Is Your Router Being Exploited?

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Most of us are aware of the top ransomware attacks of 2017 which include WannaCry and NotPetya cyber attacks. What may be less common knowledge is that these events were carried out thanks to a tool developed by our very own National Security Agency (NSA) called EternalBlue, stolen and leaked …

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NovaStor® and Aparavi® Partner for Archive Data in the Cloud Solution

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NovaStor and Aparavi, have announced a partnership to expand NovaStor’s solution portfolio with Aparavi’s Active Archive™ technology. The result is NovaStor Active Archive™, a new archive solution that lets organizations securely bring their data to the cloud. Active Archive is designed to manage the massive growth of unstructured data.  It provides a modern …

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Backup Migration Considerations

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You’ve got a right to be worried. Your company’s data is at stake, and there’s few assets that are more important to a business. Usually organizations don’t opt to change backup solutions because they want to, rather it’s more likely that they’ve been forced into the situation due to a …

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California Data Privacy Law: Understand the Impact to Your Business

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Power to the people! Amid increasing concerns about digital privacy and the recently approved General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe, California’s legislature has enacted a new law with the goal of empowering the state’s residents to claim their rights over personal data disclosed to companies in the U.S. The …

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Will the GDPR Affect My US Company?

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Yes. That’s the short answer. But let’s take a step back to explain. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you are probably already aware of Europe’s new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), a legal framework to help secure user data and personalization information. As of May 2018 – it …

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Cloud Storage and Backup Data

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Flood, fire, natural disaster, malware, spyware, ransomware, hardware failure, theft, disgruntled employee and so on, there are a multitude of ways to lose critical data. But for the record, you can rest assured that the undisputed, heavyweight champion of data loss is, none other than “human error”, that’s right; you, …

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Atlanta Still Struggling Following Cyber Attack

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As of Monday morning Atlanta had still not fully regained control of their systems, a week and a half after experiencing a targeted cyber attack. Mayor Keisha Bottoms has described the ransomware attack as a “hostage situation”. With a large part of the network affected, a number of important systems …

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A Case for Encryption

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Does the security of your online cloud-stored data-at-rest keep you awake at night? If it does, you’re not paranoid and you’re not alone. The amount of data being stored online and in the cloud, will continue to grow exponentially. This means that more of our data, whether it is at …

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Own Your Backup Responsibility

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When it comes to a backup and recovery software solution, we all want the “all-inclusive”, “fully-automated”, “lights-out”, “set-it and forget-it”, “heterogeneous” software that makes our life easy, right? But after all the word buzzing has passed and the backup software has been implemented, we still will need to “do-our-job”. Something …

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