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Spot Some of These Signs? Your Hard Drive May Be About to Fail

22 October 2015

Hard drive failure is often a surprise to most but crashes don’t really come out of nowhere. You can often spot a potential drive crash before it happens if you know what to look for. This is useful ahead of time so you have a chance to get a backup in and save data.

Here’s a list of signs you may notice in your computer that might signal imminent drive failure.

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Crikey! That's a Big Hard Drive Teardown

11 September 2015

Look at the size of this hard drive – and we’re not talking about its capacity. No, not the ones pictured here… the video after the jump to see the vintage.

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Lessons on Data Safety from the Ashley Madison Hack

10 September 2015

No matter what your stance on the Ashley Madison cyberattack or where your interest lies, there is one important lesson that everyone should be taking from the incident: your data is not as safe as you think it is. The apparent vulnerability of sensitive data submitted online is cause for alarm and serious consideration.

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Ten Years on From Katrina: Reducing Impact Key so Business Can Weather the Storm

31 August 2015

10 years ago this past week Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans. Many businesses were submerged in water and either partially or totally destroyed. Recovery planning is key but taking steps to reduce impact on business goes a long way to maintaining operations.

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