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Study finds devices are not wiped properly

The National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) found in a recent study that 40 percent of the devices that bought from secondhand markets had PII on them.

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Surviving the attack

Recent global events have once again shown that our world is becoming more violent, with deaths from conflict and terror attacks on the rise. However, public discourse largely neglects the concept of personal situational awareness and...

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Cyberwarfare conferences and events calendar for 2017

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7 tips for developing a powerful data disaster plan

Commvault has provided the following tips that will help enterprises develop simple yet powerful holistic data protection plans that enable enterprises to quickly recovery the data they need if there is a data disaster, in an...

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Disaster recovery: How is your business set up to survive an outage?

Can your business get by with an asynchronous backup or must that offsite server be updated by the second to keep the business up and running at all times.

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22% off 4 Person Premium 72 Hour Survival Kit Backpack - Deal Alert

If you like to be prepared for the unexpected, consider this 4-person premium survival kit for disasters and emergency preparedness, which contains enough food, water and emergency supplies to last a family of 4 for 72 hours.

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Microservices offer speed and flexibility, but at a price

The benefits of microservices include speed to market, lower costs, and greater flexibility -- but microservices also come with their own set of security and management challenges.

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The evolving role of the chief security officer

Today's Chief Security Officers (CSO) are charged with mitigating an array of interdisciplinary and intersecting risks across the enterprise. The CSO role is evolving into a mission-critical service that spans risk areas ranging from...

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Why DRaaS is a better defense against ransomware

Dean Nicolls, vice president of marketing at Infrascale, shares some tangible ways disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) can pay big dividends and quickly restore systems in the wake of a ransomware attack.

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Learn how to get a rate cut on your cyberinsurance

Companies with optimized Microsoft Office 365 security settings may qualify for lower cyberinsurance rates through The Hartford.

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Why the CSO needs to be involved in active shooter prep

All security managers, especially those charged with physical security responsibilities, need to be involved in emergency prep for varying scenarios - including the potential for an active shooter on scene. Imad Mouline, CTO at...

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What's next for Azure Site Recovery?

Microsoft’s Azure-based high availability disaster recovery service turns the cloud into your off-site failover for complex applications, and it can double as a migration strategy.

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Why security leaders need to include financial health when assessing security risk

James Gellert explains the importance of financial health and what to look for when assessing third parties and partners

Ransomware makes California nursing school feel ill

About three months ago, an instructor at Gurnick Academy, a California-based nursing school, had his biggest fear come alive. When he tried to access his lectures, the files were encrypted. The teacher was literally locked out of his...

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Free backup tools for your PC

What's it gonna take? These free backup tools are a good start.

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A bold approach to fix the cybersecurity staffing deficit

Cybersecurity recruiter and leadership adviser Stephen Spagnuolo of ZRG Partners lays out a long term national cyber talent staffing plan, that will not only increase the cyber leader ranks, but also embolden their cyber battle skills...

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8 data storage and recovery tips

Data storage experts share their advice regarding the best ways for small and midsized businesses to protect electronic information.

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Video: Infecting a system with Locky Ransomware

Ransomware is a problem. Businesses, governments, even home users have felt the impact of this malicious criminal enterprise. CSO wanted to demonstrate the speed and devastation that comes with a Ransomware attack, and the only way to...

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Video: How to recover a system from a Ransomware attack

Having a system infected with Ransomware can be a painful and frightening experience for some. However, if you’ve got backups and some time on your hands, it is possible to recover from a Ransomware attack. Here's how you do it.

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How to handle business continuity in a crisis

IT resilience ensures business continuity in crisis, but only if executed with forethought and diligence. Todd Scallan of Axcient suggests applying any of these six tips to make IT resilient.

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