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.

5 Tips for Successful Remote Workforce IT Management

To ensure your business makes it through these turbulent times relatively unscathed, here are five tips to help you manage your remote workforce.


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Spanning Release Notes: Office 365 Backup with Integrated Dark Web Monitoring

Keep your Office 365 credentials and data secured with the new Spanning Office 365 Backup feature — Dark Web monitoring.


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Intrusion Detection Systems: A Deep Dive Into NIDS & HIDS

Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) are instrumental in guarding data from unauthorized access. Learn the main types of IDS and the role they play in data security.


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Insecure Direct Object Reference (IDOR) — Web-based Application Security, Part 6

Insecure Direct Object Reference (IDOR) vulnerabilities exist when direct object reference entities can be manipulated in order to gain access to otherwise private information. Learn how they work and how to protect against them.


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OAuth 2.0: What Is It and How Does It Work?

Learn what OAuth 2.0 protocol is, how open authorization works, and more importantly, why OAuth is vital for your backup vendors.


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CCPA: Salesforce Administrators Must Rethink Backup

Salesforce administrators under the CCPA need to rethink their backup and recovery strategies to ensure personal information is accurately backed up. 


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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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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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