Using Blockchain to Protect Against Data Tampering
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Using Blockchain to Protect Against Data Tampering

Blockchain technology began as a validating technology for bitcoin digital currency. It created a record of digital events distributed across different participants or entities involved in a transaction.

10/12/16

Do You Back Up Your Facebook? You Should.
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Do You Back Up Your Facebook? You Should.

Facebook has woven itself into the fabric of everyday life in ways that seemed unimaginable when the social networking platform launched in 2004. There were 1.13 billion daily active Facebook users in June 2016, with the vast...

09/29/16

Why Don't People Back Up Their Mobile Devices?
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Why Don't People Back Up Their Mobile Devices?

At the start of 2016, there were 3.4 billion global smartphone subscriptions, according to this year’s Ericsson Mobility Report. They expect that number to reach 6.3 billion in the next five years. Meanwhile, tablet ownership has...

09/29/16

Preventing Personal Data Disaster: Why Copying Files Isn’t Enough
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Preventing Personal Data Disaster: Why Copying Files Isn’t Enough

It happens with a clicking sound, or maybe a grinding from deep within a computer case. The screen may freeze or files stop loading, or the machine may simply refuse to start. For a lot of people, it is quickly followed by a...

09/29/16

Got Your Back: Data Protection for Families
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Got Your Back: Data Protection for Families

Imagine an all-too-common scenario. Dana is a college student putting the finishing touches on her senior thesis. Suddenly, her screen goes dark. She tries to restart her laptop and... nothing. In a panic she calls her dad, who...

09/29/16

Disaster Recovery: An Executive Priority
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Disaster Recovery: An Executive Priority

Imagine it’s the Monday after Thanksgiving. Renovations on the first floor of a historic building in a major U.S. city are just resuming after the long weekend. Suddenly, a crash as the backhoe backs into a column, knocking it to...

09/27/16

Ransomware Goes Viral: What You Need to Know
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Ransomware Goes Viral: What You Need to Know

If you’re one of the thousands of computer users who now get hit by ransomware every day, there can be no greater frustration than seeing your desktop image change from its usual serene outdoor scene to a ransom note. “ATTENTION!”...

09/22/16

Backup: Safeguarding the Internet of Things
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Backup: Safeguarding the Internet of Things

A wind farm in California. An aircraft factory in Germany. An auto body fabrication plant in Ohio. Seemingly as different as their geographical locations, all have one thing in common: they are all connected to the Internet of...

09/08/16

To Fight Ransomware, A Good Defense is the Best Offense
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To Fight Ransomware, A Good Defense is the Best Offense

Ransomware is on the rise. These cyberattacks, in which hackers encrypt their victims’ data and demand ransom money for decryption, cost Americans more than $209 million in the first three months of 2016, according to the FBI.This...

09/08/16

Data Protection for Healthcare Providers: A Matter of Life and Death
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Data Protection for Healthcare Providers: A Matter of Life and Death

Data loss and breaches can cost businesses plenty in terms of lost productivity, lost revenue, damage to the brand, and expensive recovery efforts. But for healthcare providers, the stakes are even higher. Failure to adequately...

09/08/16

As Business Data Growth Explodes, Complete Backup is Essential
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As Business Data Growth Explodes, Complete Backup is Essential

The exponential increase in data from the Internet, mobile devices, digital business processes, and the Internet of Things provides businesses with invaluable potential assets that can be leveraged for competitive gain. Without...

06/07/16

Save Your Business with Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service
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Save Your Business with Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service

Every minute a business remains closed due to a disaster is a minute during which revenue isn’t being earned, bringing the business one step closer to complete failure with every tick of the clock. Frank Jablonski, Product...

06/02/16

Beyond Backup: The Role of Security and Privacy in Data Protection
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Beyond Backup: The Role of Security and Privacy in Data Protection

Even if there were no bad actors in cyberspace, enterprises still would have to protect their data from power outages, natural disasters, and human error. Unfortunately, there are plenty of bad actors roaming the digital universe...

05/31/16

The ROI of Disaster Recovery
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The ROI of Disaster Recovery

Many small businesses and medium-sized companies resist developing a disaster recovery (DR) strategy because they don’t want to spend money that could be allocated toward more immediate concerns, such as sales, marketing, and...

05/24/16

 Five Productivity Tools Recommended by IT Pros
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Five Productivity Tools Recommended by IT Pros

We recently reached out to our customer base of IT professionals to better understand which tools they use and recommend for data protection and privacy. While we were at it, we also asked them about their preferred productivity...

05/19/16

IT Pros Rely on These 5 Data Protection and Privacy Tools (and so should you)
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IT Pros Rely on These 5 Data Protection and Privacy Tools (and so should you)

Most people understand the importance of securing their devices and data. But experienced computer and networking professionals – like those who work in IT – must understand both the value of data to their company and the multiple...

05/17/16

Taking the Sting Out of Ransomware
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Taking the Sting Out of Ransomware

Ransomware isn’t going away any time soon. Read this blog to learn more about how to stay protected against ransomware and other cyber-attacks.

05/12/16

 Data Protection and the Cloud in the New ‘Hybrid’ World
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Data Protection and the Cloud in the New ‘Hybrid’ World

To ensure complete data protection for data stored in multiple places locally and remotely, companies need a hybrid cloud data solution that can copy data to and from various cloud deployments, as well as in local and remote...

04/19/16

Preparing for the Worst: Backup Your Data in Hybrid, Physical, and Virtual Environments
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Preparing for the Worst: Backup Your Data in Hybrid, Physical, and Virtual Environments

Complete backup protection in a hybrid, virtual or physical environment is best provided by a unified solution, one that can bring a suite of tools and technologies together for seamless management and reporting in one interface,...

04/13/16

Disaster Recovery: Rules to Live By
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Disaster Recovery: Rules to Live By

Floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, fires, power outages, equipment failure, hackers, employee error, malicious insiders … the list of potential threats to an organization’s data and business continuity seemingly are endless.

03/08/16

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