Certificate Verification Failure when Patching Veeam Backup for Office 365? You’re not alone!

UPDATE 01/03/2022: Veeam are tracking this issue in KB4281 here. A few days ago, on the Veeam Community Hub, I saw an interesting post, someone was reporting that they were getting a certification validation failure when trying to download the latest update. As this was the first and only post I’d seen on this, my… Continue reading Certificate Verification Failure when Patching Veeam Backup for Office 365? You’re not alone!

Using an Asustor NAS? Shut it down now!

Hi everyone, Quick one here due to time sensitivity. Deadbolt, the ransomware that has previously been utilised to attack QNAP NAS devices, has been used to attack Asustor NAS devices. Looks like there’s an exploit in the EZ Connect system, so advice is currently to disconnect the NAS from the internet and disable this service… Continue reading Using an Asustor NAS? Shut it down now!

Backups, Trust, Boundaries, and Cloud Security Considerations in 2022

Cloud adoption continues to increase as organisations are either taking their first steps into the cloud, or progressing their IT strategies, whether it’s a full cloud migration, multi-cloud or delivering a hybrid architecture. A great workload to leverage the cloud has been as a backup repository. By using the cloud, we can meet multiple improvements… Continue reading Backups, Trust, Boundaries, and Cloud Security Considerations in 2022

VMware vCenter Log4j Patches Available

As of yesterday, VMware released the vCenter Log4j fixes for releases 6.5 and 6.7 of both their vCenter Server Appliance and vCenter Server (for Windows). Combined with the previously released vCenter 7.0 patch, VMware now offer complete protection against the currently disclosed Log4j vulnerabilities within the VMware vCenter product. What version do I need? Depending… Continue reading VMware vCenter Log4j Patches Available

VeeamON 2022 Website is Live!

Yep, it’s happening! VeeamON 2022 is fast approaching! Let’s get straight down to business: When? 16-19th May 2022 What’s going to be there? All the latest news and insights from Veeam. Whether you want to know about what’s coming in v12, how to protect modern cloud workloads such as AWS/Azure/GCP, Kubernetes or SaaS solutions such as… Continue reading VeeamON 2022 Website is Live!

Key Changes in the New Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure v3a Release

As the headline suggests, Veeam recently released a “version 3a“ of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure. Whilst there are your usual mixture of security fixes and bugs resolved, it actually brings a new (and welcome) change to the licensing structure around protecting Azure SQL workloads (not to be confused with Azure virtual machines running SQL… Continue reading Key Changes in the New Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure v3a Release