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21 April, 2021

Guarantee Your Business Continuity With Replication & Redeployment

Advancements in technology are creating a huge shift in the way we as end users are incorporating critical applications into our organisations. Locally installed on-premise applications which require huge financial and time outlays to purchase and integrate are being replaced with SaaS applications delivered through a third party hosting partner. 
07 April, 2021

Phishing Attacks: How They Work & The Steps You Can Take To Overcome Them

What are phishing scams? In this article, Adam Boland of SES explores the various types of phishing attacks and the steps you can take to defend against them.
17 March, 2021

OVH Data Centre Disaster: Time To Review Your Disaster Recovery Plans

European Cloud Computing giant OVH have announced last week that a major fire has destroyed one of its Strasbourg data centres and damaged another. The disaster is estimated to have brought more than 3.5 million websites offline. 
10 March, 2021

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Planning For 2021

As we begin 2021 it is important to reflect on 2020 and the challenges we faced, preparing us for what lies ahead as we get back to what many describe as “the new normal”.
09 March, 2021

Notification Of SES Name Change

Effective from the 23rd February we are contacting each customer to confirm the company name change. From 2005 we have been trading as Financechain Limited t/a SES Software Escrow Solutions, company registration number 3551656.
03 March, 2021

“We Never Even Considered It!”

Do you understand the potential risks of third party developed, cloud based applications? Last week we shared a piece of content discussing some of the dangers of becoming reliant on unprotected third party applications and within minutes of sharing it one customer was already on the phone to us. 
17 February, 2021

How To Protect Critical Applications With A SaaS Escrow Agreement

What is a Software as a Service (SaaS) model? And what are the benefits of a SaaS Escrow Agreement? Adam Boland of SES explains the steps you can take to protect your business critical applications delivered through a SaaS model.
10 February, 2021

From Billionaires To Binmen, We Are All Potential Targets

Last week the following article came across my desk. sharing the news that Amey PLC – the British giant providing infrastructure support services to both regulated and public sectors including Trafford councils bin collections has suffered a major cyber attack. It was reported that 143GB of sensitive personal, financial and commercial details have been leaked, with the attackers demanding a $2bn ransom.
27 January, 2021

Solar Winds Continue To Blow

Since news broke last month about the Solar Winds supply chain attack, a number of our concerned clients have sought advice on how to best remediate the impact of the software compromise. So, what exactly happened in this attack and what should we do about it?
20 January, 2021

How Would Losing Access To Your Critical Applications Impact Business Continuity?

Recently we have seen a shift in the way organisations integrate critical applications into their business. We are seeing organisations gravitate towards applications delivered through a hosting partner (e.g. AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform etc.)
11 January, 2021

How To Prepare Your Business For Disaster Recovery In 2021

As we begin the new year it is important to reflect on 2020 and the challenges many businesses have faced.

The Covid-19 pandemic has and will continue to throw curveballs at companies in every sector, so it's essential to be prepared for what may lie ahead.
06 January, 2021

Start Simple To Minimise Your Attack Vectors

Cyber Security is becoming a major issue for organisations across the globe and according to a recent report by Positive Technologies, many businesses are still not implementing necessary basic security controls.

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