21 August 2018
Reports this year predict that annual bouts of bad weather might be shaping to be ‘below-normal’ – but the season is far from over. Here are some disaster management protocols for the wildest weather.
15 August 2016
Summer means basking in the sunshine, swimming in the nearest body of water, and reveling in the great outdoors. What’s not to love about vacation season and ideal warm weather? Unfortunately, summer is closely followed by hurricane season.
30 July 2015
Summertime brings with it a pretty consistent rise in data recovery requests at CBL related to the start of severe weather and storm season. Taking some simple precautions can go a long way to preventing data loss. Read our tips on preventing data loss and in case you’re affected, steps to take in response to weather damage.
20 July 2015
The annual arrival of hurricane season in the Atlantic reminds of the threat that severe weather and natural disasters can be to data and a business’s very survival.
16 January 2013
In October, Hurricane Sandy hit New York City causing a record storm surge to sweep through Eyebeam, leaving behind three and a half feet of saltwater mixed with sewage and corrosives.
This all-too-familiar scenario of data disaster threatening years of digital storage is featured in a great little video and article. Click through to watch after the jump.
10 November 2011
This year’s monsoon season in Thailand has had a massive impact on the nation’s manufacturing capability, and has affected the global hard drive market. The effects of ‘driveageddon’ are likely to be felt for many months to come. By early October, the Rojna industrial estate, home to major production giants like Honda, Pioneer, Hitatchi and Nikon, had been flooded, rendering the entire area non-operational.
24 August 2011
You wouldn’t expect this situation to come up, but then again, most (many?) data loss disasters aren’t expected. We see natural disasters involving tornadoes, fires, earthquakes, heavy storms and the resulting water-damaged hard drives, burnt computers, and power-outage crashed hard disks….. but it’s the odd ones that come along every so often that get us.
16 May 2011
French investigators reported Monday that crucial data had been recovered and downloaded off airplane black boxes from an Air France jet that went down in the Atlantic two years ago. How the data was retrieved out of the black boxes is not only interesting but a great example of how data is resilient, something that CBL Data Recovery sees first-hand in recovery and forensics projects.
28 April 2011
In severe weather and storms, when it comes to data on digital devices – all may not be lost. Here are some of our best tips and recommendations for when the clean-up begins to save storm-damaged computers and get data recovered.
3 September 2008
As residents along the Atlantic coast stay alert and keep careful watch on weather reports and the progress of Tropical Storms Hanna, Hurricane Ike and Josephine, CBL Data Recovery reminds individuals to protect their digital assets.