Measures Taken of a Critical Vulnerability in the Java Library Log4j
With this blog post we would like to inform you about measures we have taken regarding a critical security vulnerability in the Java library Log4j. We have already taken all recommended measures and secured our systems over the weekend in the night of December 11,2021 directly after the vulnerability was published by the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). In addition, we adapted our monitoring measures and intrusion detection systems specifically to this security gap in order to detect and prevent potential attacks. In addition, all systems have been examined by security experts to determine their vulnerability. There is no risk for our systems at all.read more
Find the right strategy for more IT security in your company: This hybrid cloud model fits you
The right combination is often unbeatable: Those who efficiently cross a public and private cloud create a powerful system. The resulting hybrid cloud has proven to be the ideal solution for many use cases. The prerequisite: a perfectly fitting infrastructure in which two powerful players interact perfectly and intelligent storage and synchronization solutions that create unbeatable synergies. Which operating model is right for your company? Our checklist reveals the answer.read more
Digitalprämie Berlin - how to benefit from the subsidies with luckycloud
With the digital bonus, the state of Berlin and Investitionsbank Berlin (IBB) want to promote the digitalization of the working world. The acquisition of IT hardware and software for digital transformation and for improving corporate IT security plays a key role in this - and so do cloud solutions and network attached storage (NAS). Projects are funded with up to 17,000 euros. luckycloud supports your company actively, efficiently and professionally in your digitization projects.read more
Service for cloud solutions: Focus on the customer's needs
Good service pays off - this is also or especially true in difficult times, when the economy is facing numerous challenges due to the Corona pandemic. Only those who convince their customers with a well thought-out product and the right service can survive on the market in the long term. We talked to Luc Mader, founder and CEO of luckycloud, about what constitutes good service for him and why there is great potential here.read more
QNAP NAS and luckycloud - perfect match for Hybrid Clouds
Hybrid Cloud solutions do not have to be complicated. As with all successful combinations, it all depends on the right components! luckycloud - as a secure cloud provider from Germany with the highest enforceable security standards - and QNAP - as an experienced manufacturer with its powerful NAS server - go together like vanilla ice cream and hot cherries! You even have the choice between cloud storage and s3 backup. Sounds complicated? But it is not!read more
All-rounder Hybrid Cloud - clever combination of backup and data processing
IT systems can be affected by failures or maintenance. During this time data in the cloud is not accessible. If you use the cloud storage as pure backup, a failure only affects current changes. But if you outsource your data completely in order to save internal capacities, you have no chance to access your data. The "data sovereignty" no longer lies with you, as you are not fully in control of your data. The Hybrid Cloud avoids this shortcoming by linking two different cloud systems with each otherread more
Cloud storage in comparison - "Best Cloud Provider" vs. privacy?
On websites and in search engine results there is always talk of "Best Cloud Provider in Comparison". But what makes the "best cloud provider" actually? Is it the big companies that scream the loudest and have large advertising budgets? Or is it perhaps worth taking a closer look at the functions and other aspects of a cloud? Often we let ourselves be manipulated unconsciously by the search engine results and various comparison platforms and the displayed results are quickly perceived as the best option.read more
Crash course GDPR - Summary of the 10 most important facts
25 May 2018 - the GDPR came into force on this date. Curse or blessing? After 2 years this is not exactly one of the most popular topics for companies. Nevertheless, the DSGVO has an important significance in the present day. Since the DSGVO came into force, fines in the millions have already been imposed and not only entrepreneurs are placing more emphasis on data protection, but private individuals have also become a little more sensitive. We have summarised the most important 10 questions and tips for you as briefly as possibleread more
Teamwork in the home office - exchange data easily and securely from home with luckycloud
Working from home is a challenge even for well-rehearsed teams that normally work well together in the office. For a smooth workflow in a team, we recommend that you define rules on how shared documents are handled and where they are stored. Here too, we have developed a best-use case, which we have developed together with customers through our many years of experience with luckycloudread more
Cloud storage in the home office - Set up luckycloud in your home office in 3 steps
There is hardly anyone left who is not affected by the current crisis, let alone severely restricted. Suddenly there are people in the home office who have never (had to) think about how to work outside the usual office. Fortunately, home office does not have to be complicated and tedious! With luckycloud you can quickly set up a virtual workstation, even without having much knowledge of technology yourselfread more
Home Office Preparation - Working from home without loss of control
Many managers are currently in conflict over the decision whether to use home office or not. The biggest barrier here is not the technical hurdle, but the feeling of loss of control. Many bosses are of the opinion that working from home does not suit their job, because presence in the office is absolutely necessary for productive work results. What does the quality of the work have to do with how long your employees have been sitting in the office?read more
Home Office Checklist - Corona crisis becomes surveillance scandal 2.0
The corona crisis has stirred up many minds. Many entrepreneurs are interested in a quick solution and forget the daily dangers of digital data processing. People's privacy is sometimes trampled underfoot. Edward Snowden recently spoke about this personally. The whistleblower warns against surveillance measures introduced in the wake of the corona virus, which could lead to this regulation being permanently incorporated into legislation. Our checklist will help you choose digital tools safelyread more
Home Office Guide in times of the coronavirus - working fast and safe from home
Current news about the corona virus is piling up. Many send their employees to the home office - but for many industries this is simply impossible. On various platforms there are lists of digital tools for the home office. But in almost all of these articles, the security aspect is missing! The cybercriminals, on the other hand, are probably not so good-natured and suddenly stop looking for security holes. Not even the authorities stop at our privacy. Our Home Office Guide will help you to introduce Home Office in your company safely and quicklyread more
A cloud provider from Germany with easy user and data administration was especially important to us!
