Disaster Recovery

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Go-to storage and disaster recovery products

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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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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Reviewing incident response plans for data risk preparedness

Don’t let holes in your incident response plan review open gaping vulnerabilities in how you act on security events.

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Snow in your forecast? Here's how GIS will help ease the pain

The eastern U.S. is no stranger to brutal winter storms such as the one expected to pummel the region this weekend, but coping with such weather is a far cry today from what it once was.

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Review: 7 data recovery tools for every data disaster

From resurrecting lost photos to recovering RAID arrays, these utilities can bring your data back from the dead

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Top security stories of 2015

Not a shocker to have data breaches lead the way as criminals get ever more devious.

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Why CIOs need to worry about Chennai

The floods in Chennai, India could impact IT organizations in the U.S.

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What security leaders need to know about breach communication

Leigh Nakanishi shares the approach security leaders need to prepare for their turn to communicate and coordinate during a breach

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Electromagnetic Pulse weapons could knock enterprises offline

No transformers robots, no nukes, just real EMPs from long-range missiles or targeteddDrone attacks.

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Ted Koppel: Apocalypse likely

Retired “Nightline” anchor Ted Koppel, in his new book “Lights Out,” says he is simply documenting the veracity of warnings from top U.S. intelligence officials that the nation’s energy grid is vulnerable to a cyberattack that could...

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U.S. readies for space storms that could crash critical networks

The U.S. is making preparations to protect communications and transportation systems from potentially dangerous space weather events.

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14 DRaaS vendors that will rescue you in a pinch

Gartner assesses products ability to help networks recover quickly.

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Beware the 'black swans' in your supply chain

Any enterprise worth its salt knows that simply having a supply chain introduces a certain amount of risk, but few do enough to protect themselves against the extreme possibilities.

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The FBI isn't wrong; sometimes you will have to pay the ransom

Last week, during the 2015 Cyber Security Summit in Boston, Special Agent Joseph Bonavolonta said that the FBI's advice for some Ransomware attacks is to pay the ransom. Unfortunately, that might be the best option in some cases.

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9 ways to be tech-ready for the next hurricane

With Hurricane Joaquin stirring up high winds and rain off the East Coast, FEMA has released a set of guidelines that might help you stay connected and keep your systems operational once the storm hits.

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