Daily Backups is the 8th Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Essential 8 strategy to mitigate cybersecurity incidents. In the same vein as insurance, we hope you never need to access your backups, but in the event your systems get hacked or fail, then it is peace of mind the backups are there. For companies that have implemented all other ACSC Essential 8 strategies, the likelihood of needing to access backups is much lower.
In addition to regular backup of your systems data, we further offer limitless backup of your Windows 365 mailboxes and/or webmail, G-suite drive and your SharePoint. For businesses with sensitive data, we also offer backups of your server to ensure all information is constantly secured.
Our GOLD and PLATINUM Cybersecurity Management Systems (CSMS) packages offer Daily Systems Backups for up to 3months to ensure compliance with the ACSC Essential 8 recommendations. Further, our Backup Plus packages offer users on any level the ability to backup servers, mailboxes, cloud drives and SharePoint.
A Daily Backup assesses all data and files which have been changed since the previous backup and saves the new version of the files in a secure location online or offline. This ensures that in the case of a data breach, power failure or human error, all latest files are readily available and minimal work is lost. Unfortunately, there are many ways data can be lost or corrupted including; cyber-attacks, power failures, operating system failures and computer hard drive failure.
The ACSC Essential 8 strategy recommends all backup files are stored for at least 3 months in a secure online or offline location that is not rewritable and non-erasable. Like many of the ACSC Essential 8 strategies, backing up files and data works differently for every company pending their needs and the level of security required. As such, some businesses may require regular server backups to increase their security levels.
In addition to the recommended file backups, it is also important to review backups of applications, drives and email. In the unfortunate event of an attack or system failure, data from all areas of the business can be compromised. This includes programs such as finance applications and payroll systems, as well as online data drives, emails and contacts.
A common ransomware tactic is to hold all business data ransom and refuse to release it until a hefty fee is paid. When ransomware is installed, the attacker will also have the power to wipe all the data clean from a business network if the ransom demands are not met. This is why backups across all areas of the business are important.
Automated Daily Backups are available with our GOLD and PLATINUM CSMS Packages, ensuring companies are compliant with the ACSC Essential 8 recommendations. Our Backup Plus Packages are available at all levels.
Daily Backups is the ACSC’s sole strategy to recover data and system availability. Whilst you hope to never have to access your backup files, it is good to know they are safe and secure in case you need them. Here are our top five reasons to implement Daily Backups.
Our CSMS Packages offer various backup options, pending your unique business needs.
Automated Daily Backups, which are kept for 3 months to align with the ACSC Essential 8 recommendations, are included in our GOLD and PLATINUM CSMS Packages. This ensures companies are compliant with the Government’s Essential 8 strategies to mitigate cybersecurity incidents.
Additionally, we offer daily backups and infinite storage of Microsoft 365 Mailbox, G-suite drives and SharePoint systems. These features can be added into any of our CSMS Packages. This can further include backups of emails to ensure vital communications are not lost.
For businesses with high levels of documentation and customer information, we recommend regular server backups to ensure that all files can be recovered in the unfortunate event of lost or damaged data.
Lastly, we can also provide business application backups for crucial software including financial applications, payroll and record keeping.
Find out more about these offerings and other features of our CSMS Packages.
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