The demands for schools to be equipped with technical devices, a modern IT infrastructure and secure software solutions are anything but new. This applies to the administration as well as the teaching itself. But when it comes to making the leap into the digital age, state and independent schools are left to their own devices at the end of the day.read more
Why are updates important?
"Again?!", this is the thought you always have when you see a pop up with an update on your computer again. One is simply annoyed and clicks on "Remember later". But this is exactly what you should not do, because updates are incredibly important!read more
luckycloud's cloud storage scores with high availability - together we are stronger!
The protection goals of integrity, availability and confidentiality are among the most important and security-relevant factors in cloud computing. Many cloud providers find the availability or high availability of their systems to be a particular challenge.read more
Germany's most secure cloud storage wins eco award 2019
The award ceremony of the eco - Verband der Internetwirtschaft e.V. took place for the 18th time on November 21, 2019 in Cologne and luckycloud won the eco://award in the category Hosting.read more
luckycloud groupware- The secure alternative to Microsoft Exchange
luckycloud Office is a secure Microsoft Exchange alternative from Germany with email, calendar, task and contact synchronization. The groupware enables secure as well as internal communication within the company.read more
luckycloud pro data room- the secure business cloud storage from Germany for individual requirements
The secure cloud services from Germany are well suited for companies with high data protection requirements. Larger teams can be easily administered with simple user and file managementread more
Cloud Computing - What is Cloud Storage?
All people talk about the cloud, many people even "live" in the cloud. Admittedly, the term "cloud" is opaque. Clouds come and go, we cannot grasp them and often they annoy us because they cover the sun. Reason enough to explain what the cloud is all about.read more
Anniversary of the basic data protection regulation - Part 3 outlook and summary
Indeed, further regulations will follow in the future. With the DSGVO, the basic framework for far-reaching data protection regulation has been established, although the next stage of the DSGVO is currently already being awaited: The e-Privacy Regulation. Among other things, it is intended to establish stricter rules on the handling of cookies and advertising trackers at EU level. The focus is particularly on the opt-in regulation for data processing and storage.read more
Anniversary of the Basic Data Protection Regulation - Part 2 Travelling in the Cloud as a Business Customer
With the introduction of the DSGVO, the protection of personal data has rightly moved back to the foreground. In this part of the three-part interview with Fresh Compliance, we have clarified for you how you as a business customer can move safely in the cloud and what you should bear in mind when choosing your cloud provider.read more
Anniversary of the Basic Data Protection Regulation - Part 1 What is the DSGVO?
One year has now passed since the DSGVO came into force and its introduction caused a lot of unrest and has been hotly debated in recent years, as has the topic of data protection in public clouds. In an interview with Frank and Philip from Fresh Compliance, we explained how these two topics are related and how you can move in the cloud in accordance with the DSGVO.read more
Snowden 2.0 - Spy affair now also in Germany?
Six years ago, the revelations of Edward Snowden have troubled many minds. But time heals all wounds. Thus, the data protection awareness of many people is receding into the background. The consequence: blind trust in any system. It is better to ignore the problem than to act. After all, there are more important things in life and you don't have anything to hide, do you?read more
Introduction to luckycloud - Part 2 Collaborative Teamwork with the Team Manager
One has just got used to the old system and then the boss comes around the corner and is of the opinion to integrate a new system because the old one is no longer DSGVO-compliant. The switch to a new system is always annoying. The selection of the right system alone usually takes a lot of time.read more
Introduction to luckycloud - Part 1 Login and storage features
Collaborative cooperation and data exchange used to be more difficult. How did you share data with colleagues, friends and family before the Cloud innovation? Using a USB stick or sending huge email attachments?read more
The creation of luckycloud
The foundation of luckycloud results from the idea to be able to store data securely in a German cloud and independent of large corporations. Ever since Edward Snowden it has been clear: the digital space is a network of international surveillance combined with the constant effort to research and steer user behavior. With most cloud providers, users are not customers, they are the product.read more