Understanding the 3-2-1 Backup Rule

Posted on January 18th, 2023 by Joshua Smith in Security, Explainer

3-2-1 Backup Rule

While data disasters are inevitable, having a planned backup strategy can mitigate its damaging effects. According to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, businesses and organizations should observe the 3-2-1 backup strategy for assured data safety.

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3 Types of Access Control: IT Security Models Explained

Posted on January 4th, 2023 by Nicole Kelly in Security, Explainer

IT security access control

If you watched Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, you probably remember the infamous Gait Analysis access control system. After the agent passes the main gate, enters the elevator with fingerprint recognition, and opens three unique-combination locks, he goes through a camera-based system that recognizes how he walks, talks, and moves his face.

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Website Downtime: Cost, Impact, and Best Solutions

Posted on December 19th, 2022 by Jason Chow in Monitoring, Guides, Explainer

Website is down

Given the advanced digital age we are in now, a website's uptime and availability determine the success of businesses of all shapes and sizes. There are numerous challenges that each organization must face and overcome to ensure business continuity. One of the top in this list of challenges is website downtime.

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The Role of Big Data in Ecommerce

Posted on October 18th, 2022 by Art Malkovich in Explainer

Big Data

Big data and its capabilities are becoming more prevalent across various sectors and market segments. It gives businesses and entrepreneurs access to previously unheard-of potential for process optimization, service quality improvements, and conversion rate growth. Big data was once a cutting-edge technology for extremely complicated work environments, but nowadays, it's getting increasingly popular in commercial sectors.

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What Is An Application Programming Interface (API) And How Does It Work?

Posted on September 23rd, 2022 by Simon Rodgers in Explainer

API / Application Programming Interface

Whether you know it or not, APIs (application programming interfaces) significantly impact our relationship with technology, allowing applications to share and exchange data seamlessly so we can access multiple pieces of information from a single source. Without API technology, we'd likely get lost far more often (APIs are fundamental to navigation apps like Google Maps), and booking a vacation would be much more complicated (travel booking sites rely heavily on API tech, too).

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