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27% off WakaWaka Solar-Powered Flashlight and Smartphone Charger - Deal Alert

The WakaWaka Power+ is a durable, lightweight and compact solar charger that is capable of charging virtually any type of smartphone or small electronic device within just a few hours, and providing up to 150 hours of safe,...

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2017 security predictions

If you thought 2016 was bad, fasten your seat belts -- next year is going to be even worse.

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29% off Seagate Expansion 8TB Desktop External Hard Drive USB 3.0

Instantly add space for more files, consolidate all of your files to a single location, or free up space on your computer's internal drive to help improve performance.

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Top reasons for network downtime

New research paints a fairly bleak picture of network performance. Outages are frequent. Hours typically pass before an issue is reported and resolved. Protective measures are manual and error prone.

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Best Deals of the Week, October 24th - October 28th - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 24th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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Companies complacent about data breach preparedness

The good news is that most organizations now have a data breach preparedness plan. But the bad news that many don't review, update or practice it, according to a new study.

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CloudVelox eases migration of core business apps to the cloud

CloudVelox CEO Raj Dhingra shares his thoughts on how you get core business applications running in your data center moved into the cloud.

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Drones could help with disasters like Hurricane Matthew

Emergency personnel could use 'flying hot spots' to communicate in remote places where wireless antennas were lost or unavailable.

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Taking down the internet: possible but how probable?

Security guru Bruce Schneier reported recently that the companies that maintain the “backbone” of the internet have been under increasing attacks designed to test their defenses. It’s the kind of thing, he said, that could mean an...

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Crisis planning: 6 ways to put people first

"Planning for the 'what ifs' is not just about imagining events that are hard to imagine. It is about knowing which of your business functions will determine your ability to weather a crisis," says Bill Tibbo.

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Seattle substation is cool enough to draw a crowd

Most substations are eyesores. This one won't be.

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Best Deals of the Week, September 5th - September 9th - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of September 5th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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Case study: Using VCloud to replicate data offsite

At VMworld, Network World chatted with Tom White, IT Director at Environmental Science Corp., about how he virtualized disaster recovery using cloud technologies.

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25% off Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Slim 2TB Portable External Hard Drive - Deal Post

The Backup Plus Ultra Slim Portable Drive is one of Seagate's thinnest and most eye-catching portable hard drives

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Who gets to telecommute once Zika's bite comes closer?

The Zika virus outbreak in Florida -- and rising concerns it will spread north -- are worrying workers and forcing companies to adjust.

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9 steps for 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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8 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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Gartner: How to make a digital risk plan and sell it to the board

It’s not enough for security pros to figure out how to protect digital enterprises from risks that can ruin the business, they must effectively sell it to corporate boards whose blessing is needed to authorize the plan, Gartner...

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