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How do you measure success when it comes to stopping Phishing attacks?

What's considered a win when it comes to Phishing? This question was posed to IT workers and non-executive types earlier this month, and everyone had a different opinion on the topic. The general feeling among defenders was that a...

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9 steps for a successful incident response plan

It is of vital importance to have a plan in place before an incident hits your company.

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How to improve your incident response plan

A well-formed, and well-tested, incident response can determine how well an organization responds to a data breach. CSO Online looks at how you can improve your own incident response plan so to reduce the impact of that data breach.

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8 ingredients of an effective disaster recovery plan

IT executives and disaster recovery experts share their advice on how businesses can create an effective DR plan.

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7 steps to hurricane-ready disaster recovery

When the winds start to howl, hopefully you can take solace that your data is safely backed up many miles away.

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Man and machine: combining intelligences to improve security

From the OODA Loop to AI, are the tools that provide full visibility the answer to the challenges of cyber security?

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Will your backups protect you against ransomware?

The headlines are full of reports about institutions such as hospitals and police departments, organizations that should have business continuity plans in place with solid backup strategies.

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Critical IT policies you should have in place

When we talk to clients as part of an IT audit we often find that policies are a concern, either the policies are out of date or just not in place at all. This often stems from the fact that no-one has been assigned to a permanent...

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Disaster recovery in a DevOps world

Organizations that are adopting DevOps methodologies are realizing actual benefits from taking that approach.

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Ensure business continuity with change management

Change management is not an option. It is an important piece of business interruption prevention and helps ensure security risk does not drift up during projects and day-to-day activities.

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Drones, privacy and the war on intellect

I’ve been a fan of drones for a while now. I enjoy messing about with them and I even have my own micro drone with a camera. Now, while I saw the I enjoy playing with drones I’ve always kept a keen eye not to get video of my...

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Time is money when disaster strikes

Enterprise storage, backup and disaster recovery products win over IT pros.

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This list will help you painlessly recover from disaster

Just like an evacuation plan at your home when a fire strikes, you need a disaster recovery blueprint set aside so that everyone in the company knows what to do and where to go when disaster strikes the network. Here’s a list of 10...

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In the event of an emergency, you will be prepared

Preparedness drills for physical safety are commonplace. Why not begin doing the same for digital safety? And what would such a thing entail?

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How to audit external service providers

Failure to audit your providers is like neglecting to audit your internal enterprise, culminating in similar ramifications. In both cases, you can’t close holes you don’t know exist. But knowing what to audit can be the lion’s share...

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How to review and test backup procedures to ensure data restoration

If you want to test backup and restore procedures with your eyes wide open, consider these factors and tips.

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For IT, climate change means preparing for disaster

Disaster recovery as a service is a fast-growing segment of the industry, analysts say.

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Facebook engages Safety Check after Brussels attacks

Facebook activated its Safety Check service Tuesday for users living near Brussels after a series of terrorist attacks killed at least 34 people and wounded 200.

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