8 Tools to Help Improve Data Security

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Backup is more than important, it’s an absolute necessity. But every organization’s data security requirements warrant a unique and flexible approach. As systems are added, decommissioned and upgraded complexities are created within the network for …

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Backup Basic Needs: Three Key Tenets

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Growing up a Cold War kid and being part of a family whose typical weekend activities included camping and fishing in the great outdoors, I was no stranger to the term “Basic Needs”.  Basic needs …

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My Father’s Guide to HIPAA Compliance

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This article is about compliancy and the regulations surrounding the protection of Protected Health Information (PHI). Nearing my 50’s I feel that my generation was perfectly set at the crossroads of yesterday and today, allowing …

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Ransomware:  Nothing To Sneeze At

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We’re heading into cold season and the common cold is well… common.  A trip to the pharmacy presents us with endless options for making your week a little more bearable, but unfortunately, it’s after the …

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Tips for Testing Backup Restorability

What is your backup restorability trust level?

A backup is only as good as its restorability. And like Schrödinger’s cat, you may not know the status until you go have a look. We’ve all heard nightmares about that business who was hit …

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Let’s play a game. Assuming the worst.

You’re feeling pretty confident about your backup strategy. You’ve carefully considered what data is most important, how often it changes, storage availability and how fast you’d need to recover. You’ve looked at every angle, studied …

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