Tag Archives: Mike Cobb

Bulletproof Your Backups

By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering Backing up your hard drive is one of those tasks that rates somewhere between flossing your teeth and checking the air in your tires, it’s a necessity that can cause great regret if not done regularly. Backing up is the first rule of thumb for protecting all your important … Continue reading Bulletproof Your Backups

WannaCry Recovery Tips

  By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering Last month, the WannaCry/WannaCrypt ransomware tore through hundreds of thousands of computers overnight in a worldwide onslaught. If you are a victim, there is hope. Through in-depth study of the WannaCry ransomware, Kaspersky Labs has discovered that the code was poorly written and contains a number of possible … Continue reading WannaCry Recovery Tips

Shopping For Data Recovery? Here’s What You Should Know

By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering Odds are, at some point in your life, you will find yourself in the uncomfortable position of suffering a serious and unexpected data loss. A traditional hard drive, which is an electromechanical device, will eventually break down over time all on its own. Before this has a chance to … Continue reading Shopping For Data Recovery? Here’s What You Should Know

Technically Speaking of Spring Cleaning

  By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering Spring is here and it’s time to add technology to your list of seasonal cleaning chores. Here’s your Tech Spring Cleaning list. Back Up We always recommend triple redundancy, meaning that the same important data is located in three places—one working copy and two backups. Prepare at least … Continue reading Technically Speaking of Spring Cleaning

Diamond Certified Expert Video: Backing Up Your Data

Originally published by Diamond Certified. With MIKE COBB, a Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Complete Video Transcription: NOVATO – Host, Sarah Rutan: If your computer contains photos, documents and other sensitive data, you’ll want to make sure it’s fully backed up. Today we’re in Novato with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Mike Cobb of DriveSavers to learn more. … Continue reading Diamond Certified Expert Video: Backing Up Your Data