronTree Internet Services recently donated funds towards the annual Awana Games event that took place last Saturday in the Cape Flats.

IronTree came to know about Awana through one of their online backup technicians, Grant Leonard, who’s also the regional coordinator of Awana Western Cape. In his spare time, Grant promotes Awana initiative, which reaches out to children living in gang-ravaged areas and inspires them with the Gospel in the hope of breaking the cycle of gangsterism and bringing change to their communities.

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10 lessons to ensure your employees are cyber security savvy

There’s a great article by Forbes Technology Council on 10 tactics to help teach cyber security best practices to your whole team. It uses quotes from leaders in the industry to illustrate each tactic, and is really spot on, so we’ve summarised it here for you:

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7 tips for getting hacked

Cybercrime is growing, not least since app users around the world have made it so easy for cybercriminals to access their personal information.

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Awana Games 2018

IronTree Internet Services recently donated funds towards the annual Awana Games event that took place last Saturday in the Cape Flats.

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15 tips for ransomware prevention

When it comes to ransomware, prevention is 100 times better than cure because there’s no remedy for files that have been encrypted or deleted. If you have access to the Internet, you’re a possible target of a ransomware attack and would benefit from taking note of these 15 ways to safeguard each computer in your network.

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Managed vs self-managed online/cloud backup

Cloud technology has taken off in recent years, and the refinement of software used for cloud backup has made it easy and efficient for companies to outsource the backup of their important office data and documents. Traditional ways of backing up still work, but given the time commitment this takes, it’s worth weighing up the pros and cons of managed and unmanaged approaches.

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Ryuk: the new ransomware giant

Organisations around the world have been hit by a new piece of ransomware known as Ryuk, which has been encrypting PCs, storage centres and data centres in what’s showing itself to be a carefully planned campaign.

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How does IronTree online backup work?

Everyone’s backing up these days, and because most businesses are already linked to the Internet, backing up online is proving the easiest and most cost-effective way.

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Two books that could help you plan for business continuity

Whether you are starting a new business or running a well-established one, your company should have a comprehensively designed and implemented business continuity plan in place. When creating a business continuity plan or revising one, the best way to get started is to read some books on the subject.

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Business disaster management and the importance of planning

At any given moment, there is some disaster, natural or unnatural, somewhere in this world where people are affected on a large scale. One does not have to be at the epicentre of an earthquake to suffer the repercussions of a disaster. Disaster can strike at any time and place and can affect businesses critically.

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