The ABC’s of Cybersecurity

Not so long ago we were all anxiously biting our nails over the impending threat of the WannaCry cyberattack, which affected over 300,000 computers worldwide. Even though the ransomware attack was resolved in a matter of days, it swiftly incurred billions of dollars in damages. The reality is, it hasn’t been too long since this major attack, and threats to your own cybersecurity measures are as prevalent now as they were then. It’s important to take precautions when it comes to protecting confidential corporate information, but just what do those precautions entail?

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The ABC’s of Cybersecurity

Raptor Made out of Hard Drive Parts - Lab Catches NBA Finals Fever

10 June 2019

Raptor Made out of Hard Drive Parts - Lab Catches NBA Finals Fever

Raptors fever in the lab: techs put heads together to make this. Wishing Toronto’s team good luck!

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Throwback: A Data Recovery That Had Everything From Russian Hackers to Ransomware

23 May 2019

Throwback: A Data Recovery That Had Everything From Russian Hackers to Ransomware

Russian hackers? Ransomware before it was a thing? This recovery had everything.

Read this throwback newspaper story

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Black Hole: It Takes Big Data to See The Big Picture

11 April 2019

Black Hole: It Takes Big Data to See The Big Picture

The first-ever image of a black hole was revealed to the world by an international team of researchers from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project in a culmination of years of work, astronomy and computer science feats. How much data must you compute to get an image of something that’s 55 million light-years away, has a mass 6.5 billion times that of our own sun, from a network of 8 telescopes that combine to make a dish the size of the Earth?

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CBL Pictures: #10YearChallenge

25 January 2019

CBL Pictures: #10YearChallenge

Have you seen the social trend popping up the last few weeks using the hashtag #10yearchallenge? We liked seeing these and thought as we completed our 25th year recovering data we surely could also get involved with our own spin. Some of our followers online showed interest in learning more about exactly what was shown in the photo so here’s an expanded breakdown.

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Throwback: Gallery of Vintage Computers

24 January 2019

Throwback: Gallery of Vintage Computers

#Throwback Photographer Mark Richards’ tribute to vintage computers of the past ‘Core Memory’ features gems like this old DEC hard drive, and yes, an Apple Macintosh (Happy 35th birthday)

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