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What is a zero-day vulnerability? – Syneto Vocabulary

Reading time: 2 minutesWith all businesses relying on some kind of IT system to conduct their operations, exploiting IT vulnerabilities can be in itself a “lucrative” business. We’ve spoken about the threat of ransomware before, as well as about the idea of achieving ransomware immunity. But what about other vulnerabilities? A “zero-day, for example,” is one of those opportunities that hackers look for. But what exactly is a zero-day and what can you …

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What is secondary storage? – Syneto Vocabulary

Reading time: 2 minutesThe term “secondary storage” has come a long way since it was first used to describe computer auxiliary storage (e.g. CD-ROM of floppy disks). In our Syneto Vocabulary, we take a look at the meaning of secondary storage for businesses today. What is secondary storage? Secondary storage, also referred to as secondary memory or auxiliary storage, is a type of storage solution used for keeping data that is not frequently …

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What is primary storage? – Syneto Vocabulary

Reading time: 1 minuteA storage device is a hardware device used for storing and accessing digital information. Storage devices can be categorized in various ways, but when it comes to their use, they are usually put into one of these two categories: primary storage and secondary storage. This article has a look at what primary storage typically looks like.

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What is pro-active support? – Syneto Vocabulary

Reading time: 1 minuteWhen choosing an IT product or service, the product’s support offering is an important factor. Will you get help in case anything bad happens? Will this help reach you promptly? The need for good support in case of a negative event is obvious. But modern companies, like Syneto, have taken their support offerings one step further, with pro-active support. But you are probably wondering: what is pro-active support?

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What is secondary data? – Syneto Vocabulary

Reading time: 1 minuteData is a new currency, without which a modern business cannot exist. This data comes in various forms – from files (project data, documentation, etc.) to application data (business software, backups, test environments, etc.). All this data can be categorized in various ways, but a very common categorization involves differentiating between primary data and secondary data. This article explains what secondary data is. What is secondary data? Secondary data, unlike …

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