BLACKbox helps MSMEs to deal with external threats as well as insider threats that can lead to data loss or leakage – Vishal Shah, Synersoft Technologies, Full Interview

Vishal Shah, Co-Founder, and CEO, SYNERSOFT TECHNOLOGIES PRIVATE LIMITED

Vishal Shah, Co-Founder, and CEO, SYNERSOFT TECHNOLOGIES PRIVATE LIMITED

Vishal Shah, Co-founder, and CEO, of Synersoft Technologies Private Limited shared his views about the organization, technology, and the future ahead in an exclusive interview with team IT-Voice:

Prateek: How Blackbox Duo Assists MSMEs Companies in data breaching by Synersoft Technologies?

Vishal Shah: BLACKbox duo solves a serious problem from an MSME perspective. MSMEs cannot afford to provide company-owned laptops to their remote users for cost and logistics reasons. Mostly they rely on their employees to use their personal laptops on a BYOD basis. BLACKbox duo makes dual profiles on employee’s personal laptops, i.e. personal and professional. BLACKbox duo intelligently applies enterprise policies on professional profile and gives access to enterprise data and networks. It does not apply enterprise policies on personal profile to allow the employee to use the device for personal purpose. BLACKbox duo invokes backup only for the data residing in professional part of BYOD laptop.

Prateek: Please share some details about Synersoft technologies: Blackbox with Data Centre Backup for Disaster Recovery.

Vishal Shah: BLACKbox client agent is also a cloud backup agent. BLACKbox provides cloud backup storage as an addon service. The agent installed on BLACKbox, Servers, User’s computers compresses and encrypts the modified data and transfers it to cloud backup storage when the user is online or the Internet is available. The data stored on cloud backup storage is in encrypted format to ensure security against any data breach on cloud. The enterprise gets a dashboard which gives intutive report on status of backup from BLACKbox, Servers, laptops, remote computers. It also generates email alert in case there is any error in BACKUP process to take proactive corrective actions.

Prateek: How is Blackbox an ideal solution for Data Loss Prevention?

Vishal Shah: Data loss can happen by deletion, ransomware, disaster, or hardware failure. BLACKbox is a single service solution to take care of all the situations as an integrated system. BLACKbox applies Active Recycle Bin which enables MSME to recover data after deletion. It also helps MSMEs to identify who deleted the data. BLACKbox applies primary-hidden chamber technology to maintain previous versions of in an isolated media to enable MSMEs to recover data after ransomware attack. It also provides hook to cloud backup to enable MSME to recover data after disaster or hardware loss.

Prateek: How Blackbox MAX is helping MSMEs sector in data loss, data theft & ransomware?

Vishal Shah: BLACKbox helps MSMEs to deal with external threats as well as insider threats that can lead to data loss or leakage. Data loss can happen by deletion, ransomware, disaster, or hardware failure. BLACKbox applies Active Recycle Bin which enables MSME to recover data after deletion. It also helps MSMEs to identify who deleted the data. BLACKbox applies primary-hidden chamber technology to maintain previous versions of in an isolated media to enable MSMEs to recover data after ransomware attack. It also provides hook to cloud backup to enable MSME to recover data after disaster or hardware loss. BLACKbox provides control options to restrict, control, and monitor USB ports, email communication, as well as data exfiltration over the Internet to enable enterprises to prevent data theft by external hacker or an insider.

Prateek: How Mr. Vishal Shah, Co-founder & CEO is using his signature in VRSAFE Strategies which can mitigate cyber breaches for MSMEs?

Vishal Shah: VRSAFE stands for use of VPN for remote access, Router to block ports, Standard email systems, Antivirus deployment, Forgoing piracy, and strong Employment Agreement. Vishal Shah advises that MSMEs must use VPN to give remote access of its applications and data by using inbuilt facility in most routers. They should also block inbound communication at router level except for VPN. Vishal Shah strongly recommend use of standard and secured email systems that use TLS for exchanging the emails for protection against phishing and identity theft. He insists on having a licensed and updated Antivirus on each every system used by MSME. He recommends use of licensed software only and forgo piracy to protect MSMEs from malware which is mostly part of pirated software. He recommends that employment agreement between employee and MSMEs should clearly state confidentiality clause and hold the employee accountable to protect data from theft or leakage.

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