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Backup is dead. Long live backup.

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2020 10 21 If you haven’t been paying attention, traditional backup is dead. But for Acronis, backup continues, even better, as a critical part of cyber protection: a new, integrated,…
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Do we need to rethink cybersecurity?

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2020-10-14 By Peter French, Synapsys Managing Director Two takeaways from the 2020 Acronis Cyber Readiness Report have left me scratching my head. First, 32% of companies reported that they haven’t been targeted by…
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When downtime’s not an option, you need to be proactive about security

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2020 10 07  It’s easy to get caught up in the impact of cybercrime on corporate and personal data. It’s data that ransomware hijacks, and it’s data that gets leaked. This…
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Defeating cybercriminals in three moves: our top takeaways

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2020 09 23  On 18 September Acronis hosted a fascinating virtual conference to get a cross-industry view of the latest cyber protection trends, strategies and tools that leaders are tapping…
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Cyber attack winter: Almost 1 in 10 companies attacked every hour

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2020-09-16 As shocking as the statistics that 9% of companies around the world report experiencing a cyber attack every hour and 22% experience at least one a day, is that…
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New research of cyber readiness during pandemic reveals security gaps, need for new solutions

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As Acronis Cyber Protect 15 is released, new global research reveals that 31% of companies struggle with daily cyber attacks and new protection challenges caused by remote work.   Acronis,…

Turning MSP challenges into opportunities

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2020-09-02 By Nick Keene, Synapsys Presales Engineer When Acronis launched Cyber Protect Cloud it promised to give MSPs even more ways to build their businesses. And then when the COVID-19…

Bootstrapping your home network part 2 – the content and malware edition

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2020-08-19 By Peter French, Synapsys Managing Director Previously I wrote about how you can jumpstart your home network to cope with working, learning and entertaining from home. A couple of…
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Acronis’s advice for MSPs during a crisis

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2020-08-12 One of Acronis’s guiding principles has always been the activation and support of a vibrant managed service provider (MSP) ecosystem around the world. And this has become even more…

Quick insights into Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud

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2020-08-07 When our Presales Engineer Nick Keene participated in the beta programme for Cyber Protect Cloud a few months ago, he commented that having a unified product for data protection…

The single pane of glass that will take your MSP business to the next level

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2020-07-29 By Nick Keene, Synapsys Presales Engineer Writing on day 125 of the pandemic lockdown in South Africa, there can be no doubt that temporary band-aid measures are not what…
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Who’s using IoT? That’s right, you are – here’s how to stay safe

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2020-07-22 By Peter French, Synapsys Managing Director The Internet of things (IoT) mega-trend can seem very space age and futuristic, a bit like hoverboards or Jetsons-style robo-butlers. It’s often mentioned…

Next level document protection and compliance with Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud

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2020-07-01 By Nick Keene, Synapsys Presales Engineer Now and again something pops up from the pre-COVID 19 world to remind us about things that were, and still are, important, despite…

Infographic – Acronis Cyber Protect’s benefits for service providers

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2020-06-24 Earlier this quarter our Presales Engineer Nick Keene compiled some insights from his Introduction to Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud webinar series, first highlighting his top six technical questions, followed…

Bootstrapping your home network

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2020-06-17 By Peter French, Synapsys Managing Director Home WiFi networks aren’t corporate networks. I think we’ve all realised that, after 12 weeks of working from home during lockdown. Overnight, we…
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The big difference between cyber immunity and human immunity

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2020-06-10 Comparisons between cyber security and human health are inevitable, especially given that we’re in the middle of a global health crisis. And Acronis has produced a particularly compelling white…

My top Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud security features

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2020-06-03 By Nick Keene, Synapsys Presales Engineer Two weeks ago I answered some of the technical questions about Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud that arose during an MSP webinar series. As…

Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud now available: ‘Vaccine’ option for cyber threats

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2020-06-02 Following Acronis’s early May launch of Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, Synapsys, the leading distributor of Acronis cyber protection in Africa, has seen its first managed service provider (MSP) partners…
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Top tips for safe working from home, from our friends at Acronis

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2020-05-27 Even as many countries around the world start relaxing their COVID-19 lockdown rules allowing more people to return to their workplace, working from home and remote working is here…

Top six technical questions about Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud

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2020-05-20 By Nick Keene, Synapsys Presales Engineer In late March and early April we ran a series of webinars introducing our partners across Africa to Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud in…

The Extraordinary Endurance of the Phishing Scam

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2020-05-13 Despite the increased sophistication and industrialisation of cyber crime (ransomware-as-a-service, anyone?), criminals still have a fondness for phishing scams as the entry point for malware attacks. Why? Because they…

Tackling Endpoint Security in the Age of Work from Home

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2020-05-07 By Peter French, Synapsys Managing Director It was only a few short months ago that I attended the inaugural Acronis Global Cyber Summit in the US, where Acronis CEO,…

Find out why the Central University of Technology chose Acronis for backup

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2020-05-01 When Donally Phonene, Enterprise Systems Engineer, joined the Central University of Technology (CUT), he identified the need for a new backup system that was simple to use and manage,…
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Ransomware Roundup – 6 articles looking at recent ransomware activity

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2020-04-15 As if hospitals around the world didn’t have enough to deal with during the COVID-19 pandemic, in early April Interpol warned healthcare institutions about an increased ransomware threat. It…

Acronis Cyber Protect – beta users weigh in

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2020-04-08 Synapsys Presales Engineer Nick Keene, together with two representatives from a USA-based MSP and Czech-based Distributor respectively, recently shared their beta-experience feedback on the upcoming Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud…

Traditional backup is dead – You need cyber protection

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2020-03-27 Having basic data backup procedures or even cloud storage is simply not good enough anymore. The spread of ransomware and other data security threats means that a more comprehensive…

Synapsys, Acronis empower local MSPs with technical certification training

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2020-03-27 At the end of February, Synapsys, the leading distributor of Acronis cyber protection in Africa, facilitated in-person Acronis Cyber Cloud training for its managed service provider (MSP) partners from…

Acronis Cyber Cloud 8.0 now available

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Acronis Cyber Cloud version 8.0 will deliver advanced full-spectrum cyber protection, thanks to several significant feature enhancements. “These new features are sure to delight service provider partners worldwide, simplifying their tasks and giving…

Acronis Unveils Cyber Protection at Recent Summits

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January, 2020 Two recent Acronis events in Miami and Abu Dhabi in October and November respectively provided the ideal platform for new product announcements and the exposition of a fresh strategic vision for…