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CompTIA introduces new cybersecurity advisory council

CompTIA has formed a new Cybersecurity Advisory Council, comprised of 16 experts from a multitude of disciplines and organisations, that will provide guidance on how technology companies can address pressing cybersecurity issues and threats and implement new practices and protocols to keep their customers safe. “Recent events have underscored the …

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Home-working forces MSPs to help customers regain control of their data

Paul Evans, CEO at UK cloud data management company Redstor, reveals how the pandemic has changed attitudes to data protection The first few weeks of lockdown highlighted a stark difference between organisations ready for remote working and those who weren’t. Businesses that were cloud ready made the transition seamlessly, while …

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Quest Software acquires erwin, Inc.

Quest Software, has acquired erwin, Inc. “Together, Quest and erwin will continue to deliver database tools aimed at helping companies know their data, alleviating concerns about where and how their data is used,” said Patrick Nichols, CEO of Quest Software. “Quest’s focus on ‘Quest was already dominant in database tooling …

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IP address key in countering brute-force attacks

Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report shows that 80% of the breaches caused by hacking involve brute-force or the use of lost or stolen credentials. The content management systems (CMS) are the usual targets of brute-force attacks, as 39.3% of all the websites presumably run on WordPress, the most popular of these. Cyber criminals …

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Solidatus supports FCA digital Sandbox pilot

Metadata management specialist, Solidatus, is supporting the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the City of London Corporation with the Digital Sandbox Pilot, coinciding with its recent opening to banks and regulators. Solidatus is providing its modelling software for pilot participants to view the structure of synthetic data within the sandbox …

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Pandemic-sparked IT purchases force 47 percent of global enterprises to focus on E-Waste

New research by Blancco Technology Group explores enterprise perspectives on e-waste and highlights both the e-waste and sustainability challenges and opportunities that the COVID-19 pandemic has created. Blancco’s study, The Rising Tide of E-waste, produced in partnership with Coleman Parkes, reveals that nearly half (47 percent) of large global enterprises created …

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Report finds just 31% of organisations use cloud DLP despite data leakage being the top cloud security concern

Bitglass  has released its 2020 Cloud Security Report, which uncovers whether organisations are properly equipped to defend themselves in the cloud. Bitglass partnered with a leading cybersecurity community and surveyed IT and security professionals to understand their top security concerns and identify the actions that enterprises are taking to protect …

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IBM and AMD partner on confidential cloud computing and AI

IBM and AMD have announced a multi-year joint development agreement focusing on security and artificial intelligence (AI). The joint development agreement will build upon open-source software, open standards, and open system architectures to drive Confidential Computing in hybrid cloud environments and support a broad range of accelerators across high-performance computing (HPC), …

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Keeping memories alive

Philip Bridge, President at Ontrack offers some important tips on how to prevent the loss of important data on PCs and laptops Data loss is any process that results in your stored data being deleted, corrupted or made unreadable. It can be caused either intentionally or unintentionally and can occur …

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Partner Content Seagate: Look East

Seagate’s marketing director, Alessandra de Paula focuses on China’s data savvy SMBs and the lessons they can offer in post-pandemic growth The Coronavirus has had a devastating impact on the world economy but are there any positives we can take from this global crisis? The pandemic has affected companies of …

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