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22% off 4 Person Premium 72 Hour Survival Kit Backpack - Deal Alert

If you like to be prepared for the unexpected, consider this 4-person premium survival kit for disasters and emergency preparedness, which contains enough food, water and emergency supplies to last a family of 4 for 72 hours.

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Why DRaaS is a better defense against ransomware

Dean Nicolls, vice president of marketing at Infrascale, shares some tangible ways disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) can pay big dividends and quickly restore systems in the wake of a ransomware attack.

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Kite-surfing could put rural Brits online

Network operator EE will deliver 4G internet access from a kite-like balloon first developed as an observation and communications platform for the military.

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What's next for Azure Site Recovery?

Microsoft’s Azure-based high availability disaster recovery service turns the cloud into your off-site failover for complex applications, and it can double as a migration strategy.

Ransomware makes California nursing school feel ill

About three months ago, an instructor at Gurnick Academy, a California-based nursing school, had his biggest fear come alive. When he tried to access his lectures, the files were encrypted. The teacher was literally locked out of his...

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No excuse for airline system outages

In 2016, several airlines' reputations plummeted when passengers were stalled due to system outages that could have been prevented.

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How to handle business continuity in a crisis

IT resilience ensures business continuity in crisis, but only if executed with forethought and diligence. Todd Scallan of Axcient suggests applying any of these six tips to make IT resilient.

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How to maintain security while employees are out of the office for the holidays

As workers are enjoying time away from the office for the holidays, hackers are viewing this slow down as an optimal time to attack corporate systems. To avoid having your organization turn into this holiday’s victim, security...

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The silver lining on a ransomware attack

Ransomware is bad news, but it can also be a powerful motivator for companies to up their game when it comes to defending against cyber threats.

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4 top disaster recovery packages compared

There’s arguably no more important IT task than making sure business systems and data can be restored after a disaster. So we asked system administrators to identify the best features — and what’s missing — in four leading software...

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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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21% 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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