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  • CMOs: Your Action Plan for Cloud Application Data Protection

    The first two parts of this three-part series provided a starting point for CMOs who are responsible for those cloud applications used by their teams. Cloud application myths were dispelled with facts, and three key concepts for cloud data protection were reviewed. In this final installment, CMOs and their teams will be able to access(…)

  • What Every CMO Should Know about Cloud Application Data Protection

    CMOs: Mastering Your New Role in Cloud Application Data Protection Key Concepts Every CMO Should Know – part 2 of a 3 part series In the first article of this three-part series, cloud application myths were countered with facts. Part 2 of this series covers an introduction for CMOs to key concepts, terminology, and best(…)

  • CMOs: Mastering Your New Role as Cloud Data Protector

    Part 1 – Replacing Myths with Facts As if the expectations CMOs must meet weren’t daunting enough, CMOs now find themselves expected to take on a responsibility previously owned by IT: protecting cloud data in those applications owned by Marketing. This three-part article aims to clear up common misconceptions marketing executives have about cloud applications,(…)

  • Your Salesforce.com Data – Vulnerable to Attack by #Hackers

    It’s not enough to simply back up your Salesforce.com data – you also need to protect it! Salesforce.com recently sent out a warning that hackers are using a remote access Trojan malware called Dyre in an attempt to steal login credentials and other data. This malware doesn’t infect computers through a security hole or other(…)

  • The Business Case for Disaster Recovery Planning  

    A common refrain among professionals involved in Disaster Recovery planning goes something like the following: “Disaster Recovery isn’t strategic to the business…until something bad happens”.   This reflects the frustration that DR professionals feel when other IT projects get funded and DR gets short shrift because it isn’t “as strategic” – as DR doesn’t generate revenue.(…)

  • Even “Small Business” Needs a Disaster Recovery Plan

    It’s not a “Small Business” when it’s yours.  You’ve worked, perhaps for years, to build it.  But you could lose it all in a day. How prepared is your business for an emergency or disaster? Having insurance is no longer enough to protect your business and your livelihood in the event of a disaster. The(…)

  • Major Financial Risk with SaaS and Cloud Applications

    Significant Possibility of Losing Important Data Increases with SaaS and Cloud Usage on the Rise Your Essential SaaS & Cloud Data Leaves You at Risk Backing up all pertinent information and files has been a common, and responsible, practice for many years. Through electronic or physical means, companies store these files locally, for immediate retrieval,(…)

  • A Guide to Business Disaster Planning

    As I write this the remnants of Hurricane Arthur are moving away from shore and the damage has been done. Once again it is hurricane, tornado, wildfire and disaster season, which means it is time for my annual Guide to Business Disaster Planning. Disasters happen in all forms, often without warning, at any time. So prepare(…)

  • Top Reasons to use Hadoop for Database and Data Warehouse Backup

    For the past few years, we have heard a lot about the benefits of Hadoop, the dominant big data technology. But one less spoken of use case is backing databases to Hadoop. Data Warehouse Backup to Hadoop Data Warehouses, especially large ones are expensive and doing backups by replication to another DW is out of(…)

  • The One Backup Mistake that Can Shut You Down

    Organizations, even ones who consider themselves to have solid backup and recovery plans, often make one critical mistake that can render all of their careful planning moot – they fail to back up their infrastructure. Most companies are good at backing up critical data.  Fewer are good at doing full system backups so they can(…)

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Earlier
By using analytics, Komprise identifies the data best suited for the cloud, then transparently archives and replicates the data. [...]
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
Source: Storage
Dropbox's goal is to list on an exchange in the first half of 2018, with the listing to be led by Goldman Sachs Group and JPMorgan Chase & Co. [...]
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
Source: Storage
For IT managers looking for a new cloud backup provider, SoftNAS's Cloud Essentials v3.7, optimized for use alongside Veeam's Availability Suite, becomes available later this month. [...]
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Source: Storage
The County of San Mateo's aging server infrastructure and lack of physical space made it difficult to support operations and take on new IT projects. Here's how it handled the problem. [...]
Tue, Jan 09, 2018
Source: Storage

Today
Security firm set to grow its threat management platform in 2018 as organizations continue to look for better ways to detect threats. [...]
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Source: Security
Earlier
DAILY VIDEO: Apple is set to patch yet another macOS password security flaw; 147 security vulnerabilities are reported in ICS mobile applications; Lenovo helps usher in an era of Arm-based, Windows "Always Connected PC"; and there's more. [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: Security
The average reward payout in 2017 was $1,900, up from $1,675 in 2016 as Facebook continues to reward researchers for responsibly disclosing security vulnerabilities. [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: Security
The LeakedSource site was selling access to three billion stolen usernames and passwords, that had been aggregated from multiple data breaches in recent years. [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: Security

Earlier
Fully 70% of federal agencies experienced downtime of 30 minutes or more in a recent one-month period. [...]
Tue, Aug 19, 2014
Source: Business Continuity
Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform suffered a series of outages and service disruptions in the past week that affected several products and impacted customers in various parts of the world. [...]
Fri, Aug 15, 2014
Source: Business Continuity
A data breach like the one recently reported by AT&T demonstrates that security policies alone are only a paper tiger without the technological teeth to make sure they are enforced, experts say. [...]
Wed, Jun 18, 2014
Source: Business Continuity
Adobe's Creative Cloud outage inconvenienced its users, but future cloud failures could damage the global economy. [...]
Thu, Jun 05, 2014
Source: Business Continuity

Today
High salaries, foosball tables, nap pods, free food: The rewards that companies assume will attract and retain talented and committed employees range from the traditional to the trendy. However, many of the most valuable workers are less motivated by money or perks than by factors such as recognition, challenges, [...]
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Source: CIO
Every year we're given the opportunity to hit reset and redefine our vision of optimal performance. From both a personal and professional perspective, it is refreshing to have this recurring reset. A new vision of our perfect self or world class business. For me, the year starts with a goal [...]
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Source: CIO
“A place for everything, and everything in its place” is an expression dating back to the 18th century, in a Victorian England where cleanliness and tidiness were widely revered. In today's dynamic world of commerce, ‘place' has never been more relevant as businesses collect data on digital and physical locations [...]
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Source: CIO
It's easy to find people who are interested in talking about digital transformation (DX). It's hard to find people who have experience and knowledge in doing it from the bottom up. Kevin McGuire (@potentiam_km) is one of those hard to find people. He built a DX team within [...]
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Source: CIO

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