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, Google Workspace, and Salesforce.

What Is Multifactor Authentication (MFA)? How It Works, Examples & Benefits

Multifactor authentication (MFA) requires users to provide multiple types of verification to access digital accounts, systems and apps. Learn how it works.


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What Is Email Security? Importance, Best Practices and More

Email security has become critical for modern businesses in today’s rapidly evolving cyberthreat landscape. Read the blog to learn how you can achieve it.


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What Is Dark Web Monitoring? Why Is Dark Web Monitoring Important?

Dark web monitoring scans and analyzes the dark web for compromised or leaked personal information. Learn more.


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What is Data Loss Prevention (DLP)? Definition, Importance and Examples

Data loss prevention (DLP) is a program that combines technologies, strategies and processes to prevent data loss and unauthorized access. Learn more.


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What is a Disaster Recovery Plan? Importance, Types, Components & Benefits

A disaster recovery plan documents policies, procedures, and responsibilities to help businesses recover IT systems and data following a disaster.


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Cyber Insurance: What Is Cyber Insurance & Its Importance for Business

Cyber insurance alleviates the financial losses and liabilities stemming from cyber incidents. Learn how Spanning helps meet cyber insurance requirements.


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What is a Data Protection Strategy? Components, Best Practices and Benefits

A data protection strategy regards the measures taken to help you secure mission-critical and regulated data while keeping it usable for business purposes.


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IT Resilience: What It Is, Why It’s Important & How to Achieve It

IT resilience ensures that critical IT assets, processes and services remain operational during unplanned and planned disruptions. Learn how to achieve it.


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Why You Need to Worry About the Dark Web and What You Can Do

The dark web is a hotbed for cybercrime. Learn about dark web service offerings, stolen data for purchase, and how to protect your business from falling victim.


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Cyberattacks 2022: Phishing, Ransomware & Data Breach Statistics

Cyberattacks had yet another record-breaking year in 2022. Here’s some statistics and trends on phishing, ransomware, and data breaches to be aware of.


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