Saturday, March 31 is World Backup Day – when technology-driven folks remind responsible business owners and the general public how important it is to back up their data.
When we think of hackers, we often imagine a mysterious individual in the dark, targeting a large corporation for millions of dollars. However, as someone who knows a little bit about the security side of IT, the reality is less dramatic and surprisingly even more dangerous. While it is true that some hackers target specific companies for political, personal or financial reasons, the majority of those looking to exploit system flaws are more like trappers. They don’t just target the big guys; they’ll take anything that falls into their traps.