Video: Scams report reminds Not All Data Recovery Firms Are Created Equal


31 July 2009

Video of the week goes to this brief investigative report FOX News in Los Angeles did on data recovery companies. The report covers customers’ experiences with some local data recovery firms and the questionable analysis of a crashed hard drive with data loss. It exposes potential risks to your privacy, data and pocketbook.

Watch the video after the jump

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March Madness - Rebounding Fouled or Blocked Drives


20 March 2009

The best defense against data loss is to regularly back up your PC or laptop. However, you can’t bury your head in the silicon. The unexpected can and will happen. It’s not a matter of if data loss disaster will strike; it’s simply a matter of when. One day you will lose data.

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Keep a Lid on IT


5 February 2009

...resist the temptation to tamper with or hand over the drive to anyone but a professional data recovery specialist…

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Holiday Travelers Beware: Tips for travelers who put critical information at risk during the holidays


9 December 2008

Will you be heading home with your notebook for the holidays later this month? Will you be staying home and continue to commute and compute with your laptop daily? Regardless, be vigilant and protect your data.

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Aftermath of Hurricane Ike - Data on Storm-Damaged Computers May Be Recoverable


15 September 2008

As residents of the Greater Houston Area begin the cleanup after Hurricane Ike’s devastation, consumers and business owners alike who discover storm- and water-damaged computers in their homes and offices should follow this advice.

If you have family or friends in the Houston area, let them know they can...

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Avoid Hazards Both On and Off the Course


8 August 2008

Without a good drive, your business could be handicapped, too. Your data could be held captive.

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Be Prepared.


2 August 2007

Organizations of any size can and do experience data loss on a daily basis which can severely impact business continuity. Hence, all organizations should include data recovery as part of their disaster recovery plans.

Security Matters, a magazine for small to medium-sized businesses, features a number of articles which address...

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Data Recovery Firms Come and Go


8 May 2007

If you’re shopping for a data recovery firm, you have discovered it is a highly competitive market. A search for “ data recovery services “ on google.com returned approximately 77,900,000 results.

So how do you make sense of it all??

To start, ask yourself some simple questions:

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