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6 reasons why IT recoveries fail

The top 6 reasons IT recoveries fail to meet SLAs

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Proposed 'hack back' law would not have stopped WannaCry

On Monday, the Financial Times published a story concerning a proposed bill form Representative Tom Graves, a Republican from Georgia's 14th district. Graves has proposed changing the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) to allow...

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Kentucky workers comp carrier survives ransomware

An overzealous Web surfer brings employee training to the forefront. See how they have tightened up the network.

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Suffolk County greets hurricane season with updated alerting system

Last September, as the East Coast prepared for Tropical Storm Hermine, the emergency broadcasting system accidentally sent out an evacuation alert for all of Long Island's Suffolk County. The alert was meant just for Fire Island, but...

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DHS wargames included a scenario similar to WannaCry

In March of 2016, the Department of Homeland Security conducted a national exercise to see how the government and the private sector would react to a multi-sector cyberattack on critical infrastructure. The scenario included malware...

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Incident response is like tracking down a perpetrator

What is incident response? Larry Zulch, President & CEO, Savvius, walks us through the crime scene.

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Top DRaaS companies to watch

Forrester Research recently released its report naming Sungard AS, Bluelock, IBM, and iland as the top disaster recovery-as-a-service companies. See its reasoning why.

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Computer forensics follows the bread crumbs left by perpetrators

As investigators, these security pros let the clues lead them. See in a few examples how commercial software helps these techies solve the crime.

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Resiliency, staying afloat in the face of cyber threats

Today's reality is that if the enterprise uses networked computers, they will get hit at some point. Not having and practicing a recovery plan could be the doom of any organization.

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A guide to business continuity planning in the face of natural disasters

Natural disasters often strike with little to no warning, but their operational and economic impact to organizations can be devastating. Preparation is the best defense against these disasters, and the time for preparing is now –...

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No, Netflix is not a victim of Ransomware

A security firm has claimed the recent issues facing Netflix and their series "Orange is the New Black" are Ransomware, and a recent report from NBC News states the same. While no company wants to be held under the threat of ransom...

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Cyber Resilience 2.0, now shipping

The heads of IT security gathered at a recent Think Tank and agreed on a next generation definition of cyber resilience.

IT mistakes that could cost an organization millions

Here are some scenarios for N00bs to safeguard against costly mistakes for them and their company.

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What's in the fine print of your disaster recovery vendor agreement?

Make sure these points are in your service-level agreements with DRaaS vendorsWhen considering DRaaS vendors, ask your potential partner how far they are willing to go in protecting your business and your data, and if these promises...

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Protecting vital water infrastructure

Safe drinking water is a necessity for protecting public health and safety. Water systems in the United States perpetuate all human activity and properly treated wastewater is vital for preventing disease and protecting the...

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How to address civil unrest

Operational and security management within organizations should view current events as a catalyst for evaluating enterprise best practices and policies around preparing office locations and employees for potential civil unrest. Best...

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How to fend off cyberattacks and data breaches

Experts in online security and data protection explain how smaller businesses can prevent security breaches and digital attacks.

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The Backup Plus Ultra Slim Portable Drive is one of Seagate's thinnest and most eye-catching portable hard drives

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