Spanning Blog

Welcome to our blog featuring thought leadership and best practices on SaaS backup and recovery, data protection and security, and regular product updates for Spanning Backup for Office 365, G Suite, and Salesforce.

Ryuk Ransomware — Malware of the Month, January 2020

In the world of malware, Ryuk ransomware has gone from a rookie to a pro at a disturbing speed. Here we take a look at what Ryuk ransomware is, how it spreads, and how to protect your business from it.


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10 Cybersecurity Trends in 2020 You Need to Keep an Eye On

As data moves to SaaS apps like G Suite and Office 365, so will the focus of cybercriminals. Be on top of cybersecurity trends in 2020 to keep your business ahead of the game. 


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4 Data Lifecycle Management Mistakes Businesses Should Avoid 

Learn the basics of data lifecycle management and how to avoid data lifecycle management mistakes that can be costly to your data and business. 


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Spanning’s Best of 2019

As 2019 draws to an end, we take a look back on the blogs and resources most enjoyed by you. The resulting list provides an insightful overview of the challenges associated with enterprise data protection.


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Dridex — Malware of the Month, December 2019

Dridex — a malware specifically designed to attack financial services organizations and banks — is Spanning’s Malware of the Month for December 2019. Learn how it has evolved and resulted in the theft of hundreds of millions of dollars from institutions in the form of fraudulent transactions.


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SaaS Data Encryption: Data at Rest vs Data In-Transit

SaaS data encryption involves having state of the art encryption at rest and encryption in-transit. The right SaaS backup can provide security to data whether data is at rest or data is in-transit.


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Let’s Get Real: Your SaaS Needs Backup

Data living on SaaS platforms like G Suite and Office 365 does not provide complete backup. Choose the right SaaS backup and recovery solution to maintain robust data protection.


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Why Granular SharePoint Backup and Recovery is Important

Selective, granular SharePoint backup and recovery can help organizations to meet security standards, comply with industry regulations, and reduce liabilities. Learn why a blanket backup solution is not always the best option.


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Deepfake: The AI Endangering Your Cybersecurity 

How dangerous is deepfake to cybersecurity? The AI-based forgery is creating fear among businesses due to its growing popularity among cybercriminals.


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G Suite versus Office 365: How do you Pick the Right One?

Cloud adoption can be an extensive exercise and it’s important to pick a SaaS solution that fits your organizational needs and structure when doing so. Here we break down G Suite vs Office 365 and take a closer look and some of the advantages each has to offer.


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