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Expert Interview Series: Richard Patterson of Comparitech.com on Experiences Of An IT Security Expert

  Richard Patterson is director and founder of Comparitech.com, a leading consumer advice, comparison and review site for privacy and security products such as VPNs, password managers and online backup.

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Less Talk, More Action: It's Time to Get Real With Big Data

After years of discussion about the merits of big data, the best tools for analytics, and how to keep all the data backed up and secure, 2016 is the year that organizations are finally settling down and putting actual big data initiatives to work in the real world. What does that ...

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At the End of the School Year, Will You Score an 'F' on Data Security 101?

There is a lot of excitement over the latest advancements in cyber security tools and solutions. Some leverage big data, while others turn to a keen monitoring system (which is also likely to depend on big data). But where most organizations are getting it wrong is in the basics. ...

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Expert Interview Series: Alexander Omelchenko of Pranas.NET/Sqlbak on SQL Backup

  Alexandr Omelchenko is the Pranas.NET/SqlBak Marketing Manager.

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It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's ... Your System Backups?

Cloud backup and disaster recovery products are soaring. According to a recent research study, the cloud backup and disaster recovery market is expected to grow at a rate of nearly 13 percent CAGR (compound annual growth rate) between this year and the year 2020. This is compared to ...

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The Panama Papers Explained: What are They, What Will Happen When They are Made Public, and What Can We Learn from the Breach Behind Them?

Most data breaches amount to the loss of a few thousand records. The larger ones -- the real newsmakers -- score a few million records. The Panama Papers are comprised of more than 11 million documents, records on 214,000 separate offshore companies, for a grand total of 2.6 ...

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Fun, Sun, and ... Data Security? How to Keep Your Data Safe as the Staff Heads Out for Vacation

Ah, time for vacation. It's time to slather down in sunscreen, grab the family, and head to somewhere sunny with lots of all-you-can-eat buffets and some excellent views. Who's worried about data security? We've got seafood and water toys! Well, data security, unfortunately, doesn't ...

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Do You Need Audit Trails or a Backup Solution for Your CRM? Actually, You Need Both

Say a worker sues you for wrongful termination. Maybe you have to sue someone else for the theft of your intellectual property. Or, your business could be accused of abusive sales tactics. There are many reasons why you might need to be able to produce thorough and accurate records ...

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How Backbox Masters Application Monitoring

Today's users are more demanding than ever. Little is tolerated in the way of latency, and even minor changes in the performance of the network or applications can lead to a flurry of complaints. That makes it essential to stay on top of application performance. But there is another ...

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IT Shocker: New Study Reveals That Even in 2016, One-Third of Businesses Aren't Backing Up Their Data

A recent survey has shed light on an astounding statistic: even in 2016 -- when data breaches, ransomware, and other security threats are a dime a dozen -- a whopping 49 percent of businesses have just one single copy of their data. The survey indicates an overall lax attitude about ...

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