MacVoices #18212: Yev Pusin on Backblaze, macOS Mojave, and Security

Yev Pusin, the Director of Marketing for Backblaze, addresses some of the changes in Mojave that have required user intervention with their online backup service. Apple upped their game on security in the newest version of macOS, and that means that users need to be sure their software is up-to-date with the latest version, and that they understand what permissions they are giving. Yev talks about how Backblaze addressed the issue, give us a behind-the-scenes look at how their processes, and explains why he was visiting from the show floor of the JAMF Nation User Conference.

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Show Notes:

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Guests:

Yev Pusin is the Director of Marketing at Backblaze, the world’s simplest unlimited online backup provider. In addition to helping craft marketing and branding campaigns, Yev is responsible for all outbound content and online advertising and acts as the voice behind a world leader in the backup industry. When not spending his days thinking of how to make backup sexy, Yev enjoys helping other entrepreneurs brainstorm and bring their ideas to life. Before moving to Silicon Valley and joining the Backblaze team Yev worked for Wells Fargo Financial, where he attempted to remain awake and alert throughout the day. He loves the internet, and his alma mater, The University of Iowa. You can follow Yev on Twitter.

Links:

Backblaze and macOS 10.14 Mojave on the Backblaze blog

Backblaze Cloud Backup Release 5.4 on the Backblaze blog