HDD or SSD: Which is Better for Backup?

Without a doubt, the two storage technologies that dominate the market today are hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid-state drives (SSDs). But what's...

How Often Should You Back Up Your Data?

Working for a company with “Data Security” in the name, I spend a lot of my day thinking about backups and data. What usually comes to mind is...

Remote Tech Support for a Day: A World Backup Day Story

I recently played remote tech support for someone whose laptop hung up during a software installation. It seemed that the file...
HDD or SSD: Which is Better for Backup?

HDD or SSD: Which is Better for Backup?

Without a doubt, the two storage technologies that dominate the market today are hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid-state drives (SSDs). But what's the difference between HDD and SSD? Which one should you use to back up your files? What about photos and videos? HDD vs....

How Often Should You Back Up Your Data?

How Often Should You Back Up Your Data?

Working for a company with “Data Security” in the name, I spend a lot of my day thinking about backups and data. What usually comes to mind is ways of backing up, securing, encrypting, and otherwise protecting data from threats—loss, disaster, hacking, you name it....

Remote Tech Support for a Day: A World Backup Day Story

Remote Tech Support for a Day: A World Backup Day Story

I recently played remote tech support for someone whose laptop hung up during a software installation. It seemed that the file system was corrupted, but it was hard to tell. I’m not a tech support person, but I can fill in occasionally, summoning patience with the...

A Letter from CDSG’s CEO About COVID-19

A Letter from CDSG’s CEO About COVID-19

To our valued customers and partners: As the world continues to fight against the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the CRU Data Security Group (CDSG)and its family of brands (CRU, WiebeTech, and ioSafe) is committed to the health and safety of all our employees,...

CRU Inc. is now CDSG

CRU Inc. is now CDSG

As of earlier this autumn, ioSafe's parent company, CRU Acquisition Group, LLC, is now CRU Data Security Group, LLC, or CDSG. This new corporate name is more aligned with the corporate mission, which is to develop the products that help our partners and their...

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