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9 steps to a successful incident response plan

It is of vital importance to have a plan in place before an incident hits your company.

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Southwest Airlines delays flights after computer issues

Southwest Airlines in Dallas said Wednesday that performance issues with its technology systems had led to flight delays.

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How to improve your incident-response plan

A well-formed, and well-tested, incident response can determine how well an organization responds to a data breach. CSO Online looks at how you can improve your own incident-response plan so to reduce the impact of that data breach.

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Eight ingredients of an effective disaster recovery plan

IT executives and disaster recovery experts share their advice on how businesses can create an effective DR plan.

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Update: Google Calendar back up today after outage

Google Calendar, the company's time-management and scheduling app, was down for about four hours for many users today. Service has been restored, but the company didn't say what caused the outage.

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Axcient announces Fusion, aims to do away with pesky redundancy

Axcient has been plugging away at its business for years. Now it wants to put some fuel on the fire.

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48% off APC Back-UPS Pro Uninterruptible Power Supply - Deal Alert

The Back-UPS BR1500G offers guaranteed battery backup and surge protection for high performance computer systems, networks, external storage devices, game consoles and other electronics, and is currently offered at a 48% discount.

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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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Snowpocalypse on the way? GIS can 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.

Backup with brains: The growing importance of analytics for business resiliency

Understanding the four types of analysis that can be applied to backup and recovery

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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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Beware the most extreme risks 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.

Now THAT'S a generator test!

This rural county government doesn't have a lot of money for spare equipment -- which means funding for an emergency generator for the data center has some strings attached.

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Facebook crashes for 2nd time in a week

Facebook crashed again on Monday, the second time in less than a week and the third time in three weeks

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6 disaster recovery do’s and don’ts from Hurricane Katrina survivors

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, take the advice of these Louisiana IT leaders, who learned lessons the hard way about safeguarding infrastructure and equipment.

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Tianjin explosion shuts down Chinese supercomputer

The deadly explosion that rocked the Chinese city of Tianjin has caused the country to shut down a nearby supercomputer, also one of the fastest in the world.

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Hardware issue blamed for wireless and Internet outage in Southeast

A cell phone and Internet outage Tuesday in several Southeastern states was caused by a hardware problem, AT&T reported.

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