Host.net Launches Free eBook on Disaster Recovery as a Service

eBook titled “When Your Data Is Compromised, Are You Prepared?” examines the importance of Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) BOCA RATON, Fla. – Host.net, a multinational provider of cloud, managed infrastructure and network services, has published a free eBook, titled, “When Your Data Is Compromised, Are You Prepared?” that emphasizes the importance of Disaster Recovery… Continue reading Host.net Launches Free eBook on Disaster Recovery as a Service

Episode Five of Power Talk: The Vision Solutions Podcast Goes to COMMON

IRVINE, Calif. – Vision Solutions, a leading provider of business resilience solutions for IBM Power Systems, published episode five of its “Power Talk” podcast featuring brief interviews with 10 industry experts from the show floor at the COMMON 2017 Annual Meeting. Each guest offered a unique perspective on IT, ranging from current market trends to… Continue reading Episode Five of Power Talk: The Vision Solutions Podcast Goes to COMMON

BCI: Get CBCI Certified to Enhance Your Career Prospects

The Business Continuity Institute The Business Continuity Institute has provided further evidence that attaining the CBCI credential greatly enhances your career prospects. The latest Salary Benchmarking Report revealed that those who are certified BCI members, on average, get paid considerably more than their non-certified colleagues. The BCI’s Global Salary Benchmarking Report is a study of over 1,000… Continue reading BCI: Get CBCI Certified to Enhance Your Career Prospects

AIA: Now Is the Time to Prepare for Hurricane Season

WASHINGTON, D.C. –With the 2017 hurricane season beginning today, the American Insurance Association (AIA) is urging people to take precautions now to protect their home and other valuables.  “Last year, we had the most active hurricane season since 2012,” said Jim Whittle, AIA’s Associate General Counsel and Chief Claims Counsel.  “We urge people in hurricane-prone… Continue reading AIA: Now Is the Time to Prepare for Hurricane Season

HPE Data Protector Opts Out of Offering Native Deduplication Functionality (but for Good Reason!)

When one looks at today’s lineup of software products that one would classify as cloud data protection, one might assume that every such product natively offers source side deduplication. If you do, you would be wrong. Software such as HPE Data Protector does not natively offer source-side deduplication but its reasons for opting out make… Continue reading HPE Data Protector Opts Out of Offering Native Deduplication Functionality (but for Good Reason!)

Airbus DS Communications Takes the Next Step in Bringing New 9-1-1 Data Capabilities to Public Safety

Offers PSAPs greater location accuracy utilizing RapidSOS technology TEMECULA, Calif. – Airbus DS Communications, North America’s leading public safety communications provider, will introduce cutting-edge technology to give Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) the ability to utilize RapidSOS technology to obtain greater location accuracy for wireless 9-1-1 calls. The company will showcase the new capability at… Continue reading Airbus DS Communications Takes the Next Step in Bringing New 9-1-1 Data Capabilities to Public Safety

The Right Questions to Ask About Data Center Strategy

Long before the explosion of data, long before The Oxford Dictionary recognized “cybersecurity” as a word; and long before every device known to man could connect to the Internet, most businesses simply built their own data centers. Today, creating and planning a data center strategy has become incredibly complicated. Companies now have a whole slew… Continue reading The Right Questions to Ask About Data Center Strategy

Just Delete It – Destruction as an IT Security Strategy

If confidential information didn’t exist, you wouldn’t have to worry about data breaches. . If the vectors for malware were eliminated, your organisation and its employees would no longer be at risk from malware infection, and the loss and damage that can go with it. However, rubbing out all such information would likely destroy assets… Continue reading Just Delete It – Destruction as an IT Security Strategy

If You Think WannaCry is Huge, Wait for EternalRocks

While the world was responding to the WannaCry attack — which only utilized the EternalBlue exploit and the DoublePulsar backdoor — researchers discovered another piece of malware, EternalRocks, which actually exploits seven different Windows vulnerabilities. Miroslav Stampar, a security researcher at the Croatian Government CERT, first discovered EternalRocks. This new malware is far more dangerous… Continue reading If You Think WannaCry is Huge, Wait for EternalRocks

BCI: Volunteers Helping to Drive the Institute Forward

The Business Continuity Institute It’s true to say that without the many volunteers who give their time to the BCI globally we would not be where we are now; it is the efforts of volunteers that have fuelled the engine of our growth since our formation over twenty years ago. Whatever stats show on the… Continue reading BCI: Volunteers Helping to Drive the Institute Forward