NovaBACKUP Security Blog

Essential Guide to NAS as Backup Storage for SMBs

NAS Storage as Backup Medium

81% of businesses use some form of storage array (e.g., SAN, NAS). Source: Spiceworks NAS, or Network Attached Storage, is popular among small and medium-sized businesses. They are convenient to integrate into existing network environments, secure, easy to use, and generally affordabl …

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5 Helpful Tactics for Better Backup (and Restore)

5 Tactics for Better Backup

In today's fast-paced digital landscape, data is at the heart of everything we do. With all the digital data that organizations rely on for their day-to-day operations, it's even more important to make sure nothing happens to it (or, if something does happen, that you can at least rec …

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What Do You Mean OneDrive Isn’t Backup?


For years now, more and more people have been using "the cloud" to store their files, whether it's Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, Amazon's AWS, Microsoft's Azure cloud services, or any of the other file syncing services out there. Note that I say “file syncing services”, not cloud b …

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Demystifying HIPAA Compliance for Medical Practices and Dentists

As a healthcare professional, you understand the critical role that data plays in your practice. From patient records and Protected Health Information (PHI) to appointment schedules, your data is the lifeblood of your business. And if something happens to that data - a file is lost, o …

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How Ransomware Has Changed the Way We Think About Backup

Ransomware and AI

Backup used to be a way to get your data back when a hard drive failed or a system outlived its purpose. That is, in most cases, you could restore data from a backup made a day or two earlier with little or no data loss. This led to backup strategies that, for example, set retention t …

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Welcome to the New Version of NovaBACKUP

Introducing the new version of NovaBACKUP, a cohesive and easy-to-use backup solution designed to help you comply with the most common regulatory requirements and - of course - recover your data quickly after any type of data loss scenario.

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Spring Clean Your Backup: 7 Steps to Ensure Data Integrity

As the seasons change, it's not just our homes that could use a good spring cleaning – our digital spaces need attention too. Just like tidying up your physical space, maintaining your data backup is essential for keeping your information safe and secure. Here are seven simple steps t …

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The Win-Win-Win of Managed Backup Services

After nearly three decades in the data protection software business, I've seen plenty of major changes – in the technology itself, and in the way organizations acquire it. One of the most significant developments has been how subscription-based pricing models have overtaken perpetual …

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Backup Solutions for Healthcare: What to Look For

In the healthcare industry, special attention needs to be paid to the security and protection of patients’ private and highly sensitive electronic medical records. Healthcare providers are held to a higher standard regarding the backup, encryption, and retention of electronic medical …

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2024 Data Protection Trends & Predictions for SMBs

Data Protection Trends

As I sit here reading the various 2024 predictions from tech vendors, industry analysts, and experts that are popping up everywhere right now, I can't help but notice that this year's predictions are filled with Artificial Intelligence (AI) topics. AI to provide better insights, write …

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