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.

Total Cost of Ownership: Why It’s Important for Businesses

A total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis is vital to examine the financial impact of implementing new technologies in business. In information technology, assessing the TCO provides a broader view of the investment and the value of the product over its lifespan.


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Directory Traversal — Web-based Application Security, Part 8

Directory traversal is a web application security vulnerability that allows unauthorized users to access files from different folders or directories that they would otherwise be restricted from accessing.


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Mobile Malware: What Makes It Dangerous?

Cybercriminals are using mobile malware to get their hands on business data stored on your smartphone. Learn all about the types of mobile malware out there and what protection measures you can take to repel them.


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Types of Cyber Attacks: A Closer Look at Common Threats

By understanding the different types of cyber attacks and how they are executed, you can identify potential threats and take the required steps to prevent them if a cybersecurity event occurs.


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Protect Your Office 365 Data Against Consent Phishing

Protect your office 365 data from consent phishing. Use solutions like Spanning that are Azure Verified Publishers to ensure your data is protected.


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Prevent ATO Attacks During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Office 365 and G Suite administrators need to ensure SaaS data protection during COVID-19 and prevent dark web cybercriminals from deploying Account Takeover (ATO) attacks.


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A Guide to Telecommuting: Adjusting to the New Era of Remote Working

Welcome to the new world of telecommuting – the COVID-19 pandemic edition. Learn how to navigate through the world of working from home — especially if you are a first-timer.


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Spanning Release Notes: G Suite Backup with Integrated Dark Web Monitoring

Spanning Backup for G Suite with Dark Web Monitoring provides complete front-end and back-end G Suite protection – secure credentials – secure data.


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Denial-of-Service (DoS) Attacks — Web-based Application Security, Part 7

A Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack is when legitimate users are unable to access a network. Learn how they work and how to protect against them.


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Zero-Day Vulnerability: The Unknown Threats to Your Data

Zero-day vulnerabilities lead to zero-day exploits that put your data at risk. Learn how to keep your Office 365, G Suite and Salesforce data protected from such attacks.


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