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7 ways to avoid alert fatigue

Just like when your car alarm goes off incessantly, you don’t always run for the door thinking your car was stolen. If only there was a way to hear for when actual robbers are near your car or in this case network.

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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.

The New rogue IT

When your IT department goes rogue

In my last post, we discussed the latest habit of non-IT departments in organizations large and small: hatching rogue IT operations on the cloud, taking your company’s data for a spin in the Wild, Wild Web — unpatched, unprotected,...

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Defense in depth: Stop spending, start consolidating

When it comes to layered defense and security tools, less is often more just as more can sometimes be less. The average enterprise uses 75 security products to secure their network. That's a lot of noise and a lot of monitoring and...

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How an audit can shore up your security strategy

The high-profile data breaches of recent years have forced many organizations to take a closer look at their security technologies and policies, experts say.

Data Center Risk Management

How to prepare your organization for the risk of data loss

Have you implemented policies to ensure your business is risk-ready?

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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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Inherited risk: The downside of mergers and acquisitions

Enterprises going through mergers and acquisitions reap the benefits of new products and other assets, but they also acquire all of the threat vectors that have been targeting the other organization.  

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Watch out for an upcoming leap second

One day this year we’ll have 86,401 seconds, not the usual 86,400. When that’s happened before it’s caused some software to get way out of wack.

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Device lets smartphones communicate during network outage

An off-grid communications tool aimed at the prepper and outdoors market has potential for enterprise disaster planning.

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