Five of the Biggest Data Breaches of the 21st century

Data breaches have become a daily occurrence. In this post we detail the biggest data breaches of the 21st century focusing specifically on how big the risk or damage was to the organization, insurers and users as opposed to how many records were compromised. What is a data breach? A data breach occurs when unauthorized … Read more

2019 The Biggest Data Security Breaches…so far

Massive data security breaches have once again made headlines in 2019. At the time of writing, more than 600 million records were stolen from 16 different websites. And, according to Information Age “data breach reports are up 75 percent over the last two years”. The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC)’s “2018 End-of-Year Data Breach Report” further … Read more

Crime doesn’t pay, but Cybercrime does. What motivates Cybercrime?

Cybercrime & Hackers ‘More Devastating’ To SMB’s Than Fire, Flood & Transit Strike Combined Notorious cyber crime gang behind global bank hacking spree returns with new attacks The Latest Thing You Need to Worry About Cybercriminals Hacking? Your Voice Cybercrime could cost companies $5.2 trillion over next five years These are only some of the … Read more

Choosing a Cloud Service Provider

In this final instalment of our Cloud Backup article series, we guide you through the process of choosing a cloud service provider. When choosing a cloud service provider, the reliability and capability of the cloud service provider are crucial. A recent study by IT industry association CompTIA found that very few companies conduct a comprehensive … Read more

5 reasons why its crucial to backup Office 365

The number of businesses moving from on-premise Exchange to Office 365 has increased significantly over the last couple of years. Email backup has not only become an essential part of IT, but one of the most important ways to ensure business continuity. It is unfortunately also one of the most neglected business practices. To understand … Read more

Looking back on the top 10 Data Security Breaches in 2018

Companies informing their customers that their data may have been compromised and or their personal information affected seem to have been the prevailing state of affairs during 2018. The personal information of millions of people around the world was compromised during these data security breaches. Some of the biggest victims of these breaches include Facebook, … Read more

Five best practices to ensure ransomware does not harm your business

Software viruses remain one of the leading threats to both businesses and individuals. Dealing with the consequences of any malware attack is an enormous challenge and even more so in the event of a ransomware attack, as the latter is often impossible to resolve. What is ransomware?  Ransomware is a type of malware or malicious … Read more

Press release: Stage2Data welcomes Jon Darling as chief Account Manager

“My strategy commitment will be getting to know customers on a day to day basis while making sure they are happy with the level of service they receive” Stage2Data press release: Toronto, Canada, September 2017 – Stage2data are pleased to welcome new chief account manager, Jon Darling from Saint John, New Brunswick. With Stage2Data’s business … Read more

Case Study: Stage2Data joins forces with Rubrik as their first Canadian MSP cloud provider

“Canada’s Leading Cloud Solutions Provider Stage2Data Accelerates Business Growth with Rubrik-Powered “Always-On” Hybrid Cloud Services “ Drawing on over 20 years of experience, Stage2Data is one of Canada’s fastest growing cloud solution providers. Since 1998, Stage2Data has specialized in disasterrecovery- as-a-service, backup-as-a-service and hosting services to its customers. As more of Stage2Data’s customers move their … Read more

Press release: Stage2Data appoints Petrus Human as new COO/CTO

“Since Human joined Stage2Data the company’s revenue has already grown by a significant 40%. “   Stage2Data press release: Toronto, Canada, August 2017 – Petrus Human, acquires a significant share in leading Canadian Backup and Cloud solutions provider, Stage2Data and takes on the role as new COO and CTO. In November 2016, Petrus Human, former … Read more