Common Computer & Information Technology Terms

What is Malware?

Malware is malicious software that is specifically designed to disrupt, damage, or gain unauthorized access to a computer system. DataMart employs industry leading malware prevention services so that you do not have to worry about malicious software entering your computer network and compromising your day-to-day operations.

What is a Virus?

A computer virus is a piece of code which is capable of copying itself and typically has a detrimental effect, such as corrupting the computer system(s) or destroying data.

What is Hacking?

Hacking is the gaining of unauthorized access to data in a system or computer. DataMart Technologies helps your business prevent hackers from infiltrating your computer system.

What is Phishing?

Phishing is the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by disguising as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication such as email.

Computer Backups

In information technology, a backup, or data backup, or the process of backing up, refers to copying your computer data into an archive file so it may be used to restore the original copy of files after a data loss event. The verb form is “back up” (a phrasal verb), whereas the noun and adjective form is “backup“.

Disaster Recovery

Disaster recovery involves a set of policies, tools and procedures to enable the recovery or continuation of vital technology infrastructure and computer systems following a natural or human-induced disaster. Disaster recovery focuses on the IT or technology systems supporting critical business functions in your company.

Business Continuity

Business continuity is the planning and preparation of a company to make sure it overcomes serious incidents or disasters and resumes its normal operations within a reasonably short period. DataMart Technologies provides IT services which continually monitors your computer systems, ensuring business continuity.

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