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Posts Tagged ‘Data Management’

How to Solve the Problem of Ransomware in a GDPR World

Ransomware screen on an EU flag

Lately, we have been engaging in a very concerted educational effort in two very important areas: ransomware and GDPR. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), of course, covers the protection and privacy of the personal data of EU citizens. Ransomware, certainly, is a nightmare. Attacks have been increasing and hitting cities with huge ransoms so they can start…

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Trick or Treat! It’s a Treat from Network World

Thank you Network World for naming ioFABRIC on its list of 10 hot business continuity startups to watch! “Business continuity is about a lot more than natural disasters,” said editor Jeff Vance Denial of service attacks, ransomware and even network outages can undermine business continuity.” “The startups listed offer everything from blockchain-based distributed storage to…

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The Scary Truth about Backups and Data Loss

75 percent of IT managers unable to restore
In spite of how common backup products and practices are, one in five companies won’t be able to recover all their data when suffering from a data loss incident – ransomware or otherwise. Are you protected? Do you know the best practices? Our latest infographic shares the latest stats and best practices for handling data…Read More

In IT, Don’t Be Afraid to “Trust, but Verify”

Laptop verified with checkmark on screen

So goes the adage, a staple of Russian wisdom brought to the west by former U.S. president Ronald Reagan (and attributed wrongly to many in the tech industry, including Bill Gates and Scott McNeely). More than 30 years later, U.S./Russian relations continue to be a thrilling drama, but data protection should not be. Key to…

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There’s More to Backup than Backup

Spinning disk drive

Despite the efforts of every storage software company to integrate data protection services, including backup, recent surveys show there is still great cause for alarm. In “The 2018 State of Resilience” report, Syncsort surveyed 5,632 global IT professionals and found almost half of all businesses suffered a failure within the previous year that required “a…

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3 Critical Business Risks of Application Downtime

Under construction sign on keyboard - IT downtime

Business continuity is of the utmost importance for long-term success. The more streamlined business operations are, the more efficient employees will be at their jobs, and the more revenue can be spread around. A well-oiled machine can make efficiency a competitive advantage, but maintaining a consistent pace is easier said than done – especially given…

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Are You (Un)Prepared for the GDPR?

Today we released the results of our latest survey finding out how prepared companies are for the GDPR – it turns out, they aren’t! The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR for short) is legislation that covers the processing, storage, and use of private EU citizens’ data. The catch is, no matter where your company…

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Tick-Tock, the GDPR Is Coming

You’ve already been warned: the European Union’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is coming into effect May 25. In this blog, our CEO Steven Lamb, will answer a few questions from ioFABRIC customers about what’s happening, why, and what you need to do. Q: I work for a North American company, why would this apply…

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