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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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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Backup Policy: What Should Be Included and Why Do You Need One?

A backup policy defines the set of policies, procedures and responsibilities to prevent data loss and maintain data integrity and availability. Learn more.


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The SaaS Backup and Recovery Report 2022: What’s New in the SaaS Universe

The SaaS Backup and Recovery Report 2022 from Spanning provides new insights into the SaaS universe, the current state of SaaS data protection and what you should know to enhance your data protection strategy.


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File Inclusion Vulnerabilities — Web-based Application Security, Part 9

PHP File Inclusion represents a security flaw in web applications that can result in information disclosure. Learn more about LFI and RFI vulnerabilities.


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