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The reality of ransomware

Why every CISO needs to consider a ransomware infection as a likely scenario to include in their business continuity and disaster recovery plans. There are some unique challenges when responding to a ransomware attack that could...

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Disaster recovery vs. security recovery plans: Why you need separate strategies

Responding to a cyber security incident has its own unique objectives and requires its own recovery plan.

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How to make your disaster recovery GDPR compliant

With GDPR coming into effect on 25 May 2018, it's costing businesses significant time and money to ensure compliance with the new regulations. But when it comes to your IT have you really covered all bases? Have you thought about your...

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Red team versus blue team: How to run an effective simulation

Playing the role of an attacker can make your team better at defense. Learn how in our step-by-step guide to war gaming your security infrastructure — from involving the right people to weighing a hypothetical vs. live event.

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7 things your IT disaster recovery plan should cover

Enterprise networks and data access can be knocked out without warning, thanks to natural and man-made disasters. You can’t stop them all from happening, of course, but with a good disaster recovery plan you can be better prepared for...

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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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