Depending on Data: Downtime and the Domino Effect

Depending on data is a part of business life in the 21st Century. Our dependency comes from the fact that it is often key to the successful operation of business. When data loss incidents and outages occur, they start a chain of consequences that occur one after another, like a sequence of dominos falling – aptly described as the domino effect of data loss.

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Depending on Data: Downtime and the Domino Effect

The ABC’s of Cybersecurity

May 30, 02:36 PM

The ABC’s of Cybersecurity

This time last year 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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How Well Something Works (After I Decide to Fix It) - an xkcd comic

May 16, 01:54 PM

How Well Something Works (After I Decide to Fix It) - an xkcd comic

A humorous post about repairs from popular webcomic xkcd.

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Why There’s Still Hope for the Laptop Under Your Bed

May 3, 09:29 AM

Why There’s Still Hope for the Laptop Under Your Bed

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover, Repeat.

As we look back on a month full of earth appreciation, common themes of recycling and waste prevention efforts prevail. A topic that experiences significantly less exposure during these conversations is the topic of e-waste recycling.

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Data Recovery D-I-WHY

Apr 13, 12:31 PM

Data Recovery D-I-WHY

Submitted for your approval, one enthusiastic amateur. Put on earth with a screwdriver, a broken drive, and wholly too much time on his hands. In a moment, we will be shown a miracle brought by magical DVD lasers. Although it’s a fact that he should have trusted the professionals, he will tempt fate by converting a 500Gb hard drive to a 1Gb Linux boot CD, in… The Recovery Zone.

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I’ve Got the Power: Gearing Up for a Stronger, Greener Grid

Mar 21, 03:25 PM

I’ve Got the Power: Gearing Up for a Stronger, Greener Grid

Lights out, everybody! A nationwide, permanent power outage could occur.

As our daily live grow more entangled with sophisticated devices and technology, so too does the potential for exploitation of vulnerabilities in those devices and systems.

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